The BEST concealer in the world + causes of dark circles and how to hide them

Dark circles are the bane of my existence. That, along with pesky mosquitoes and washing my makeup brushes. The never-ending struggle of trying to hide them, wishing they could disappear forever. I don’t have the darkest undereye circles by any means but over the last few months they have darkened considerably. I’ve been on a quest to find the best concealer but also try to find the root of the problem. I’ve been told a number of possible reasons could be causing them. First and foremost, lack of sleep. I get around 3-4 hours of shut eye each night and…

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NYX Lippies, Blush & Pencils + Goodie Bag Giveaway

Happy Monday bellas, I thought I’d share with you some more of the NYX Cosmetics goodies I have in my collection. Some were amazing and some were complete duds. Keep on reading to find out. NYX Ombre Blush – R220 ($10) The shade Mauve Me is a muted plum shade which changes dependent of which side you swipe more on. It has a satin finish and builds up colour quite nicely. The shade doesn’t suit my skin tone very well but the concept is awesome. The price is a bit steep though and I still prefer the more affordable NYX blush in…

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NYX Week – Illuminators, Contour, Setting Sprays & NARS Orgasm dupe???

Happy FriYAY bellas, Today we’re rounding off the week with an array of NYX face products. I’m not going to do a long intro since you’ve already read my thoughts on the brand in the previous posts this week so let’s get on to it. NYX Illuminators – R155 ($9*) To say I searched high and low for these would be an understatement. I waited for 8 months before I finally found them restocked at Clicks and grabbed one of each just in case. The illuminators come in 5 different shades of which only 3 made it to our shores.…

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NYX Week – Eyeshadow, Bases, Lips & NYX Gloss

Today I’m bringing you a mixed bag of my NYX eye and lip products. Most of the lippies have been sitting unused in a drawer only ever been swatched. The eye products on the other hand, are so amazing because they have multiple uses to make any eye look pop. Here let me show you. NYX Eyeshadow Base in White – R110 ($7*) This has been my go to product when creating fun character and animal looks for the kids. From butterflies and lions to Captain America, this holds up better than any face paint I’ve ever used. It’s creamy, long lasting…

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Wishlist Wednesday – NYX Lid Lingerie

Hiya bellas, So in keeping up with the NYX theme this week, I thought I’d show you the items I’m still lusting after. I saw the NYX Lid Lingerie swatches on the Beautizine website here and I fell in love. They are described as delicate eye tints with a pearl finish. How stunning does that sound? The NYX Lid Lingerie comes in 12 different shades from deep burgundy to jade green. Now the intention of these is to provide a soft wash of colour to the eyelids for minimalist effort on your makeup look. I’d love to add them to my collection…

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