Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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Skincare Switch Up To Witch!

Switching up my skincare routine is often a scary thought for me- in previous experiences I have always had a break out or two as my skin adapts to the change. Recently after feeling quite run down, my skin had a bit of a hissy fit, so I figured if I was to try out any new products the best time would be now. I normally use all Dermalogica products

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TRESemmé Perfectly (un)Done – Creating gorgeous beach hair look all year round

Let’s talk hair, we are now coming into Winter and to be honest this is slightly depressing. Gone are the days of hitting the beach and letting my hair go it’s natural wavy way – that’s what I thought at least. I was super stoked when this range from TRESemmé hit the shelves because I am all about that beach hair life. The Perfectly (un)Done range has been created in thought

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Keeping it Mellow!

Some would say I own far to many lip products for someone with one pair of lips. Part of me would tend to agree,but then I am a self confessed beauty hoarder after all so it comes with the territory. I was recently sent a selection of lip products from Mellow Cosmetics , having not used the brand before I didn’t really know what to expect, especially with such a

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Elizabeth Arden:Flawless Start Instant Perfecting Primer Review

When it comes to primer I am particularly fussy, for me it totally comes down to texture,longevity and how it applies onto the skin. But Elizabeth Arden is a brand you can always count on when it comes to really getting it right, and the Instant Perfecting Primer certainly lives up to its name. I’m all about creating the perfect canvas for your base products to sit on and for

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The key to last minute Valentines Gift Ideas!

Valentines Day, the day where love and feelings are celebrated between couples. I use to be a huge romantic, I’m one of those people that always want to do my best to make sure others feel amazing, so in the past I’d always get really into it, but after going through a recent break up, I’ve learnt that self love is just as important. So if your a single lady don’t forget

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Beach hair tips – straight from the expert

It’s Summer time (finally), and the temperature is definitely rising which means beach days are more often on the cards wahoo! In the Summer I live at a private little bay some friends and I stumbled upon a couple of years ago. It’s so sheltered which makes for perfect swimming conditions, although my hair does tend to get itself into a bit of a salty, sandy state. I try to

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5 Fragrances that make the perfect stocking filler – For Her

Fragrance is such a personal thing it often makes for a hard gift to choose, unless of course you know what takes the fancy of who your buying for. To make life simpler majority of the brands offer small sized gift sets at this time of year or 30ml sizing which is perfect in case it’s not something that’s up their alley. Every year new fragrances are launched and every

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The Lip Kit that’s about to break the Internet!

2015 has definitely been the year of the pout, and we have of course none other than Kylie Jenner to thank for that. From her denial of how she managed to achieve lips so full, (you didn’t have me fooled girl), to that dreaded “Kylie Jenner Lip Challenge”. This of course is where we saw women of all ages rocking a pretty snazzy bruised duck face, that lasted all of

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5 Summer inspired Gifts you will want to keep for yourself!

It’s that time of year again where it’s all about the gift giving, but if your anything like me it’s also a great time of year ,to eye up all the Christmas offerings for yourself. Everyone seems to have some sort of deal going on,or discount night happening that it often becomes a little to hard to resist the temptation of a purchase or two for yourself. Here’s 5 gift

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Teeth Whitening is it worth it?

Taking it back a few years to when I was in primary school, I was in a hockey accident that would change my smile. It meant my two front teeth would be damaged one needing a full crown and the other having a quarter cap put in place. This day changed my life, I have since then always been very conscious of my teeth(not that they are actually that bad),

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