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My Five Favourite Beauty Products

Following on from my previous posts where I wrote about My Five Favourite Beauty Tools and Make-up Products I thought I would share with you My Five Favourite Beauty Products. I don’t have a big budget to spend on beauty products so these are generally budget buys but a few more expensive items have sneaked […]

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Glossybox June 2012

The first Stuttafords Glossybox collaboration is finally here! Last week I was invited to attend the launch of the June 2012 box at Stuttafords in Canal Walk. It was such fun to meet up with the Glossybox gals and chat to a few fellow blogger friends – old and new, all the while enjoying some […]

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My Five Favourite Make-up Products

So to continue my series called “My Five Favourite…“. Last week I shared My Five Favourite Beauty Tools and today I am going to share with you My Five Favourite Make-up Products and which brands I tend to stick with. Most of these are fairly budget friendly too! Here are My Five Favourite Make-up Products […]

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My Five Favourite Beauty Tools

When it comes to all things beauty I have a rather straightforward and simple style – don’t get me wrong I do love new products and pretty packaging as much as the rest of us but with two small kids and a crazy schedule that requires me to change hats several times a day I […]

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On my Nightstand

When Chereen asked me to photograph my nightstand and share the contents with you I had a slight panic attack, you see my nightstand (or bedside table) has become a bit neglected lately and I knew there was no way I could photograph it in its current “dumping ground” state!! What was a benefit of […]

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Glossybox May 2012

This week when the courier company dropped off my latest Glossybox my son, age 5, was quick to say “Oh Glossybox” before I even had finished opening the package – obviously the marketing team are doing a great job! As usual it was a treat to discover the beauty gems hidden inside and I can’t […]

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Körperbalsam Mandel USA; Almond Body Moisturizer USA

Dr Hauschka’s NEW Body Moisturizers

Dr Hauschka has just launched a new line of beautiful Body Moisturizers. I love the ethos of Dr Hauschka – all the ingredients in their products are certified natural and organic – so am always pleased to find an addition to their lovely range. There are 5 different Body Moisturizers available and each one has […]

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Stuttafords Glossybox – June 2012

Glossybox has quickly become on of the highlights of my month. Nothing beats a present being delivered at your home and to get one filled with beauty products to sample is wonderful! “GlossyBox is the luxury monthly cosmetics package that gives women the opportunity to try new and different cosmetics products from Cosmetic and Fragrance […]

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Glossybox April 2012

It’s that time of the month again: Glossybox time! I received my little box via courier with glee this month. As usual it was filled with lovely little surprises to spoil myself… Here is my vlog on the contents of my box… PLUS an extended section that showcases how to use one of the products […]

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Aromatherapy by Aseyah R

I was recently introduced to a wonderful new shop that specializes in aromatherapy called Aseyah R. Based in Plumstead, Aseyah R caters to aromatherapists and the public by supplying a wide range of essential oils and related products and treatments. When I popped in the team were very welcoming and I was introduced to Aseyah […]

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Glossybox March 2012

Where do you stand when it comes to beauty? Are you a product-a-holic or do you stick to your tried and true trusty favourites? Either way Glossybox is a fab idea for you to try! If you can’t get enough of new products then why not sign up for a treat to yourself every month, […]

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Glossybox South Africa

Recently I got my hands on a Glossybox! The February Glossybox was the South Africa launch of this very popular international brand. Glossybox is the ideal way to try out high-end beauty products before you buy the full-priced item. How many times have you treated yourself to an expensive product only to realise it wasn’t […]

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Make up lesson with Bobbi Brown

Towards the end of last year I was invited by a fellow blogger – Tori from Kiss, Blush and Tell – to attend an event held by Bobbi Brown at Edgars in the V&A Waterfront where I was introduced to their stunning range of beautiful beauty products and magical make-up. The purpose of the evening […]

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Adele in Vogue

Adele has been having a sterling start to 2012 – not only did she walk away from the Grammy awards on Sunday night with an armful of awards but she also is the March 2012 cover girl for Vogue magazine – not an easy feat when the likes of Anna Wintour are in charge (We’ve […]

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