ILIA True Skin Serum Foundation

Fans of natural beauty, I feel like we have reached a pivotal moment where natural makeup is finally, truly challenging those from the mainstream brands. I am so excited to bring you a review of a recently launched foundation from ILIA, a brand that has grown from strength to strength over the past few years.…

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DedCool Fragrance Review

Since wearing DedCool fragrances I have received so many compliments and comments about my perfume, which is unusual for me. I figure that they must be doing something right over at DedCool HQ so I wanted to share with you my thoughts on their small, but punchy unisex eau de parfum collection. DedCool was founded…

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Current skincare favourites

In this week’s blog I wanted to give a shout out to my skincare A-team. These four products have been hanging out on my face for a while now and I think I owe it to you and to them to spread the word about just how they’ve transformed my skin. I’ve been loyal to…

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A saviour for sensitive skin

Much of my new brand discoveries happen on Instagram and Harborist is no exception. Late last year I spotted their account and I was particularly intrigued by their Balm-Gel Cleanser. Firstly, I love testing cleansers and secondly, I absolutely adore gel-to-oil formulas, especially those that emulsify with water. So, when Kate Porter contacted me back…

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Fluke Beauty Podcast #1

In the first edition of the Fluke Beauty Podcast I focus on why independent and niche skincare, makeup and beauty brands are worth supporting and which three indie brands have caught my attention in recent times. Listen to it now on iTunes. Brands mentioned: Jordan Samuel Skincare, Josh Rosebrook, May Lindstrom, H is for Love,…

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Let’s talk about peptides

Peptides are touted as very powerful anti ageing ingredients that are not new to the skincare industry but have certainly risen in popularity thanks to launches such as the Drunk Elephant Protini Polypeptide Cream  and Jordan Samuel The Performance Cream. Whilst I haven’t tried these two products as yet, I have been using a local product –…

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My first impression of KORA Organics

KORA Organics, founded by one of the world’s most recognisable models Miranda Kerr, has enjoyed steady success since their launch in 2009 and is now sold internationally via retailers such as Net-A-Porter and Sephora. The most recent product launch has focused on a Kerr family favourite, the Noni fruit. But is KORA Organics worth trying,…

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A juicy drink for your skin

Skin Juice is one of those Australian brands that seem to fly under the radar despite making really awesome products. I hope that through my reviews people will see that this company, that has been around for over 20 years, is actually worth looking into. Not only are the products affordable, but all that I’ve…

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