Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Category Face

#MeccaMax has landed!

Mecca Maxima has always been well known as the one stop shop for all your beauty needs. Whether your a Makeup Artist, or a beauty lover you are bound to walk out the door with a happy heart, and most probably a slightly lighter wallet!(oops) With a line up of some of the world’s best beauty brands, there’s some tough competition on the shelves and it’s about to get even

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Elizabeth Arden Tropical Escape Colour Collection

Elizabeth Arden have really stepped their game up over the years, as they continue to create some pretty amazing new products. I was recently sent the new Tropical Escape colour collection to try out, and so of course that’s exactly what I did. This collection is made up of 3 key products that are essential for that glowing yet soft Summer look. From the “Dare to bare” bronzing body oil

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How to be a bronzed babe all year round!

Benefit Cosmetics Hoola bronzer is a fave within many makeup bags all over the world. But for some of us, we aren’t all lucky enough to hold our Summer colour all year round.  Benefit have answered the calls of their pale sisters and introduced the babe of all bronzers “Hoola Lite” to the ball game. My clients have been absolutely loving Hoola lite.It’s more subtle and not as warm as

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Guerlain’s New Beauty Bag Must Have’s!

Guerlain is one brand that is forever on top of their game.Although the price is more on the higher end of the scale, you certainly are getting what you pay for. From luxe packaging to products that really do as they say, what’s there not to love right?! I am currently in love wth all of their new releases, so of course I wanted to share with you my thoughts.

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Go Bananas For The M•A•C Fruity Juicy Collection

One of the best things about it being Winter on this side of the world, is that the rest of the World is then experiencing Spring/Summer. This of course means all of the amazingly fun and vibrant makeup collections start to roll out, which for me is like Christmas. The latest from MAC is all of the above, and more! The packaging is super playful,  and the shades of the

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First Impressions: MAC Next To Nothing Face Colour

Since the moment it became public knowledge that MAC were releasing a new foundation to their lineup, I knew I had to get my hands on it. Let me introduce to you – The Next To Nothing Face Colour, Best described as being A moisturizing tinted cream, that brings out skin’s luminosity for sheer, balmy perfection. Now I’m a Studio Fix girl through and through so the thought of trying anything “Sheer”

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Fresh on the block with theBalm NZ & a GIVEAWAY!!

The Balm is back at it again with these quirky and fun products, which are sure to brighten your Autumn. The first time I used The Balm was about 3 years ago and my gosh,this brand has just grown from strength to strength. Now stocked at Life Pharmacies and Unichems around New Zealand, it’s hard not to notice their super retro stands as soon as you walk into their stores. I

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Wedding Inspiration – Boho Love Styled Shoot

It’s not every day you are contacted by a Photographer from the USA, so when this opportunity came my way I couldn’t say no. Jeremy from Billie Jo + Jeremy  is such a fascinating person to have a conversation with.Every year he comes to NZ and fly’s out from Christchurch to Antarctica where he works for a few months at a time, the other part of the year he is

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ABSOLUTELY RÔSE

Anything that involves Lisa Eldridge you know is going to be good, so its no exception that Lancôme’s latest colour collection to launch is simply stunning. Absolutely Rose is a Spring inspired line up of beautiful products.Described as a “pink” collection, which has been reworked and reinterpreted with a twist, it brings together the essentials of effortless Parisian Chic creating freshness, tenderness and purity. I was lucky enough to be sent

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M·A·C Makeup Art Cosmetics SS17 – Kabuki Magic

“The heart and soul of M·A·C Cosmetics comes alive backstage through the art of makeup. Our Artists, masters of their craft, create beauty looks that impact the runway. Now, M·A·C teams up with three makeup maestros – Diane Kendal, James Kaliardos and Kabuki – in collections reflecting their signature style. Learn from the best, then make it your own!”   What more could you want when it comes to a makeup

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