Sought-after Style Takes 2015




The new year is just around the corner, and that means it’s prime time to decide what you want to accomplish in the next twelve months. For me, it’s easy. There are a handful of things i’m planning on launching/implementing on the blog within these next few months, they are my ‘resolutions’ if you will.

There are a lot of exciting changes that will be coming to this humble website in the next few weeks/months, and today I would like to share with YOU – my readers – exactly what these will be. Please do comment below this article your thoughts and suggestions, i’d love to hear what you think of the New-Look website.

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Real Techniques Brush Set Review


This Christmas I was lucky enough to be *early* gifted the Real Techniques “Core Collection” Brush Set I had wished and wished for via the blog and social media. It just so happens, Santa heard my call – and he heard yours too. It just so happened I was gifted not one, but TWO sets of the brush set and would absolutely love to give one away to one of my lucky readers! Keep reading the post for info on how you can win yourself a Core Collection Brush Set from Real Techniques just in time for the New Year, and of course what I personally think of the brushes! Continue reading

Beauty Must-Haves for the Acne Sufferer – Tried & Tested


Acne is whole lot of hurt. Not just the hurt of the annoying, under-the-skin bumps either. Having acne is emotionally draining, over time those little bumps slowly steal away at your self-confidence. There are so many different products on the market that claim to rid your skin of acne. However, the majority of them just don’t work. During my struggle with acne I tried everything from Proactiv to Clearasil. Nothing worked for me, until about a month ago, when I came across some of the most amazing products i’ve ever tried… and now all i’ve got to deal with are the minimal scarring left behind! Read on to find out what Skincare products you need if you suffer from acne. Make sure to Share this post with someone you know that’s going through an acne battle, the quicker they find these products the better! Continue reading

How to Create Your Perfect Wardrobe : 4 Easy Steps

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Win Free Stuff with @Soughtafterstyle


I would love to do more giveaways in the future, but to do so I want to first get @soughtafterstyle to 1K followers on Instagram! At the moment i’m on 636, so it’s not far to go now! If you want Lime Crime, Online Makeup Store and Clothing international giveaways then help me to get @soughtafterstyle to 1K followers by NYE! Also, don’t forget to check out the Sought-after Style Facebook Page here. For a sneak peek into what you can expect to see on the @soughtafterstyle Instagram page check out the gallery below!

Mid Week Beach Escape feat. Gyspea Swimwear


This week I was lucky enough to escape the rat race for a few days to relax in the humble NSW beach town of Yamba. It was nice to escape for a few days and just laze about the pool and spend my spare time stretching out on my yoga mat – oh what I would do to be back there now!

Prior to my holiday I was lucky enough to be sent out a lovely one-piece swimsuit from the ladies at Gypsea Swimwear Australia, so I had the luxury of rocking a super-hot one piece for the majority of my trip – who wouldn’t choose to spend the day in the pool in 30 degree heat?  Continue reading

Summer Styling Tips




Summer Styling Tips

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Here in Australia it is officially Summertime, and that means boiling hot days, rainy stormy nights, and bright coloured eye-catching outfits! Whatever your style, i’ve got a few tips to help you summer-ify your wardrobe and outfits for the season. Continue reading

The Secret Life of Serums : What They Do When You’re Not Looking


Oh serums, the most mysterious of all beauty products. You slap it (or pat rather) the serum onto your face before bed and when you wake up in the morning your skin is magically all glowy and bright.

But how do serums work exactly? What are they doing to your skin when you’re fast asleep and no one is watching? Read on to find out just what is going down on your skin when you go down for the night. Continue reading

Dear Santa : My Ultimate Girly Gift Guide


If you’re anything like me, you’ll have already made approximately 3000 Christmas shopping lists, and have already worked out what days you need to go out Christmas Shopping and at what Shopping Centres. No? Well aren’t you just a bit relaxed for this time of year!

For myself, I have a lot on my wish list. Mostly involving makeup and beauty related products – i’m just loving beauty products at the moment, now that my skin is FINALLY clearing up thanks to my Mario Badescu Acne Starter Kit I feel like I can actually start to do some cooler things with my makeup and face in general! Anyway enough of that, read on to find out what is on my wish list from santa and see if there’s anything you want too – or would like to gift to someone else! Continue reading

3 Easy Ways to Add Interest to Your Outfit


Going shopping every single week for new clothes generally isn’t a habit of the everyday woman. That kind of behaviour just isn’t natural, or encouraged for that matter. As long as you have a wardrobe consisting of great basics and a couple of trend based items, you really have all you need! However, sometimes we lack inspiration, and seek out new ways to add interest to our favourite outfits. Today i’m going to be sharing with you my top tips for adding interest to an outfit. Continue reading