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Belle BluSHH

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Join me on my journey in discovering how being beautiful on the outside can make you feel beautiful on the inside too. My makeup kryptonite is patterned blushes and limited edition items. Oh and I'm addicted to online shopping so Shh!

Too Faced Le Grand Palais, was it worth it?

Too Faced Le Grand Palais, was it worth it?
*** This post first appeared on http://belleblushh.com (Images at end of post)Hiya bellas,For the first time while writing a review, I still have mixed feelings about the Too Faced Le Grand Palais collection I picked up more than a month ago. I've used the palette numerous times and there's some days I love it and some days I regret wasting my mone...
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Wet n Wild Comfort Zone Palette

Wet n Wild Comfort Zone Palette
Gorgeous shades for the meek and bold. Whether you want to tone it down or go all out, the Wet n Wild Comfort Zone Palette can do it all. The Wet n Wild Color Icon Eyeshadow Palette in ‘Comfort Zone’ is great for beginners. Not only does it have the basic colours...
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Dior Tie Dye Collection Summer 2015

Dior Tie Dye Collection Summer 2015
The Dior Tie Dye Collection has finally hit SA. With it's 60's inspired tie dye shades, it will bring out the gypsy in any makeup lover. Bronze skin, ocean waves and fun in the sun all come to mind when looking at the items in this collection. Dior has managed to...
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MAC Wash & Dry collection

MAC Wash & Dry collection
I’m sure all of you Instagram junkies have seen MAC’s new seasonal collection for summer 2015 (only in the Northern Hemisphere though). The MAC Wash & Dry collection packaging is truly amazing. With its glossy, gradient, multi-coloured packaging echoing the summer vibe, the shades are bright, intense and summer ready. The...
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Bobbi Brown - Scotch on the Rocks Highlight Powder

Bobbi Brown - Scotch on the Rocks Highlight Powder
Patches of pink and silver laid out in a tiled-mosaic pattern. This is the beauty of the Bobbi Brown Highlight Powder in Pink Glow. Launched as part of the Scotch on the Rocks Holiday 2014 Collection, iconic actress Lauren Bacall was the inspiration behind the collection. Housed in a gorgeous wood-inspired...
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Essence Lash Princess Mascara Review

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...
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Aqua Splash Tangle Teezer - How my tangles got teezed

Aqua Splash Tangle Teezer - How my tangles got teezed
If something's too good to be true, it probably is. Not in this case though. The Aqua Splash Tangle Teezer does exactly what it claims to. Tangle Teezer says: Splish. Splash. Splosh. Aqua Splash is the latest innovation from Tangle Teezer, and the first upright, non-slip, water-loving detangling hairbrush. It just...
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MAC Bao Bao Wan Collection - Burmese Kiss & Summer Opal

MAC Bao Bao Wan Collection - Burmese Kiss & Summer Opal
'Inspired by the womanly and brazen aesthetic of Bao Bao Wan, one of China's most renowned style stars, this collection features metallic golds and rich jewel tones'. Reading this on the MAC website makes me wish I had gotten my hands on a few more items from the MAC Bao Bao...
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Gerard Cosmetics Lipstick Review

Gerard Cosmetics Lipstick Review
Four gorgeous shades encased in golden bullets. I'd waited anxiously for three months for this moment to arrive. I'd first gone to the post office to collect the package that morning and it took every ounce of being in my body not to rip the package open to reveal what was...
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Exposed by the Smashbox Full Exposure Palette

Exposed by the Smashbox Full Exposure Palette
If you’re a celebrity, then being exposed is the last thing you would want. If you’re a makeup junkie like me, let’s just say full exposure is exactly what you need. I’m talking about the Smashbox Full Exposure palette that completely knocked my socks off. I was so excited when I...
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Monday Mascara Mayhem – Drugstore Picks

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...
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Wishlist Wednesday - By Terry Terrybly Rose de Rose

byterry_rose_blush_02Heart beating faster. Panting. Salivating. Short of breath. Those are just some of the reactions I had when I saw this blush along with elatement, excitement and ecstasy. As you all know by now, patterned blushes are my weakness and this blush is one of the most beautiful by far. Housed...
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27Pinkx

27pinkx_featureI have some great news and not so good news. The great news is that I finally managed to buy myself another camera yesterday :-) but on the flipside it is the first DSLR camera I have ever owned so I want to first learn how to use it before I...
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The Test Box - Subscription Box

Test_box_feature Today's post about the new subscription box in town. Let's go back to the beginning. I learnt about The Test Box online store when fellow blogger Charlene tweeted about the R400 Festive Box she ordered from them last November. I immediately hopped onto the site and placed my order for...
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Kosmetik4less Haul – Lips

Kosmetik4less Haul – Lips
Today is on to the lip products I purchased from my Kosmetik4less Haul which you can read about here. I somewhat regretting doing this on its own because the Essence Aquatix Lip Gloss is clear and the Essence Glossy Lipbalms don't show up that well on my camera. Nevertheless, what's done...
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Kosmetik4less Haul - Cheeks

essence_haul_swatchSo as per my previous post (which you can read here if you missed it), I am going to do quick reviews and swatches of the gorgeous cheek products I picked up from Kosmetik4less. Essence Viva Brazil Blushes - R27 ($2.33) Embossed with the fun, summer lovin' destinations of the 2014...
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{HAUL} Essence, Sleek, Uma...

Kosmetik-1_01I placed an order for the following products online in August last year, and due to the backlog at the post office, I only received my items in December. I've been using a few of the products but I thought I'd do this blog post for those of you who want...
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L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow Palette

lagirl_beauty_fairHiya loves. So I recently went into our local Dischem and there was a huge L.A. Girl stand at the entrance to notify customers of the current Beauty Fair where they have great promotions and specials on offer. All L.A. Girl products are 25% off and since I own a few...
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Wishlist - Tarte Limited Edition Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow Palette

Wishlist - Tarte Limited Edition Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow Palette
This weeks feature is from a brand also not available in South Africa at the moment. Tarte Cosmetics was founded by Maureen Kelly out of her New York City apartment in 1999, another brand that is striving to provide cruelty-free cosmetics. 'Healthy, eco-chic beauty, infused with skinvigorating ingredients like superfruit and...
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MAC Lightness of Being Collection

mac_lob_featureIn December the MAC Lightness of Being collection was launched and for a month my heart ached whilst looking at thousands of pictures. When it made its way to our shores last month, I finally got my hands on it. I will first show the entire collection and you'll find my...
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