The Hayaa Box Subscription Box for the Modest Woma...

The Hayaa Box is another recently launched subscription service in South Africa, but this one is aimed at women looking to grow their scarf collection and use the exclusive accessories to incorporate it into their style. The Hayaa (Arabic word for modest) Box is the dreamchild of Jowhara Mahomed Ismail who realized the frustration woman face when searching for scarves to wear everyday and for special occasions. The box is purchased on a month to month basis and will contain a scarf, matching accessories like a headband and scarf pins, as well 1-2 makeup, skincare or lifestyle products/samples to try out. I…

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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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July Favourites

OMG can you believe it’s August already. I don’t know where this year is flying to but I just can’t keep up. I already feel like there isn’t enough hours in a day to get stuff done and now not enough days in a year. It feels like everyday is such a rush and we don’t properly get to enjoy what’s happening around us. I feel in some way this blog grounds me. It gives me a chance to sit down, think and write about what I love. So without any further ado, here’s the products I’ve been loving for…

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Wishlist Wednesday – Which Enzyme Exfoliator...

Hiya bellas, We’re only half way through the week and I already feel like crawling into bed and hibernating for a good few days. We started fasting yesterday (it’s officially Ramadaan for the Muslim community), and it’s not only the early morning wakings I’m struggling with but also the hunger pangs creeping in at around 9am. We are only allowed to ‘break’ our fast with food/drink at 5:30pm so the days are feeling long and taxing. I’ve decided to not wear a lot of makeup for the next 30 days because I’d rather get some extra shut eye in the…

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My quest to conquer dry & dehydrated skin

Hiya bellas, Three days in and the year is already looking better. Just a few more days before I start training and it might be a bit quiet on the blog front since I’m going to try to focus on studying more. If you not sure what I’m talking about and instead of me rambling my entire life story off again, you can check out this post here to fill you in. So, one of the main things I am focusing on this year is getting my skin back to beautiful. I’m not trying to be conceited by saying that…

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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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