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Beauty Buzz – NEW in March 2017

This Beauty Buzz series is supposed to be a monthly post featuring the most recent and up-to-date beauty news you can use… unfortunately I somehow skipped Dec, Jan & Feb! Oops! Anyway, I’m back… and the Beauty Buzz series is back too! Hopefully I’ll keep on track to publish it once a month… 😉   Here are the […]

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What I… Luisa from BeautySavy

This morning I’m sharing my space with Luisa Malan, a beauty blogger and mom of 2. Over the past 11 years Luisa has enjoyed a successful career for many years as the Marketing Manager for many prestigious International Beauty Brands and this role has grown her appreciation for finely crafted fragrances, beautiful skincare and luxurious make-up! Her days are spent running after her […]

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Beauty Review: Sorbet’s Apricot Body Scrub & Hydrating Body Wash

To help me keep delivery great beauty content every week, I recently enlisted the help of a few beauty fans to ease my load. It was probably my best blog decision for 2016! I have assembled a beautiful group of beauty bloggers, professional makeup artists, beauty lecturers and extreme fans and these Beauty Babes (as I […]

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WIN: A perfume worth R1000 from My Perfume Shop

A spritz of perfume is the last thing I do every morning, just before I step out the front door… I love selecting the scent that speaks to me the most each day, the one that matches my mood, the one that will follow me through the day reminding me of all things lovely and […]

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Beauty Review: The glory of Urban Decay

A new Beauty Review thanks to Beauty Babe, Kirsten Murphy Rossiter… Up until now, I must have been the only Professional makeup artist in the world who had never tried Urban Decay anything! There has been so much rage about Urban Decay for a while now and so many great comments about the products, namely […]

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Beauty Review: The Best of Avène

This week Rayne shares her thoughts on four products from the Eau Thermale Avène range Take it away Rayne… This has very quickly become one of my favourite face and body brands! Read on to find out why… First up the D – Pigment Light dark spot lightener, this little baby contains ingredients such as melanyde […]

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Beauty Review: Elizabeth Arden Bold Liquid Lipsticks & Bold Defining Liquid Liner

A bumper Beauty Babes review for you this Friday… Both Cara & Rayne weigh in on TWO bold new beauty buys that have just hit the shelves of SA…   The beautiful Bold Liquid Lipsticks and Bold Defining Liquid Liner from Elizabeth Arden‘s new liquid assests colour colour… a luxurious wet collection that is comprised of innovative fluid […]

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Fragrance File: Si Rose by Giorgio Armani

I’m a huge fan of fragrances – my overflowing dressing table can attest to my passion for a pretty scent. Up to this point I haven’t featured many of them on my site, an oversight on my behalf as perfumes and fragrances are some of my favourite things!! Recently I decided to be more proactive in […]

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My 5 Favourite Finds – February 2017

What found it’s way onto my 5 Favourite Finds list this month??   Well, read on below…   1. Bioderma Hydrabio Creme The Hydrabio range from Bioderma is aimed at those who struggle with dry to very dry and sensitive skin. I wouldn’t say that I have super dry skin but I recently started using […]

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Beauty Review: Healing Earth’s Pinotage Face Polish

Another post from Cara Fay for my Beauty Babes series of product reviews…   pinotage noun a variety of red wine grape grown in South Africa, produced by crossing Pinot Noir and other varieties. red wine made from the pinotage grape.   Pinotage is not only a proudly South African ingredient it also just makes […]

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WIN: A Revlon Love Is On hamper for Valentine’s Day worth over R1700!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Whether you’re celebrating the day of love or not I hope you will feel the love from me… because I’m bringing you all the very best V Day competitions right here on Becoming you!!   Today I’m giving away a fabulous Love Is On hamper (worth over R1700) from one of my favourite beauty […]

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Beauty Review: Dr Dermal Texture Corrective Pads

Rayne gives us her feedback (the good, the bad and the ugly) on the Dr Dermal texture corrective pads… I have wanted to write up this post for weeks and weeks, but I wanted to wait until I had used these corrective face pads for a full month before writing up a proper review. I was […]

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WIN: A Nak hair hamper from Retail Box worth R550

After a long, hot summer holiday of hair abuse – think chlorine, salt water, too much sun – most of us are experiencing hair that’s crying out for some moisture! To help you get your hair looking lovely this Valentine’s Day I’ve partnered up with Retail Box to give away a Nak Hydrate Duo Pack worth R550 […]

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Beauty Review: Maybelline Vivid Matte Liquid lip colours

Another brilliant beauty review from my Beauty Babes team. This one from makeup artists extraordinaire Kirsten Murphy Rossiter  I’ve been wanting to try these for a while now so I was very excited when I saw that these Maybelline beauties were in my lovely box of surprises from Kath! There are 10 vibrant colours to choose from, they […]

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