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Beauty Diaries

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New Skincare Routine with Gentle Magic

​Hello Beauts', let me start by giving you all a brief background on my skin's history.I have combination skin (which was confirmed through skin analysis) with pigmentation and blemish problems, I have only ever used two skincare products over long periods of time, from my teens into my late twenties, and that's when everything changed for me....
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My experience with Apple cider vinegar _home remedies

This ingredient that I once knew very little about is very powerful in so many ways both used externally and internally. A lot of people have used it for weight loss, detoxing their bodies, in skin care as a toner, to fade dark marks and in my experience, I tried it for my seborrheic dermatitis (a skin condition that is not very popular but a lot o...
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Aftermath

​Afternoon everyoneToday Id like to share pictures taken 3 weeks after starting with the product called Portia M. 
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How to Start a Successful Beauty Business

Starting your very own business is a very big step for every entrepreneur. It is the most exciting and the most stressful time in your life at the same time and there are many things that need to be done in order to start a successful business. Follow these steps to ensure your beauty business has the best chance of success.Planning every detailThe...
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Protecting your hair

Someone asked me today why sleeping with a satin scarf / silk bonnet is so important. Most naturals know why, but I am posting this for those ladies out there that wants to know the method behind this madness.Going, returning / being natural is all about keeping your hair hydrated #samewhatsappgroup and most of us have cotton instead of silk pillow...
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The Millennial Guide to Staple Personal Style

The Millennial Guide to Staple Personal Style
.They are in fashion, design, social media, they not only know but create trends, they are the generation that is reshaping the world as we speak. Who are we talking about? Millennials, of course! They are at the forefront of fashion, diligently devoted to their own ingenuity when it comes to creating a look that even the Hadid sisters would applau...
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Mascara Monday!

​Welcomes to a new, lovely and fresh week everyone! Can I just say that last weekend I came to the realization that we are a shy four months away from 2018? It was extremely mind blowing to me merely because next year will be my final year and then well, I graduate. It is so weird because I clearly remember the day I first set foot on campus t...
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Neutrogena Hydro Boost.Cleanser - Water Gel

I have always suffered from dry sensitive skin which made it very difficult for me during my teenage years to find affordable products that do not harm or irritate my skin, but still work at combating the dryness I experience. I have tried everything from Cetaphil to, Epimax to my mothers' skin care for mature/aged skin and...
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Forever 21 Facial Cleansing brush – my on a budget go-to exfoliator.

​Nobody likes patchy, dry and uneven skin, without makeup it looks like you need to see a doctor and with makeup it looks cakey. The key to solving that is exfoliating!My lovelies, exfoliating is the easiest, most effective way of brightening up your skin and making it look healthy. By exfoliating twice a week you give your skin the opportunity to ...
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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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Spring Eye Colour with LA Girl

Spring Eye Colour with LA Girl
​​​​​​Since its spring and we are over the winter blues, I though I'd give bright eye make up a try! I used LA Girl Cosmetics in the Neon Palette and I love the results. The pigment is so rich especially for those of us with darker skin tones.I started with eyelid primer to make the colour pop, because sometimes eye shadow disappears on darker skin...
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Voluminous Natural Curls

​Even having natural curls can be an upkeep, all us curls beauties know this. We don't simply wake up with naturally voluminous curls without giving our hair some good loving.Do you have any of the following problems when leaving your hair to curl naturally?1. Dry "thirsty looking" ends.2. Unruly hair that just refuses to curl.3. The bad ...
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A clear canvas.

I have recently started using Bentonite Clay from Nature's Choice to remove the blemishes on my face and it has worked like a bomb! All it takes is water and the clay which is available from any Nature's Choice stockist such as Pick n Pay, Dischem and any herbal/health shop and pharmacy. The amount of times you apply the mask is up to you, but I do...
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Youth innovation

I am starting to experiment and test the new Lancôme Genefique product starting today.  I generally have concerns with skin either being too oily or too dry along with fine lines and probably sagging.  My daily skin regimen consists of cleansing, toning and moisturising with Clinique.  I would love to see and experience what Lan...
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#LoveYourAge Lancome Advanced Genifique: Week 1

#LoveYourAge
​So, it's only been Week 1 of my journey of with my Lancome Advanced Genifique Concentrate - and let me tell you this, it's been AMAZING so far! Application? It's super easy to use, and comes with an applicator. This way you always ensure that you only use the EXACT amount you need. Never too much or too little. Once you apply it on (I ju...
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Lancome Advanced Genifique #LoveYourAge

​So I just started on my journey with this Little Black Box, and I'm super excited to get into it. As an avid makeup lover - I always emphasis the importance of skincare and promoting products that keep your skin healthy and as smooth as possible. This product speaks on promoting brightness, improving dryness and having softer youthful sk...
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One Brand Foundation Routine - MAC

I aim to start a series where I will be putting face products from one brand to the test each month.  I hope that my budget and my husband will allow it.  It dawned on me that brands test their products in conjunction with each other and not with other makeup brands.  I am on a mission to find out if their claims ...
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Clicks Charcoal Nose Pore Strips-Keep your nose blackhead free!

​As a female and daily make up user, you'll know what when applying foundation or compact powder to your nose area, large pores and blackheads can appear magnified rather than hidden under all your make up...unless you have an amazing primer, which is pretty costly.Besides keeping your nose smooth for the ease of make up application, we generally l...
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Beauty Without Cruelty

Beauty Without Cruelty
I suffer from dry skin, not only my face but on my hands too. While shopping with my daughter, I came across these cute mini hand & nail creams that came in a variety of scents and with the low price of R18.95 I was able to pick up more than one and test them out. Beauty without cruelty isn't something new, we're just starting to see more and m...
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UBU Blender Baby Foundation Sponge

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