Get Unready With Me!

Get Unready With Me

I love the feeling of a freshly cleansed face.. nothing beats this after a long day at work. Lately my skin has been playing up a bit. I’m getting a lot of hormonal acne consistently popping up on my cheek so I thought I’d share a Get Unready With Me detailing step by step my night time skincare routine for healthier and clearer skin.

My everyday work look is pretty basic which consist of foundation, concealer, bronzer, blush and brows.

Here’s my skincare night time routine step by step:

Step 1: Firstly, I tie my hair up in a pony tail and then put on a headband to get rid of those pesky baby hairs around my forehead.

Step 2: Soak a cotton pad with micellar water and wipe around the face. I’m pretty thrifty and don’t like wasting so I usually turn over the cotton pad to the other side and use it to go over my neck. If I’m travelling, I replace this step with makeup remover wipes.

Step 3: Taking a cream cleanser (or foam cleanser), I massage my face in a circular motion to thoroughly remove any residual makeup. Then I wash off the cream cleanser and dry my face with a small towel.

I would like to emphasise that using a single cleanser to remove makeup is not enough. Even if it looks clean, there might still be some makeup residual left. By not removing all traces of makeup, it can block pores and cause acne. I have always double cleansed since I started wearing makeup.

Step 4: Depending if I have acne, I would apply some acne treatment. Products like diluted apple cider vinegar or drying lotion works a treat for me.

Step 5: As my skin is generally dry all year around, I apply a thick layer of moisturiser so it leaves my skin feeling amazing.

Step 6: Apply a thin layer of anti aging eye cream and now I’m set for bed time!

Get Unready With Me-ego-skin-health-tip

I was invited by Ego to contribute a couple of beauty tips to be included in their new skincare hub. If you haven’t heard of Ego, they are an Australian owned and manufactured skincare company that is available exclusively in pharmacies. This post is a collaboration with Ego and I hope you enjoyed it. You can check out more skincare tips on Ego’s Skincare Hub.

What are your skincare tips or tricks? I would love to read about it. Please share in the comment section below!


This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Ego Skincare. My opinions are 100% honest.


Palmolive Oil Infusions Review + Giveaway [Closed]

palmolive oil infusions

When it comes to body moisturisers, I’m pretty fussy. I like my moisturisers nice smelling but not too over-powering. I’m also not a fan of the thick ones that are hard to apply. I’ve been trialing the new Palmolive Oil Infusions range for the last four weeks and have been pleasantly surprised. If you read until the end, there may even be a giveaway☺.

Inspired by the essential oils trend exploding in health and beauty, the Oil Infusions range is enriched with an infusion of essential oils and botanical extracts including avocado oil, jojoba oil, jasmine extract, macadamia oil, rose oil and citrus oils.

The Palmolive Oil Infusions skin care collection consist of:

  • Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Moisturiser
  • Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Wash
  • Palmolive Oil Infusions Liquid Hand Wash
  • Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Bar

Body Moisturisers, Body Wash & Hand Wash range is available in:

  • Jasmine with Avocado Oil
  • Citrus with Jojoba Oil
  • Rose with Macadamia Oil

palmolive oil infusions

Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Moisturiser

This moisturiser has the perfect consistency. It’s ultra hydrating, absorbs quickly into the skin and does not leave skin feeling greasy at all. I use this straight out of the shower and 3 pumps is more than enough to moisturise my entire body. All three blends smell amazing and my favourite is the rose with macadamia oil.


palmolive oil infusions

Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Wash & Body Bar

Both products lather really well. For the body wash, use only a small amount is required. I like to use two pumps with a cleansing puff but there are bubbles everywhere so you can definitely use just one pump. The body wash leaves skin feeling cleansed less the dryness afterwards.

Palmolive Oil Infusions Hand Wash

I’m pretty impressed with the packaging. I’ve placed the hand wash on my kitchen sink since receiving it and four weeks later the bottle still looks good as new. The hand wash feels luxurious and my hand feels clean but not dry. It’s our go to hand wash in the kitchen now. I’ve tested this hand wash on some seriously greasy hands and it has passed the test!

palmolive oil infusions

Now onto the GIVEAWAY!!

The lovely and kind peeps at Palmolive has provided me with three awesome pamper packs to giveaway.

Each pack contains:

  • 3x Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Moisturiser
  • 1x Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Wash
  • 1x Palmolive Oil Infusions Liquid Hand Wash
  • 1x Palmolive Oil Infusions Body Bar

To win this fabulous prize, all you have to do is tell me in 25 words or less

“How do you pamper yourself at home?”

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  • Open to Australian Residents Only
  • Must comment on this blog post
  • One entry per household
  • If you are under 18 yrs old, please make sure you get your parents permission
  • Winner will be chosen by me and an email will be sent to the winner
  • Winner must respond within 2 days or a new winner is selected
  • Giveaway ends on the 2nd of October at 5pm Melbourne time
  • Winner will be announced on this post on/before the 8th of October – please check back
  • Postal details will be passed onto a PR representative who will then mail out the prizes.
  • Beauty & Things will not be held responsible for lost or damaged mail
  • Beauty & Things reserve the right to change the terms of this giveaway at any time

Good Luck!!

The winners are Amy, Sarahmary & Jayne!

Congrats and please check your email!

Super Easy Date Night Effortless Waves Tutorial

Hello Spring! How I’ve missed you!

When I think of spring…warm weather, flowers and date night pop into my head. Today I’ll be showing you how to create super easy date night effortless waves using the ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong. Who doesn’t love effortless waves? I know I do, it’s my all time favourite hairstyle. I’m extremely grateful to be given this opportunity to try out such a fab product and it has easily become my go-to curler.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Tools you’ll need:

  • ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong (32mm barrel)
  • Hair brush (not pictured above)
  • Hair Clip
  • Hair Tie
  • Hair Spray
  • Heat Protector
  • Hair Oil

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Start off with freshly washed or 1 day old hair. Before you start curling, make sure you thoroughly brush through your hair and remove any tangles. To prevent your hair from getting heat damage, apply heat protector spray all over.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Split hair into halves and again split the upper and lower – so now the hair is divided into quarters.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves (10)

Take a small section of hair and clasp about 5cm section of hair. Twist the curler out (away from your face) until hair is wrapped around. Hold for 15-20sec, release clasp and slowly slide curler out.

For a more natural look, I like to alternate directions of the curl. Same process as the above but twisting the curl in (towards your face).

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

Continue taking similar sized sections and repeat the process until you have curled all your hair. Run your fingers through the waves to make them loose and flowy,.

Now you have effortless waves! Add some hair spray, this will help make your curls last longer.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

The very last step (optional), gently pat a few drops of hair oil to give it a bit of shine.

Super Easy Date Night Effortness Waves Tutorial

What’s your favourite hairstyle?


The ghd Curve Soft Curl Tong was gifted to me. This has not affected my opinion in anyway.


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