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Banish Bad Skin #3: Adult Acne

Banish Bad Skin #3: Adult Acne

Adult Acne. What a heavy topic. As if it isn’t enough to struggle with lumps, bumps and eruptions in our teens, some people … View Post
Maybelline Bold Mattes

Maybelline Bold Mattes

If you like your lipstick sheer and subtle you might just as well close this tab and move right along – Maybelline Bold Mattes is … View Post
Beauty News #24 – Tresemmé, Vaseline, Vichy & Glampalm

Beauty News #24 – Tresemmé, Vaseline, Vichy & Glampalm

Aaand I’m back. Thank you to everyone who sent kind and supportive messages in the last couple of weeks, and for understanding that … View Post
On being a ‘winter’

On being a ‘winter’

Years ago – in a previous life when I was a beauty therapist – I had one client that told me that I was a ‘winter’ … View Post
Kerastase Chronologiste

Kerastase Chronologiste

The new Kerastase Chronologiste range is an interesting one, and it took me half of the recent press event to figure out who exactly … View Post
Top 10 Limited Edition Cosmetics

Top 10 Limited Edition Cosmetics

I have a proper love/hate relationship with limited edition products and collections. It starts with excitement. Because limited editions don’t have to … View Post
Les Beiges de Chanel 2015

Les Beiges de Chanel 2015

If you’re an easy-going girl, Les Beiges de Chanel is where it’s at. They’re calling this year’s incarnation ‘The Outdoor … View Post
L’Occitane Immortelle Precious Oil Makeup Remover Review

L’Occitane Immortelle Precious Oil Makeup Remover Review

At one stage I had a bit of a ‘seen one, seen them all’ attitude towards cleansing oils and micellar waters. There hasn’t … View Post
New essence additions (+ they’re permanent!)

New essence additions (+ they’re permanent!)

Some time ago I received a gigantic box of essence cosmetic products. We’re talking courier-offers-to-carry-it-inside because it’s that heavy. While I was … View Post
Woolworths W Beauty Makeup Favourites

Woolworths W Beauty Makeup Favourites

A couple of months ago Woolworths sent me a box filled with cosmetics from their Studio W line to play around with, and lately … View Post
Beauty Haul + Online Shopping Tips

Beauty Haul + Online Shopping Tips

Oh look, a haul video. This one is pretty big since I’ve been squirreling the goods together since January, and it has loot … View Post
MAC Spring/Summer 2015 Trend Forecast

MAC Spring/Summer 2015 Trend Forecast

Before we get into MAC’s trend forecast, I feel it’s only fair that I let you know that I haven’t bothered … View Post
A very manly Monday – Armani Profumo, Kouros Silver & Polo Red Intense

A very manly Monday – Armani Profumo, Kouros Silver & Polo Red Intense

I haven’t featured something for the boys in yonks, so I figured I’ll do a triple whammy men’s fragrance feature. Or … View Post
Current Obsession: Chanel Chance Eau Vive

Current Obsession: Chanel Chance Eau Vive

Well. I guess there isn’t going to be a cliffhanger as to whether I like this fragrance or not – I’m totally in … View Post
Collection Blue Rhythm de Chanel – Launch details, pricing + pics

Collection Blue Rhythm de Chanel – Launch details, pricing + pics

For me Chanel makeup collections fall into two categories – they’re either beautifully wearable, or they’re glamorously exciting. Collection Blue Rhythm de Chanel … View Post
My Most Frequently Used Makeup Products

My Most Frequently Used Makeup Products

I love it when I feel than Youtubers/bloggers are actually letting me in. You know what I mean – the feeling you get when … View Post
Beauty News #23 – LUSH Johannesburg, Reader Reviews, GIveaway + More

Beauty News #23 – LUSH Johannesburg, Reader Reviews, GIveaway + More

Sjoe. I haven’t done a Beauty News post in so long that I had to go search for the last one so I … View Post
Win a SPREE voucher #SpreeBeauty {CLOSED}

Win a SPREE voucher #SpreeBeauty {CLOSED}

The Spree team got in touch last week to ask if I’d be up for a spot of online shopping with their fab 3 … View Post
Drugstore Favourites with Pink Peonies

Drugstore Favourites with Pink Peonies

So the story goes a little something like this. About three months ago Luzanne and I sat down to film a video on a … View Post
Three Days in Amsterdam

Three Days in Amsterdam

Last week I got to spend most of the week in Amsterdam and I’m not going to sugarcoat things, I fell for the … View Post