Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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It’s that time of year again where all the brands start releasing their Holiday Collections, and of course MAC Cosmetics just don’t disappoint. After being an avid MAC customer for the last 11 years, I have purchased my fair share of Limited Edition Collections, but I do have to say I think the “Snowball Holiday Collection” might just be the prettiest one yet. Available in stores Nationwide within New Zealand

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24hrs with MAC at NZFW

That time of year has arrived again where Auckland becomes a city full of whose wearing what. New Zealand Fashion Week is where all the new trends for the coming seasons are born, so of course it makes sense to also show you what kind of beauty trends are being brought to life on the catwalk. MAC Artists are known for their incredible creativity, and of course my fave artist

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Go Bananas For The M•A•C Fruity Juicy Collection

One of the best things about it being Winter on this side of the world, is that the rest of the World is then experiencing Spring/Summer. This of course means all of the amazingly fun and vibrant makeup collections start to roll out, which for me is like Christmas. The latest from MAC is all of the above, and more! The packaging is super playful,  and the shades of the

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First Impressions: MAC Next To Nothing Face Colour

Since the moment it became public knowledge that MAC were releasing a new foundation to their lineup, I knew I had to get my hands on it. Let me introduce to you – The Next To Nothing Face Colour, Best described as being A moisturizing tinted cream, that brings out skin’s luminosity for sheer, balmy perfection. Now I’m a Studio Fix girl through and through so the thought of trying anything “Sheer”

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M·A·C Makeup Art Cosmetics SS17 – Kabuki Magic

“The heart and soul of M·A·C Cosmetics comes alive backstage through the art of makeup. Our Artists, masters of their craft, create beauty looks that impact the runway. Now, M·A·C teams up with three makeup maestros – Diane Kendal, James Kaliardos and Kabuki – in collections reflecting their signature style. Learn from the best, then make it your own!”   What more could you want when it comes to a makeup

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M·A·C x Caitlyn Jenner

Out of all the M·A·C Collections I have purchased and received, I feel like this has to be right up there with the best. Not only because the products are so wearable for anyone on a day to day basis, but because I just feel like it is so well suited to M·A·C  as a brand. Most of us would have followed Bruce Jenner’s transition into Caitlyn Jenner, and for me

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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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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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MAC Charlotte Olympia Overview

“Inspired by Pin-ups, silver screen sirens and the by gone era of old Hollywood glamour. The British the British luxury shoe and accessory designer is known for a vintage aesthetic that ebodies elegance and femininity with a hefty dollop of charm. Now the nostalegic allure of Charlotte Olympia is captured in a MAC Collection of retro-glam colour”   MAC kindly sent me 4 items from this collection and they are stunning, especially as

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Get in my life – The Holiday Collections On My Hit List

Christmas is by far my favourite time of year, with literally every cosmetic house pulling out all the stops, to make us weak at the knees with their Exclusive Christmas offerings. I thought last year was unbeatable but it appears this year is looking more than promising. Social media is currently buzzing with sneak peaks and release dates so I thought, why not share a peak at what’s on my hit list this

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