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Brad Pitt in THAT Perfume ad

Brad Pitt in THAT Perfume ad

  Here you have it, ladies: Brad Pitt for Chanel no 5, in the 30 second ad that has been making waves since its release (which … View Post
Almay Smoky-i for Blues eyeshadow Review

Almay Smoky-i for Blues eyeshadow Review

I’ve been using this eyeshadow trio from Almay for a couple of weeks, and even though it’s anybody’s guess whether I … View Post
Stiletto Nails with 3D Nail art – right here in South Africa

Stiletto Nails with 3D Nail art – right here in South Africa

When someone asked me a while ago if I’ve ever actually seen this type of nails on a human IRL, I answered no. … View Post
Yay for Maybelline Forever Strong Pro Nail Polish (Review with pictures & swatches)

Yay for Maybelline Forever Strong Pro Nail Polish (Review with pictures & swatches)

I love nail polish as much as the next girl, but I contain my excitement regarding their claims. Because nail-polish-land is pretty much la-la-land … View Post
BIG BEAUTY BLOG GIVEAWAY

BIG BEAUTY BLOG GIVEAWAY

I’m announcing this now, before I can change my mind. Thing is, I’m developing hoarder tendencies. I’m very fortunate to have … View Post
Review with swatches: Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains

Review with swatches: Revlon Just Bitten Kissable Balm Stains

Meh, I thought. A tinted lip balm, I thought. All the lippie lovers were raving, but I was feeling no rush to review these … View Post
I’m showing you my Pastel Pony hair, now show me yours!

I’m showing you my Pastel Pony hair, now show me yours!

I think they’re trendy, yet subtle (I can make them disappear when I have to look professional and serious. My job title has ‘… View Post
Two (fun) things you can do in support of CANSA

Two (fun) things you can do in support of CANSA

So here’s the deal ladies. October is breast cancer awareness month. We’ve taken to dressing these things up, ‘cos we’re horribly … View Post
Armani Code Luna review

Armani Code Luna review

Armani Code Luna was created as an addition to the original Armani Code EDP and EDT that was launched way back in 2006/2007.   While … View Post
The Poppie was interviewed by beyond35

The Poppie was interviewed by beyond35

When Clara from Beyond 35 got in touch to include me in a blogger interview series she was doing, I was keen to get involved. … View Post
GOSH cosmetics launches in South Africa

GOSH cosmetics launches in South Africa

This past Wednesday a big crowd attended the launch of GOSH cosmetics at the very industrially trendy Katy’s bar in Kramerville. While I’… View Post
Yup, Liz Hurley still has it

Yup, Liz Hurley still has it

In support of breast cancer awareness month, Beauty SA is doing as series of stories related to the topic. Wanna get the ever-beautiful Liz … View Post
Taylor Swift Wonderstruck review

Taylor Swift Wonderstruck review

Before I even start on the review, how pretty is this bottle? To me, this bottle looks like something you’ll find in a … View Post
Michel Mercier Detangling Brush Review

Michel Mercier Detangling Brush Review

While I was innocently shopping for groceries last week, I saw these brushes hanging off a stand in the toiletry section, and stopped in … View Post
ImPRESS press-on manicure review

ImPRESS press-on manicure review

If you saw me anywhere during the past weekend, you probably noticed my nails. They were a very, very bright shade of lumo pink (… View Post
Chanel no 5 Christmas 2012 edition

Chanel no 5 Christmas 2012 edition

If you’ve been a really, really good girl this year, Santa might just have an extra special treat for you in his bag: … View Post
Embrace a Holistic Approach with Mioja Skincare

Embrace a Holistic Approach with Mioja Skincare

I had a very disappointing experience at JHB Pro Beauty (I arrived an hour before the expo was due to close, but about half … View Post
Review: Nimue Stemplex Serum

Review: Nimue Stemplex Serum

Confession time: For many, many years, I used nothing but Nimue on my skin, and the skins’ of my clients. As a skincare therapist … View Post
Tea with C&E

Tea with C&E

Shortly after moving to the large land of Gauteng, I was invited for tea at the Crabtree & Evelyn Tea Room at the Design … View Post
Essie Summer 2012 Collection

Essie Summer 2012 Collection

With a new season comes a new Essie collection… I’ve had these for a couple of months now, and I’ve had to … View Post