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Your Skin is Priceless

One of the most important things my mom ever taught me growing up was that “Your skin is priceless“, there are no second chances when you neglect it over the years. From a young age, I watched her apply facial creams morning and evening as a daily regiment without fail. The one thing I loathed…

Korean Skincare Routine by Alice

Some of you may have heard of the Korea Skincare Routine before. For those who haven’t, it’s how women in Korea, and other Asian countries like Japan, take care of their skin. What’s so special about that? Well, Korean women are addicted to skincare and spend lots of time and money on it, and less…

Becoming a Redhead Bombshell On a Budget

The one thing I receive the most compliments on is by far my red hair; it attracts quite a bit of attention wherever I go. It is always with great pride that I am able to respond, “I do it myself!”. This definitely shocks most and even more so when going to the salon for…

A love affair with Besame… by Cara Hill

A couple of months ago, a friend of mine invited me to a Vintage Glamour party at her place: a company in Wellington, The Vanity Case (www.thevanitycase.co.nz), does them – they’re like tupperware parties but with Besame makeup instead of stupid plastic containers (actually, Tupperware is pretty cool too, just not as good as makeup).…