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The bronzer that’s a highlighter! Wet n Wild adventures (Part 4)

The bronzer that’s a highlighter! Wet n Wild adventures (Part 4)
Wet’n Wild’s Coloricon Reserve your Cabana bronzer is one of the most raved about highlighters, yip that wasn’t a typo . . . All you have to do is look at the cream-coloured  bronzer to realize that there is no bronze in there. If your have super pale skin, you can...
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Best bronzer on a budget! Wet n Wild adventures (Part3)

Best bronzer on a budget! Wet n Wild adventures (Part3)
In my experience, finding a fabulous bronzer for darker-skinned beauties in South Africa is difficult when you’re on a tight budget. There are beautiful high-end bronzers out there for darker skinned beauties but in my experience, most bronzers geared to us are like darker face powders with a sprinkle of fairy...
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Wet n Wild adventures (part 1)

Wet n Wild adventures (part 1)
  Riding the Wet n Wild Wave with these eye shadow palettes! Well, love strikes when you least expect it and Cupid got a clear shot with me and Wet n Wild! It was love at first swatch   I got the Comfort Zone and Petal Pusher palettes at Clicks in...
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Highlight for under R50 with LA Girl

Highlight for under R50 with LA Girl
The LA Girl Pro Conceal HD concealer is off the hook!   This guy is the bizzness! I wanted to use this as a highlighter. If you have been reading my blogs, you know about my obsession with highlighters.   I bought this at Dischem because I had never tried any...
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‘The know-it-all ‘Real Techniques Expert Face Brush

‘The know-it-all ‘Real Techniques Expert Face Brush
A friend of mine is a mathematical genius! Like, who gets 100% for maths at university? So my BFF once remarked: ‘ No one likes and over-achiever’ and this came to mind when I first used the Real Techniques Expert Face brush.  The reviews of this brush created by Sam and...
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Smokin' NOT! L'Oreal Colour Riche eyeshadow quad

Smokin' NOT! L'Oreal Colour Riche eyeshadow quad
I’m obsessed with rose gold . . . and while my budget won’t allow me to that Michael Kors watch I’ve been eyeing, I found rosy eye shadow. I picked up the L’Oreal Color Riche quad in Smoky Eau de Rose at Dischem and the shimmering feminine warmth of the colours...
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Tips for healthy hair in the future

Tips for healthy hair in the future
We all want healthy gorgeous hair, but some of us don't know the things we shouldn't be doing. One thing that we shouldn't be doing is washing our hair everyday. Washing your hair everyday drys out your hair. How long you go without washing your hair shouldn't be longer than three days I...
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Quick Grape Fix

Quick Grape Fix
Hi Everyone :) My most adored mother nature beauty tip is using grapes as a natural mask on the face. Using grapes in its most natural form allows the grape juice containing the grape seed oil to permeate the skin surface improving skin elasticity as well as being a natural anti aging ingredient ....
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How Often Should You Exfoliate Your Face?

How Often Should You Exfoliate Your Face?
So Ladies... How often do you think you should exfoliate your face?  How often is too often? Exfoliation is a simple process that removes dead skin cells from the surface of your skin. Most of us use some type of face wash that has tiny, sand-like particles in it.  Rubbing those...
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Week three has come to an end

So on Saturday doing my weekly shopping i was in Clicks, i was approached by one of their cosmetic staff asking me what i have been using on my face. First i was kind of shocked how someone with such perfect skin noticed mine. So i ended up convincing Loreal's sales...
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Veg out time is a Magical time

Veg out time is a Magical time
One of my friends is privileged enough to be home at 2:30 pm every Friday afternoon. Granted, she slaves away during the first 90% of the week, trying to meet deadlines set by her cartoon character lookalike boss. I asked her what she got up to today and she sniffed “I...
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Garnier Dark Spot Corrector

Garnier Dark Spot Corrector
Received my Garnier Dark Spot Corrector yesterday, first time doing a product review. Super excited...... I suffer from blemish marks and acne scars and I can not bare to go out without make up. I’ve tried brightening products before and this seems to be a typical result.   So I'm really excited to...
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Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturiser - Day 2

Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturiser - Day 2
Monday was day two and I was chuffed to note that it was still moisture with no oiliness! Obviously, immediate results for anything is virtually impossible but I did feel a difference in the feel of my skin, softer I think. I love the packaging as well, its so unusual with...
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Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturiser - Day 1

Garnier Dark Spot Corrector Daily Illuminating Moisturiser - Day 1
So, I'm a bit late with my first blog post since I started using the product on Sunday. Anyway, here is Sunday. The commencement Loving the texture of the product, it goes on smooth and leaves no stickiness or residue. It has a lovely fragrance and it's left my skin feeling...
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The Garnier Spot Corrector Experiment

I was chosen to review the Garnier Spot Corrector. The timing is amazing because my skin is in its worst condition pigmentation-wise! Years on the pill and some time experimenting with slightly acidic acne treatments without proper sun protection has left my face covered in huge brown splotches all around my...
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Who run the world? Girls!

Who run the world? Girls!
Next time you don't have much to do, Google the lyrics of Run the World. As a white chick, I'm having some difficulty putting meaning to all of the words but I understand the underlying "Pow! Here take that, men!" message. Two lines in the song really got me: Strong enough...
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Is it really an honour?

Is it really an honour?
When my best friend asked me to be her maid of honour I was elated. Needless to say, the lists of things to do started piling up and I started making mock ups of invitations to kitchen teas and thank you's to the guests. I took the job so seriously that...
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Homemade Mixing Medium for Eyeshadow

Homemade Mixing MediumIf you're anything like me, you spend most of your life either on Pinterest, or trying out all the awesome things that you see on Pinterest. Also, if you're anything like me, you are mostly disappointed with the results! I have, however, found something that has changed my beauty life! I...
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