Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

Category Skin

Treating your pigmentation with laser!

When it comes to my skin I’m all about doing what I can to keep it looking it’s absolute best. With the help of The Cosmetic Clinic, not only is it in amazing condition, but my complexion is looking alot more even thanks to having recent laser facials. I had a course of 3 treatments to help with slight pigmentation on my face. For me my pigmentation is mainly in

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The Cosmetic Secret Weapon To Stress!

Late nights and early morning starts has basically been my life for the last 6 years. Whether i’m on the road heading out of town to work on a wedding, or i’m up late organizing bookings it’s safe to say stress can take it’s toll on me – especially in the busy season. Dermalogica are often sending me care packages of amazing skincare, but when this particular one arrived it

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Clinique Fresh Pressed & Why You Need It!

I have recently been using the Clinique Fresh Pressed 7 day System and I am amazed to say the least. My skin has been feeling a little run down lately, not only from because I was sick. But also because of the lack of sleep I have been having, which in return is really starting to take it’s toll on my skins appearance. Fresh Pressed in packed full of fresh and

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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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Review: The Cosmetic Clinic

Last week I was invited by The Cosmetic Clinic based at Westfield Riccarton Mall, for a 9-step Microdermabrasion Treatment. Firstly let me say the service was second to none, I was greeted with a smile as soon as i entered the door and was acknowledged by all the staff working within the front area of the clinic,.Which can i just add this to me is a big deal, given some

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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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3 Ways To Better Your Skin Thanks To Environ!

Anti aging skincare isn’t just for the over 40 age bracket. In fact, most skin damage occurs in your early twenties. And as they say, prevention is better than cure – so the sooner you start taking care of your skin, the better you’ll look when you’re older. You’ve probably heard the standard advice that suggests you eat a balanced diet, drink enough water and apply sunscreen daily. While this

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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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Benefit Says Bye-Bye To Pores!

Benefit Cosmetics are back at it again fighting Pores & Shine with two NEW Secret weapons. Released on counters in NZ end of May, I was lucky enough to be sent these bad boys to trial over a few weeks. When it comes to pores & shine I am a great candidate. Shine is something I cannot deal with at all,  and lucky for me I just happen to be blessed with slightly

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