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 ago. I’m now particular about what I’m putting on my skin. I got a few…

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 be super honest and a fresh new perspective on some of their range. This review was…

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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 to get this stuff home to review it for FashioNZ. To be perfectly honest, I…

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 over my lips is my favourite part of putting my face together in the morning.…

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 first glance, it looks simple to do – just some Shirley Temple-esque curls pinned atop…

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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 gets longer and longer. Sometimes I style my pageboy half down and half up styling the…

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, and worse and I had no idea what was causing it. In the first post…

Valentine’s Day Sugar Cookies Recipe + Win Mellow Lipsticks

[social_warfare]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 Valentine’s Day it’s usually by giving or receiving chocolates, flowers, romantic cards or a date-night.…

YouTube – 100 Days of Vlogging

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 that I could direct people who ask too for a full rundown on information. How do you…

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 love that when I bring Lush home, it motivates me to take a moment and have…

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 super strong (you do’ isn’t moving till 2017 with this powerhouse of a spray). Hairspray…


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