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The What's on my iPhone video is finally here so lets go through my apps together! I also love my new hair but you're going to have to watch the video to find out the colour :)!!

It was done at my fave salon: Stevie English  They do a wonderful job, and quite a few people go to them to fix colour issues from other hair dressers. Their instagram is @englishhair if you're wanting to see some of their work :)

I've also had a overwhelming amount of responses to where I got my case so I've included a link here:



BUT IT HERE: http://bit.ly/1uaFg5o

It's super cheap!! So for those of you guys that have 6 Plus it will be amazing :)

For s similar case for other size iPhone i found this one is also cute:



This one has a cover and stand to protect the glass part and you can stand up your phone!! it looks really useful :)!!

BUY IT HERE: http://amzn.to/1E5zF6v

To watch my new video and find out what my new hair colour is :) Please click through below!





Much love,

Wengie!

Eyebrow tattoo's have existed for a while now, even my mum got her eyebrow tattoo'd as an answer to her ever thinning eyebrow hair. I never thought I'd be doing the same thing many year later as I was quite young when she got hers done and it never occurred to me as to why?

I myself had a flourishing set of eyebrows, so thick that most of the time I had trouble plucking away the hairs then ever worry about filling them in myself.

Fact: Many Korean girls will not leave the house without their brows filled in. 

Oh how things have changed. Believe them when they say that it may never grow back! I feel it hasn't been a problem while I was a teenager, when I needed my eyebrows to be elegant and thin they grew like a bush, and now I miss them as every over plucked hair may never come back. As if I had offended them by removing them. Damn!!

I had always been curious about Korean 3D Eyebrow tattoo's mainly because they were said to only last temporarily. I have not yet settled on an eyebrow shape for life and happily follow Korean eyebrow trends so I'm not ready to commit. These sounded like a great alternative.

Fact: These Eyebrow Tattoo's Last 3 months  - 1 year

Depending on where you get them done and how your skin behaves, your brows should last anywhere between 3 months to 1 year. This new semi-permenant alternative is created by tattooing on the superficial layer of your skin and not so deep so that it will fade over time as you skin exfoliates.

Fact: 3D stands for the fact that each strand of hair is drawn on individually which makes it appear more natural

The old style of eyebrow tattoo's involve a block of colour to mimic how brows are filled in with makeup. Often the colours that were used were black to match black hair which faded to a green or bluish tinted colour. Then brown was used to look more natural. Now they've got it right, by drawing in each eyebrow hair eyebrow tattoo's look incredibly natural, not like the blocks of eyebrows you might see on aunties.

There are 2 styles of 3D brow, one is machine drawn and one is hand drawn. Machine drawn is more uniform as it's done by a machine and usually more parallel and cleaner. Hand drawn usually is less predictable which makes it look more natural, it also means its more dependent on the experience of your artist.

Machine tattooed brows

Fact: They save you so much time each morning and you can swim with beautiful brows

The great thing about these tattoo's brows is that you no longer need to fill in your brows every morning, and if you're like me this is great because I end up with different brows every day! Also if you live in a humid climate and sweat a lot you no longer have to worry about your brows sweating away.

Fact: It takes about 2 hours to have your brows tattoo'd on

The whole process was incredibly easy, and not that painful. Depending on your pain threshold and the numbing cream applied it should just feel like a gentle scratching.

The 3D Eyebrow Tattoo Process


1. Arrive with no makeup on

It's important to remove your makeup before the process, however if you have an eyebrow shape in mind you normally wear, it may be a good idea to wear it to your appointment to show your tattooist how you would like them done. I arrived with none because I would prefer her artistic opinion. It's completely up to you.

2. Choose your eyebrow design and eyebrow colour

Although it's not a permanent commiment you will still live with this eyebrow shape and colour for up to a year. Think about choosing a shape that compliments your current makeup looks the most and that you'd be happy to wear ongoing. Remember you can always draw more eyebrow on with makeup, but you can't conceal it as easily. When you can't decide always just fill in your natural shape and then use makeup to change the thickness and shapes later. 

Also in terms of colour, choose the lightest possible shade that would go with your planned hair colours. Also think about the tone whether your hair is warm toned or cool toned. You can usually choose between warm browns and ash toned browns so think about this too before you head to your appointment.

3. Apply numbing cream in the area 

You will thank whoever invented numbing cream that it has made this process bearable, you will need to leave this miracle cream on for about 15-20 minutes and your tattooist will provide relaxing music for you normally, otherwise bring something you can listen to or do while you lie there with it on.

4. Remove numbing cream and start tattooing

This is usually the longest process and will involve the design of your brows, remember that if it starts to get too uncomfortable for you, just speak up and more numbing cream will be applied. This is probably better then you flinching and squirming around and having the artist make a mistake because you're moving too much. Don't be a hero :) Speak up if it's painful! For me it felt like a scratching sensation.

5. Apply ointment in the area for the next 7 days - don't touch!

The area will be pinkish from the process and the most important thing is to prevent scabbing and infections. Remember to apply the ointment your provided religiously (3 times a day) and keep the area moist to prevent scabbing. I was also provided an anti-bacterial ointment for the first 3 days so that the area won't get infection, because this is still an open wound we're talking about and not to be taken lightly. Resist the urge to touch it and scratch it and you will be required not to get it wet for a week.

6. Go to your touch up session

A good tattooist will always include a touch up session to your package because how the design will fade from your skin is never predictable and it's always better to under tattoo and fix it up in the second session than to over tattoo and have to wait up to a year for the mistake to fade. Ask for the price of both sessions so you know the total cost.

Fact: It will fade over the course of the next few weeks! Don't panic

Immediately the eyebrow will look much darker than it is intended to so don't freak out! Also don't book any major events for the week after as you'll have ointment on your brows and even though they won't look bad, just a bit darker, you will have shiny brows which is usually not a good look.

My before and after eyebrow tattoo

BEFORE

AFTER 1st SESSION

Where to get them done

I can't stress how important it is to choose a good tattooist, because these are the brows you'll be living with for the next year. Always ask to look at past samples and ensure that you share the same taste in eyebrows too! It's very risky to ask someone to design a eyebrow they are unfamiliar with. This is why I didn't get this done till I could find a good Korean tattooist! You know how obsessed I am with Korean eyebrow style and straight style :) Lots of western beauty boutiques are incredibly talented however seems to do a lot of arched brow types that frame western faces beautifully but are not the brows for me. I didn't want to risk asking them to do something they weren't comfortable with so when I found a good Korean place, off I went. I got my brows done at Mii Beauty which is a cute little beauty boutique in Leichardt, Sydney run by a very talent Korean lady. I have to say the price she charges is incredibly reasonable compared to a lot of other places I asked so I highly recommend you try her if you're in Sydney! (Note: I paid for my sessions, this is not sponsored :))

Mii Beauty
Website: http://www.miibeauty.com.au
Instagram: Miibeautysydney
Price: $290 for 2 sessions (including touch up session)
Phone: 0403678502

Eyebrow Tattoo Talk Through

If you want to find out more about how I felt and see snapshots of the process don't forget to check out my video where I talk about my experience from beginning to end and also show you the actual process :)




I hope that this has helped you guys understand more about it and whether you want to try it out for yourself :) If you're under 18 please don't forget to ask your parents as it is still a tattoo!

Much love,

Wengie! 
Merry Christmas Eve everyone :)!!!! I hope you guys are having an awesome Day/Evening with family and friends :)!! I hope you guys join this Get Ready with Me Skin Prep Video :D I wanted to show you guys how I get my skin ready for makeup!! This is mostly done on days I film for nice and plump skin :)!!



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This hair straightener is amazing! I was first introduced to it by my hair dresser Stevie English (who dyed my hair this amazing pink, they often do awesome colours and won so many hair awards)

They have all switched to this straightener in the salon and pretty much the feedback has been all extremely positive! I didn't really believe it until I tried it myself while getting my nano max treatment done. Previously I would experience tugging and pulling during the straightening process resulting in some bearable still painful tension on my hair however once they switched to these straighteners it was literally like it just glided through it! I guess that's why they call it the One Glide.

The plates itself are movable and kind of tilt to either side, ensuring that not too much pressure is put on your hair (which is what causes tugging) and letting the amazing plate; which is infused with 32 different minerals that generate negative ions and 24 carat gold; glide through your hair effortlessly.

If you haven't tried hair products with negative ions in them, it's time to try! The difference it makes to your hair is simply amazing. Even I didn't believe it at first, but this straightener left my hair so soft and shiny even though I'm technically putting so much heat through it!

Evy create various products however this particular model is a professional level straightener, and well worth seeking out over the consumer models. Especially if you're looking to invest in a straightener you should consider this model on your shortlist.

Professional models however aren't available for consumer purchase so you'll need to purchase it from a professional supplier. If you're around Bondi or Glebe you can pop into Stevie English to try these babies before you commit. They also sell them so you can order over the phone or email and deliver it Australia wide:

Email lola[@]stevieenglish.com.au
Call Bondi: 9387 7791
Call Glebe: 9423 7033

I've owned a GHD for the longest time but this is definitely my replacement model when the time comes!

I managed to borrow it for a review so here it is :)!



My favourite quote of the week is:


This quote really spoke to me and it's something I feel has really changed the way I look at beauty :) I chat about this in my video below :)


Let me know what you guys think as well :)

Brought to you by Nuffnang and MRP


Somewhere inside me lives a designer junkie! I have a little collection of designer pieces that I've collected over the years that I absolutely love. There's my treasured Balenciaga Motorcycle Bag, and my, very first designer bag, the Chloe Paddington as well as a guilty collection of Christian Louboutin shoes. There is something about a piece of clothing that has been crafted carefully by a passionate artisan that makes wearing the clothes just that little bit more special.

But recently I have started loving fashion that is affordable too. Something about spending $30 on a dress is satisfying, (both for myself and my wallet) especially when you get compliments on it. In my head I proudly pat myself on the back. I guess I became a huge fan of mixing and matching. I feel it's an art to make your clothing come alive no matter the cost.

A really cool trend lately is awesome designers collaborating with commercial brands to bring out their beautiful design and make it completely affordable too! It's like the best of both worlds for me, you enjoy the design and you also get to pay less for it! Why not :)

So when I heard about this upcoming collaboration on MRP.com I was so super excited!!

For those of you guys that haven't been on the site, MRP is a fashion forward online store that's completely focused on bringing the latest trends at great prices!

Think tops for $5, sweaters for $15, and dresses and playsuits for under $30! If you're looking for really affordable trendy pieces, this store will have enough of a range to make you giddy for a couple of hours at least :)




So I'm actually really excited to announce that MRP has collaborated with Henry Holland (Designer of House of Holland) and has produced an affordable range of awesome festival worthy ladieswear collection which is being modelled by Chloe Norgaard (think willowy vogue-esque model with amazing unicorn coloured hair).




Henry &Chloe :) You can follow Chloe on instagram as well @ChloeNogaard


The prints are incredibly bold and bright with a awesome use of loud animal print, unstructured but chic shapes and casual jackets that look so comfy and fashionable. I'm a huge fan of these prints! I think they'll be perfect for the summer festival season coming up and great if you just love bright and happy clothing :)!! Ombre ends and crazy coloured hair like Chloe's are optional but incredibly recommended :)

These pieces are all thoughtfully designed by Henry Holland but the great thing is, you can grab these high quality designs, (some of Holland's collections can cost up to $400+) for a super good price!!

These are some of my favourite pieces!



If these prints are brighter then what you normally wear, you have the option to mix and match with a monochrome and simple pieces to tone it down, and it adds a beautiful pop of colour to your look!


Giveaway


It's also your lucky day because I'm giving away a $100 gift voucher to use on the MRP site as well (this will probably get you quite a few pieces on collection which will be amazing)!

This is all you need to do to enter!

1. Go to the MRP Henry Holland Collection at mrp.com

2. Tell me which piece is your favourite item and why from the range in the comments box below!

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Competition stats on Tuesday, 2nd December and ends Tuesday, 16th of December at 5pm AEDST

Simple as that!! Once you're done please leave your email by using this form [insert punch tab form] and I will contact you with this email if you are the winner! Good luck girls :)!!

Who can say no to affordable fashion and a free $100 gift voucher :)? Don't forget to check out the collection; I have a feeling that it's going to sell out quite quickly!!

Much love,

Wengie
If you're like me and you can't eat anything super heavy as soon as you wake up, a smoothie is a perfect way to get your nutrients, reduce the heaviness of a complete carb and butter filled meal and also it's super quick to drink!

I based this recipe off the different healthy juices I saw in the supermarket and chose one I liked and used very similar fruits. In the end it turned out really yummy and felt really green!

The health benefits of Kale


One of the main ingredients that I wanted to share with you is Kale. Kale is one of those super foods that have been trendy in the health area for a while now so I was super curious to try it out and use it in my diet.

The health benefits of Kale are incredible!

  • It's low calorie, with only 33 calories per cup of Kale
  • It contains NO FAT
  • High in iron
  • High in Vitamin K
  • Has anti-flamamtory properties
  • Filled with powerful anti-oxidents
  • High in Vitamin A
  • High in Vitamin C
  • High in Calcium
  • Is a detox food
  • Great for cardiovascular support

To translate all the amazing benefits, basically it's great for your skin, your waistline and your health!

The Morning Smoothie Recipe


So here is the recipe for the smoothie, you can actually just drink this anytime of the day actually! I've had this smoothie in the afternoon and all through the evening as just a drink :) You can mix it with more water if it's too thick for you! Water is also great for your skin :)

Ingredients


1 Orange
1 Kiwifruit
1/2 Banana
1 leaf of Kale with stems removed

Instructions


1. Quarter and peel oranges off skin and put it in a powerful blender
2. Half and scoop out the insides of the kiwifruit
3. Chop the banana in half and peel off the skin and put it in the blender
4. Remove all the spends of Kale and then chop it up in little pieces with a knife to aid the blending process.

Video Tutorial




Stay healthy and happy :)!

Much love,

Wengie



This week I'm back with another quote of mine! Please share it if you love it too :)!!


Life is short and sometimes you think you have all the time in the world, but you really don't. The sooner you realise this the sooner you'll realise how important it is that you start chasing your dreams instead of thinking you'll get around to it one day :)

I hope you enjoy this week's quote of the week chit chat with me :)!!

Summer Day to Night Haul and Outfit and Makeup Look

I had so much fun putting together this day to night outfit haul at my local Westfield!! I didn't even spend that much money at all and got some really great pieces for summer! 

Also Westfield has put together a collection on their site which was inspired by my style!


See my haul journey in the video below!


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