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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Monday Mascara Mayhem – Drugstore Picks

Mascara. Mascara. Mascara. Where do I begin? Up until about 5 months ago, I absolutely hated wearing mascara. Yes HATE is a strong word but I swear, it felt like having goggas (that’s what we call insects) latching on to my lids and blurring my vision. Yes I know I was being dramatic but that’s how I truly felt for a very long time. That, in all honesty, was one of the reasons I’d chosen to get lash extensions in the first place. You can read more about my horrible experience here, but I loved the way my eyes looked…

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Catrice Week – Eyes & Brows

They say brows frame the face… and I 100% agree. I’m always on the lookout for new brow products to try to achieve the most natural finish. Catrice, for me, has some hits and misses but I’m always willing to try out if they launch new products. Catrice Eye Brow Stylist Pencil This eyebrow pencil in shade ’Brow-n-eyed Peas’ is one of my favourite products from the brand. It stays in my handbag and goes wherever I go. It is a soft, milk chocolate shade and is easily buildable.

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Wishlist Wednesday – Too Faced Better than Sex Mascara

Packaged in a pale, metallic pink, sleek bottle, the Too Faced Better than Sex Mascara is a worldwide hit. One coat and lashes are full and defined. Two coats and lashes are even more luscious, curled, and dramatic. Three coats help you achieve the most intense, black, multidimensional lashes possible. Now who wouldn’t want that out of a mascara. The hourglass shaped brush, inspired by the curves of a woman’s body, has extra stiff bristles that

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Essence Lash Princess Mascara Review

Get the Royal Treatment. “The Lash Princess Mascara with a specially-shaped cobra-head wand covers each individual lash to create dramatic volume and a gorgeous, sweeping look for intensive, flattering lashes. Just as unique as any princess, the mascara is presented in a beautiful evening gown.” Essence Lash Princess Mascara So I’m gonna be totally honest. The only reason I wanted the Essence Lash Princess mascara is because of the gorgeous packaging. I’ve used Essence mascara’s before and I wasn’t really happy with the formula so I always opted for a more expensive brand. This is thee most adorable mascara design…

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