Guys – my love from Oskia has reached a whole new level. After discovering their cleansing gel at Christmas I have already picked up my second bottle, not just that, instead of being able to stick to the single purchase I sneakily added a mask into my online basket. Whoops. I just couldn’t help myself! Something about their floral fragranced, orange textured products that imparts the most wonderful glow to dull or tired out skin. Yes, they aren’t the most budget friendly options, but they do deserve all the love and admiration they receive. Continue reading


drugstore favourites

Recently my daily makeup picks have been including a number of drugstore gems that I would be lost without. It’s easy to fall in love with the luxe packaging and inviting displays of the high end beauty world but let’s not overlook those standout budget beauties that give their expensive rivals a run for their money. Today is an ode to all those cheaper items that get just as much love in my collection and are worth a dedicated post praising them. Continue reading


pixi glow mist

You’ve seen it on my Instagram, it’s already featured in a favourites post, now it’s finally time to lift the lid and give the Pixi Glow Mista full on review. The hotly anticipated followed up to the incredibly popular (and constantly out of stock) Glow Tonic, this promises a radiant and dewy effect that is dispersed onto your skin in the form of a fine mist. 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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Review – Stila Eyes Are The Window Palette | Spirit

Stila Eyes Are The Window Spirit Palette Review

This year, Stila celebrates their 20th anniversary.  20 Years of providing the beauty-obsessed with fantastical makeup items ranging from foundations, to lippies, to makeup brushes.  And let me tell ya: Stila really hit the ball out of the park with this eyeshadow palette!  I was sent this palette a few weeks ago and upon looking at the shades, it was love at first sight.  The new ‘Eyes Are The Window’ eyeshadow palettes are inspired by the spiritual notion that true beauty is revealed from within.  Each palette contains 12 eyeshadow pans that enable you to create and endless amount of different eye looks. Continue reading