Beauty Diaries

The Blue Lily

I write about anything and everything from makeup to my cat. You can expect the unexpected but prepare to be enlightened :-)
A lover of all things blue and sparkly

Spring Clean Your Beauty Regime!

Spring Clean Your Beauty Regime!
​Spring brings a mix of sunny days and evening showers, making it important to understand your skin's needs as the seasons change. Start by having a look at the contents of your bathroom cabinets and vanity bags and ask yourself whether those products are suitable for Spring. You don't really need that heavy foundation, you should rather opt for a ...
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Neutrogena Visibly Clear Correct & Perfect

Hi beauties!I was thrilled when I was approached by Beauty Bulletin to be part of the review club for the brand New Neutrogena Visibly Clear Correct and Perfect range. I had never done a vlog before so this was unchartered territory for me, but I was excited nonetheless. Thankfully, after many hours of recording and editing, the final video was a s...
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Exfoliate Your Woes Away

​I've been noticing that my skin is already starting to feel dry & tight and it isn't even Winter yet! This calls for one solution: EXFOLIATION. I generally am quite consistent with using an exfoliant at least once a week to slough off those dead skin cells but now that my skin is showing signs of fatigue I'm going to bump it up to twice a week...
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NYX Lovin'

From left to right; Butter Gloss in Angel Food Cake, Soft Matte Lip Cream in Milan and lastly Soft Matte Lip Cream in Stockholm
​Hi Everyone!I've mentioned NYX Cosmetics in a previous post called My Favourite Lippies, but I want to go into more detail about the amazing brand.NYX offers anything a professional makeup artist is looking for, at an affordable price. From Lippies, Eyebrow markers and Eyebrow Push Up Bras (yep, you read right) to the most beautiful eye shadow pal...
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My Favourite Lippies

1st Swatch is NYX Rum Punch 2nd is Revlon Sulty Matte Balm 3rd is Revlon Standout Matte Balm
Hi Pretty peopleI was clearing out my "weekend" bag when I realised how many lip balms/ lipsticks and lip crayons I carry around with me. I've decided to cut down and keep just my favourites with me. Without a doubt, I'd choose a lip crayon over a lipstick anyday! I find them easier to apply, hydrating (winter is coming) and they provide longer las...
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All that Glitters... is in my hair

I want to share a gem of a new hair product that's just hit S.A shores:GARNIER ULTIMATE BLENDSThink Organics, all the natural goodness but better, bolder and with more bounce! The range is affordable and easily available at Clicks, Dischem and grocery chains.There are 5 lines available within the range; The Colour Illuminator for coloured and highl...
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