Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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Dove Advanced Hair Series - First Impressions

Hi Beauties I Just want to share my first experience using the Dove hair care range and my general thoughts on the products I recieved an the ones i chose for my hair. I cannot stop obsessing over the smell of the products;from the moment i was collecting them from the post office i could smell the freshness, it was really strong (not in a bad...
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Dove Hair Care Trial with Friends

​Hi Beauties I was chosen to take part in the #DoveOneWashChallenge with 4 of my friends. We will be using the Dove products for a month to see the difference it can make to our hair. We were each given the option to take 4 products each which will target our main hair concerns. I chose the following products :1. Dove Pure Care Dry Oil Shampoo&nbs...
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Post-Workout Skin Deep Cleaning

Post-Workout Skin Deep Cleaning
Every great session at the gym entails a lot of sweating and it's one of the rarest occasions when you're happy about it. However, your skin might be more sensitive after a vigorous workout session. Your pores might get clogged up and your skin is exposed to environmental bacteria from the gym that, in combination with sweat, may cause irritation, ...
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Hair Lightening Using Vitamin C Tablets

Hi everyone! I haven't made a blog post here in FOREVER. Well I'm back and testing out new things I'd like to share. So I'm currently between hair colors and haven't quite decided which colour I'd like. So for now I'm just lightning my hair at home.Here's what you'll need:1. Vitamin C Tablets. About 20 (preferably unflavored) 2. Shampoo3. Plas...
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#ReinventonOfSmooth

​Here are my before and after photos using the all new keratin smooth range from Tresemmè - the difference is incredible! After only 1 wash that is... I am absolutey loving the feel and smell of my Hair! Thank you Tresemmè!! You have created a real game changer. XO 
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The new Essence Fresh and Fit foundation

​I finally decided to try the new Essence Fresh and Fit foundation! I have to admit I'm impressed - I have oily skin and breakout badly after wearing heavy foundation , and the fresh and fit really worked for me  It is more an everyday cover foundation as it is only medium coverage, but never the less it' great! Light weight and soft...
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Job Interview Makeup Do’s and Don’ts

When you are about to have an important job interview that could land you your dream job, you really want to be at your best. The truth is that your qualifications will get you hired. However, what shall make you stand out from the other candidates? A great first impression shall. Therefore, you want everything to run smoothly. This can be a diffic...
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My skincare journey

​Hi lovelies. To start this post I would like to introduce myself, my name is Azraa and I am a start up fashion and beauty blogger. I recently joined this site and have had nothing but a good experience thus far. The reason I chose to share this story is because i suffered with acne for a good 5-6 years. I was depressed most of the time and ha...
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Transitioning

​Transitioning is when you decide not to cut #bigchop ( #minibigchop)your hair, but rather outgrow and nurture your processed hair. You will need to STOP with the chemical treatments i.e. dyes, relaxers, perms, Brazilian blowouts etc.During this time, you will experience scab hair. Scab hair is the new growth, which is damaged due to all the proces...
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Beauty Made Easy with Samy #4.3

Happy Friyay Beauties! 😘 The days are literally running past nowadays, but one should never cease to forget about the importance of taking care of oneself- regardless of how hectic life may be. This is a follow-up article where I'll be sharing my beauty regime (and my lotions and potions) with you. I can honestly say that this is my third week of b...
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Skin Care Tips from Australian Women

There's no better way to learn about skin care than to listen to the advice from ladies who have to constantly battle harsh weather conditions and still manage to look beautiful, youthful and radiant. Australian climate is not at all skin-friendly, but Aussie ladies have their own tips on how to make sure that you keep your skin healthy and glowy.​...
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Wet n Wild?? Yes please

​Eye shadow is trending this fall and I have tried out Wet n wild Limited addition color icon pallet it is super pigmented and AFFORDABLE! With many color selections to choose from!
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One Brand Foundation Routine - M.A.C. (Part 2)

One Brand Foundation Routine - M.A.C. (Part 2)
PRODUCTS:Prep + Prime Natural Radiance Lumiére - R555.00 for 50ml (Radiant Yellow)Matchmaster SPF15 Foundation - R505.00 for 35ml (Shade 2)Mineralize Skinfinish Natural - R465.00 for 10g (Light Plus)Studio Fix Perfecting Powder - R355 for 8g (Light Plus)1 Pump of primer is all you need.  I apply it to my t-zone and work my way to the...
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Beauty Made Easy With Samy #4.1

Good afternoon Darlings 😘Thank you for coming back to read another Beauticious (yes I just invented that word!) post- I hope you enjoyed the debut one.Like I stated last time we spoke, I told you that I'm literally a minimalist when it comes to my daily make-up and skincare routine: I cleanse, tone and then apply some "lotions and potions". Afterwa...
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Say no to...

Good day Curlfriends,Don't forget to read the ingredients when going hair care product shopping.Say no to : Alcohol denat, sodium lauryl, sulfate, petroleum, mineral oils, isopropryl alcohol, ammonium lauryl sulfate
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Review: Nivea Perfect and Radiant Micellar Water

​Brand: Nivea Product: Perfect and Radiant Micellar Water Size: 400ml Price: R99.95 each Availability: Clicks, Dischem and most leading pharmacies nationwideI definitely can count on every lady having had a really late night out, getting home and having to dread taking off all that face beat (makeup- including the toughest mascara and eyeliner...
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Braids Tips

BRAIDING TIPSDo not wear your braids for longer than 6 weeksMake sure your stylist does not pull your edges to tightly Still protect you hair when going to bedKeep your scalp moistWash your braids if you are keeping it in for longer than a weekDon't redo immediately after removingMoisturise and seal before applying braidsBraids are definitely one o...
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Beauty Made Easy with Sassy Samy ZA

Hello Darlings!My name is Samy and I'm going to share my beauty wows and woos with you.Firstly I'd like to tell you that I'm a minimalist when it comes to daily make-up: I rarely go out without applying my mascara and lipstick. On a good day, and if time permits, I might jazz things up with eyeliner and/ or eye-shadow. I do go the 'full monty'...
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5 Beauty Tips from Down Under

The Land Down Under seems to be the trendsetter and things aren't much different when it comes to beauty and skincare. After all, the harsh weather conditions in Australia make the search for the best kind of a skin protection and beautifier an essential part of responsible and confident Aussie ladies. So, what can the rest of the world learn when ...
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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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