Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

Your Personal Beauty Bulletin Blog

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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Review : Yardley Oatmeal Exfoliating Scrub

Hey BeautiesI'm totally a lover of testing exfoliators I might be obsessed hehe... if you have been reading my blog for a while I'm sure you came across my reviews on other exfoliators. The exfoliator I'm currently using is from the Yardley Oatmeal range and I must say I'm impressed.Why you should give it a try:face seems more refreshed once exfoli...
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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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Plastic on my face? No thank you!

Plastic on my face? No thank you!
I am not a chemist so though I have heard that sodium laureth sulfate and parabens are bad for me I have no idea what they actually are or all those other unpronounceable ingredients found in many beauty products. However, this week I became aware of plastic microbeads and their use...
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Vive le Chrysalis - Love your Skin

Vive le Chrysalis - Love your Skin
Bonjour! belles personnes, my face is all French - ed up or is it all freshened up after my exclusive Chrysalis Global Facial spa treatment yesterday at the 2014 Professional Beauty show held at Gallagher Convention in Midrand ; as I was one of the Johannesburg based Beauty Bulletin ladies chosen to review the Chrysalis Global Facial.  Truth be told haven't had...
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Home exfoliation

Home exfoliation
A few years ago, when I was a blossoming teen taken by the world of beauty and skin care, I discovered the little gem that its baby oil and sugar.    I read in a magazine that if you mix some brown sugar with some baby oil and mix it into...
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DIY friendly facial scrub

DIY friendly facial scrub
I recently discovered how to make a facial scrub by using one ingredient(maize meal) at home with clean & clear foaming facial wash, for that deep clean effect. especially with oily skin it really makes a difference. just make a paste!!!!
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DIY easy 4 step lip exfoliator

DIY easy 4 step lip exfoliator
QUICK, EASY & EFFECTIVE ! and best of all- you already have all the ingredients in your kitchen cupboard ! ALL you need is 4 ingredients: Sugar Honey olive oil Lemon AND THATS IT!  
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My Body Regime & Tips

My Body Regime & Tips
As a woman in my mid-twenties I know the supple elasticity of my skin and youthful glow may not last forever, I can’t wholly rely on good genes thus with the use of some beauty tips and tricks this will ensure that I hedge my bets correctly. I have extremely sensitive...
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Silky smooth skin during winter

As winter creeps in and the chill has an effect on the skin, it is time to switch from light body lotions to acqeous creams and heavier body lotions. The tricks I use to keep my skin healthy and silky during winter is by following this regimen: 1. To get rid...
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Beauty in your 30's

Beauty in your 30's
  As a woman in my 30’s I am blessed to very often be told that I “don’t look it” ;)   Now I have to confess that I mostly have my parents to thank for this, by them passing me down some good genes! But there are some things that...
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