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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Inverse Hair Conditioning System – First Impressions

When it comes to my hair, I am pretty fussy. Shampoo’s, treatments, colour I like to make sure I’m using the best products to get the best results. Using heat a lot my hair can get quite damaged, and over the years I have to admit I have been pretty slack with making treatments a regular thing. Knowing that your hair is more likely to grow etc when it is kept hydrated

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She loves you like xo! – Shaaanxo Releases New Brush Line!!!

It’s been a very hard secret to keep, but finally I can sing it to the world! After months of preparation xoBeauty has been given a spruce up, and what better way is there than to release a kick ass new Makeup Brush Collection created in Italy & by Shannon herself. xoBeauty have always been known for their affordability, oh and of course the infamous “Flat Top Brush” that sells out as quick

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The Lowdown! – Benefit’s NEW! They’re Real Tinted Primer

If there’s one thing Benefit nail it’s eye products, especially when it comes to the “They’re Real”family, but holy moly, I really am loving the new edition. Perfect for wearing on those just rolled out of bed days, or for Summer’s days spent at the beach the New!! they’re Real Tinted Eyelash Primer $45 has been designed to define and prime your lashes, like no other. Not only can you wear this

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YSL Boho Stone Spring Collection 2016

“Boho Stone Collection. The Yves Saint Laurent woman par excellence. Her intuitive sensuality and assertive femininity; an inspiration to the admirers that follow in her wake – entranced.” Available Instore Now, this YSL collection sure is one not to miss. I personally would buy it for the packaging itself, it is just so damn gorgeous. The best part about this collection, I have found is that every single piece is super

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Two Fashion Grammers you need to follow!

Instagram has got to be one of my ultimate faves when it comes to social media. Not only is it a great way to interact with other’s, its a fantastic way to discover places, products and people that you may never of had the chance to. I personally follow mainly beauty and fashion accounts, and figured it would be rude not to share the following two babes with you. Seriously

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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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Guess whose back- Hello 2016!

So I’m officially back into it for 2016, after having a much needed couple of weeks away from all of my jobs. I must say I found it hard not to be reaching for my computer, but it’s nice to be back into it feeling more refreshed then ever. Spending time with my Family for Christmas then my friends and boyfriend over the New Year was exactly what I needed to

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