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Smashbox Mascara: X-Rated vs Full Exposure

smashbox mascara

I’ve been trying out Smashbox products in pursuit of decreasing the amount of animal-tested products in my makeup collection. In need of a new mascara, I went on a mission to find the perfect Smashbox Mascara. If you missed my previous reviews on other Smashbox products, you can find a blog here on which Smashbox products […]

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Gel or Acrylic – which to choose.

Gel or Acrylic

Going to the salon is just one of those things all girls love to do. It’s time for yourself or to spend with friends and it just makes you feel special and pampered. Once you have arrived at the nail salon the nail technician will ask you if you want gel or acrylic nails and […]

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Waxing vs Shaving

Waxing vs Shaving

Now that winter has arrived I know we all let our leg hair and all-over body hair get a little longer than in summer. That is until we realise we need to do something about the leg hair poking through our leggings, or the whole in your boyfriend jeans that leaves little to the imagination […]

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11 Tips to Nail your First Makeup Gig.

11 tips to nail your first makeup gig

So, you’ve studied to be a makeup artist, decided not to be a beauty-school drop-out like the pink lady from Grease or you’ve watched a million YouTube makeup tutorials that have prepared you for this day. This day could be someone’s matric dance, 21st, wedding, first stage performance or publicity event, but it’s time for […]

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Dry skin and dry, frizzy hair in winter.

Dry skin and dry, frizzy hair in winter.

Winter is rapidly approaching and we are all changing our closets around and finding our warm socks. Winter is the season of hot chocolate, fluffy blankets and lighting fires, however, it is also the season of dry flakey skin and hair that just will not cooperate. Why does my hair go static in winter? When […]

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Smashbox products review and what to buy first

Smashbox

I am absolutely loving Smashbox at the moment. They are cruelty-free, intensely pigmented and their makeup is really great quality. Today I’m reviewing some of their products which I consider to be the essentials you should have in your makeup kit. Smashbox is an L.A brand and you can purchase it at Woolworths, Red Square, […]

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Listen to what your skin is telling you!

Listen to your skin

Have you ever applied makeup and later on – after you’d washed off your make-up, you found that your skin was dry and patchy maybe even a bit red? Your eyes itch and get watery when you put on more makeup than usual for a night out?  Well everyone’s skin reacts differently to products for […]

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Life hacks every girl should know.

life hacks every girl should know

I have been a girl my whole life (thankfully) and there have been some things that I wish I had learned sooner which would have saved me so much time, effort and embarrassment. You may want to take a few notes, here are a few life hacks every girl should know. There is nothing worse […]

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