Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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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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The Fragrance Edit 2017

Fragrance can often be a hard thing to purchase for someone else, most people tend to have one brand they like to stick with or some people just like to try anything that’s new on the market. One thing we can’t deny is that Fragrance really is the ultimate gift no matter what time of year it is. With that being said, I have put together another Fragrance Edit this

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SAY I DO, WITH A VIEW – NZ DESTINATION WEDDING VENDOR

As a lover of the outdoors and someone who holds a huge appreciation for the beautiful landscapes of New Zealand, I have decided to step in and play my part as more than just a Makeup Artist. I have had the honor of being apart of hundreds of Wedding’s over the years, and have heard similar comments all to often. Lack of venues and just the desire to have something

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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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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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Put a spring into your step with the latest from Andrea Biani

Just a few days ago I was invited to attend the opening of the beautiful new Andrea Biani store here in Christchurch. Located within The Crossing, this store is nothing short of stunning. From the entrance to the shop fit out it has been designed with so much love, it really is such an inviting place to visit. The part I love the most is that this store like their

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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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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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Why Woodpecker Hut Is Good For Your Soul!

The West Coast is not only home to beautiful scenery and native bush, it’s also home to so many other hidden gems such as Woodpecker Hut. This weekend we spent the night at Woodpecker Hut and it was such an awesome experience. Not only is the Hut itself amazing – I will go into detail on that soon, but it was sooo good for the soul! Working a job that

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