More Swiitch Beauty in my arsenal plus a bit of a RANT

Hiya bellas, I’ve had these Swiitch Beauty products in my collection for a while now and thought I’d do a roundup because I still get a lot of questions around them. I’ve also seen some negativity around the brand so I’m going to give you my honest opinion (as always) on why I continue to support them. So let’s address the elephant in the room. I’ve seen a lot of people saying that Swiitch Beauty purchases the products from China and just slaps their logo on the products and puts their markup on them. One of their recent Instagram posts showed that…

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A loadful of Lippies in these Sephora Favorites sets

Hiya bellas, Today I’m going to be sharing with you two lip sets I picked up from Sephora last year. After months of testing, I can give you my opinion on the items because most of them are individually available and Sephora always has different variations of these lip sets on offer if you’re interested in picking one up. Also, I think the new ones for 2018 will be released soon so I can let you know if it’s worth it. Let’s start with the smaller of the two sets. Sephora Favorites Give Me Some Nude Lip – $28 ($68 value)…

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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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