Stacey Banfield

Christchurch Based Makeup Artist & Blogger

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The YSL products you need in your life

YSL beauty is a brand I have used for many years now, and I feel like it just keeps getting better. My first ever product was a Rouge Volupte lipstick and since then I’ve been hooked. As most Makeup Artist’s will be able to relate, a good base is key to perfecting any kind of look and I think after using these products for a few weeks now I just

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YSL All Hours foundation Review

If there’s one thing I love it’s a good foundation, but I am totally that girl who always goes back to the same brand, as I’m yet to find something that compares. That was before I tried the YSL All Hours foundation, a matte full coverage formula that really does stay all day. Being a Makeup Artist I am often running around all over the place between bookings, coming in

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Tried & Tested – Cushion Foundations.. are they as good as they sound?

Cushion Foundations seem to be coming into trend hot and heavy, since the end of 2015. They take a modern approach into a more handbag friendly, liquid foundation option but are they any good? I’ve recently tried out 4 which are available on the market from some of my favourite brands. Overall the textures are pretty similar, although I found the Estee Lauder “Double Wear Makeup To Go” formula to be slightly heavier,

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YSL Release Game changing Bronzing Collection!

“Imagine the sun captured on a warm stone, imparting a solar radiance to your face. Imagine saying goodbye to conventional bronzers. Imagine a new definition of natural makeup, a magical bronzing glow.Imparting a year round, healthy complexion, without shine, that feels truly weightless on the skin introducing YSL Les Sahariennes…”   YSL are known for their luxe high end products for a number of reasons, the main one being the

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YSL Black Opium Nuit Blanche!

The original Black Opium fast became an everyday love of mine, so it was no surprise that I found myself weak at the knees over the new Black Opium Nuit Blanche. A White Coffee pick-me-up, sheer ethereal and not for the light hearted. This bad boy packs a punch with a deep-seated base that is sure to turn heads. Creating an intoxicating whirlwind, Black Opium Nuit Blanche brings a hypnotic

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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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5 Fragrances that make the perfect stocking filler – For Her

Fragrance is such a personal thing it often makes for a hard gift to choose, unless of course you know what takes the fancy of who your buying for. To make life simpler majority of the brands offer small sized gift sets at this time of year or 30ml sizing which is perfect in case it’s not something that’s up their alley. Every year new fragrances are launched and every

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