Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Posts by Stacey Banfield

What’s in my kit Part 2! ” First Steps of colour.”

Hi pretties! Welcome back to what’s in my kit, Part 2! So you’ve now got the insight on how to create a flawless blank canvas to work on now it’s about adding the first steps of colour. Below you will find what works for me in my kit and from that I hope it will help give you all an idea on what may be helpful personally for yourself or

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What’s in my kit ..Part one “Creating a flawless base “

Hi Ladies, So with the beginning of a new year already started I have had a request to share with you what’s in my kit and what products I also would recommend for someone who is just starting out in the industry. Having 5 years’ experience myself working for brands such as MAC, Smashbox and Chanel  I have collected my fair share of products that’s for sure. Being a complete

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First Impressions xoBeauty’s Newest Range of brushes.

Hi there Beauties, I hope you all had an amazing Christmas Day and received some new beauty products to have a play with. I personally received a great gift on Christmas Eve hence this review, so continue to read below as I let you know my first impressions on the new additions to the xoBeauty range. Let me start by saying if you are unaware of Shannon Harris or Shaaanxo as

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Thank you And Merry Christmas to all x

To my Beautiful Readers, I Just want to say that  I Hope you all have a magical christmas filled with pretty palletes and shimmering pigments. Thankyou all for the love and support you have shown me, Those who have supported my freelance business here in Christchurch and to those who continue to show support for my beauty blog as far away as Germany and other various parts of the world.  Following my

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Stila Stay All Day Review

Hi Ladies, So it’s Xmas eve here in New Zealand and I figured what better way to spend the afternoon than to share with you all a review I’m so excited to talk about. For 6 years I was an avid MAC Studio Fix  wearer and everything I tried nothing could ever convert me… Well that was until I discovered Stila Stay all day and now I’m literally obsessed!! It’s velvety soft texture

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Makeup Forever HD & Beauty Blender Review With Ashley

Hello beauties, Today I’m reviewing the Makeup Forever HD foundation! I bought this foundation about 3 weeks ago from Sephora in the Makeup Forever HD Holiday Flawless Complexion Kit for $55. It came with a full sized foundation, micro-finish HD translucent powder, kabuki brush, and primer! It was too great of a deal to pass up and after using it for these past 3 weeks, I’m glad I didn’t! Along

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Inspiring Beauty With Shaaanxo

                          Shannon Harris Shannon Harris or as most of you know her as Shaaanxo is one of the most inspiring kiwis I think I have ever met.A Palmy Girl the same age as myself (21) and having set herself up pretty well through a strong passion and long hours of hard work and dedication she has people all over

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From Florida with Love x

  Hello beauties! Welcome to “A Note from Florida!” Let’s start with a little about me; my name is Ashley and I’m 20 years old from Tampa, Florida. I’m a third year student at the University of South Florida studying marketing with a huge passion for beauty, especially make-up! While I have no formal training or practice, I’m just your average everyday girl with a keen eye for style and

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Stay Tuned!

Today i will be introducing you all to my section “A Note From Florida x “ I decided to bring in the wise words of my friend Ashley who lives in Florida to bring diversity and range to this blog. Living in New Zealand it proves difficult to have access to some of the hottest must have beauty products this is where Ash can keep us all well informed on

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Raise A Brow

My Favourite Top 5 Brow Products of the Moment are * Bobbi Brown Brow Pencil in Mahogany This pencil has such a soft and creamy texture i love the way I can define the arch of my brow softly without to much colour pay off. Its blendable and perfect to create definition or just to fill in the blanks a great go to everyday product. * Mac Brow set gel

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