Best of 2016

Hi guys!

I know I just posted a December favourites post but I really wanted to get that out and then share my most favourite products of the whole year! I’ve been working on this list for the last month so I’ve really thought about everything and everything I’ve been consistently using and enjoying throughout the whole year! 2016 wasn’t the best year for me and it wasn’t for many people but there was a few positives and today I want to talk about them! I hope that you enjoy.

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Current Skin Care Routine!

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Before I start this post, I just want to say a HUGE thank you for all the love and support that I received on my post about Excoriation Disorder. I feel so connected to everyone who commented and sent me messages. I just can’t thank you all enough. Anyway, today’s post is all about my current skin care routine. I’m going to share both my morning and nighttime routines and I’ll briefly talk about what I use for each steps and why. I hope that you enjoy!

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My skin concern (aside from those mentioned in the Excoriation Disorder post) is oily/dehydrated skin. I rarely get pimples now but I do get dry skin around old pimples/scarring so I am cautious of that. This skin care routine could really be applied to anyone because you can adapt any of these steps to fit with your needs. I use a lot of products from Swisse because I like to use products from the same line but you don’t need to purchase the same products, all skins are different.

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Journey to Cruelty Free #1

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So, since becoming vegetarian, I really wanted to think about the makeup and skincare that I was using. I know that being a vegetarian doesn’t eliminate all of the cruelty involved in my eating habits but in the effort to minimise the hurt that I’m creating, I wanted to try to start using majority cruelty free products. I’m not doing this to make myself better than anyone else. This is just a personal preference that I believe aligns with my personal beliefs.

I plan on making this a sort of series where I update you all on my progress and my planning. In this post, I am going to identify what brands in my collection are cruelty free and to what degree they are cruelty free (brand doesn’t test/sell in China, parent company doesn’t sell in China, vegan). A lot of brands don’t test but their parent company sells to countries (China) where it is law to test on animals, so you’re still more or less buying into cruelty. I hope that this is helpful, I am only including brands that I personally use so this isn’t everything that is cruelty free by any means. This is already going to be the longest post ever haha. I hope that you enjoy the post!

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Soaps That You Need In Your Life

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I love finding soaps that I just adore. I don’t really have a particular type of soap that I go for but I do tend to reach more more natural, earthy scents rather than super duper sweet scents (I’m lookin at you, Snow Fairy). I thought it would be good to share a few soaps from brands that you may never have heard of but you totally need. I hope that you enjoy this post!

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Current Wishlist!

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Today I wanted to share with you my current wishlist! I do these periodically and I think that my last one was back around my birthday so I thought it was time that I updated it and this way you might be able to let me know if you love anything on this list or are lusting after it too! I hope that you enjoy!

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Brand Focus: Shanghai Lil and the Scarlet Fez

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Today, I want to talk to you about one of the brands that I met at the Bloggers United Adelaide event. I’m starting off with my favourite of the brands I met with only because I want you guys to know about them before an event that they’ll be attending so that you can keep you’re eyes peeled for them while you’re there. I hope that you fall in love with this brand like I have!

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Bloggers United Adelaide Event Recap

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My long awaited Bloggers United post is finally here! I am so excited to finally be able to talk about the amazing day that I had. This post will give you a full run down of exactly how the day went and I’ll give a brief description of each brand that I met with. I’ll also give my thoughts on the day at the end of the post. I wanted to keep this intro pretty short and sweet because this is a mammoth post haha. I hope that you enjoy it!

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