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I am a not so average, 30 something freelance CMS website designer specializing in Joomla. I am a part time beauty and food blogger and love creating handmade jewellery.

#ChangeYourSkin Challenge with Kiehl's Diary

#ChangeYourSkin Challenge with Kiehl's Diary
I took part in the Kiehl's 28 Day #ChangeYourSkin challenge with  Zaahirah Bhamjee from Complete Disbelief.  These are my experiences with the 2 products I was sent First Impression - Powerful-Strength Line-Reducing Concentrate: I carefully read the directions on the box, something that stuck in my head: You may experience a warm...
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My mascara #LipstickEffect

Beauty Bulletin   I've always been overweight, well since I can remember and it has always been an uphill battle, but only later in life I got diagnosed with PCOS (at the age of 19) - for those of you that don't know what it is, it's basically a hormonal imbalance that...
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Fix a torn nail

Fix a torn nail
Hi ladies! Today''s post is on how to fix your nail if you tore it. In the process of packing my hands keep getting so dirty from all of the dust that collected in cupboards. I hate that feeling of dirt and unfortunately my repeated hand washing caused my nails to...
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Makeup Guide for Contact Lens Wearers

Makeup Guide for Contact Lens Wearers
I am a contact lens wearer, I don't wear them everyday but they work better for me on days I want to get all dolled up, it's a bit hard for me to apply eye makeup without my glasses. After talking (comment talking) to Rash over the weekend, I decided to...
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[Challenge 1] Week 4 - A POP Of Colour

[Challenge 1] Week 4 - A POP Of Colour
The forth and last challenge for this month! Week4: #OutOfYourComfortZone:  A POP Of Colour Don’t you just envy how some women can pull off a sexy red lip OR how about  those lucky few women that look gorgeous wearing blue eyeshadow! Well, it’s time to pull out any lipstick or eye...
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Revive a dry gel liner!

Revive a dry gel liner!
I really love my gel liner from Maybeline but I don't really use it that often as it's difficult for me to apply when I'm wearing my glasses for the day, so I leave it for contact lens days, which I haven't been wearing a lot lately.  So when Beauty Bulletin...
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[Challenge 1] Week 3 - The Art of Makeup

[Challenge 1] Week 3 - The Art of Makeup
The Third Challenge! Week3: #OutOfYourComfortZone:  The Art of Makeup Always wanted to look like a total vixen but cannot do winged eyeliner to save your life? How about every time you try a smokey-eye application you turn out looking like a panda instead? This week we want you to try a...
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[Challenge 1] Week 2 - Tame those brows

[Challenge 1] Week 2 - Tame those brows
The second challenge! Week 2: #OutOfYourComfortZone:  Tame Those Brows! Is that a moth? No wait, it’s a unibrow! Um ladies, it’s time to pull out those tweezers and shape your eyebrows to perfection! Haven’t done so in ages and have forgotten? THE CHALLENGE IS ON! Challenge accepted! This weeks challenge is...
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Beauty Bulletin Challenge - Week 1

Beauty Bulletin Challenge - Week 1

I've decided to take part in the Beauty Bulletin challenge.  The entire challenge can be found here.  Week 1: The First challenge! #OutOfYourComfortZone:   You are stranded in a desert for a whole week and you only have 1 makeup product in your pocket. It’s the one thing that will keep...
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How 2 - Crayon Lipstick

How 2 - Crayon Lipstick
I recently stumbled on a youtube video on how to make your own lipsticks using crayons. My mom closed down her nursery school so there are many crayons left laying around and I thought this would be the perfect thing to experiment with using some of those crayons. Crayons are non...
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Nail File 101

Nail File 101
Going to the pharmacy, supermarket or even the nail salon you will notice different types of nail files. Buffing blocks, emery boards, crystal/glass nail files and metal files. So how do you know which one to chose or which one is best? I think it's more a choice of personal preference....
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Miss Manga - Big Eyes, Wow Lashes!

Miss Manga - Big Eyes, Wow Lashes!
I've been fascinated by anime for a while and I enjoy watching it, my husband is a huge anime fan and will breath, eat and sleep an anime series he is into.  So when this mascara hit the shelves in South Africa I was drawn to it. M U S T....
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