Beauty Diaries

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Cosmetic blog for tried, tested beauty items, freebies, competitions and stuff in general.
Ayanda Zandi Mkhize- Self employed, wife & mother of two (Girl & Boy). I love creating art with food, a cosmetic addict, a blogger/ insider and loves writing too. Competitions are my daily games :), In love with nature, I take pictures wherever I go. I enjoy making new friends :)

Love is On with Revlon

Love is On with Revlon
         ​​                          When Revlon decides to bless me! Boy did they hit me in style :)In for reviews, I received a beautiful black and red box from Revlon with 10 i...
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Labello Blackberry Sunshine

Labello Blackberry Sunshine
​​Few days I go I received this lovely attractive Labello package to review.Packaging: It came in this curved shape packaging in pink with blackberries, it is very nice and eye catching. Not forgetting bold word with a picture of Thando Tsekiso who is an ambassador for this product. It has a maroon/white lip balm container...
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Lux Sheer twilight body wash

​Oh how I love freebies!I bought the Glamour magazine which had Lux sheer twilight body wash and Kiss acrylic nails as freebies.  I was more excited for the body wash more than the nails which are not exactly my thing.Lux sheer twilight body wash has an eye catching packaging in a plastic bottle, so convenient for traveling purposes.The scent ...
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Impulse Expression

Impulse Expression
​I received a box from RUBY BOX to share, try out and review.To be quiet honest I've never bought myself an Impulse body spray but once for my daughter, I was quiet surprised after testing the sprays received that it's not bad after all but smell so lovely with floral scents which are my favorite.Impulse- Dynamique body spray 75...
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Esse organic skin care treat

Esse launched their products in one of the salons in town called HoneyBee Beauty Bar on the 7th of July 2016.Having made a relationship with Esse represantative Dezanie I scored myself and friends a facial treatment courtesy of Esse.Esse products are organic which is beneficial to the skin suitable for any skin type! I have used Esse before and I m...
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Have you heard of Isabella Garcia International?

Have you heard of Isabella Garcia International?
A month back while minding my business I received a parcel containing assorted products from Isabella Garcia.I won't lie I have never heard of this brand before had to google to find out more about them even searched on Facebook and other social media as I am skeptical of trying new products out.The parcel contained the following items for free;​Re...
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Essence press pack

Essence press pack
It's always a good feeling coming home after a long day and seeing a parcel on the counter waiting for me to open it up!​I received this amazing press pack from Essence yesterday which was nicely packed in a gold gift box, the pack consist of the following items;​Essence all about matt oil free makeup which I love so much since I've been using it f...
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Dettol Even Tone Hygiene Soap

Dettol Even Tone Hygiene Soap
​Dettol Even Tone Hygiene SoapYesterday I started my journey with this bar soap.Packaging: Earthy colours are my favourite... The packaging is attracting enough, stone with a bit of white and the green Dettol badge not forgetting the pearls making it look luxurious!I love the shape of this bar a bit curved shaped for easier grip, the...
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Mother's day high tea event

​http://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=http%3A%2F%2Fnewcastleadvertiser.co.za%2F89827%2Fimpressive-mothers-day-high-tea-at-siyaphumula-2%2F%23.VzVsd8rYHTQ.hootsuite&h=vAQGHmo4LOn the 7th May 2016 we(ZNZee Club) hosted a Mother's day high tea event held at Siyaphumula B&B, organized by three young business ladies who came up with the name for their ...
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#FridayPrizeDay Avon have one.

#FridayPrizeDay Avon have one.
​Avon has the most affordable beauty items... from lippies to perfumes.I have the following from Avon which I like very much;​Avon glowing pearls: these are perfect for day and night. Not too shiny and easy to use.Avon flawless cc corrector pearls: Mixed pastel colors for that perfect finish look, they correct and top up my make up look.A...
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#FRIDAYPRIZEDAY TOP TEN BEAUTY BUDGET BUYS

​My top ten beauty budget buys are the following; 1. Imari hand lotion by Avon2. Vitch spring water spray3. Accessorize lip tint4. Max Factor eye pencil5. Oh So heavenly lip balm6. Essence all about matt makeup7. Winged out mascara by Avon8. Kajal pencil by Legit9. Essence pencil sharpner 10. One Direction kiss lipstickYep, rhese are frie...
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Vichy #MySerum10

Vichy #MySerum10
Vichy is one of the products I was recently introduced to by Vichy, had seen it on the shelved thinking it's not suitable for me little did I know that it's one of the best.I am currently trialing a 10 day product by Vichy – LiftActive Serum 10 Supreme for 10 day since I received 10 samples from the company itself.The texture of the serum is white ...
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Essence all about MATT oil free make-up

Essence all about MATT oil free make-up
​​​​As promised herewith my review for the Essence oil free make-up.The packaging is very light for travelling purposes, comes in a tube making it so convenient for me to use, creamy liquid texture in 50 matt caramel and it's 30ml. Lovely bright colors which are so eye catching and readable wording from the shelf.I've always been a fan of liquid ma...
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Wet & Wild eye shadow

Wet & Wild eye shadow
​​The love of the black eye shadow shade...As promised herewith my review, I bought this little beauty from Click's which was on sale for less than R25.00 while I was looking for one to replace the one I had which was almost finished.This is a perfect shade for every season, any occasion and the fact that it is a day and night beauty item. Darker s...
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Tan thy self.

Tan thy self.
I thought I'd share...Fake Bake introduced Fake Bake's ultimate spray tan, The Perfection Wash Off, for an easy application and wash-off for those times when you just don't have time to get to a salon for a spray tan or are too busy to apply a sunless tanner and wait for it to develop! This is your quick fix, blend-on-and-wash-off that gi...
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Palmer's Shea Formula Moisturizing Body Lotion

Palmer's Shea Formula Moisturizing Body Lotion
I received this body lotion from Palmer's after participated in one of their facebook updates, followed instructions and my bottle was delivered!The packaging is made of a hard white clear plastic with a nozzle on top for easier use. It is a 400ml bottle with a beautiful shape,  labelled sticker with orange and brown wording.  &...
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For reviews

This is my very first diary post in 2016.Looking forward to write more posts about products that I received or bought during the 2015 holidays!These are the items collected as follows;Essence matt oil free make up : I'm so in love if you have used Almay even skin oil free make up  then you'll love this one too.Essence Merry Berry nail polish: ...
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Eau Thermale Avene for oily skin

Eau Thermale Avene for oily skin
​Xmas came early for me, once again scored myself a pamper set for oily skin from Click's competition!Was currently reviewing the Thermale Avene Spring water on arrival of this package which is said to be doing/ having the following as said on my previous post http://www.beautybulletin.com/beauty-diaries/eau-thermale-avene-spring-water ;•...
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Eau Thermale Avene spring water

Eau Thermale Avene spring water
​​​I received this product from Rubybox this past weekend to try and review.Eau Thermale Avene spring water for sensitive skin can be used for the following;Daily careAfter make up removalAfter hair removalAfter shavingNappy rashAfter applying make up / sets make upDermatological careFacial rednessItchingPost procedureIt can also be used after spor...
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For the love of freebies

For the love of freebies
​Who doesn't love freebies? I for one do...Here's what I've collected for the past 2 weeks from these amazing mags.
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