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Beauty Diaries

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Eylure London Lengthening Starter Kit - No118

Eylure London Lengthening Starter Kit - No118
​Finally, the first product to review. I have always had individual lashes done, but sometimes I'd not have the time to go to the beauty salon. So I would just go without, too scared to try the lash strips. I had the idea that they are too dramatic and that a semi natural look is not possible, but boy was I wrong. I received thi...
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ESSENCE PURE SKIN ANTI-SPOT COMPACT POWDER

ESSENCE PURE SKIN ANTI-SPOT COMPACT POWDER
​This is my go to compact powder and it's very affordable. I have tried so many powders and most of them were blocking my pores and causing blackheads and pimples, so I decided to try the Essence Pure Skin Anti-Spot Powder and I love it! This powder covers well, it mattifies your skin without making it look cakey, which is great! It's very affordab...
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CATRICE PRIME AND FINE PORE REFINING ANTI-SHINE BASE

CATRICE PRIME AND FINE PORE REFINING ANTI-SHINE BASE
​This product is meant to mattify your skin, refine your pores and prolong your makeup. To me it does a decent job mattifying my skin and it holds my makeup pretty well however, when you apply this product you need to be quick because it sets really fast so, when you in a rush and need a quick fix then this is perfect for you because it sets in sec...
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My Catrice Goodies

My Catrice Goodies
​I recently received a voucher for Takealot.com. Since a girl can never have too much makeup, that's exactly what I used my voucher on. I was super excited to see all the Catrice products since I have been wanting to try this brand. I got the following products: Ultimate Shine Gel Lip Colour in 070-Licence to Pink        &n...
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Strobing?

Strobing?
​Yesterday I decided to give this look a try after it trended on social sites, I must say I fell in love with it mostly because tried it at night of which I think can work for me on night out during the day I prefer being natural unless there's an occasion!I used highlighters, blush, pearls, eye shadows.What do you think Beauties?
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Get your bronze on and do the Benefit Hoola! (Giveaway closed)

Get your bronze on and do the Benefit Hoola! (Giveaway closed)
Bronze Goddess . . . typing those words make me feel sexy! If you have been following me for a while now, you would know that I am brown and l have well a bronzer addiction. BeneMania has taken swept over Mzansi like gale force winds in the fair Cape so...
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Get the Look: Dark Nude Eyes

Get the Look: Dark Nude Eyes
I have done so many nude makeup looks before and although I’m showing you another one today, I decided on a darker nude look for my eyes and a light nude for my lips. Here is my Dark Nude Eyes make-up look. I decided to create this look using some of...
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DIY Deep Dark Red Lip

DIY Deep Dark Red Lip
Winter is here and one of the staple lip colours of the season is definitely a dark red, but not everyone owns such a shade! Today I would love to show you how to create your own deep, dark red lip! I really love a good red lip and the first...
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Milk of Magnesia as a Makeup Primer?

Milk of Magnesia as a Makeup Primer?
A lovely lady here on BB (Ayanda aka ZaShandu) gave me the advice to use Milk of Magnesia as a makeup primer. I purchased it and tried it for a few days. Ayanda said a makeup artist gave her this advice. Who does not want a smoother canvas to paint a...
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Monday Mascara Mayhem – Drugstore Picks

Monday Mascara Mayhem – Drugstore Picks
Mascara. Mascara. Mascara. Where do I begin? Up until about 5 months ago, I absolutely hated wearing mascara. Yes HATE is a strong word but I swear, it felt like having goggas (that’s what we call insects) latching on to my lids and blurring my vision. Yes I know I was...
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MY RIDE OR DIE MAKE-UP ESSENTIAL.

MY RIDE OR DIE MAKE-UP ESSENTIAL.
  So if I had to choose my favourite product from my entire make-up collection, it would be this one, Mac’s Soft Ochre Paint Pot (R230.00). It just makes me happy for days, its the ultimate eye-shadow base.  What makes Soft ochre so special is, it is that perfect nude that you use everyday.It has an...
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MAC's Radiance primer! It's AYOBA!

MAC's Radiance primer! It's AYOBA!
Get Glowing MAC Prep+Prime Natural Radiance   MAC Prep+Prime Natural Radiance in Radiant Yellow . . . I have no words, but as writer, I need to find some! MAC Prep+Prime Natural Radiance is to the skin, what carrots are to carrot cake . . . .you need it  . ....
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BB, CC or DD - what are these bra sizes????

BB, CC or DD - what are these bra sizes????
Soon enough there will be more kinds of beauty balms than there are bra cup sizes. That's ok, just means more options for all of us that have different needs and different skin types. But it also means more confusion, just when i fully under stood what a BB cream really...
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How To Apply Blush

How To Apply Blush    I got this idea from my sweet friend Lizna from pieces in pink to for the idea for this weeks  Tuesday beauty tip on how to apply blush. I myself have struggled to perfect the technique on applying blush well I wouldn't say perfect I just like the...
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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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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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Friday Face-Off | Urban Decay Vs Essence

Hello beauties !!Happy Friday to you all !!I am so excited it's finally the weekend I hope you all excited too.. I get to sleep late and rest , spend my weekend in my pjs and catch up to series ! With Friday here I thought it could be fun to...
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Makeup Guide for Contact Lens Wearers

Makeup Guide for Contact Lens Wearers
I am a contact lens wearer, I don't wear them everyday but they work better for me on days I want to get all dolled up, it's a bit hard for me to apply eye makeup without my glasses. After talking (comment talking) to Rash over the weekend, I decided to...
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Print Your Own Make-up!!!!!

Print Your Own Make-up!!!!!
A new 3-D printer that lets you create any shade of make-up in your own home is set to be released soon for  $200. The Mink allows users to choose any color that they see online (or in nature captured by their iPhone), transmit it to Photoshop, and hit ‘print’ to...
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