Product Reviews

Plasma Skin Tightening Review with BLOOMaesthetics

My husband hogged all the blankets last night, Olivia (my kitty) was snore/purring in her sleep and I had the worst pain in my ankle imaginable. If these are the conditions I deal with on a regular ol' Sunday night, you can see why I need the good folk at BLOOMAesthetics to keep my 33-year… Continue reading Plasma Skin Tightening Review with BLOOMaesthetics

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Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

I've shared this incredible lipstick across my social channels recently and thought it was time for a full review on the blog. It isn't a new brand by any means, but I'm really glad it is on the market. I often speak about the importance of a lipstick that stays put. One of my biggest fears… Continue reading Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

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Reviewing Catrice HD Liquid Coverage

I've probably found the best foundation on the market for dry skin, cruelty-free and under R150! Ladies and gentlemen, I present Catrice HD Liquid Coverage. I've spoken about Catrice before and have slowly started to convert to the underrated drug-store brand. To be honest, I can't remember when Catrice hit South African soil, but what… Continue reading Reviewing Catrice HD Liquid Coverage

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Reviewing Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick

I'm completely obsessed with makeup, so when I was gifted a few Smashbox goodies, I was in my element. I'm always looking for a great, cruelty-free product that really works and Smashbox delivers. Today I want to talk about the matte Be Legendary lipstick in Infrared. I am a sucker for a good red lip,… Continue reading Reviewing Smashbox Be Legendary Lipstick

Product Reviews

Reviewing the Marc Anthony Blonde Shampoo & Conditioner Range

If you've been following my blog for a while, that I am a big fan of DIY hair. Taken it to the extreme on more than one occasion - there is virtually no hair colour that I haven't tried. For perspective, I went from box dye black to blonde in the space of 8 (or… Continue reading Reviewing the Marc Anthony Blonde Shampoo & Conditioner Range

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Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

I was a little bit surprised by how popular the last makeup post was, y'all wanted more. Because I'm all about giving back, here is another instalment of "in my makeup bag".I'm still not entirely sure why we suddenly needed lips that looked dryer than the Sahara desert, but it's a thing and we buy into… Continue reading Matte lipsticks in my makeup bag

Real Talk, Uncategorized

Learning to self-love (again)

Man, to say that this year has been a weight based yo-yo is an understatement. In case you've missed it, I've gained weight and lost self-confidence - obviously, I had to change this. I've learned that weight gain (and coming to terms with it) is a lot like dealing with the different stages of grief.… Continue reading Learning to self-love (again)

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How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

I didn't realize that it has taken me so long to blog again, it seems like only yesterday I was bubbling over with the excitement of healthy living. I remember being so passionate about fitness and spreading the word about weight loss that I became blind. I think that this post is long overdue because… Continue reading How to gain 20kgs with hake and brocolli

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Weight loss on a budget

Losing weight can seem expensive when you don’t know where to start. Thankfully, we now know tricks and secrets to budget weight loss plans. Weight loss journeys can be challenging, especially when you don’t quite know where to start. It can seem costly, time consuming and too hard to follow through with, but it doesn’t… Continue reading Weight loss on a budget

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What to eat for weight loss

We all know that we need to eat healthier for weight loss, but do you know what food to eat? Here are the food groups you should be eating… There is a lot of talk about eating healthier and moving more for weight loss, but when you’re starting out it is difficult to know just… Continue reading What to eat for weight loss