Designer Brands Makeup Review

*Originally posted on FashioNZ Admittedly I was wary about trying cheaper brands. After going through a bad stage of hormonal acne a year or so…

Stay Wild, Wet n’ Wild Beauty Review

This is so exciting, I have never tried Wet n’ Wild cosmetics until I started reviewing this brand for FashioNZ. So, this product review will…

Hi There

I’m Charlotte - a pinup styled blogger/vlogger and travel marketer. I live and work in Auckland City, New Zealand.

You’ll find everything from recipes, high tea reviews, pinup & retro fashion, old Hollywood glamour & travel related content here on my blog.

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Reviewing The Body Shop Beauty Products

This review for The Body Shop was originally reviewed on FashioNZ When the Body Shop makeup turned up on my work desk I couldn’t wait…

Kick Ass Red Lipstick Shades – My Top 4

*This blog post was originally written for The Pinup Registry Lipstick has the power to completely change your look. Swiping a rich red lipstick bullet…

Perfecting the Pinup Poodle with Fanciforia Foxglove

Perfecting a pinup poodle with Fanciforia Foxglove, another lovely guest blogger.  Many modern pinup girls struggle with mastering the vintage up-do known as ‘The Poodle’. On…

Modern Pageboy – A Vintage Hairstyle Tutorial

My go-to hairstyle these days are long and shorter versions of the classic 40’s pageboy. I just create different versions of it as my hair…

A Skincare Update: From Someone Who Suffers from Hormonal Acne

It’s been just over 6 months since I first wrote about my hormonal acne issues. For the past few years my skin has just got worse,…

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies Recipe + Win Mellow Lipsticks

Valentine’s Day – also known as the ‘Feast of Saint Valentine’. The day where lovers acknowledge their sweet affections for one another.  If you celebrate…

Pinup 101 Frequently Asked Questions

I wanted to create a pinup FAQ’s sheet of questions I often get asked in my day-to-day life (and on social media) into one blog post…

7 Lush Products That Have Ingredients Bakers Would Use

I love Lush products – they’re one of my favourite things to go and splurge on when I feel like treating myself to a pamper. I…

Hairspray How-To’s With Moroccanoil

Post originally published at FashioNZ I was lucky enough to trial the Moroccanoil Luminous Hairspray in three different strengths; medium, strong and my personal favourite…