the Instyler

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Hello bloggers !

Thought you might be interested in this hair tool ! So ill share it ! Most of you would of see it on tv or the Internet but I’m crazy for it and want yous to all know about this amazing hair tool !

It’s called the Instyler like pretty much a straightener and curling iron in one ! And the most amazing hair straightener iv used to date ! It’s has the rotating iron so it won’t burn your hair like the normal straightener that wedges your hair between two flat irons ! I’m sure it still does damage but not as much and ever since buying the Instyler my hair has grown and is so much more healthy !!

It has 3 different heat settings 1 being the lowest and 3 being the hottest ! I have pretty thin hair so heat setting 2 does the trick for me !

My whole time iv owned straighteners iv always had the GHD or silver bullet there about $200-$300 price range but after buying the Instyler for only $116 it works just as good if not better !
The Instyler comes in 2 different sizes the more larger one or the smaller one, I do recommend the larger one as it gives nicer curls and straightens your hair much quicker.

The Instyler comes with a guard so you don’t burn your head while using it and trust me I burnt myself so many times without it, so as soon as you buy it clip that guard straight on it! Also has a instructional DVD on tips and directions.

I’m very skeptical when I see products on the television and never believe them, but one day eating my breakfast I saw the Instyler on a morning show, acouple of weeks later it come to stores (big W) so my boyfriend surprised me one day with it after knowing I wanted to buy it ! At first I hated it I couldn’t get the hang of it so I stopped using it, but after practicing I fell Inlove with using it !

hint – when I’m instyling my hair I use the flat side of the iron on the bottom and the rotating iron on top, I find that you can get closer to your scalp and more control that way.

If there’s anything I’d love my bloggers to buy it would be the Instyler !

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Favourite cheap summer buys!!

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Hello !

Well today I woke up and it was and is so hot in Melbourne 39degrees and what better to blog about then my favourite summer buys for 2012-2013. Anyone that knows me knows I don’t buy crazy expensive beauty products ! I try to keep it more in a decent range for its money ! And now that summer is here in Australia I definitely want to share with you just a few of my favourite products that are really good for the price you pay ! ill also link the websites of each product so you can check them out!

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What I have in this picture are the following products :

– Le Tan [instant bronze spray] I normally get the deep bronze colour but the store was out of stock.

– Le Tan [face tan -radiant glow]

– Schwarzkopf [live colour silver toner ] this is more for the blondes out there !

– CoverGirl [trublend minerals -bronzer]

– Ardell [ dura lash]

First off the Le Tan spray is my favourite of all favourite tans, me personally doesn’t tan very well in the sun, so a little help from a spray tan does the job! The 150gram can goes along away depending on how dark and how many layers you want to go! Iv tried a lot of tans and for the price of only $11.98 it’s my go to tan ! You can pick this product up in pretty much any beauty store or super market in Australia which is handy! Obviously if you buy the deep bronze you don’t need to do as many layers, on the back of the can it has tips and directions on how to use it properly, which I don’t think would be to hard to figure out ! I always always always exfoliate with a exfoliating glove before use and moisturize my whole body to get it a even non streak tan !

> The downfall of this product : when the tan starts to come off your body it kinda looks like you have a skin problem and doesn’t look very nice ! This tan only lasts for about a week!

Le Tan face tan. If your not one to tan your face and I know alot of girls don’t then Le Tan face tan is your new best friend! The bottle lasts forever iv had mine for about a year now and still have so much left ! If you have dry skin then I don’t think this ones for you! Always be sure to moisturize before use to prevent any streaks or dark patches. I picked mine up for $15.99 it has come down in price as I brought it when it first come out!

> The downfall of this product : not all skin types can use it and without a good moisturizer it won’t come out as smooth!

Secondly the Schwarzkopf live colour is a silver toner (for girls with blonde hair) is the best toner iv used for the amount you pay for it, it’s super cheap and does a good job getting rid of the yellow orange unwanted tones ! I always dye my hair ash blonde I love the silver grey look so when my hair starts to become brassy I chuck this in and looks good as new again ! It’s retailed at $4.69 if you have really long hair I do recommend getting 2-3 packets. It’s easy instructions and like most toners all you have to do is wash and only shampoo your hair then put this through your hair and leave it up to 45mins depending on how grey white you want the outcome to be.

> The downfall of this product : it only last for for 2 weeks then the toner washes out and your back to square one ! But only being $4.69 every 2 weeks should be affordable to up keep it !

CoverGirl trublend minerals, this is a bronzer ! It comes in 2 different shades I always go for the light shade when buying bronzers the shade I have is 440 natural bronze it also comes in a smaller tub but the one I have is 18grams and it goes a long way. I only ever apply it over my foundation and only on my check bones, the price I payed for it was $13.99 and is such a good product! I normally use to buy the maybelline bronzer but has do e the switch since using the trublend !

> The downfall of this product : I don’t really have one, but if applying with the wrong makeup brush it may not spread giving you that natural bronze look!

Lucky last is the dura lash. INLOVE with these lashes !! I picked my pack up from Priceline for $15.98and that was for the lash kit which came with tweezers, glue, and glue remover! Now these lashes are great because they last for that special night your going out to without any worry there going to fall off ! They look so real ! There the separate lashes so you have to apply them separately and can be a little time consuming compared to the row of lashes. But these look great ! & lasts in water can apply any mascara to them!

> The downfall of this product : they are very time consuming applying each lash separately and near impossible to do yourself, so always have a friend handy to help you! Also when taking them off the glue remover doesn’t do the best job ! So don’t sit there and try pick them off or else you’ll have a few of your own lashes missing !

As you can see all the products I love are all under $20 all last forever, they seriously last for ages and there really good for the price you pay ! Everyone has opinions on different products but for me and my personal use they do me just fine ! Try them out for yourself, you’ll either love them or hate them 🙂
the links are below for each product website

LeTan

Schwarzkopf

Dura Lash

CoverGirl

Brittany xx

Acrylic nails

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Hi all,
So today I decided to do my acrylic nails and I decided on blue tips! I absolutely love doing acrylic nails, iv only being doing them for about 2 and half years now !

Here’s only a quarter of what I have :
(When I first started doing nails )

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I’m always asked what I think the essentials are to doing nails..

> first off I think having great quality nail supply’s is most important, if you have cheap products it really shows.

> a good High powered nail drill with different settings to customize which speed is best, also good nail filers ones that arnt to harsh or to soft, this applies for buffers aswell ! Acrylic nails are all about the drilling and filing so anything that goes in that category I think should be high quality!

> The right size acrylic or gel nail brushes, trust me having a nail brush that’s to large for someone’s nail or to small doesn’t cut it like the correct sizing in a brush.

> DO not get cheap powders or liquid ! The better the products you buy the better the quality nails will be!

> also a thick clear UV nail polish to finish the nails off!

I do get all my supply’s from over seas but there great quality and haven’t had a problem just yet with any products !

I’m in the process of learning 3D nail art, as its becoming very popular, it’s very tricky to get the hang on but practice makes perfect

This is a picture with what 3D nail art looks like :
(Mine definitely don’t look like that just yet lol)

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I’m not a big fan on the whole 3D look I would think the nails would get caught on a lot of things ! but everyone’s different .

I have herd about the big debate of round or square nails going around ! Like I said before everyone’s different and everyone has different styles and opinions , most of the people I do nails for have square, square nails have been the in thing for so long, but round nails look like there coming on top lately ! I like the square shape but who knows I might be converted soon 🙂 !

I have herd the horror story’s about nail infections aswell, I always wash my products that I can after using on each person, and never reuse my nail filers to much ! I soak my brushes after every use for half n hour and wash my nail towl atleast 2-3 times a week, I HAVNT had any problems so far! Hygiene in nails is important !!!


Anyway thanks for reading !

Brittany xx