This Smith & Cult gloss is giving me all kinds of feels

Hiya bellas, Thanks to local company Quintessentially Yours, the Smith & Cult and Oribe Hair products are readily available for purchase in SA. I attended the launch a few months back and received one of their lip stains in a goodie bag. I was so intrigued by the packaging and wanted to try another shade so I managed to snag one of the brighter glosses. Background Smith & Cult was created by beauty veteran Dineh Mohajer, the voice of our beauty junkie, who revolutionized the color cosmetics industry when she launched Hard Candy. Several years and creative collaborations later, Mohajer…

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How I remove my makeup by double cleansing ft. Clinique, Elf & Makeup Erasers

Hiya bellas, I’m sure by now you’ve all heard of the concept of double cleansing. I make sure to double cleanse whenever I wear any trace of makeup and with today’s pollution levels, environmental buildup has become a real thing. Some days I get home with my face feeling all gritty and sweaty and double cleansing is the only thing that keeps my mind at ease hoping I don’t get any breakouts. I popped in to Dischem last week to pick up some stuff and I saw a lady adding around 5 or 6 packets of Dove cotton rounds to…

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Why you should attend the upcoming Ultimate Workshop by Lutfiya Shaik

A couple of months ago I attended the first Ultimate Workshop hosted by the beautiful Lutifya Shaik. What started as an initiative for women empowerment soon became that and so much more. About Lutifiya Lutfiya, a flight attendant for Saudi Airlines, is truly a remarkable woman. At first glance, she seems pretty normal. Once you start scrolling through her Instagram feed, you see her zest for life, her love for travel, her friends from around the globe and her best friend/husband who supports her through it all. Sounds amazing doesn’t she? I’ve chatted to her over the phone and eventually…

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ABH Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Hiya bellas, This week brings a review that is not only long overdue but also much sought after. Dubbed as one of the best palettes of 2016 along with the Master Palette by Mario (review of that one coming soon), the ABH Modern Renaissance¬†Eyeshadow Palette sold out within hours. Unlike previous eyeshadow palettes released by ABH, this is the first one to be made permanent. I like that because I still find myself longing for the Tamanna palette every now and again. If you want to hear my thoughts on this palette then get comfy cos it’s going to be…

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Morphe Rose Gold Brushes & New LiveGlam Kiss Me Lipstick Subscription

Hiya bellas, So over the last few months, I’ve been loving the brushes I’ve been receiving from the Morphe Me LiveGlam subscription. If you want to see my previous posts you can check them out here and here. Last month I decided to go ahead and join their fairly new Kiss Me Club subscription. It’s the same price as the Morphe Me subscription, but for $19.99 you receive 3 new liquid lipsticks every month. Sounds amazing right? Well, it is and it isn’t for different reasons. I’ll tell you why but first let me show you the brushes I received.…

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