Pre Holiday Purchases – July Haul


To prepare for my upcoming trip, I made a few purchases to take over with me. Nothing like having fresh products on a trip! So I thought I would show you what I got and what I will be using while away.


I’ve just added some blonde into the ends of my hair for a ‘cool European vacation’ vibe and I’m now in the process of finding some new products to help it look the best. I used to use Living Proof and then it became hard to find in Australia but now its back and its bloody amazing! These two sprays work together so well. Oe for volume and texture and the other for hold. My hair looks so much more polished with them and it just really ties together your look.

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With a European vacation comes sun (I hope!) and with sun comes sunscreen! I’m pretty diligent with my sunscreen as I’m so fair and the MECCA Cosmetica To Save Face range is the absolute best! I usually use the Super Screen, SPF 50+ in the summer here. It’s a little heavier on the skincare benefits and much more moisturising on the skin plus of course an SPF of 50+ which is great for the Australian sun. I thought I would try the SPF30+ for this trip however as I feel the sun is not as intense oversees. I also just wanted something a little lighter on my skin while traveling around.Screen Shot 2018-07-10 at 9.35.31 pm.png

I will be going back to the SPF 50+ eventually as it’s so good with dehydrated skin which we all have in Melbourne! But for now the original To Save Face is going to be perfect Plus it comes in a lightly bigger tube so I’m set!

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Nothing better on a holiday than a fresh looking face and while its nice to have a natural glow, sometimes you need a hand. NARS tinted moisturiser is the one I will always go for. It just looks so perfected on my skin. It’s hydrating but doesn’t compromise on a perfected finish.

The colour is warm and adds depth without being ashy or too red in colour.

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I’ve gotten the NARS Laguna Liquid Bronzer to mix with my tinted moisturiser to deepen the tone if needed. This way I need way less colour options for the trip as I’m almost three different colours from tanned, slightly washed off and my natural colour. The colour is warm and adds depth without being ashy or too red in colour.

Last but not least is this cool new hair product I have been reading about by Playa. It’s called the Endless Summer Spray and as if the title wasn’t enough to make me want it, its a volumising spray with supposedly like a sea salt spray with less of a crispy feel at the end.  Sounds perfect to me. I thought it would be more of an aerosol like spray but it’s a classic pump which means I will have to be careful with how much gets spayed into the hair but I’ll be looking forward to trying it out.

That’s it for now! Pretty excited to see how all these work out and play around for the best results. And of course I will be letting you k is which I loved the most and how I got on with them.

Time to pack now!

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