Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Posts by Stacey Banfield

♦ Bad Hair Days are a thing of the past with Clairol Professional ♦

With the Summer nearly over and the cooler weather starting to roll it’s way in, it’s time we started focusing on locking in moisture not only on our faces but also our hair.So the last week and a half I have been putting the Clairol Deep moisture range to the test.Being an avid Redken girl  for the past couple of years, I have been devoted to their products dearly but

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♥ Confessions of a makeup addict ♥

My Latest Sneaky MAC Haul! Swatches Coming Soon xx Today as I was sitting at work dreaming away about my 3 boxes of colourful beauty that is soon to be touching down in New Zealand making a swift halt at my front doorstep ofcourse, It got me  thinking about how much money and effort goes into the thought and process of my addiction. I carefully scope out all the makeup pages I

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Q&A with Grayson Coutts

When your a makeup artist in New Zealand it’s hard to sometimes break away and stand out from the crowd. There’s the likes of Amber D who is an inspiring artist for MAC cosmetics and having seen her work first hand I can 100% see why her name is held in such high regard all over the world.  But then there’s amazing artists like Grayson Coutt’s whose work is becoming

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♥ Lips Of The Day ♥

Today I am sporting the amazing MAC Heroine Lippy on my pout! This colour is super rad & Vampy while catching  the eye of the intrigued, I can see a lot of Heroine and Rebel being worn this coming winter YAY! You Should never be afraid of colour.. Wear it with confidence – Stacey ♥ Tweet

♥ Must Have New Releases ♥

MAC Cosmetics have this super beautiful collection “A Fantasy of Flowers” Launching 30.01.14 (31.01.14 NZ Time ) on ! With an array of soft toned hues there is something for everyone within this collection and I cannot wait to get my hands on some! With the mix of limited edition shades and repromotes this collection is sure to fly out the door FAST in the safety and warmth of the ever loving

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♥ Giveaway Time! ♥

Hi Beauties!!So in light of my beautiful friend Ashley’s recent review on E.l.f Cosmetics products I thought what better way for you to try it yourself than to have a giveaway! We will be starting to see a lot more of Ashley as she lets us in on life in Florida USA! This means we get access to some of the amazing products we cannot get our hands on too

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ELF Review from Florida ♥

Hello Beauties!Today I’m doing my first “favourites” review and I’m kicking it off with my all-time favourite E.l.f products! For you ladies who haven’t used or heard about the brand e.l.f, I’ll give you a little background on their products. E.l.f is an affordable brand with many products under $6USD, and some mostly in the $1USD range. E.l.f is also 100% cruelty free which is amazing for a company with such cheap products that

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♥ Nail it with Miss Bliss ♥

Here’s a tribute to some of my Amazing Nails! So as well as keeping up with the latest colour trends when it comes to makeup I like my nails to look super glam as often as I Can. I met Mel Aka Miss Bliss my fabulous nail guru for just over a year and I can say hand on heart I would never go to anyone else.Mel’s focused,fun colourful attitude

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Faves for the Week 21.01.14 ♥

Okay Ladies it’s out with the nudes and in with the colour lets brighten up that pout! This week’s favourite products are the lipsticks I have been grabbing for the most over the last few days! Colour is one of the best ways to make yourself feel happy, fun and confident so go on and try it!! Although I can be a little bias when it comes to MAC I have to

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Polished Beauty with Elle Leary!!

When it comes to the words makeup,artist or cosmetics my attention is instantly taken and everything thing else around me seems to fade away. This is probably because I am so in my element with any of the above that my whole life pretty much revolves around colour and the magical beauty it can create. Now mention LA based makeup artist Elle Leary to me and ain’t that just another story!  

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