The Week #112

The Week in Instagrams @nanawintour: *A little snippet of my Auckland Art and Craft Fair haul from the weekend. I actually purchased more than this, but the rest was mainly gifts for other people. Ooh mysterious.. *Britney came over on Friday afternoon and we made delicious vanilla cupcakes! I iced those two pink cupcakes you see and while I'm not claiming to be an icing pro, my shaky handiwork seems to be improving. *June Favourites. What can I say? It was a good month for eyes. *Trying out the YSL Kiss and Blush in #01. *More product trialling from this week. *Checking out the new mini selection in Mac. There may have been squeals of delight when I found my favourite Mac mascara in miniature form-False Lash, in case you were wondering. 

Must-Watch of the Week: Alfie teaching his Mum internet slang. This video was hilarious, and a little bit cute. I know it's a generational thing. One of my 'rents thinks whenever I have my phone out that I'm taking Snapchats. More like Instagrams...I digress. It's entertaining. Go watch it. 

Product of the Week: Rimmel Salon Pro Nail Polish in Oh, Mr Darcy!*. I have to say I love the Salon Pro polishes, and they're incredibly affordable too! This greige shade is one of the new colours to drop in our stores and it's a beaut. If you're a fan of bolds then this won't be for you but if you prefer something a bit more subtle then you will love this. 

Must-Read of the Week: Monthly favourites roundups are nothing new in the blogosphere, but Olivia of What Olivia Did does my favourite writeups of what she's loved each month. Here's her June feature. If you follow my Instagram you will know I have been loving the #GIRLBOSS book too. More on that soon..

Added to the Wishlist: While I am intrigued by this new Tarte offering, it's actually something a bit more tech centred that's taking my fancy this week. Bring in the Canon 50mm Lens. A lot of bloggers and vloggers swear by this lens. Apparently it helps to deliver that beautiful, blurred background effect which looks particularly stunning in still photography. I know Britney and Caitlin both have this lens and love it. Tempting..

*PR Sample

*In case you missed my tweets last night I uploaded a little introductory video to my YouTube channel! About time huh? Please mind the dodgy quality. I'm blaming the ridiculous weather for that one. Go give it a watch if you like and leave a comment letting me know what you want to see. I want to make videos that you want to watch obviously and YouTube is very unfamiliar territory for me so I don't really know where to begin. Yeah! Oh and subscribe if you're feeling generous.


  1. Replies
    1. Thanks Alisha! It's from a designer called elephantandbird xx

  2. one word regarding the 50mm lens: yes
    that is all ;)


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