'I can't say I've met too many red lipsticks I didn't love or like''

Concealers seem to be a source of frustration I think. And it appears to become more of an issue as our skin changes over time. The one I’ve used the longest is Le Correcteur De Chanel Concealer in the shade 91 Caramel, reviewed here. Since then, I’ve added three more concealers so I wanted to…

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If you’re ready for the sun and want to do it with your skin’s health in mind, I’m sharing the 5 face and body products currently in my summer routine. Sunscreen is a must every day, no matter the weather, or the season or the geographical location. But a Summertime skincare routine calls for extra…

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Who’s summer makeup haul is this? It’s the question I asked myself once I started taking the photographs for this post. I’ve been putting these items through the paces, some for almost four months, with the earliest acquired item being the Guerlain lipstick and the latest, the lip pencil and blush from the Black Owned…

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As more of us begin de-quarantining and businesses re-open, manicures and pedicures are likely at the top of the wishlist of things we’d love to have done. So whether you prefer to slay your mani-pedi at home (raising my hand) or if you need ideas for what to take with you to the nail salon,…

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sisley eyeshadow

Sisley Les Phyto Ombre Eyeshadows are long-wearing and deliver the pleasing power of their unique half-cream, half-powder formula that’s definitely made me fall down a happy rabbit hole into the brand. Plus, I’m playing catch up because these eyeshadows were added to the brand’s lineup in the Autumn of 2019. Texture/Application: Easy to pick up…

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Yes, this is a beauty blog and one of the driving intentions behind choosing to start it was to create a safe space online. It is still that, as writing about cosmetics and taking photographs to accompany the posts is a tremendous pleasure. And yet, I’ve realised I couldn’t continue to churn out blog posts…

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If you’re ready for the sun and want to do it with your skin’s health in mind, I’m sharing the 5 face and body products currently in my summer routine. Sunscreen is a must every day, no matter the weather, or the season or the geographical location. But a Summertime skincare routine calls for extra…

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Who’s summer makeup haul is this? It’s the question I asked myself once I started taking the photographs for this post. I’ve been putting these items through the paces, some for almost four months, with the earliest acquired item being the Guerlain lipstick and the latest, the lip pencil and blush from the Black Owned…

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As more of us begin de-quarantining and businesses re-open, manicures and pedicures are likely at the top of the wishlist of things we’d love to have done. So whether you prefer to slay your mani-pedi at home (raising my hand) or if you need ideas for what to take with you to the nail salon,…

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sisley eyeshadow

Sisley Les Phyto Ombre Eyeshadows are long-wearing and deliver the pleasing power of their unique half-cream, half-powder formula that’s definitely made me fall down a happy rabbit hole into the brand. Plus, I’m playing catch up because these eyeshadows were added to the brand’s lineup in the Autumn of 2019. Texture/Application: Easy to pick up…

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Yes, this is a beauty blog and one of the driving intentions behind choosing to start it was to create a safe space online. It is still that, as writing about cosmetics and taking photographs to accompany the posts is a tremendous pleasure. And yet, I’ve realised I couldn’t continue to churn out blog posts…

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christian louboutin

Christian Louboutin, the French creator of coveted red-soled shoes, luscious handbags and other accessories, guided his company into the beauty world in 2014 with a nail colour collection. Since then, lipsticks, lip glosses, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascara and fragrance have been added. Spurred on by the smattering of beauty sales happening, I chose a nail colour…

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Who’s summer makeup haul is this? It’s the question I asked myself once I started taking the photographs for this post. I’ve been putting these items through the paces, some for almost four months, with the earliest acquired item being the Guerlain lipstick and the latest, the lip pencil and blush from the Black Owned…

Continue Reading

As more of us begin de-quarantining and businesses re-open, manicures and pedicures are likely at the top of the wishlist of things we’d love to have done. So whether you prefer to slay your mani-pedi at home (raising my hand) or if you need ideas for what to take with you to the nail salon,…

Continue Reading

sisley eyeshadow

Sisley Les Phyto Ombre Eyeshadows are long-wearing and deliver the pleasing power of their unique half-cream, half-powder formula that’s definitely made me fall down a happy rabbit hole into the brand. Plus, I’m playing catch up because these eyeshadows were added to the brand’s lineup in the Autumn of 2019. Texture/Application: Easy to pick up…

Continue Reading

Yes, this is a beauty blog and one of the driving intentions behind choosing to start it was to create a safe space online. It is still that, as writing about cosmetics and taking photographs to accompany the posts is a tremendous pleasure. And yet, I’ve realised I couldn’t continue to churn out blog posts…

Continue Reading

christian louboutin

Christian Louboutin, the French creator of coveted red-soled shoes, luscious handbags and other accessories, guided his company into the beauty world in 2014 with a nail colour collection. Since then, lipsticks, lip glosses, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascara and fragrance have been added. Spurred on by the smattering of beauty sales happening, I chose a nail colour…

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rouge hermes rouge piment

When Hermès, the French luxury brand that was founded in 1837 announced their foray into lipsticks, I was initially puzzled. Then, the promo photographs began appearing and I got really excited………until the prices were announced. Well, cough cough, two reds later but with different formulas, here we are. The Formula There are two formulas, satin…

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As more of us begin de-quarantining and businesses re-open, manicures and pedicures are likely at the top of the wishlist of things we’d love to have done. So whether you prefer to slay your mani-pedi at home (raising my hand) or if you need ideas for what to take with you to the nail salon,…

Continue Reading

sisley eyeshadow

Sisley Les Phyto Ombre Eyeshadows are long-wearing and deliver the pleasing power of their unique half-cream, half-powder formula that’s definitely made me fall down a happy rabbit hole into the brand. Plus, I’m playing catch up because these eyeshadows were added to the brand’s lineup in the Autumn of 2019. Texture/Application: Easy to pick up…

Continue Reading

Yes, this is a beauty blog and one of the driving intentions behind choosing to start it was to create a safe space online. It is still that, as writing about cosmetics and taking photographs to accompany the posts is a tremendous pleasure. And yet, I’ve realised I couldn’t continue to churn out blog posts…

Continue Reading

christian louboutin

Christian Louboutin, the French creator of coveted red-soled shoes, luscious handbags and other accessories, guided his company into the beauty world in 2014 with a nail colour collection. Since then, lipsticks, lip glosses, eyeshadows, eyeliners, mascara and fragrance have been added. Spurred on by the smattering of beauty sales happening, I chose a nail colour…

Continue Reading

rouge hermes rouge piment

When Hermès, the French luxury brand that was founded in 1837 announced their foray into lipsticks, I was initially puzzled. Then, the promo photographs began appearing and I got really excited………until the prices were announced. Well, cough cough, two reds later but with different formulas, here we are. The Formula There are two formulas, satin…

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peter thomas roth

I’m sharing three products from the Peter Thomas Water Drench Hydrating Skincare line. The Water Drench products are powered by hyaluronic acid, the textures are sublime on the skin, they’re fast-absorbing and act as tremendous agents of hydration that can last up to 72 hours. Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydrating Eye Gel has 50% Hyaluronic…

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