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I’m Turning Into My Mother

I’m Turning Into My Mother

As I was working on my last blog post for Lancome’s #LoveYourAge campaign, I sat down to think about how I wanted to … View Post
Why you probably need IPL Skin Rejuvenation

Why you probably need IPL Skin Rejuvenation

For the past couple of months I’ve noticed that I’ve had to be increasingly more, err, creative with foundation and concealer application. … View Post
New Armani Sí Huile de Parfum

New Armani Sí Huile de Parfum

A couple of weeks ago I spent an indulgent day with the L’Oreal Luxe group – this includes fancy pants brands like Armani that … View Post
On growing up and loving your age

On growing up and loving your age

I’m turning 32 in a couple of weeks’ time. If you’re a regular reader you’ll know that a couple of months ago … View Post
Real Techniques Bold Metals brushes are coming to SA

Real Techniques Bold Metals brushes are coming to SA

Just a couple of months after we got access to Real Techniques makeup brushes on South African shores, I learnt just last week that … View Post
Advanced Genifique #LoveYourAge

Advanced Genifique #LoveYourAge

Over the next two weeks you’ll be hearing quite a bit from my side on a sticky subject – age. Why this is a … View Post
Glampalm Standard Magic Series Iron Review

Glampalm Standard Magic Series Iron Review

A couple of months ago I received a shiny new Glampalm Standard Magic Series Iron to try out, but life got in the way – … View Post
Chanel Autumn 2015 Makeup Collection

Chanel Autumn 2015 Makeup Collection

Earth, bark, moss and foliage. Muted, softened by shade, lit up by lone rays of sunlight that pierce through tree tops. Yup, the Chanel … View Post
MAC August Launches – Electric Cool, Cremesheen Pearl Lipstick and Upwards Lash

MAC August Launches – Electric Cool, Cremesheen Pearl Lipstick and Upwards Lash

It’s been a couple of months since I last featured the new MAC collections but recently I just never seemed to get the … View Post
Beauty Winter Wonders (Plus a WIN!)

Beauty Winter Wonders (Plus a WIN!)

Last week the team from Red Square asked me if I’d like to work with them on a campaign to share some Beauty … View Post
Beauty News #27 – Beauty Blog Awards, Dr Dermal, Cetaphil, L’Occitane & Creightons.

Beauty News #27 – Beauty Blog Awards, Dr Dermal, Cetaphil, L’Occitane & Creightons.

There’s a whole lot going on in the arrivals area of my beauty room, so this is going to be a bit of … View Post
How to get smooth, even skin (on your body)

How to get smooth, even skin (on your body)

I have a myriad of uneven and imperfect things on my body. There are bumps on my arms (different kinds on my forearms and … View Post
Reader questions #2

Reader questions #2

I’ve received some reader emails again in the past couple of weeks, and there were two that I wanted to answer over here … View Post
Clarins Bright Plus

Clarins Bright Plus

When the folks over at Clarins contacted me to ask whether I’d be interested to collaborate with them on a Bright Plus campaign … View Post
Three new OGX Shampoo Variants

Three new OGX Shampoo Variants

I’ve been keeping an eye on OGX hair products for a while now, and the more I learn about it, the more I … View Post
Get Ready With Me: A Night Out

Get Ready With Me: A Night Out

Since going out is something I’ve been doing a lot of lately I’ve become a pro at 20 minute hair-and-makeup. Because when the … View Post
A fresh start

A fresh start

I used to be the smug one-half-of-a-stable-relationship person that pitied people who divorced/broke up in their thirties and beyond. Not single people in … View Post
Wella Elements Shampoo & Conditioner Review

Wella Elements Shampoo & Conditioner Review

This is going to be a fairly quick blog post but I had to give you an update because holy smokes, I’m impressed. … View Post
Beauty News #26 – Rubi, Filorga, L’Oreal, Garnier & Kiehl’s

Beauty News #26 – Rubi, Filorga, L’Oreal, Garnier & Kiehl’s

Filorga Detox Body Treatment I avoid slimming/toning/firming/cellulite/stretch mark products like the plague because it’s all a bunch of bull … View Post
Reader Questions Answered

Reader Questions Answered

I’ve been getting more and more reader questions via email lately and while I appreciate the confidence you have in me, I’m … View Post