Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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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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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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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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Elizabeth Arden – Sunset Bronze Limited Edition Colour Collection 2016

Adding a little bit of warmth to our lives this Winter is a stunning Limited Edition Collection by Elizabeth Arden. Inspired by the breath taking Summer Sunset, this collection is all about multi- coloured warm hues. You can now outlast the sunset, with an alluring golden hour glow at any time of the day. This collection features a stunning bronzer and highlighter to illuminate the skin, multi-dimensional glosses for the

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Smashbox Cosmetics – Tried & Tested!

Having worked for the brand a few years ago now, I’m always excited when new products are released. Smashbox is just one of those brands that I always gravitate towards. I often follow bloggers and Makeup Artist’s from overseas to hear their thoughts on products, especially because we are often abit behind here in New Zealand when it comes to launches. When I saw Smashbox were not only introducing a

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MAC Charlotte Olympia Overview

“Inspired by Pin-ups, silver screen sirens and the by gone era of old Hollywood glamour. The British the British luxury shoe and accessory designer is known for a vintage aesthetic that ebodies elegance and femininity with a hefty dollop of charm. Now the nostalegic allure of Charlotte Olympia is captured in a MAC Collection of retro-glam colour”   MAC kindly sent me 4 items from this collection and they are stunning, especially as

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Damn KJ Back at it again!

So today I was just chilling as you do, watching Desi on Snappy. If you don’t follow Desi Perkins then you clearly are not living. Any ways next thing she is just casually hanging out at Kris Jenners house, with a bunch of other Youtubers and the one and only Kylie Jenner herself. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a room filled with so many perfectly contoured faces before, it

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