In addition to all the other obvious perks, one of my favorite parts of studying abroad has been getting to explore all the new shops and brands that aren’t available to me back in the states. One brand I came across whilst browsing was Natio, an Australian beauty and skincare company, and I was instantly drawn in by their products.…

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I have always had a bit of a green thumb thanks to my aunt and grandma always encouraging me to help in their gardening when I was little. Now I’ve grown up with a great appreciation for flowers, green plants, and the beauty of nature, so visiting the Brisbane Botanic Gardens was a must-do since I first arrived in Australia!…

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On Quinn and I’s recent trip to Sydney I thought I would try something a bit different and document our activities with a mini outfit diary. We ended up having a lot of fun with it and I’m quite proud of how it turned out! Over the course of three days we toured the Sydney Opera House, took a scenic ferry ride…

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The last two weeks were very exciting for me, as after four months of long-distance Quinn finished up the semester and came to visit me for my birthday! The first few days he was in town we took a trip to Fraser Island, which I wrote all about here, but once we returned back to my house in Brisbane I decided I…

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If you’re a member of Sephora’s Beauty Insider club, then you’ll know that each year they give you a free gift for your birthday that you can collect anytime that month. They typically offer deluxe sample sizes of some luxury brand items, which is great because some of these I might not otherwise have tried. This year they gifted each member two items from…

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