Beauty Diaries

Beauty Diaries

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The Other Half Of Looking Good

The Other Half Of Looking Good
While my blog is predominantly dedicated to beauty and all things beauty, I am of the opinion that you only look as good as the person standing next to you, be it your husband, boyfriend, friend whatever the case may be. So this post is dedicated to men, men’s style and...
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Water

Water
I am having a problem drinking water today. It just does not taste nice, and I have to drink at least 2 litres and I have managed to drink 500ml so far, and the day is almost over. It is easy to drink it during a gym workout because one thirsts...
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How Can You Make Your Eyelashes Grow Back Quicker

How Can You Make Your Eyelashes Grow Back Quicker
Long, full eyelashes are considered one of the most beautiful aspects of a woman's face in South African culture. Yet from time to time, many women experience a loss of eyelashes, which can be embarrassing. You may have lost eyelashes while undergoing chemotherapy, from fake lashes, from an autoimmune disorder or...
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my new year resolutions and sum

Dear Diary, what can i say , 2012 was a horrific year, that left me broke, scarred and sad.. Broke and scarred because of my major operation in March that has left me with huge bills that i am still busy paying this year, scarred - a lovely new scar all...
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Day 6 resolution progress

Resolution 1: cleansed my face and applied my bb cream Resolution 2: Today I did a cat eye though on mascara and a lip gloss Resolution 3: Even though I had a busy day I carried a 2 litre bottle of water with me and made sure I finished it Resolution...
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9 Celebrity Beauty Problems

What do stars like Lauren Conrad, Tyra Banks, and Kim Kardashian do when they have a bad hair day or breakout? Why, Tweet and Instagram it for all of their followers to see, of course. By Sharon Tanenbaum           1. Before Shot of Kim Kardashian's Makeup (Or...
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Karma

Karma
Regarding my new list for the new year - step 1: Improve on my career   I take the Gautrain to work and back every day, and using the public transport system, people tend to run in to some trouble.  Gosh knows that I have, too.   A gentleman didn't have...
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The scale is your friend

Since I started my running and walking, I have weighed myself and 2.5kg lighter.   wow
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How to get Jessica Chastains Glowing Golden Globe skin

How to get Jessica Chastains Glowing Golden Globe skin
What do YSL and Jessica Chastain have in common? In February 2013 YSL will be launching their new fragrance in South Africa, Manifesto. This fragrance is a declaration of femininity YSL encourages women to break the rules, to challenge the status quo and create a new expression of femininity. It...
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Food Diaries

Food Diaries
Today I am not feeling good at all. I went to the gym and worked out hard, even did a fitness test for the first time, and then...I had to take the before photo also for the first time so that I can track my progress. I was horrified. The mirror...
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Psst.... I got a story to tell ...

Psst.... I got a story to tell ...
This year I have decided why make the same resolutions that I have made probably 10 years in a row and just never resolve ?! I sat down for a while and made a list of my new resolutions: (these resolutions should occurr at least once a month !) 1. Drink...
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Golden Globes, Golden Girls and Their Hairstyles

Golden Globes, Golden Girls and Their Hairstyles
If, like me, you love celebs you will then know that the repeat of the Golden Globes aired last night. I love watching the stars all glammed up and ready to take on the red carpet. This year I wanted to focus on the hairstyles. As there is always a new...
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8 glasses or more of water per day

One of my resolutions include drinking 8 glasses of water per day but, since I started running, I have increased my consumption to around 10 glasses per day and I am loving it.   Water helps keep me hydrated, feeling fresh and believe it or not, keeps your eyes lubricated. Since...
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Great Hair

Try this fab healthy home made hair mask. I just discovered it yesterday. It made my hair soft and silky. Mix equal quantities of olive oil, mayonnaise, egg and lemon juice together. Mix well and apply to your hair. Leave on for about 1 hour and rinse. Style as normal. Enjoy!   
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Day 5 resolution progress

Resolution 1: cleansed my face and applied my bb cream Resolution 2: Today I did a cat eye though on mascara and a lip gloss Resolution 3: Even though I had a busy day I carried a 2 litre bottle of water with me and made sure I finished it Resolution...
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Running

Hey Ladies   its true what they say, exercise is good for you.   The running was a fantastic success yesterday, I did 2x1.18km   yeah!
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Essie Spring 2013 Nail Polishes

Essie Spring 2013 Nail Polishes
The spring 2013 season will be filled with interesting launches nail polish wise. For Essie, the Sleek Stick spring 2013 nail wrap collection is simply a warm-up for the warm months ahead. A new limited edition collection from the label proves that inspiration can truly strike in the most unusual places. The theme...
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Golden Globes 2013: One Night, Two Standout Makeup Trends!

Golden Globes 2013: One Night, Two Standout Makeup Trends!
I don’t know about the rest of you ladies, but the Golden Globes is my party makeup inspiration! This year, two big makeup trends stood out – smoky eyes and statement lips. Various takes on these two trends were experimented and played with by the stars. Makeup artists share with us the...
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Healthy Hair

Healthy Hair
So, I think I got the hair part of my resolution covered.   My hair feels so much softer, silkier and no signs of dryness.   I made my own home made hair mask using equal quantities of olive oil, lemon juice, mayonnaise and egg. Mixed togeter and apply.   Keep...
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Day 4 resolution progress

Resolution 1: cleansed my face and applied my bb cream Resolution 2: Today I did a gold eye shadow though on mascara and a lip gloss Resolution 3: Drank 9 glasses today Resolution 4: Went to gym and worked out on the treadmill for 30 mins Resolution 5: Slept from 10:30...
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