Thursday, 19 June 2014

Priceline Skincare Bag Haul - New Products June 2014 #1

Hey All

So today I was bad and took advantage of the Priceline Skincare Bag. Basically you have to spend a minimum of $65 on certain brands and then you get a free bag full of skincare goodies which is apparently worth over $340. I justify making myself super broke because I am in need of new skincare, all of my current ones are either low or just not interesting me anymore. The bag is on sale until the 22nd of June.

Also Brodie is an enabler! Do not I repeat DO NOT ever go into Priceline with her you will buy everything! I think she is posting her haul tomorrow.

The background for the pictures is also a new purchase, I got new towels today. Oh the fabulous life of moving out. It might sound lame but I had so much fun picking towels with my boyfriend.

Okay now onto what I purchased to receive the bag.

Derma Sukin Daily Hydrating Wash $7.19
Did you know Sukin has a new line of skin care? I didn't! I really need a new cleanser so here hoping I find a good one from everything I purchased today!

Beauty Essentials Makeup Remover Wipes with Cucumber $2.39
I am still on that Makeup Wipe Monday obsession and how can I say no that price!

Puretopia Skin Radiance Moisturising & Soothing Gel Mask $4.00
There was a sale on Puretopia products.... and the price was so low. I also like face masks......

Puretopia Soft & Smooth Hydrating & Skin Plumping Body Lotion $4.00
Impulse, impulse, impulse. This was also cheap!

Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Light Moisturiser $7.99
This I have actually tried and enjoyed! Also it was on sale too. However it is a repurchase so that is saying something about the product.

Antipodes Anti-Aging Minis - Joyous Protein-Rich Night Replenish Serum and Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream $15.99
I really like the brand and this was one of the cheapest products that have to offer at priceline. I want to test other products from this brands before paying such large amounts. 

Beauty Essentials Creamy Cleanser $2.99
I am hoping this is a decent cleanser. The price and the Jojoba oil sucked me in. 

Beauty Essentials Sunkissed Gradual Tanning Body Lotion Fair to Medium Skin $1.20
This was so cheap that I don't even care if it works or not!

Beauty Essentials Face Scrub $2.99
Look at the picture it looks like it as tested by someone else and won't close! Bit of a fail at choosing the product but I figured I need to scrub my skin a little as it has been months!

Nivea Visage Fragrance Free Facial Cleansing Wipes $4.49
Have not tried these wipes before. Expect a review soon.

Bondi Sands Summer Bronze Instant Tan Light/ Medium Wash Off $14.39
Bondi Sands is on sale at the moment, I didn't want to repurchase the mousse as mine isn't empty so I thought I would try the wash off one. I am really excited to see the colour pay off and decided which tan I prefer!

Okay now on to all the freebies! I am pretty excited to try some of these products as there is brands that I have never heard of before.

Firstly there was the mirror and makeup bag that were in the Priceline Beauty Bag.

Models Prefer Matte Black Kohl Pencil - I have no idea why this is even in there! It was in the beauty bag!
Derma Sukin Daily Gentle Wash
Sanctuary Spa Body Scrub
Neutrogena Naturals Purifying Facial Cleanser
Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Intensive Relief Concentrated Cream Hand & Body
Dr Lewinn's Firming Eye Cream
Swisspers Naturals Aloe Soothing Eye Cream
Yes To Carrots Lip Butters Berry
Nivea Anti Age Q10 plus Anti Age
People For Plants Mist Toner
Burt Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream
Puretopia Smooth & Renew Gentle Exfoliating Face Scrub
Avene Eau Thermale Thermal Spring Water
Montagne Jeunesse Peeled Cucumber Peel Off Masque
Suvana Organic Certified Organic Paw Paw & Honey Balm
Swisspers Original 5 Facial Cleansing Wipes
Biore Combination Skin Balancing Cleanser
Chap Stick True Shimmer Tropical
Antipodes Avocado Pear Nourishing Night Cream
Manuka Doctor Purified Bee Venom & Manuka Honey Skincare
Palmers Cocoa Butter Formula Intensive Relief Moisturising Lotion
Fuss Free Naturals Natural Facial Cleansing wipes Citrus + Pineapple Enzymes
Simple Kind to Eyes Eye Makeup Corrector Pen
Model Co Face Tan Hydrating Self-Tanning Gel
Thursday Plantation Macadamia Oil Ultra Hydrating
Beauty Essentials Hydrated Everyday Body Lotion
Hope's Relief Goats Milk Soap With Shea and Cocoa Butter

There is also some vouchers in the bag but they are only a certain amount off and I probs won't use them at all. So real life friends if you are interested/ reading this (lol) text me ;).

I want to do little tests on my blog to see who actually reads this knows me. If you don't know me personally comment below! I would love to hear from you and will totes follow your blog if you have one.

Briony xx

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Update: New Schedule and Youtube

Hey all!

I want to start with my new schedule, posting everyday was difficult and not mantainable. I am now going to aim to post every second day. So the series on my blog with be fortnightly not weekly, so you won't get bored with the content. I think this will better for the blog and I am hoping I can maintain this schedule. I got slightly unmotivated once my adsense account got deactivated. If you have any tips for that I would love to know! I think it can't be fixed though :(.

Now on to YouTube I recently decided that I am not going to post another video until I lose 10kgs. I want to be skinnier before I post more videos. I feel like my videos will look better once I have slimmed down a little (no where near my complete goal though). I am also using this as motivation to keep me focused on my big goals of becoming healthier and fitter. I also feel like I will be more confident once I have lost that much weight and I think that will come through in my videos.

Briony xx

My Everyday Work Makeup

Hey all

I thought that I would share with you all the makeup I have been rocking a lot lately. I currently work part-time so my makeup isn't very formal or office type. I like to keep it simple and reasonably natural.

I love this look as it is quick, simple and super easy. I can do this in like in less than ten minutes and even better when I am still half asleep.

The Foundation:
Revlon Nearly Naked Foundation
Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous

The Concealer:
Collection 2000
Physicians Formula Concealer Twins

The Powder:
Face of Australia Translucent Powder
E.L.F High Definition Undereye Setting Powder

The Bronzer:
NYC Smooth Skin Bronzing Face Powder in Sunny

The Blush:
Nars Deep Throat

Benefit Gimme Brow

Essence Chill Out
NYC Smooth Skin Bronzing Face Powder in Sunny

Maybelline Illegal Length
Jordana Best Lash Extreme Volumizing 

What are your work staples? 

Luna was super helpful for this post! 

Briony xx

Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Getting motivated!

Hey all

I am writing a serious post today.

I think it pretty clear with you watch my videos or look at my instagram that I have issues with my weight. I always struggle to find motivation and when I do find it I tend to lose it pretty fast. I know I am not alone here are as I follow so many people who have felt the same on instagram. However this time I am really hoping that I can keep motivated and lose a large amount of weight. I never used to be an overweight person until after I finished High School. I can blame the weight gain on several things but the main one is me! I need to change my attitude about food and focus on eating food that is the best for my body!

I'm not after being the skinniest girl in the room or being a size 6. I am just striving to be healthy and fit. My mother recently just finished Breast Cancer Treatment. Being overweight puts me at higher risk of getting Breast Cancer Myself! Also so many medical issues can arise from being overweight. I think I get back pain because of my weight and I am always tired because I can carrying around extra weight!

Also the main reason I want to lose weight is because the gain has ruined my confidence and has made me very unhappy. I like to be a happy person most of the time but when you feel so bad about yourself it is hard to be in a good mood.

I just wanted to post this as I am hopefully going to do some health and fitness sort of posts on the blog as having a healthy body makes you feel beautiful!

Also if I share my experience on the internet I can't just quit because I want bad food.

Briony xx

Monday, 9 June 2014

May 2014 Favourites

Hey all

I have been pretty good with uploading favourites monthly but this months I decided not to as I feel I don't have enough items to talk about in a video. Also I am not sure how often I will uploading as of late as I am not feeling it right now. Maybe soon I will be in the mood to film again.


I recently have been loving the Covergirl Outlast Stay Fabulous foundation. It was on sale for half price at coles a few weeks ago and I couldn't say no the price. Boy was I surprised with how good the foundation is! Don't get me wrong I knew it had a lot of hype but I don't always seem to like the foundation that everyone is loving. If you haven't tried this foundation then you are missing out seriously!

Next we have Socialeyes False Lashes which I hauled for you this month! I am slowly getting a little better with false lashes and this have something to do with it! I recently was the makeup artist for a friends art project and I used the Flirt Socialeyes lashes and they looked amazing on the model! They didn't look fake and they made such a different (the model has naturally long lashes but this made a statement!)

The NYC Smooth Skin Bronzing Face Powder which I recently hauled from a beauty joint order. I am really enjoying this bronzer for an everyday look, as it is matte and not too dark. It has made me start wearing bronzer everyday again which is something I had stopped when my Nars Laguna smashed! Also it makes a great crease colour.

That is all for makeup favourites most of the other products used this month were ones that I have already praised in other months!


Game of Thrones! I am addicted to this show and I don't know how I am going to cope with it being off air for another year! I will be rewatching all the episodes and reading the books to keep me sane!

Reign I became addicted to in May and it is sadly over for the season. I love this show as it based around Mary Queen of Scots so you can imagine how beautiful the clothing and the hair is. The two love interests are pretty cute too. Also there are Australian's in the show which is pretty cool and something that will generally draw me in.

Big Bang Theory Kale and I have been watching this most nights throughout the month and we became pretty addicted. I was never really interested in the show but now I love it.

Lastly Sex and the City has been another show I have watched a lot of this month. I watched at least three seasons in May. I have nevered finished the show and last year I decided I was going to watch it from start to finish. That went well, I finished season 1 quickly then I couldn't find the season two dvd so I put it off. Then Jess (Housemate Tag) watch 4 seasons without me! So I just never got around to watching more. Now however I have been committed to finishing the show! Hopefully I can post that I finished it next month!


I don't have much other favourites this month other than Yoga. I signed up to do a month Bikram Yoga and really enjoyed the Yoga side. I didn't go to that many of the classes as I got sick with a pretty bad cold in May but I really enjoyed it. I think I will continue with Yoga from now on even if it is using my Wii. However a 40 degree room for someone who constantly has a blocked nose is a little too much!

Okay one more Sample week!

Briony xx