Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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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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Springtime Beauty Tips

Springtime Beauty Tips
After several months of cold feet and wooly clothes, we are finally greeted by the mild spring sun yet again. Time for shorter skirts, brighter colors, and splendid springtime beauty treatments to get our luster back! Our dull complexions and tired eyes long for some pampering to become radiant again, and if you're wondering what you can do to mak...
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Beholding beauty - beauty around the world through history

​"Beauty is in the eye of the beholder." We have all heard this line many times before and we all know very well that it means that the perception of beauty is subjective. Things that one finds beautiful in art or literature or music can never be the same for you just like your concept of physical beauty can never be identical as somebody else's. T...
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Tested: Avon Mark Liquid Lip Lacquer

​So I've finally received my New Avon Liquid Lip Lacquer! 💄 on the left (dark and stormy) has a bit of a shimmer to it! Really 💜 it! On the right (caffeined) a more subtle color but with an oomph! Which is your favorite? *Please Note: This is not a sponsored post.Retail Price: Each Lip Lacquer retails at R85 +/-😀 #Avonmark#@avonsouthafrica #nadinek...
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Night before wash day hair oil "treatment"

One of the most important aspects of maintaining Natural hair is to keep it feeling soft whilst looking healthy and shiny. Many things in our day to day lives contribute to our hair becoming dried out, - things such as the weather, hormones, medications, heat styling etc etc etc...A dry scalp and hair more often than not leads to hair breakage/hair...
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Protecting your hair

Someone asked me today why sleeping with a satin scarf / silk bonnet is so important. Most naturals know why, but I am posting this for those ladies out there that wants to know the method behind this madness.Going, returning / being natural is all about keeping your hair hydrated #samewhatsappgroup and most of us have cotton instead of silk pillow...
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DIY Injection free Botox mask

GOODBYE PORES AND HELLO SEXY BOTOX FACE😍Are the holes in your face dampening your spirits🙁?, well baby that time is OVER and NOW it's time to shine 🌟 This is an amazing face lift tightening, pore shrinking mask that doesn't require any 💉 but embraces God's gift to us🎁All you need is: - 2 egg whites - 1 person = 2 TBSP, 1 egg white ❗grinded flaxseed...
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When I'm in the mood for a mini pamper sesh....

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ALMOST @ Waist Length

​Last night after a very long time I randomly decided to check in on my hair growth and I'm so happy that I'm almost at waist length. I've heard many people say things like "african" type hair cannot grow or that it's just dry & brittle or whatever other negative views/stereotypes people have about black or colored ladies hair. WELL... I m...
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