Benefit Cosmetics Haul + First Impressions

If you’ve read my previous Wishlist Wednesday post, you would know that I was super excited for Benefit Cosmetics to be finally brought back to South Africa. On top of that, I found a select few of my favourite beauty bloggers were allowed to host a VIP experience with 5 guests at the Sandton City launch on social media. I entered two of the competitions, one being the Friday night before the official launch on the 11th July and the other being the Sunday after. When I got the message that I was chosen for the Friday night launch, I…

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Wishlist Wednesday – Benefit Cosmetics

With July finally here, the launch of Benefit Cosmetics in South Africa is just mere days away. I cannot explain how excited I am for this brand to be brought back to South Africa. I missed it the first time around as they were stocked in Woolworths and pulled out of South Africa in 2012 (long before I even started wearing makeup). I’ve seen their products on websites, Instagram and mountains of Youtube videos, but I was always too scared to have them shipped to SA and being slapped with high duty tax costs. When I say excited I don’t…

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Primer Pandemonium – What I’ve tried

A smooth canvas to work on. That’s what every artist needs, right? Well if you didn’t already know, makeup is a form of art and your face is the canvas. The creativity and precision to express yourself like a painter to his artwork or a photographer to his pictures. Some have mastered the art and well, some of us need the right tools (like primers) to perfect our skills. So firstly, what is a primer and what does it do? A primer can either be a water-based or silicone-based solution that you apply after you moisturise your face. Its intent…

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