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My Hair does not define me…

January 20, 2017 | No Comments

*bursts out into song: “I am not my hair; I am not this skin; I am not your expectations no no I am not my hair; I am not this skin; I’m a soul that lives within“ Okay… now that that’s out the way… I recently recorded a “How to quickly style your natural hair […]

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Skincare Resolutions that SLAY!

January 9, 2017 | 2 Comments

  Skin care resolutions don’t have to be boring and tedious; they can be fun and relaxing! It’s so easy to be enthusiastic and optimistic at the beginning of the year… but can you commit for the rest of the year? This is my challenge for you! I’ve listed a few skin care resolutions that […]

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Sometimes, It’s not just make-up!

December 6, 2016 | 2 Comments

  Ever had a day where you’re feeling tired and under the weather, so you opt for a colourful scarf and a bright lippie? And suddenly, you feel a bit more cheerful? You’ve consciously chosen to use colour to improve your mood and increase your energy. Less obviously, on a subconscious level, you are drawn […]

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How to Prep Your Skin Before Applying Makeup

November 30, 2016 | No Comments

I know I’m always sharing makeup tutorials and beauty tricks, but I really need to stress the importance of taking care of your skin and giving it the attention it deserves, instead of hiding it behind layers of makeup. Remember, makeup is meant to enhance your features and beauty, not change or hide who you […]

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Product Review: African Extracts Rooibos Purifying Range

November 10, 2016 | No Comments

Hello my Beauties! I know I’m always sharing makeup tutorials and makeup tips and tricks, but I really need to stress the importance of taking care of your skin as well. I normally shy away from recommending skin care products because we are all so different and have different skin types. The last thing I […]

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How To Highlight And Contour: Using Powder Products

October 20, 2016 | 4 Comments

HIGHLIGHTING AND CONTOURING… I don’t know how many queries I’ve received about this… These are literally theeeeeee buzz words in the makeup industry. Every beauty fanatic is raving about this – thanks Kim Kardashian! So in this post I’ll show you how to do basic highlighting and contouring – but using powder products. Normally you’d need […]

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Throwing Shade: Find the Best Foundation Shade & Product for You

October 11, 2016 | No Comments

  Face it: A great foundation is a must have for flawless-looking skin, but it can get quite tricky to get it right. In this post I’ll shed some light on all you need to know about getting your foundation right… well, a few of the tips I’ve learnt along the way 🙂 1. Look […]

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Weaves, Wigs or Braids? Or Braids in a Wig?

October 4, 2016 | 3 Comments

  How to Choose the Best Protective Style For You This hair issue… I don’t want to address it, but feel the need to touch on it. I’m not going to delve deep into this though, all I want to say is that my hair does not define me. It does not make me who […]

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Grooming on the go. A no-no?

September 22, 2016 | No Comments

Ok, so I just have to ask… How do you react when in the middle of dinner or a night out, someone whips out their makeup bag to powder their nose? You side-eye them right? I think I do… I don’t know… but I sometimes find myself in a situation where I reallllly need to […]

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Product Review: Clarins Mascara Supra Volume

September 12, 2016 | 4 Comments

Hello Beauties! Over the past 4 weeks, I’ve been trialing the Clarins Supra Volume Mascara. To give you a quick scientific background, the mascara includes two active ingredients: Cassie flower wax: intense volume that is immediately visible and long-lasting Panthenol: helps strengthen the lashes   Now I’m not too fussy when it comes to mascara… […]

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