Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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M·A·C Good Luck Trolls Collection

“Hair we go! The wild-haired dolls of your youth bring their rainbow tufts, bejewelled bellies and lucky charms to M·A·C Good Luck Trolls – a crazy-hued collection as silly as the creatures themselves. From Lipglass in Bubble Butt to Eye Shadow in Suns Out, Buns Out and Beauty Powder in Glo Rida…being a troll has never been so glamorous!”   Beauty Powder $55 Glow Rida soft beige sheen with extra

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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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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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YSL Kiss & Love Limited Edition Collection

This was the first lipstick that dared to create a scandal in 1978 and has since become a YSL icon. To celebrate this symbol of femininity, Yves Saint Laurent introduces the limited-edition Kiss & Love Collection embossed with red, pink, orange and nude love bites. The formula of YSL lipsticks never ceases to amaze me they offer a luxurious colour pay off and are super hydrating for your pout. Your lips are

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Jeffree Star – Velour Liquid Lipstick Review

Social media has been buzzing over the last few months with a heap of new lip products, this of course included the line up from the ever so amazing Jeffree Star. The Velour Liquid Lipsticks have caused quite the frenzy lately, so thanks to I was able to put these too the test myself and see what the fuss was all about. I normally have stared clear of liquid

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MAC Meets Matte

MAC Cosmetics pretty much nail it when it comes to lipsticks, but even more so when it comes to their mind blowing Matte formula. As most of us are aware Velvet Teddy is probably the most iconic Matte shade within MAC’s range to date. Made famous by Kylie Jenner, Velvet Teddy is essentially the perfect nude. What’s even more exciting now though, is that MAC have introduced more shades to

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Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Colour Matte Lipsticks

What happens when Matte meets Moisture? A range of stunning new lipsticks from Elizabeth Arden is born. I have hunted high and low for long-wearing matte lip products that don’t leave your pout feeling dry, and yanno what I’m pretty sure I’ve hit jackpot. Available in 8 shades these little beauts are not only super pigmented but they also consist of the “Maxi-lip” formula, which boosts your lips by 60%

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