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I’m sick of my skin, so I’m dealing with it.

The end of the year last year was an incredibly stressful period at work and obviously, my skin suffered. I left for my holiday in Cape Town a few days after and I had to deal with raging cystic pimples, a sallow-look and awful…

February 14, 2017
Yves saint laurent 2016 sparkle clash

YSL Holiday 2016 Sparkle Clash

It’s probably cliche, but I cannot believe that we’re at Christmas 2016. I have four days of work left and even though it hasn’t slowed down I can almost imagine myself on Clifton beach this time next week. I’ll be staying in the country…

December 12, 2016
urban decay vice lipstick palette blackmail

Urban Decay Vice Lipstick Palette – Blackmail

Hi there. 🙂 Last week I received something great. Probably the perfect Christmas present for someone who loves makeup. The Urban Decay Vice Lipstick palette in Blackmail. Let’s start with the packaging. The palette comes in a luxe, gunmetal tin with a huge mirror…

November 27, 2016
lancome l'absolu rouge review and swatches

Lancome L’absolu Rouge review

Lancome is on fire this year. And I mean it in only the good way. I was recently sent three shades of the reinvented Lancome L’absolu rouge range of lipsticks and these are great lipsticks that come in a pretty unique tube. As far…

November 19, 2016
kiehl's smoothing oil infused shampoo and Soothing Oil-Infused Conditioner

Kiehl’s Smoothing Oil-Infused range

I’ve developed a weird hair routine during the past two weeks. I wash my hair with Kiehl’s Smoothing Oil-Infused shampoo and conditioner twice in a row and then I wash my hair with a lighter shampoo on the third wash. For some reason, this just…

November 16, 2016
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A Turkish Hamam Decoded

Last year when I went to Turkey I knew I had to go to Hamam. I just had to. I knew it was a public bath, very popular in early Turkey but that was pretty much it. While in Turkey, I had a chance…

November 7, 2016