Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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Long Lasting Lipstick On The Go.

I absolutely love matte lipstick but could never find one that did not leave my lips begging for my DCT or Vaseline at the end of the day. That was until I came across the Yardley London Stay Fast Lipstick Range. I am totally in love with these lipstick's and my current fave is Sienna, I love the subtle orange like colour as well as the matte ...
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Because Im worth it

Because Im worth it
  Growing up, I was rather shy, I always kept to myself, and barely ever stepped out of my comfort zone. When I got to my early teens, insecurities about my body and my appearance and selfworth began to take hold of me and it affected me on a daily basis....
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From Blunder to Beauty - The #Lipstickeffect

From Blunder to Beauty - The #Lipstickeffect
I've always been a fun, bubbly and "out there" kind of girl, but when you leave a life behind of friends and partying for one of grown up business and trying to make a financial future for yourself, you leave a lot of things in your ever-growing wake and before you...
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#LipstickEffect. Bought to you by MAC extended play lash

#LipstickEffect. Bought to you by MAC extended play lash
So it was christmas. The presents, the christmas tree, the laughter and joy of being with family. My gran and I have always had a special bond. She is my go-to person for style and make up ideas. She looks flawless every single day, one cant help but admire her. And...
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My mascara #LipstickEffect

Beauty Bulletin   I've always been overweight, well since I can remember and it has always been an uphill battle, but only later in life I got diagnosed with PCOS (at the age of 19) - for those of you that don't know what it is, it's basically a hormonal imbalance that...
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Those Mean Girls

Those Mean Girls
Growing up, I was always the geeky freckled ginger who everyone teased and called “Duracell”  (the coppered colour top – get it?)  Yeah, I got a lot of those ginger nicknames.  If you’re a ginger, you can relate to having transparent milk-bottle skin, and ginger eyelashes and eyebrows.  As a teenager,...
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Women's Day - The #LipstickEffect

Women's Day - The #LipstickEffect
  Beauty Bulletin is the biggest online beauty community in South Africa, who not only inspired and encouraged me to start blogging but helped in building irreplaceable friendships. Although, I am not as active on the site as I used to be, I check in at least twice a week just...
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The Drastic Effect Of Eyeliner In My Life

The Drastic Effect Of Eyeliner In My Life
Hello Beauties!   Today I want to share with you all my utmost hoily -grail beloved product which  I honestly cannot live without! That is none other then eyeliner!. I just adore and appreciate the confidence and determination that this little product gives me! . My skin honestly has been messing...
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How foundation changed my life

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_20130621_150748.jpgI know it might seems really shallow that makeup should have such a profound impact on one's life, but sometimes one's outward appearance can really affect how one feels inside.   When I was in Grade 6, at just 12 years old, I started suffering from really bad acne. I tried...
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Beautycandyloves #lipstickeffect

Beauty BulletinBeauty Bulletin Challenge #LipstickEffect     Hey beauties,   I decided to dedicate this post to the Beauty Bulletin challenge for this women's month. Beauty Bulletin challenged everyone to the #lipstickeffect sharing with everyone what beauty item empowered us,made us feel confident.         I thought that I would also share...
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Tzar: My Beauty story

Tzar: My Beauty story
  #Beauty Bulletin #Lipstick Effect   Nothing beats a clear and fresh face.   As women, we constantly strive to improve not only our appearance but every aspect of our lives as well. It is during this journey that we realise and discover true beauty.   My story begins much like...
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Red is the new Black

Red is the new Black
So the lipstick effect theory goes a little something like this: when facing economic hard times, the consumer (thats us ladies) will be more willing to buy less expensive luxuries. This theory infers that when times are tough, us as women still have a deep desire, nay, need, to feel beautiful. And...
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Abracadazzle and the #Lipstickeffect

Abracadazzle and the #Lipstickeffect
IM THE PERFECT COVER UP GIRL!!!!!   I Can never begin to thank God enough for make up.... yes it is something i thank God for because for most of us ladies it is nothing short of a daily miracle.  Of Course i wont deny we are all special and beautiful...
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Red Rocks my World.....#lipstickeffect

Red Rocks my World.....#lipstickeffect
Red is the colour of extremes: its the colour of passionate love, seduction, violence, danger, anger, and adventure. Red is also a magical and religious colour.. ...almost as rare and as expensive as purple in ancient days. The global similarities are significant:it is is one of the top two favorite colors...
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Power to the Women of South Africa

Power to the Women of South Africa
POWER TO THE WOMEN OF SOUTH AFRICA. Women in South Africa all face varying challenges every single day, ranging from rape, abuse, illness and poverty.  My story started around the age of 14. I was at that stage of transforming from young girl to woman, when a visit to the doctor would change...
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Make up makes me feel better!!!

Make up makes me feel better!!!
#LIPSTICKEFFECT   I have two stories? First I have already blogged on, I has acne since age 11 and finally using Orratane for 11 months, I'm off the treatment is, and my face clear, this has given me the confidence to take pictures, before I would be too embarrassed!   Second...
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The Balding Truth

The Balding Truth
Brace yourself ladies , Im about to get personal ....... "The hair is the richest ornament of women.  ~Martin Luther" All women can identify with this powerful statement as a womens glory is her hair , but what happens when you lose your shining glory?Ive experienced many tragedies in life and...
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Strong Women, Makeup fairies and The #LipstickEffect

Strong Women, Makeup fairies and The #LipstickEffect
There is most certainly something called the #LipstickEffect! Ask any woman who's had to go into an intimidating meeting, be it work or a Parent teacher meeting. A quick trip to the ladies room to add some colour immediately adds some courage. Not being someone who likes dealing with conflict or...
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