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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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Beat the Post-Easter Blues!

Are you sitting at home or work right now and feeling as if you have completely dropped the ball on your healthy eating regime after this weekend? Are you wondering how to get back onto the healthy bandwagon even though that last box of Easter eggs is starring at you? If your answers are yes, […]

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The 4-1-1 on Anxiety

Imagine living as though bad consequences were constantly around the corner. Close your eyes, and picture this: A few years ago, you got into a car accident, nobody died or got injured, but the amount of stress that the accident had caused that day has negatively affected your life today – mentally. Every time that […]

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Avoid sugar over Easter weekend

Avoid sugar over easter

There are plenty pins, posts and blogs about how to avoid sugar, eat clean and what substitutes you could try. These are generally for dietary reasons or to keep your family healthy, but what happens when there’s a pre-existing expectation and demand for chocolate eggs wrapped in bright colours and crazy metallics? How do you […]

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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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Creating a successful tutorial

Creating a successful tutorial

You may be a makeup artist, a salon owner, a blogger, nail technician or even Insta-famous but creating a successful tutorial and getting your tutorials right is key to increasing your followers, reputation and showcasing your mad skills. Types of tutorial Tutorials don’t always have to be a step by step video, they can also […]

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#BeBoldForChange

be bold for change

#BeBoldForChange Today is International woman’s day and the theme for this is #BeBoldForChange, they are challenging women to take action that truly drives the change for women. Women have come so far in gaining their rights, being able to take charge of themselves, their bodies and breaking out of the stereotypical view of a woman, however, […]

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