Mini review + New launches from Essence and Catrice ft The Little X-mas Factory and Contourious collection

Happy Monday bellas, With new ranges cropping up left and right, I thought I’d share with you some more affordable alternatives from sister brands Essence and Catrice. I’m sure by now you’ve seen some of the new launches from Essence and Catrice in stores but the Dischem close to me seems to be on the slow train right now. So far I’ve only picked up 2 products which I’ll do a quick review on but there’s so much more I’d love to get my hands on. Essence Light up Your Face Luminizer Palette – R89 Both Essence and Catrice introduced…

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Wishlist Wednesday – Essence Winter Wonderful Trend Edition & Blush Review

Ok so I know the title is a little bit deceiving. How can this be a wishlist if I’m reviewing the item? Well I had the Essence Winter Wonderful post planned last week and it was all ready to be posted today. I had visited many Clicks to find this trend edition but to no avail. Then I went shopping this past weekend and I managed to get a hold of the Essence Winter Wonderful blush. There are quite a number of items in this collection and this gorgeous highlighter is one of them. I was sad to find out that the…

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Belle Box June Subscription Box

Now before you guys jump the gun and think this has something to do with me, unfortunately it doesn’t. Belle Box is a new-ish subscription box in South Africa founded by Emy Clarke in Cape Town. She says: “I have always loved watching and reading Beauty Bloggers ‘Monthly Favourite’ videos and blog posts. I love hearing real reviews on products and some of my go to products today have been recommended by these bloggers. One day, whilst watching one of these videos I had a lightbulb moment: How amazing would it be to receive a box filled with these products…

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Essence All That Greys Collection now in store

Essence is taking us way back in to the Roaring Twenties as inspiration for their new trend edition collection. Famous for it’s wild parties and many Hollywood beauties, the twenties was the era of the Flapper, a time when nice girls could be bad – at least in the evenings! The Essence All That Greys Collection features elegant grey shades met upon rosy-red shades and merge into a perfect union for the retro-glam of the 1920’s. Porcelain skin, bow lips and dark eyes were all the rage. Makeup played a huge part in helping women recover from the horrors of…

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May Favourites

Happy FriYAY bellas, Yes I know this post is overdue but after a long week all I want to do is crawl into bed and sleep and have happy dreams about touring the world and buying lots of makeup. Not the most creative ideas for the weekend but eh, what’s a girl to do on an empty stomach. Thankfully the last couple of days have been better than anticipated but with the late night snacking when hubby returns from prayers, I’m not sure if I’ll be losing any weight this Ramadaan. Gotta start early for that summer bod *hides away…

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