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Monday, 7 August 2017

DIY // How to Make Custom ADIDAS & GUCCI Inspired Floral Sneakers!


I pretty much made this DIY video because I couldn’t afford to buy a real pair of floral Gucci sneakers πŸ˜…

I’ve been wearing sneakers a lot lately and have wanted to get a pair of pink Adidas Superstars (achievable, but impossible to find) or Gucci sneakers (simply, NOT POSSIBLE) for a while, so I decided to just combine the two and make my own!

And I think we can agree that a $50 DIY is a lot friendlier on your wallet than EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS (seriously, who are these people who can afford this and do they make donations?! 😭). Hope you guys enjoy this video!

// For this DIY you’ll need:
  • A pair of plain white sneakers 
  • A thick and thin velvet ribbon in a colour of your choice 
  • Scissors 
  • Hot glue gun & glue sticks 
  • Embroidery appliquΓ©s of your choice 
P.S: If you’re wondering why my hair is suddenly a lot longer in this video, it’s because I filmed it before I went to Japan!

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Thursday, 3 August 2017

JAPANESE BEAUTY & FASHION HAUL + GIVEAWAY!


I’m back in Melbourne! And um, it’s lucky that I took a SECOND SUITCASE to Japan because I bought some things…

Hope you guys enjoy this Japanese fashion, beauty and skincare haul, and stay tuned to the end of the video for details on how to enter the giveaway!

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Sunday, 30 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 10 // BEST Souvenir Shopping Spot in Tokyo & Visiting the ELLE CAFE!


It’s the last daily vlog from my Japan trip 😒

Thank you to everyone who have come along on this journey with me, and I will definitely go back to Japan in the near future! It’s easily my favourite place, so I will 100% return again and again and again. Plus, stay tuned - the next video will be a Japan haul and a GIVEAWAY full of my favourite Japanese beauty products!

But for now, in this Japan vlog we visited the gorgeous Elle Cafe in Shibuya (since WHEN have magazines had their own cafes?!), and spent the afternoon in Asakusa going souvenir shopping in Nakamise and getting our fortunes told at Senso-ji Temple. Hope you guys enjoy this vlog!

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Saturday, 22 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 9 // HEDGEHOG CAFE & Seeing MT FUJI At The Shibazakura Flower Festival!


Um, so cat cafes are SOOOO yesterday…

Jokes, but in all seriousness, I went to an actual HEDGEHOG CAFE in Roppongi Tokyo where you literally get to play with and feed hedgehogs! They are so cute and cheeky, and it’s one of the most unique experiences you can get in Japan.

In this daily life vlog I also saw Mt Fuji! We travelled about two hours out of Tokyo on rural trains to the Shibazakura Flower Festival and while the festival itself was a bit of a bust (our fault for going on the LAST day!) seeing Mt Fuji more than made up for it. Hope you guys enjoy this vlog!

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Saturday, 8 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 8 // REAL LIFE MARIO KART IN TOKYO & GIANT Cotton Candy in Harajuku!


GUYS, I WENT MARIO KARTING IN TOKYO. ACTUAL. MARIO. KARTING.

First up in today’s vlog, we headed to Harajuku to explore the famous Takeshita Street (you know, the one famous for the adorably costumed Harajuku girls!) and visit Totti Candy Factory to try one of their super famous (and SO Insta-worthy) giant rainbow cotton candy. We call it Fairy Floss in Australia hehe πŸ˜‡

Then we met up with my friend Yuma to go MARIO KARTING. This is an actual thing you can do in Tokyo - Maricar run tours around Tokyo where you dress up as a Mario character and you LITERALLY go go-karting around the city. There are no helmets and no seat belts (so in other words, it’s bloody terrifying), but it is SO. MUCH. FUN. Just keep in mind that you’ll need an international driver’s licence to do it!

Hope you guys enjoy this travel vlog, it was one of my favourite days from the trip! If you’re still reading this, let me know in the comments below which Mario character you’d dress up as!

Watch the craziness below!


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Sunday, 2 July 2017

JAPAN VLOG 7 // First Time at LUSH SPA & Visiting a Japanese Supermarket!


UM, POSSIBLY THE COOLEST SPA IN JAPAN.

So we don’t have Lush Spas in Australia, but they are definitely a must visit if you go to Tokyo and are a Lush fan! In today’s Japan vlog, we went to the one in Daikanyama to treat ourselves to the Tailor Made package, which includes a 30 minute deep tissue massage and a special rum (YES, rum lol) infused tea and cookie afterwards. #bliss

Jess and I then visited a Japanese supermarket and while there were a few differences between Japan and Australia… once you’ve been to one supermarket, you’ve been to them all (except their ready meals are ON POINT).

We then headed back to Shibuya to do some shopping at Its’ Demo (where I bought POKEMON MAKEUP - whatttt) and Bershka, and take Purikura photobooth stickers!



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Monday, 19 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 6 // VEGAN CAFE in Tokyo, Kiddyland & Shopping in Omotesando Hills!


My best friend who I’ve been travelling Japan with is vegan and vegan-friendly food can be tough to find in Tokyo! So we were pretty stoked to find Mr Farmer in Omotesando (a central area of Tokyo) with some delicious vegan options.

For the rest of the day we went shopping around Omotesando Hills, went Kiddyland (which is a mecca of merchandise for all different kinds of cartoons and anime like Pokemon, Studio Ghibli and Disney!), the clothing store WEGO, bought some Japanese makeup and contact lenses from Ainz Tulpe and visited Yoyogi Park! We decided not to get Japanese for dinner though… you’ll just have to watch the video to see where we went! πŸ˜‰

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Monday, 12 June 2017

JAPAN VLOG 5 // DYING MY HAIR BLUE, Genki Sushi & Trying Japanese BEAUTY DRINKS!


UM, SO MY HAIR IS BLUE.

I was a little nervous about dying my hair while I was in Tokyo, but I decided to be brave and give it a go! Nalu Number 76 is an English-speaking hair salon in Omotesando and my stylist Erika did a great job on my hair - I actually wanted an ashy brown colour but one bleach wasn’t enough to get there, so she dyed over the yellow bleach tones with a wash-out blue dye to counteract the brassiness and I ended up with blue hair!

I never would have dyed my hair blue if she didn’t suggest it, but since making this video and my hair having now washed out to the correct ash brown, I actually want to go blue again, but for real this time!! Thumbs up this video if you think I should 😍

Afterwards I headed back to Shibuya to do a little shopping, visited the COOLEST SUSHI TRAIN ever, and sat down with my bestie Jess to try some of the popular Japanese ‘Inner Beauty’ drinks (spoiler: they’re weird!).

Watch the vlog below:



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