This Smith & Cult gloss is giving me all kind...

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. Cli...

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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ABH Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette Review &#...

Hiya bellas, This week brings a review that is not only long overdue but also much sought after. Dubbed as one of the best palettes of 2016 along with the Master Palette by Mario (review of that one coming soon), the ABH Modern Renaissance Eyeshadow Palette sold out within hours. Unlike previous eyeshadow palettes released by ABH, this is the first one to be made permanent. I like that because I still find myself longing for the Tamanna palette every now and again. If you want to hear my thoughts on this palette then get comfy cos it’s going to be…

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Morphe Rose Gold Brushes & New LiveGlam Kiss ...

Hiya bellas, So over the last few months, I’ve been loving the brushes I’ve been receiving from the Morphe Me LiveGlam subscription. If you want to see my previous posts you can check them out here and here. Last month I decided to go ahead and join their fairly new Kiss Me Club subscription. It’s the same price as the Morphe Me subscription, but for $19.99 you receive 3 new liquid lipsticks every month. Sounds amazing right? Well, it is and it isn’t for different reasons. I’ll tell you why but first let me show you the brushes I received.…

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Spinning Tower Lipstick Storage – How I stor...

I have a tad bit more lipsticks than I’d ever like to admit. Whom I kidding? I should be sentenced to the guillotine for owning these many lipsticks. I guess in some way I find solace in knowing there are many of you who could put my collection to shame. Only a true makeup lover knows that there are 5 million different shades of red and that we possibly need most of them or else it could throw off the entire look we’re aiming for. If you have a man that knows that difference, then hold on to him for…

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ColourPop Just Peachy, Heavy Hitter and Blow Me Aw...

he Happy Monday bellas, Truth be told, I am constantly swamped with new products and ideas for blog posts. It seems I can just never get around to posting what I have planned for the week. Life happens and I get delayed, sidetracked or even worse, sick in bed with the flu. So even though I received the following products just over two weeks ago, I’ve put them to the test and I’m sharing my thoughts on them with you today. Luckily, after testing thousands of products over the years, I’ve come to decide very quickly on what is good versus…

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