Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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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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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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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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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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