Oh sugar, these new Smooth Sugars exfoliating scrubs from L’Oreal are amazing!
3 Fine sugars in caring scrubs to give you instant, baby-soft skin, oh la la!
I received these a couple weeks ago and have been having a sugar rush testing them out. These sweet treats for your skin help to protect the skin while you exfoliate.View Post
Lately, there have been a couple of fab makeup goodies on offer at the drugstore. Yes, yes, I know a drugstore, is technically a pharmacy in South Africa, but let’s be honest, who wants to read about pharmacy makeup!? Drugstore sounds so much better, and I’m sure you gals know what I’m talking about, either way!View Post
I’m all about hair treatments, especially when they don’t weigh down my naturally fine hair. I’m also all about those hair treatments that multi-task, meaning, I don’t have to pile on loads of different products or spend too much time on my hair. These three hair treatments are all winners IMO and I keep them on rotation for good hair days, every day…View Post
Brows are still big business in the world of makeup and beauty, and I must be honest, I’m kinda obsessed with beautiful, sculpted brows. So today, I thought I’d share some of my favourite current brow products and some quick and easy brow tips that I’ve been using…View Post
And the power they’re suppling, it’s electrifying… Happy Spring day ya’ll! What better way to start a new season than with a new hair do? I’ve missed my ombre so much, so yesterday, I went to my hairdresser, the fabulous Louise, to get me some blonde highlights and slowly bring my ombre back… This time I was inspired by another pic of Jessica Alba that I posted on Twitter . The result… Bye bye red, hello ombre! While we’re on the subject of new hair, this season, I plan to experiment with more hairstyles. If you know me, you’ll know that 99% of the time my hair is just plain ol straight. It’s not that I don’t like styles -I do- but since my hair is so straight it usually doesn’t hold the style for longer than an hour, so what’s the point right? Well, now I have a reason to go curl crazy and it’s all thanks to the new L’Oreal Professionel Tecni Art Hollywood Waves range. Although, If I’m honest, my Louise helped me out on this style, but a style is a style so shhhhhh! Besides the pretty packaging, these new launches from L’Oréal Professionnel Tecni Art Hollywood Waves, Hollywood Waves-Waves Fatales (296) and Hollywood Waves-Siren Waves (R296) are all that and more if you want curls galore!…View Post
There is something about Black & Gold that just sucks me in. I just can’t get enough! Black and gold rope collar necklace – Accessorize Jean Paul Gaultier Classique Intense Fragrance Flora by Gucci 1966 Fragrance Jessica Simpson Flats (Available at Edgars) Loreal Colour Riche Lip Extraordinaire Star stud earrings – Accessorize Black & Gold Versace Aviator Sunglasses YSL Touche Eclat Le Panthere Limited EditionView Post
L’Oréal have really upped their game with their L’Or Lumiere Collection. I mean, L’Oréal are on top of the game with all their makeup collections, but this one is definitely my favourite so far! Lights, luminance, sparkle and texture. What more could a girl ask for? So let me start with the star of the collection… Lumi Magique Pearl Powder When I first laid eyes on this beaut, I was in awe! I mean, just look how gorgeous it is! For a product that retails under R200 bucks, it certainly looks extremely luxe and really expensive! It’s a gorgeous iridescent powder and the next best thing next to my fave highlighting powder of all time, Poudre Signee De Chanel Illuminating Powder. Lumi Magique Pearl Powder has great dimension that looks natural on the skin, giving your cheeks a subtle glow that’s gorgeous but not too overdone – just the way I like it. I love the pop of rose shimmer in this powder that highlights the cheeks even further. It is available in two shades, Rose Boudoir and Rose Radieux and this my friends, is a limited edition, so you’ll need to get your hands on it and quick! Colour Riche Mono Eye Shadow Lately I’ve been using…View Post
My everyday foundation routine changes from time to time. Since I am a beauty blogger, I get exposed to a lot of really cool new products, making it rather difficult to stick to one brand and one foundation routine. I thought I’d share my current, “everyday” foundation routine with you guys as I’ve been trying, testing and loving a few new products right now… Foundation I still have my absolute favourite foundations, like MAC Studio Fix, Chanel Vitalumiere, Makeup Forever HD, Chanel Perfection Lumiere and Estee Lauder Maximum Cover, but for every day, and for the time being at least, I’m loving the all new L’Oreal Infallible 24H Foundation! It’s really impressed me! I have used the old Infallible foundation, which I found to be a little thick and pasty, and I also couldn’t get any of the colours to match. But this new formula, with a Hydrating Hyaluron Complex, and “extreme hold pigments” has really improved the product. Now the foundation goes on a lot smoother, blends beautifully and lasts a really long time. Plus for me, the colour range is more up my (olive skin toned) alley! I’m using a combination of the shade Honey (235) and Amber (300) and the result is a perfect match! I found the best way to apply…View Post
Get excited gals, because thicker, fuller, Xtra-Large hair can now be yours thanks to L’Oreal Fibrology – A new hair range that promises big things for thin hair! At a recent L’Oreal press launch, this range was by far the most talked about! Beauty editors and #bbloggers couldn’t seem to contain their excitement when the announcement was made that Fibrology would be hitting the shelves this April! I was particularly excited, since I have fine hair and only wish that it could be fuller! Well gals, I am happy to say, that I have tried this range and it absolutely is my hair’s new BFF! Hello XL Hair! The amazing thing about this range, is that it thickens the hair from the root. It doesn’t “add bulk” on the surface, so your hair remains shiny and full of life! It’s a godsend for thin hair and who better to endorse this range than the amazing Blake Lively – in all her crowning glory! It took 17 years of research and 8 years of testing to develop this range, with it’s “Magic” ingredient…. Filloxane Unlike other “thickening” ingredients, Filoxane doesn’t simply coat the root of your hair to make it appear thicker. It penetrates the hair fiber to expand it from the inside and amp up…View Post
Lip butters are the latest makeup goodies on everyone’s lips. Our UK columnist, Bronwyn mentioned the arrival of these lip butters in her blog post back in May, and now I’ve had the chance to try them out for myself. I can definitely see what all the fuss it about! They are awesome! Perfect for summer, these lip butters moisturize your lips and give you a nice sheen of fabulous colour. They are not quite like lip gloss, in that they don’t make your lips shine and aren’t as “heavy” as lipsticks either. Lip Butters are the perfect in betweners and make your lips feel butter soft! The two ranges I got to play with came from Revlon and L’Oreal. Take a look… Revlon Lip Butters Revlon calls their lip butters Revlon Colorburst Lip Butter and I got to try out three of the shades; Berry Smoothie, Creamsicle and Tutti Frutti. Of the three, I absolutely love Berry Smoothie. It’s about the same shade as my own lips, so really gives them a nice punch! I do love Cremsicle which is a more nude colour, but sadly it doesn’t go to well with my skin tone. If you love nude, creamy shades, then definitely try…View Post
Where to start? Load’s happened last week from staying over at the amazing Saxon Hotel to checking out pink Porsche’s at the Top Gear Festival, as well as other very cool stunts by the Top Gear Team on Sunday… Here’s a wrap of my week in instagrams…. Jetting off! Getting ready to leave sunny Durbs to attend the British Airways celebration event in a much colder Jozi on Tuesday! I was so amped to have received my new TUMI travel bag (part of the TUMI Tegra Lite Collection) earlier in the week and take it on it’s first StyleScoop travel! This one is much lighter than my Arrive – which means more room for extra outfits. I love it, so expect a full post on it’s awesomeness soon! Some pics of my Room at the Saxon and snippets from the British Airways celebration event. Check out the link for more pics about the event – sadly I was too far from the “action” to take any good pics, but you can view some of the official press images via the link. Staying at the SAXON was truly an amazing experience! People like Oprah, Bill Clinton, The Beckhams and other schelebs…View Post
So you guys know I’m a sucker for mascara. Like many of you out there, my lashes are short and not very thick. To top it off, the edges are blonde (I know, a Greek with blonde lashes) and my eyes are also quite big, which means I cannot go a day without mascara. I need lashes! I must have a bazillion tubes of mascara, and while it’s hard for me to pick favourites, each one has it’s own unique benefits. A new mascara I got to try out recently is from L’Oreal and it’s called Volume Million Lashes, Extra-Black. It’s an updated version to their first Volume Million Lashes, but this one extra black. I love it! It makes my lashes super black, thickens out my blonde tips and ads more va-va-voom. What I really like about it, is that you can pile on up to five coats (I haven’t’ attempted more) and still your lashes look quite natural, not clumpy and fake. I like to apply three coats, let it dry a little and then apply two more. The formula is not clumpy so it doesn’t crumble when you try to apply more coats even when its just…View Post