Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Category Face

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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M·A·C x Caitlyn Jenner

Out of all the M·A·C Collections I have purchased and received, I feel like this has to be right up there with the best. Not only because the products are so wearable for anyone on a day to day basis, but because I just feel like it is so well suited to M·A·C  as a brand. Most of us would have followed Bruce Jenner’s transition into Caitlyn Jenner, and for me

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Must Have Holiday Collection – All You Need To Know About MACxMariahCarey!

Mariah Carey is not only one of the most successful female singers to walk this earth, but she’s also known for her incredible charm and looks. So it’s no surprise M∙A∙C Cosmetics decided to collaborate with her for their latest Holiday Collection. This collection is absolutely stunning, I was lucky enough to receive one of the most amazing PR packages that may have ever sat so beautifully on my door

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A Sneak Peak Into MECCA MAXIMA before opening day!!

Today was such an amazing day as I was lucky enough to be invited to the Media Event for the new MECCA Maxima store opening here in Christchurch TOMORROW!!!! (17.11.16). The store is situated within the ANZ precinct opposite Ballantynes/ the Re-Start Mall, and is absolutely stunning. When we walked in we were greeted by the friendly faces of the amazing staff, Ellie the store manager and her team of

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Top 10 Beauty Picks For Spring!

We are finally in Spring wooohoo!!! Man I feel like this year has flown by. Athough, I am glad to see the cold dreary days disappear for another year – So I hope anyway! Because we are now into the warmer part of the year, it’s time to take a look at your current Beauty Routine & see what you could switch up. Being a Makeup Artist and Blogger means

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Hoola your way into Spring!!

As we are finally heading out of Winter and the sun starts to show it’s face a little more, it’s important we step into Spring the right way…with a healthy glow! Benefit recently launched  3 NEW products to their Hoola range, and I’m about to tell you how amazing they are. Let’s get you up to speed with the original Hoola, this bad boy is a cool toned bronzer that

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Guerlain’s Latest Skin Secrets!

Honey Nectar Lotion is the first Guerlain active lotion to be born from the exceptional repairing power of bee products. Like a true honey nectar, it infuses the skin with essential nutrients. The skin is instantly soothed and hydrated, and optimal skin condition is restored. I have been using this at night time for 3 weeks now, and have noticed a huge change in the smoothness, and overall appearance of

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WOWBrows! Benefit Cosmetics Launch their new Brow Collection!

Last Friday I was honored to attend another Benefit Cosmetics event at the Sky City Casino in Auckland. Now Benefit never do things in halves, so I knew this event was going to be pretty epic, especially because they were launching a brand new collection of Brow products. Let me just say I am super impressed, from the packaging to the product Benefit have gone above and beyond to improve

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