Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Category Face

The YSL products you need in your life

YSL beauty is a brand I have used for many years now, and I feel like it just keeps getting better. My first ever product was a Rouge Volupte lipstick and since then I’ve been hooked. As most Makeup Artist’s will be able to relate, a good base is key to perfecting any kind of look and I think after using these products for a few weeks now I just

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THE LATEST IN MENS SKINCARE!

Getting your man to use any kind of beauty product used to seem like you had bitten off more than you can chew, am I right?. But let’s be real it is now 2018, and Men are becoming a lot more aware of looking after themselves. Skincare is the best place to start, especially as a lot of men are faced with the elements of nature daily while they are

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Oxipay now available online with Farmers!

Listen up beauty junkies, things just got super exciting in our world with the announcement that Oxipay has joined forces with Farmers making our online shopping experience that little bit better!! I’ve teamed up with Oxipay, and in case you don’t know about Oxipay, let me run you through it quickly. It’s easy to use, fuss free with no 10 page sign up applications wahooo!! Oxipay allows you to purchase

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Tried & Tested – Estee Lauder Doublewear Nude Water Fresh Makeup

What better way to start the year off than with a new foundation! Estee Lauder are renowned for their Double Wear Family around the world, and the new “Little sister” Double Wear Nude totally lives up to every expectation I had. Over the years I have personally gone off using the original DW every day like I used to. I felt like I needed something a little lighter on the

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theBalm Christmas – Gift ideas for a beauty lover

It really is the most wonderful time of the year, and you can bet your boots theBalm have come through with some pretty amazing gift ideas for all the beauty lovers out there, that are packed full of fun and sass! theBalm is pretty much a one stop shop when it comes to stocking up on Christmas gifts. With packaging that’s more than cool and flirty product names that make

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Tom Ford Beauty – Why im obsessed !!

The beauty of my job is having an excuse to always try new products, and let me tell you i will literally find any excuse to make a purchase.. the most used one is “I need it for my kit”. I found myself doing this when my love for Tom Ford Beauty began, this was well over 4 years ago whilst on a trip in Hawaii. Although Tom Ford is a

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MAC HOLIDAY 2017 KITS

It’s that time of year again where all the brands start releasing their Holiday Collections, and of course MAC Cosmetics just don’t disappoint. After being an avid MAC customer for the last 11 years, I have purchased my fair share of Limited Edition Collections, but I do have to say I think the “Snowball Holiday Collection” might just be the prettiest one yet. Available in stores Nationwide within New Zealand

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VBxEsteeLauder Collection

Victoria Beckham was first apart of my life, when Spice Girls were all I listened to. I was totally that girl who had the bob haircut and the tight flared ankle black pants form HBK, with the crop turtle neck top prancing around the living room pretending I was posh spice. These days I admire her strength and determination as a business women and mother, not to mention her collaborations

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YSL All Hours foundation Review

If there’s one thing I love it’s a good foundation, but I am totally that girl who always goes back to the same brand, as I’m yet to find something that compares. That was before I tried the YSL All Hours foundation, a matte full coverage formula that really does stay all day. Being a Makeup Artist I am often running around all over the place between bookings, coming in

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When lighting is everything!

If you are an influencer or just someone who appreciates great lighting while doing your makeup, then you are probably going to want the Desk pro. So what is it? Basically a ring light but set on a smaller tripod. Having a tripod that’s more compact but still adjustable is awesome as it means it can be more at your level, allowing the light to hit all the right places.

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