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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#MeccaMax has landed!

Mecca Maxima has always been well known as the one stop shop for all your beauty needs. Whether your a Makeup Artist, or a beauty lover you are bound to walk out the door with a happy heart, and most probably a slightly lighter wallet!(oops) With a line up of some of the world’s best beauty brands, there’s some tough competition on the shelves and it’s about to get even

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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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Top 10 Beauty Picks For Spring!

We are finally in Spring wooohoo!!! Man I feel like this year has flown by. Athough, I am glad to see the cold dreary days disappear for another year – So I hope anyway! Because we are now into the warmer part of the year, it’s time to take a look at your current Beauty Routine & see what you could switch up. Being a Makeup Artist and Blogger means

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Hoola your way into Spring!!

As we are finally heading out of Winter and the sun starts to show it’s face a little more, it’s important we step into Spring the right way…with a healthy glow! Benefit recently launched  3 NEW products to their Hoola range, and I’m about to tell you how amazing they are. Let’s get you up to speed with the original Hoola, this bad boy is a cool toned bronzer that

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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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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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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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The best beauty tool for 2015!

It’s a big call and I’m making it, Beauty Blenders for me were the best tool to ever rock my world in 2015, not only for use within my Freelance kit but for my own personal day to day looks. So what are they ?Beauty Blenders are a tear drop shaped flexi sponge that absorb next to no product, and really will be the key to making your base more

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