A Better Health Plan by Nib Insurance

Moving to New Zealand as a child has had me see the struggles of my parents to provide for our family. This is where I started to see the importance of having something concrete behind us in order to enjoy the simple things in life. Health insurance is something that is overlooked when families move to another country; it is often seen as an extra cost. My family saw otherwise, and that is how I have always learned to think ahead. This is a special blog post to me, as I will be talking about how nib Insurance has helped…

NZFW17

Being a fashion blogger, fashion week is THE place to be. It’s got everything; food, wine, music and the most important of it all- HIGH FASHION. This was the very first time I attended New Zealand Fashion Week and I felt like a child at a theme park. I wanted to experience EVERYTHING! I had to have their wine, their food and buy little knick knacks from the pop up stores. It felt like the right thing to do. I got invited to three shows this year – Kate Sylvester, NZ Weddings Magazine and Flo and Frankie. Accompanying me to…

HUDA Liquid Mattes

If you have read my blog “A Shopper’s guide to three days in Sydney” then you would know how crazy I went shopping in Sydney. Well one of the many places that I went pretty crazy at was Sephora. To be honest, I am not a big collector of make up. But one step into Sephora and that could change for any girl. Below I have posted a review of what I thought of the HUDA liquid mattes. These beauties have changed my perception of a “lipstick”. Here is how I wear these shades: Material Girl – Night Out. Goes…

Bohemian French Braid Twisted Bun

I recorded this hair tutorial about a year ago and have finally managed to upload it onto my blog. Its a messy braided bun look where you start with one bohemian braid on one side of your head and keep adding to it as you go around and collecting all your hair. Then once all the hair is braided up, loosen the braid up and then pin up the braid into a bun.    

Rubi Shoes

Shoes are my own guilty pleasure. I own over a hundred pairs of shoes and am emotionally attached to every one of them. When Rubi Shoes approached me to feature their next and upcoming line of “Sock Boots” on my blog, I was quite excited. Having worn many of the Rubi Shoe brands in my teenage years, I knew how fun and stylish these pieces would be. Having the perfect pair of shoes, for me, is the most important part of an outfit. It’s the essential finishing touch that pulls the whole look together. Sometimes, as long as your shoes are on point, you…

How to – Soft beach waves

You know those days when you have that perfect wavy hair and it makes life that much sweeter? Yes, I do too. And below I have compiled a short instruction how to achieve this very easy look! WHAT YOU NEED STEP 1 The most important step for this look is to have “gritty” hair. You need some matter in your hair to actually make the waves stay in. I’ve got quite dry and silky hair so in order to get this look, I hadn’t washed my hair for four days ( gross, I know..). Some people like to spray their hair…

Daily Skin Care Routine.

Hey guys! A proper daily beauty routine is quite essential to getting your skin ready for a busy day. So in this blog post I will be talking about some of the products that I include in my daily skin care routine. Having problematic skin, I have to be really careful with what I actually put on my face. It can’t be too oily and cannot have intense chemicals. Suns screen HAS to be part of your skin care routine, especially as you get older. A lot of pigmentation is caused by sun damage and sun can also accelerate skin…

Three easy but sassy looks for Valentines

With Valentines Day just a week away, I thought I would put together my 3 looks for your Valentine’s date <3 LOOK #1 Floral, Lace and Sass       This is my fave look out of the three, so for obvious reasons, I will talk about it first  😛 Floral and Lace <3 . The best two combinations that a girl can put together on an outfit; they practically complete each other! And what better way to woo your Valentine in one of your best floral number. This is the floral look in particular that I chose to put…

A Shopper’s guide to three days in Sydney

Whenever you are given a chance a to travel, never say no! So when I got given the chance to attend a wedding in Sydney, I couldn’t say no at all. But straight after coming from my VERY extended holiday in Fiji, the Sydney trip was cut down to 5 days. In 5 days, with the wedding taking one day and travelling taking about a day (give or take),I really just had 3 days to “travel”. I strategically decided that I would spend my 3 days SHOPPING and EATING. Here is a run down of where to shop and where…

DIY : COLORED RICE

If there is an event coming up that you are hosting, it is always a nice idea to get creative with your decorations, and where possible get more hands on and create something yourself!. In this blog post I will be sharing a simple DIY trick with rice and food color to create a vibrant decoration. Colored Rice : 1 cup of rice for each color(the cheapest that you could find ; I found 1kg rice for $2 at Pak ‘n’ Save) food coloring (which ever color you want your rice to be) 1/2 tsp of white vinegar for each…