Tuesday, 31 January 2017

SPOTLIGHT: Last Quarter 2016 Fave LOTD's - Corals, Mauves & Pinks...

Selecting my faves from these colour families was exceptionally difficult. Being the Spring season, I hammered these hues big time in October, November & December, and there were so many to choose from it was quite a challenge. But got there I did, so here we go with the CoralsMauves & Pinks ...



Love me a good coral, and this NYX Life's a Beach is a super pretty one - slightly more pink than orange, and the formula is long wearing and reasonably comfortable. The Ibiza one has more pink content, but it's still a coral in my book. Just for the record, I prefer the formula of the Liquid Suedes to the Soft Mattes ...



And a couple of the orangey corals - I do so love how this shade is such a clever bridge between two colours. The L'Oreal Always Apricot is a delightfully creamy formula, and the Barry M one is slightly drier, but still up there with the comfort factor. Slightly less vibrant but equally lovely (pardon the grimace) ...



Well now I didn't wear too many mauves in the last three month period, but this Rimmel Vintage Pink is the closest I could get. I've included two iterations of this gorgeous lipstick - for the pic on the right, I used a deeper and pinker lip liner, whereas the first one was pretty much a perfect match (which is always my aim when doing these swatches). SO moisturising! ...



Moving onto the real pinks, I just had to include this W7 Red Tulip because it's so darn pretty, and the BarryM one is here because I adore the vibrancy of the extra blue content, and I've only just now really discovered this brand - excellent quality and value from BigW ...



Ok so I might just have to declare this Revlon Obsession as my numero uno ruby hot pink. Utterly divine! Mind you the Mirenesse Lip Bomb is a close second - a tad less blue content, but equally dazzling ...



And here are what I call the Spring pinks - loud, but with a certain softness that makes them wearable with just about anything, and by anyone. The Ulta 3 Lilac Glow has been a fave for over 12 months now, but I've no idea what possessed NYC to call this stunner on the right Funnel Delight - I mean really, what's the connection between glossy pink and funnels lol? The Intense Butter Gloss is my all time favourite NYX lip formula - talk about a lip quencher, not a snowball's chance in hell of your lips ever drying out with this enriching slicker ...



And last but not least, the shocking pinks - the W7 Sex Bomb is a Liptember special, and such an amazing deal for around $7 plus supporting women's mental health research, but the most unbeatable value of them all (and a regular candidate in my fave posts) is the boe beauty Shocking Matte Pink - absolutely stunning, and for only $2. $2!!!!!! ...

Next up will be the reds, so pop in again soon won't you ...

Take care of you,
kats xxx

Monday, 30 January 2017

SPOTLIGHT: Jewellery Collection (Part 6) - The Treasures...

Oh boy, this is almost embarrassing, but hey, a gal who's obsessed with coordinating her outfits needs lots and LOTS of choices, so here's the main collection I've amassed over the years, mostly from Lovisa & Colette sales. There's some Vinnies bargains as well, along with quite a few gifts from family and friends, and some items I've had for over 30 years. All up there are four cabinets of five drawers each (!), so here we go with the contents. WARNING: Picture heavy post!...

It all looks like a bit of a shimozzle, but truly I can find exactly what I want in a matter of seconds. As you can see there's so many different hues of red and orange, and then of course it depends if they're set in gold tone or silvery findings, so they're ALL essential lol. There's a few bracelets that I made by stringing beads together (back in the days when I had spare time), and even a couple of items I've yet to wear - what's important to me is to have a wide variety of styles and shade variations ...


Oddly enough I have two drawers of browns, beiges, creams, ambers and taupes - I don't wear them all that often in Summer (moreso in the cooler months), but I'm always drawn to them on the displays for some reason. Anyways, I probably don't need any more, well not at this stage ...


The emeralds and olives collections need a bit of work - like fashion, the availability of certain jewellery colours seems to be cyclic, so I just have to wait till the next phase, and then I'll flesh out this particular rainbow hue a bit more ...


The turquoises and pastel blues are also a bit thin on the ground, but I found a few baby blue pieces in Colette a few weekends back, so I'm hopeful that there'll be more available in the months ahead, and that this collection should look a bit healthier soon ...


Deeper blues are much easier to find, and of course lapis is my birthstone, so I have quite a good stash, mainly birthday pressies. However pinks & corals are problematic - very little to choose from in the stores I frequent, but I'm working on it ha ha. I had to wait 18 months to find the stretchy bracelets to match the hot pink necklace in the top left of the pic! Sigh...


Love purples - can never have enough of this hue, and one needs red-purples as well as blue-purples, right? The grey/silver and gold combos deserved their own drawer - I'm quite crazy about this pairing as I always thought that grey only went with silver, but I'm delighted that someone thought to put these two metals together...


The pearls and whites I tend to wear in warm seasons although pearls are so pretty and feminine at any time of the year. Almost all of these are faux, but they make them so well these days it's hard to tell the difference. Plain black is so very versatile and a great contrast with brightly coloured tops - it's my faithful standby if I can't find an exact match  for my outfit from the coloured drawers... 


So here we have black and silver, and black and gold. Can't decide which I'm drawn to more, so I'll just love them both...


And then there's the (almost) plain silver & gold pieces, also terrific standbys when all else fails.  I bought the silver indian head pendant (bottom left) for $15 from a street vendor on a business trip to New York back in 1994, and the dragon above it is a souvenir from my days of exploring ancient sites in the UK (Tintagel, Glastonbury, Avebury).  Jewellery holds so many memories ...


And finally, the watches, most of which you've seen in Part 4 of this series. I store my "jelly" watches (usually sourced from Aldi for $7) in a separate box as they don't lie flat, and therefore won't fit in the cabinets...

So there it is folks - holey guacemoley! Thankfully with the storage system I use, it's reasonably portable. The four cabinets are kinda spread around my room because of space restrictions, hence no single pic, and there are a few more pieces hanging on hooks or stands because they're either too bulky for the drawers, or strands that tangle easily, but I'll save them for another post ... 

Take care of you,
kats xxx

P.S. You'll find this post and lots of other interesting ones from other bloggers over at Ingrid's Monday Makeup Madness Link Up Party ...

Sunday, 29 January 2017

SPOTLIGHT: Last Quarter 2016 Fave LOTD's - Nudes, Bricks & Bronzes...

Gotta get my skates on with this final part of the series so I can post my top 2016 favourites - I'll probably combine one or two of the colour families into a single post to speed things along, but let's start with the Nudes, Bricks & Bronzes...


In the past some of you lovelies have commented "Kats, you can wear ANY colour", but it's not entirely true. Nudes and I are not an ideal match - some look better (or worse) than others, but the fact is that even the "right" nude really doesn't do me any favours. There's a certain depth of colour that I need in a lip product, or else it's all over red rover, and I look like I've been in bed for a week with a virus. This first one (Vani-T Mineral Lip Colour) was so kindly gifted at the Bloggers United AU Event last year - it's the one that comes in a case that's set with clear faceted jewels, absolutely gorgeous to look at, delightfully hydrating formula, long wearing, but La Femme is pale pale pale, and I barely get away with it. The Ulta3 Brown Sugar is a tad deeper, and therefore I feel more at ease wearing it, although it's nowhere near the lip comfort level of the Vani-T ...



This Colourpop Ultra Matte Beeper is way more my kind of nude, quite comfy considering it's a matte liquid, and the NYX Sandstorm scrapes in by a butterfly's eyelash colour-wise - I reckon browny nudes suit me better than pinky ones, probably a skin-tone thing ...



Once we start heading into the bricky hues, I can relax as there's far more vibrancy to prevent me from looking crook. The Colourpop Ultra Satin is a super comfortable formula, not as non-drying as I'd hoped, but I've only worn it once so there's plenty of time ahead to experiment with under-balms etc. The L'Oreal Forever Frappe is verging on being an orange, but I included it here because when compared with other oranges, it looks almost brown ...



Adore this Revlon Abstract Orange - again I haven't bundled this with the other oranges as it's really more brick by comparison, and the L'Oreal Resilient Raisin doesn't have enough pink in it to include it with the berries. Both of these have beautifully moist formulas ...

Only eight this time, and not a bronze in sight - I'm blaming it on Spring, which is when I'm inspired by all the blossoms and really hit the pinks. Next post will be Corals, Mauves & Pinks, and there's a lot more variety ...

Do you reckon any of these would suit you?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

Saturday, 28 January 2017

REVIEW: Natural Secrets Goatsmilk...

You may have gathered I LOVE discovering new brands - sure I have my favourites, but finding a new love is always a delight, and I have the Bloggers United AU Event last November to thank for my latest skin and body care adventure. All the attendees were gifted with a tube of Goatsmilk Hand Cream and a cake of Goatsmilk Moisturising Soap from the generous folk at Natural Secrets. An all Australian brand, they make a range of products (some for bubs too) that you'll find in selected pharmacies. So far I haven't been able to locate one chemist that stocks the entire range, but when I fall in love with something, I don't mind heading off on a seek-and-ye-shall-find mission till I track down what I'm after. Below is only part of their selection, but it will keep me going for now  If you have any trouble spotting this brand in your usual haunts, all products are purchasable from their website...


The first product I tried was the Moisturising Hand Cream - a delight from the very first application, it's non-greasy, and has a lovely fresh florally scent. My hands were in pretty poor shape after the move, from days and days of cleaning (without gloves - smack!) and ripping open cardboard boxes, but this deliciously hydrating cream fixed them in a week. I've actually been using it exclusively for the last month, and have already bought a standby tube ($6.99 for 80ml) ...

When I found out they made a Shower Gel, that was next on my list. With the same delicate scent, this bottle is what I reach for when I need some serious moisturising for my bod. Comes in a big fat 500ml container for $11.99, and your skin will love you for slathering on the super-softening pearly white bubbles. Suitable for dry and sensitive skin, it's made with goat's milk (no surprises there ha ha!), milk protein, aloe vera & vitamin E, and most importantly, free from sulphates, parabens & petrochemicals. Actually the entire range excludes these harsh chemicals ...

Just like makeup palettes, it's always a struggle for me to unwrap a cake of soap and actually use it - I do so love to keep them all pristine in my undies drawer, but I made an exception with this cake. Again the same refreshing scent, the one that was gifted was the plain moisturising variety, but I've since bought the kind that contains Manuka Honey. There are several other variations too, and both of these formulations leave your hands so soft and hydrated as well as clean. Although I'm a liquid hand wash gal, I always have a cake of soap on the vanity for when I want a really good scrub (especially under the finger nails), but also for guests so that they have a choice ...

The Moisturising Handwash was a must to try, and it didn't disappoint. Love the squat chubby bottle that never topples over (a steal for $6.99) - the formula is quite runny but highly concentrated, so one pump is enough to give your hands a fragrant cleanse that won't dry out your skin, in fact my hands always feel more supple and moist after a wash than before ...

Love each and every one of these products. There's also a Hand & Body Cream (250ml for $17.99) that I have my eye on - just desperately trying to use up a whole bunch of other body moisturisers that will expire in the next 6 months, but after that, I'll be adding it to my collection for sure ...


Love this range, and I reckon this old chooky and goats milk are a match made in heaven ...

How does your skin feel about goat's milk products? Have you tried this particular brand before?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

Monday, 23 January 2017

SPOTLIGHT: Jewellery Collection (Part 5) - Main Storage...

My Jewellery Collection was one of the series that fell through my blogging cracks last year, but now that the gems are all set up and organised in their new home, it's time to resurrect this particular theme, and show you how I manage to co-ordinate everything each day. I've been asked "how do you do it?" - well organisation is the key, and of course, having everything arranged in colour families is also essential to finding just the right pieces. Below are two of the cabinets housing my collection (you've seen the rings before in Part 2 HERE)...


So the dilemma was how to keep all these beauties safe, laid-out and dust-free, so I went with the same system I use for some of my makeup - these 5 Tray Organisers from K-Mart, which only cost $18.00. Together with a couple of rolls of that sticky, non-slip material from the $$$ shops (for a couple of buckeroos) to line the trays, it was the simplest and most effective way to make sure everything stayed fresh and super easy to choose...
For the move I left everything in the drawers, taped them up, and when I unpacked them, all I had to do was rearrange the pieces that had slipped sideways when the removalists hoisted the boxes onto their shoulders (well at least that's what I think they did ha ha)...


And here's a sneak peak of a couple of the drawer contents - the big reveal of ALL of the drawers will be in Part 6 (coming soon!)...
With this storage system, everything is visible and stays put, and I can put my hand on anything lickety split. Of course there are far more glamorous ways to store baubles and beads, but with the sheer volume of my collection, I decided on practicality rather than glitz, and let's face it, the less I spend on storage, the more I can invest in additional bling pieces, although I might just have enough now lol ...

So how do  you store your jewellery?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

P.S. Linking to Ingrid's always entertaining Monday Makeup Madness Linkup Party - don't miss a post, starts every Monday morning at 6:30am ...

Friday, 20 January 2017

REVIEW: Selena Gomez EDP...

As you may have gathered, I'm indulging in some Celebrity Fragrance exploration of late, and this one by Selena Gomez was both a delightful surprise, AND a massive disappointment. The fragrance is gorgeous and I love it, but the presentation - well let's just say it leaves a lot to be desired! I should tell you that the sample bottle on display in Priceline was just that - the bottle. The sales assistant took the pretty box to the counter, I paid for it, and then headed home...


Imagine my shock when I unwrapped the contents, and discovered, this...this kitschy tacky cap on the top! Honestly it looks like a left over from a fun fair, or one of those party supplies stores - what was she thinking?????


As  you can see in the pic below, the bottle itself is the epitome of elegance - to me it looks like an exquisite evening gown, the draping effect of the glass folds encapsulating the finest work of an haute couture artisan. Positively breathtaking, so why on earth would Ms. Gomez (or her marketing team) absolutely TRASH the effect with such a ridiculous cap? It's beyond me. I swear ANY other lid on this bottle would allow its magnificence to shine, and I'll prove it to you...


Here it is with the top from my Vera Wang Lovestruck bottle - fabulously girly, and a magical fashion statement...


And here's my personal fave - this is the lid from a scented candle. Gives it a fun and delightfully oriental character, don't you think?...

And below she's crowned with the cap from the only other far-less-than-beautiful perfume bottle in my collection - Beyonce's Rise. Even this spiky monstrosity takes on a majestic air when partnered with the graceful flacon...

Considering how beautiful just about every other bottle put out by a celeb is, I think this is a perfect example of what NOT to do in the design world. Anyways, now that I've got that less than flattering rant off my chest, let me tell you about the fragrance itself...

This is a very sweet and tropical gourmand fruit floral - that's a mouthful indeed, or should I say a nose-full lol. Starts with the juiciest ripe raspberries, peach and orange, softens down to fragrant purple freesias with a touch of musk and dewberry, and finishes with vanilla, amber, chocolate and coconut. Is your mouth watering? Apparently she held a competition on her website where her fans could vote for their favourite ingredients, and this is the result...

If you're not keen on sweet-as perfumes, then leave this one alone. I adore it, mainly because every time I spritz, my nose picks up a different ingredient emphasis, so in fact I never know how it's going to turn out - depends on the air temperature, humidity, my mood, and obviously my skin chemistry at the time. Fascinating - girly and sophisticated, fresh and seductive, fun and flirty. Another reason I'm attracted to it is because I've never smelt it on anyone else, but then maybe I just can't identify it due to its whirlwind of flavours. Definitely improves as the minutes go by, takes about half an hour for all the notes to eventually unite, and that's when I love it the most...

From memory I paid around $25 for the 50ml bottle - pretty good value, and it lasts up to 5 hours on my bod. Rest assured after this photo shoot, I hid the cap in a very dark and obscure place, and I expect to only come across it again the next time I move ha ha...

What do you think - is it just me or do you agree that the cap and bottle combo is a total mismatch?

Take care of you,
kats xxx

Tuesday, 17 January 2017

SPOTLIGHT: December Empties!...

Considering the house was in a state of total chaos for several weeks, I'm kinda proud of myself for finishing these, but more so for not losing track of them in the move lol! I did my utmost to afford myself some "me" time in between packing and unpacking, hence the three masks (and what a treat they were), but let's get on with it...

Cenovis Chewable Sugarless C 500mg (300 tablets, RRP $16.95)
As mentioned in a previous empties post, I just buy whichever brand is on special whenever I run out - they all taste the same to me, and providing they're sugarless, I'm easy ...
Repurchase?
Sure ...


Nivea Free Time Shower Cream (250ml, RRP $2.99)
This was an interesting one. Always happy with Nivea shower products as they're so incredibly moisturising. I enjoyed this particular fragrance (Star Fruit + Aloe Vera) - quite tangy and sharp, but very refreshing. Found this at Chemist Warehouse, but haven't seen it since ...
Repurchase?
I have a few others to get through, but I would buy it again if  it was available, mainly for the skin softening properties ...


Clearasil Daily Clear Superfruits Refreshing Scrub (150ml, RRP $10.99)
Lovely scrub, I reviewed it in full HERE. To this day I'm still amazed that Clearasil products work so well on my ancient face, without any irritation. I've enjoyed many tubes of this scrub, but I'm bored with the raspberry/cranberry fragrance now, and won't buy it again for a while. But it works really well ...
Repurchase?
Yes, but not in the immediate future...


Skin Republic Anti-Aging Hand Repair (18g, RRP $7.99)
Great idea, but not quite as exciting as I'd hoped. The gloves are ridiculously large, so big I wondered if they'd stay on while I rested - they did, but I don't understand why they need to be yeti-sized. The serum inside them was highly effective, but not as nourishing or rich as I'd hoped - I'd prefer something less runny, something that I could massage in afterwards rather than pat, but hey that's just me. My hands absolutely LOVED the treatment - ingredients include marine collagen, shea butter, vitamin E & 7 plant extracts. You leave them on for 20 minutes, but I had an afternoon nap of around 2 hours while wearing mine ...
Repurchase?
Probably, but I'll have a look around to see what other brands are available - so far I've only found them online ...


Skin Republic Collagen Hydrogel Under Eye Patch (3 pairs, 18g, RRP $9.99)
Totally in love with these thingies - they're quite firm so they stay put reasonably well without flapping around, and there are 3 pairs in the pack. Didn't do much for my baggies, but my under eye area was supremely hydrated, and the skin looked far less crepey afterwards. I reckon I need one pack per week for the rest of the year lol! Contains collagen, green tea, aloe vera & vitamins A & E. These were gifted to me at the Bloggers United AU event ...
Repurchase?
Already have - I sleep in these, although they've usually fallen off by morning ...


Skin Republic Brightening Vitamin C Face Mask Sheet (25ml, RRP $7.99)
This refreshing sheet mask came in the November Marie Claire Ageless Parcel pack - loved my first go, so much so I bought a stack more. This is a great excuse to take some time out because you really need to lie down once you've applied the sheet. Supposed to even out skin tone by reducing age spots - I didn't notice any improvement in that department, but it's early days yet, and I plan on treating myself to one of these each week. Gave my skin a lovely boost of hydration, and it's mess-free. I'm keen to try the bubbling charcoal one, but so far I haven't found anywhere that stocks it ...
Repurchase?
Several already, including some of the other varieties ...


Sukin Energising Coffee & Coconut Body Scrub (50ml sample, 125ml, RRP $14.95)
Another product that came in the November Marie Claire Ageless Parcel. I'm not a regular user of body scrubs, so I can't compare this to any other brand. But from a new-comer's point of view, it smelt nice and I like all the natural ingredients, but I found it really scratchy (yikes!), and the consistency was a bit too watery. I reckon I'd prefer something with a bit more substance, and granules that aren't so hard. Maybe I'm a sugar scrub kinda gal?
Repurchase?
No - I'll probably explore other brands of body scrubs in due course, but I don't think this is the one for me...


Rimmel Exaggerate Full Colour Lip Liner - Eastend Snob (0.25g, RRP $12.95)
Really like these lipliners - this one is a twist up variety, creamy and smooth, great pigmentation. I think I have all six of the colours it comes in. If you're after a good quality nudey lip liner, then this is the go ...
Repurchase?
You bet - actually took the old one with me to make sure I bought the right replacement ...


L'Oreal Age Perfect Golden Age Re-Densifying Day Cream (50ml, RRP $36.95)
Oooh yes, just published my review of this beauty HERE. Love the whole range actually, so much so I'm giving away a set so I can share the lurve ...
Repurchase?
Already have - bought it 2 weeks into the trial because I was so impressed ...


Simple Kind to Skin Micellar Cleansing Water (200ml, RRP $9.99)
Reviewed HERE as part of my Micellar Magic series. I have SO many bottles of micellar water in the cupboard, so I was thrilled to actually get to the bottom of this one!...
Repurchase?
Probably not - it's nice, effective for what I want to do with it, good price, but nothing startling, and well, there's so many others out there that have the edge...


it Cosmetics Color Correcting Full Coverage CC+ Cream (32ml, RRP $58.00)
Major rave about it HERE. Will NEVER be without this wonder cream ...
Repurchase?
Already have, and about to order a spare ...


Neutrogena Deep Clean Revitalising Pink Grapefruit Daily Scrub (100g, RRP $13.99)
Was listed as one of my empties last April, but it's SO good, I'm adding it again. Adore the fragrance, love the consistency, delighted with what it does for my skin ...
Repurchase?
Absolutely! ...

Take care of you,
kats xxx

Monday, 16 January 2017

REVIEW & GIVEAWAY: L'Oreal Age Perfect - Golden Age...

Happy 2017 lovelies! At last I have my new blog HQ set up, and with the relocation impacting the plans for my usual November and Christmas giveaways, I'm celebrating my first post for the new year with some goodies for you. Back in September last year, beautyheaven invited me to trial the new Age Perfect Golden Age skin care range from L'Oreal, and I absolutely loved it. I was so impressed with the presentation, quality and benefits, I just had to post a review here, and give you the opportunity to try these lovely products for yourself, or if you're a young'un, nab a set for your Mum or Grandma. It's the first time I've ever seen a range specifically created for 60+ gals, and I'm delighted that L'Oreal acknowledges that us seniors still need and want to look after our skin with the best possible (and affordable) products ...
The packaging is gorgeous - all pastel pink and gold, very feminine and all the containers look ultra-luxurious on my vanity. There are three products in the range - Radiance-Activating Serum, Rosy Re-Densifying Day Cream and Rich Re-Densifying Night Cream (wish there was an eye cream - hint, hint L'Oreal!)...
The serum is a favourite of mine, and in fact I'm still using the same lightweight plastic bottle from the trial - there's about one third left after four months of daily use, so for $39.95, it's excellent value. Under the screw cap there's no dropper, just a hole - when you tip the bottle upside down, one drop of serum is dispensed with each tap. I've been using two or three drops because I don't like to be mean with my face products, plus I always include my neck and chest in my routine. The serum is light, spreads easily, and feels a bit sticky before it completely absorbs, but once it sinks in, you're left with soft, hydrated and refreshed skin that glows with a youthful radiance. There are tiny little golden flecks and micro pearls suspended in the pale pink liquid to provide some subtle and shimmery illumination to one's features, and it has a very delicate rose fragrance...
The day cream lasted a good three months - especially formulated for mature and often dull skin, ingredients include neo-calcium (for strengthening and plumping), and imperial peony extract and iris flower (to rehydrate and give a hint of natural colour). It's the prettiest peachy pink shade which isn't actually visible on the skin once you massage it in, but it sure enhances the glow that's already started happening with the serum...
There's no SPF included so you'll need a sunscreen, but you won't need much else - this cream gave my skin such a moisture boost and healthy radiance, there were days when I seriously considered not wearing foundation - whoa! I especially love that it's light and yet so enriching - it leaves a faint sheen on my skin, but the residue is not the least bit greasy, and I find it to be the perfect makeup base. Ever so lightly scented, it won't interfere with your perfume...
I still have some of the night cream left in the jar because I've been trialing the Revitalift Laser X3 cream for the last five weeks (that's a whole other story of complexion rejuvenation!), but I'll be returning to it shortly as it just so perfectly hydrates my skin overnight....
Quite a bit more dense than the day cream, it has an almost waxy consistency. While it doesn't absorb completely, it's not greasy or heavy, and there's no oil slick on my T-zone the next morning. When I use this night cream, I wake up looking refreshed, my skin is plump and refined, and my complexion doesn't have that awful "flattened" appearance that creeps in as the years go by...
So loving this range, and I'm giving away a set to one of my followers. I bought it at Coles at a time when someone screwed up - it seems that whoever was stocking the shelves was advised that this was a discontinued range rather than a brand new one, and all three were marked as "Clearance" with a crazily low price tag (back to normal price the following week). Being the opportunistic blogger that I am (always on the lookout for a bargain) how could I resist?...
To enter, just follow the instructions in the Rafflecopter section below, and leave a comment as to why you'd like to win. Because of the weight of the items (the jars are glass), this giveaway is open to Australian Residents Only. And in case you're planning to give the skin care to a relly, I'm also including the pretty knot earrings and bracelet pictured below for you - they're from Colette and were purchased by me at one of their sales ...
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This giveaway is now closed - check back later tonight to see who won!


Woo hoo! - random.org has chosen the beautiful Dianne C. as the winner.  
Congratulations gorgeous! 
Dianne please respond to the email I've sent you by 
Wednesday 25th January to claim your prize :-)
Edit: Dianne has claimed her prize
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Best of luck to all who enter!

Take care of you,
kats xxx

P.S. Linking to Ingrid's Monday Makeup Madness Linkup Party, which I believe is resuming as a weekly feature starting today ...