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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Jelly Shoes a must have for the Summer

You ask me what on earth are Jelly Shoes?  Well I found these amazing Jelly Shoes and loved the look and colour and so got me a few pairs.  I got the black and the white and they are so comfortable and look cute on too!.  $24.99 is not expensive and you can wear them anywhere, at the beach, shopping, out to dinner!

My feet did  not sweat in these either as they are very open.

The come in 7 different colours - and in sizes 36 to 41.  $24.99 get a few pairs.

 



How about the colours - I just fell in love with all of them.  Much better to look at than thongs!
If you love these and want some then check back at www.makeupnet.com.au in the new year as we will be stocking them soon or email us your colour and size and we will let you know when they are in stock. email jill.nolan@makeupnet.com.au

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

Christmas



Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to all of our readers!  I hope you like the little video!

We have some great products to offer for Christmas shopping for the females in your life, especially the younger ones.  Gift giving for Tenn Girls has never been so easy with Bellaboo skincare for teen girls,,,they love the stuff! 

If you do not know what to get, Buy a Gfit voucher so that they can have the fun of shopping online!  Cheers Jill


Saturday, December 4, 2010

Undertones for Asians: How to tell if your skintone is Cool, Warm, Neutral, or Olive

I found this great blog that I wanted to share with you all and this really great review of Asian skin tones, so read the first few lines and if you are keen pop over to the blog to finish it off.  It is very good reading if your are of Asian decent and need so help selecting the right skintones for you.


So I decided to write a post on Asian skintones, or more specifically Asian undertones, because I think that as an Asian, sometimes it's harder to tell if you're warm, cool, neutral or olive than if you were Caucasian. But why write a post specifically dedicated to Asian undertones, as opposed to undertones for everyone in general? There are two reasons for this: 

Read the rest at the blog..click on the link above the article to go to the blog 

Our Sheermiracle range of makeup has 7 shades that work on Asian skintones at www.makeupnet.com.au

Friday, December 3, 2010

Running a Small business can be fun?

First let me introduce myself to those that do not read this blog.  My name is Jill and I have been running my own small business in the very competitive area of Cosmetics and the internet.  My web site www.makeupnet.com.au has been running now since 2006 and in that 4 years I have learned a lot about the internet and the cosmetics business.

I think that like a lot of people the internet seemed to be an easy low risk method of opening a business, yeah right!  Nothing easy here I can assure you. Maybe low risk , but I think the risks are not monetary risks, but copyright and misrepresentation risks for the novice web developer.

First you need a web package and you need to learn how to use that, you also need to find some great products from a supplier who is willing to sell to you in small lots ( many will not!)  You need a business name that will attract attention, a plan for the business ( many are not so hot at this aspect).  You need to learn about the laws that surround and support the type of business your in and then you need to work out how to get this new business some notice!  Oh and I forgot you need a domain name and it needs to be registered and try matching that to the registered business name..that was very tricky.


Anyway, here we are some 4 years later, 3 business names and 3 domain names later and a with a total new focus on the direction for the business.

I would love to hear from others that are running a small business on the web and sharing some of the pitfalls of this process and the learning's so that others may not make the same mistakes?  I will share some of my success and mistakes in the coming weeks.  I love my business and the lines that I sell and will continue to stay focused as it grows.  I believe that small business is very important in Australia and I support other small business owners when ever I get the opportunity.


Elly B Organic Skincare is another Australia owned small business and the products are second to none in my view.  Check them out, they are well priced and work well ( I know as I use this brand)

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Juicy launch their new fragrance.

Peace, Love & Juicy Couture Fragrance Commercial

Juicy launch a new fragrance and create such a visually beautiful advertisement to promote it.  Do you know who the voice is?  I do, so if you know share your thoughts with us.