Review: Bellabox June 2018

Yay! My Bellabox for June has arrived! I’m rather pleased with the look of this month’s winter themed offering… La Bang Body, Hydrate Me Hair Treatment This hair mask is a blend of coconut, Argan, jojoba and macadamia oils. That’s literally all it contains! No synthetic ingredients whatsoever. It’s vegan and cruelty-free. According to the…

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This week I tried: Laser hair removal

Laser hair removal promises to deliver up to 90% permanent hair reduction. Imagine it! A world without having to worry about shaving or waxing?! But what’s it all about? Does it hurt? How many sessions does one need? ALL OF THE QUESTIONS. Well today ladies and gents, I’m here to pull back the curtain on…

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Can I believe in feminist values and still love makeup?

I’ve always struggled with reconciling my love of makeup with my feminist roots. My Mum brought me up fiercely feminist. While other little girls I knew had Barbie dolls, I wasn’t allowed to own one. I made do with hand-me-down GI Joes and lots of teddy bears. My Mum wasn’t into cosmetics or spending hours…

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This week I tried: Sonophoresis Infusion

In between drowning in autumnal leaves while trying to tidy up my little garden at home, I’m really enjoying my regular skin care treatments every few weeks at Caci, as part of my Skin Health Plan. The plan allows me to break up the payments over a year. (I’d never be able to afford to shell…

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Review: Bellabox April 2018

I love when my Bellabox arrives each month. I love getting presents! You can’t tell me this is not a present. Yes, I know I paid for it myself, but it COMES WRAPPED UP IN A GODDAMN PRETTY BOX ADDRESSED TO ME SO IT IS A PRESENT! There. See? Anyways, I love the damn Bellabox. Go sign…

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This week I tried: Caci Clinic’s Skin Health Plan/Reformaskin

Let me preface this post by saying I’m not afraid of ageing! Yet, like all of us, I want to stay looking my best at any age. So with that in mind, I recently decided to invest in some self-care and take care of my skin by signing up for a Caci Clinic Skin Health Plan.…

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Review: Bellabox, February 2018

Well, it’s been a hot minute since I’ve reviewed a Bellabox and I have to admit that I did quit getting my subscription for several months while I was moving from Australia back to my home country of New Zealand. However, I recently re-signed up for the Bellabox here in New Zealand and just got…

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Review: $1000 face mask!? Orogold’s 24K gold mask

As luxury products go, Orogold’s 24K Deep Tissue Rejuvenation Mask is most certainly that! This product is a 24 karat gold infused (no, really!) face mask. Orogold is known for having actual 24 karat gold in their skin products and also for their REALLY high prices. For a pack of  14 masks and 12 eye masks, you’ll…

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Review: Bellabox June 2017

Thanks for joining me! This is my very first blog post and I’m pleased you’re here to read it. I recently thought about all the time and money I’ve spent on beauty, health and wellness over the years and figured – why don’t I put it to good use and blog about my experiences? This…

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