Beauty Lessons Learnt Whilst On Holiday

Beauty Lessons Learnt

Imagine the music from the 90s song ‘Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)’ by Baz Luhrman.  Let me give you a refresher:  “Ladies & gentlemen of the class of ’99.  Wear sunscreen.  If I could offer you only one tip for the future…sunscreen would be it.  The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience, I will dispense this advice now…” Continue reading

Review – Lancôme Grandiôse Swan-Neck Mascara

Lancome Grandiose Mascara

I first saw the Lancôme Grandiôse Swan-Neck Mascara in one of Tati’s videos and I must say, I was VERY intrigued by the shape of the wand.  I actually didn’t think this mascara would ever reach South African shores, but lo & behold – it arrived in September 2014.  Lancôme very kindly sent me a Grandiôse mascara for review & I have been using it for the past month and a half (I’m wearing it in this blog post), so I think it’s safe to say I can give you a pretty good review.
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Talking Tan With Tropitone

Tropitone Sunless Bronze & Tanning Oil

I’m 99,9% sure that while you’re reading this blog post, I’m walking around on a beach somewhere in Cape Town (or Hermanus).  I’m probably sipping on some type of slushie or smoothie too, since the weather report tells me it’s going to be a nice & warm in Cape Town for the next 2 weeks (I’m writing this blog post in advance). Continue reading

Why I Prefer Mel B over Cheryl on X-Factor

Why I Prefer Mel B over Cheryl on X-Factor

Reality TV is my guilty pleasure, and I hate to admit just how much I indulge in it. Thinking about what makes a series a success I thought about my ever-so-slight fetish for X-factor. And although the singing and performing is great, it is really the feedback that I look forward to. And then I realise that in truth the judges of X-factor make the series more than any of the contestants. Well for me at least. Continue reading