26 Apr 2016

First time I bought NARS lip gloss #Paris Follies

NARS ( or Narcissist) have always been a brand I was curious about trying. 
They are known for their amazing matte lip sticks, bronzers, blushes and 
nail polishes. I consider them a mid-to-high brand cosmetics brand. When I 
ordered this product Larger than life lip gloss in the shade Paris Follies, 
I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of both the packaging and product 
itself. The applicator tip was a nice surprise in being that it is practically made
for precise application. There is no furry cold wet brush that you would find
on drug store brand lip glosses such as Rimmel and Maybelline. 

I love the staying power this lip gloss has, and you can tell right away that it is
high quality lip gloss. I applied it twice today and my lips feel a bit more moisturised 
than they usually are (normally dry). It is listed for around $40 AUD full price, but
you can find it on ebay or other sites on sale for between $20-$34AUD. Overall,
a good product and it makes me want to buy heaps of NARS lip products.

High Contrast Filter used 

3 Apr 2016

My Day @ The Arnold Classic Expo In Mel

A couple of weekend's ago, I attended the Arnold Classic Expo that our
BJJ team was competing in. I was excited as I usually am for any fitness 
expo. This one was slightly different because of the vendors that would be 
participating as well as another important fact. Arnold Schwarzenegger 
would be attending (wasn't exactly sure when). In the past I've met so 
many amazing athletes at fitness-related events here in Melbourne Australia. 
The first time I went to one years ago, I was inspired to get fit and maintain 
a semi-healthy lifestyle. 

Before heading to the even I woke up early,  took my time to flat iron my 
hair using my beloved GHD. I don't flat iron it every day, and because of that
I get asked at times if I have had a hair cut. This is because when you flat iron 
your hair it removes heaps of moisture after-which your hair seems longer. 

When that was finished I put on a medium amount of makeup which consisted
of Rimmel Primer, BB Cream, Rimmel Concealer, Covergirl finishing powder,
Rimmel Bronzer, Coastal Scents Eyeshadow in Deep Roast, and lastly Maybelline
in Bit of Berry. 

After watching the BJJ matches, I tried to get through the crowd to grab a coffee,
and got stuck in a crowd after Arnold :) It was next to impossible to get a great
view, but I managed to get a few blurry pictures and clips (blurry). 

There were heaps of friendly people at this expo but it was incredibly packed,
and I don't really like strangers rubbing up against all sides of me just to get to
the next event I was attending. Unfortunately, that is a part of it! 

I had heaps of fun, and met so many awesome people :)
Below are some pics with different vendors and my haul at the days end. 
( Please excuse the terrible lighting in these photos, I did adjust the colour 
and contrast in some to improve the quality, unfortunately fluorescent 
lighting is standard at these events)

Josh Sinclair @ MP an awesome brand

Animalism Clothing has some unique fitness wear,
people were so nice (bought item below from them)

Bought this Animalism Snow Leopard Sports Bra <33 ADORE IT

Rob and I watching BJJ Comps

Lee Stam @ Team ON

Can you spot Arnold? Look closely...

Haul from expo

Best Protein Shaker I'ved used in ages! Nice Design. 



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