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Lancome Grandiose Mascara

As you all know I am a mascara addict, its my go to product no matter what and I pretty much never leave home without a coat or two on my lashes. So when the Lancome Grandiose Mascara landed on my desk I couldn’t wait to test this one out. Firstly I absolutely love the […]

Sports Luxe

Sports Luxe Makeup Tutorial

I recently did a Sports Luxe Editorial for Elle Magazine SA which inspired me to do a video. Its all about the skin, contouring of the face and the eyes. Its all about trend makeup to match structured sleek clothing so the focus is more on the clothes than on the makeup. So here is […]


Beauty Trends: My Fav Looks From SS15 London Fashion Week

As you all know I love to share the beauty trends from the fashion weeks each season its been a must since I started shahnazlovesbeauty. This week its been Spring Summer 15 at London Fashion Week and I am loving the looks. Topshop’s look is by far one of my favourite’s and not beacuse its […]

Clarins True Radiance

Obsessed with Clarins True Radiance Foundation

As you all know I am always on the look out for amazing foundations. My key focus is always skin whether I am doing my own makeup or on a shoot, if skin looks amazing it just all seems to fall into place. So when Clarins did their foundation drop and I laid my eyes […]

Clinique Smart Serum

The Clinique Smart Custom Repair Serum

Introducing the latest in Clinique’s skincare the Clinique Smart Custom Repair Serum. Claimed as the latest in skincare technology the all singing all dancing serum that has been 5 years in the making this one definitely made me sit up and listen. Its Smart because its supposed to know what your skin needs even if […]

Oral B Pro Expert

I Love Oral B

This is the first time I am posting about teeth, yes ladies this is also very important part of your daily beauty routine especially as you get older. I am so privildeged to take part in the Oral B trial because hopefully people out there listen to what I have to say but because I […]

Natural Beauty 1

Its All About Natural Beauty

A massive trend for Spring/Summer 15 that is all over the catwalks is the no makeup makeup look basically the natural beauty look. I did this shoot a couple of months ago with 2 beautiful girls that I basically enhanced their natural beauty and its so easy to achieve at home. Its all about good […]

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Mani Monday: SS15 NYFW Nail Trends

A great way to start Monday by checking out some of the nail trends that rocked the New York Fashion Week SS15 shows. I am running off to a shoot but rather than leave you empty handed here are some gorgeous nails to get you started on your day. Happy Monday. Shahnaz x


My Week: Fresh Skin, A liitle bit of Lisa and Fashion Week

This week has been about discovering and playing around with new makeup, catching up on video’s and a whole load of trends. 1) Lisa Eldridge is back with her latest video sharing how to work the plum look that is totally wearable day or night. Its amazing how the face transforms from no makeup to […]

Gosh Roll On

The Gosh Illuminating Eye Roll On

When the Gosh Cosmetics drop landed on my desk at the beginning of the week I was very excited to see this product the The Gosh Illuminating Eye Roll On for instant tightening and hydration. I am big on under eye products as that is a key area for me and any model I work on. […]

Spring Nails

Candy Coloured Spring Nails

Spring is in the air in Cape Town loving this sunshine so with that in mind its time to rummage through your nail collection or get yourself to the shops and get yourself some fun bright colours. Personally there is no easier way then getting into the new season that candy colured nails. If you […]


The SS15 Lipstick Trend at New York Fashion Week

Its all about the beauty trends today for Spring/Summer 15 at New York Fashion Week. For me it gives me inspiration as a makeup artist to see what is going to be in and all the colours I may need in my kit. Here is a little insight into the lip shades that were rockin […]

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Beauty Trends: SS15 New York Fashion Week

Its that time of the year again where we see all the beautiful makeup trends on the catwalk. New York Fashion Week is always the first to kick off. The key trend here really is the skin in all the looks whether its the fresh face look to something subtle on the eyes. Everything is […]

September Base

My September Base

Holidays are over and its back to work but its Spring in Cape Town and the sun has been shining meaning one thing for me its time to change my base and take it from a medium coverage to a lighter/sheer coverage so in comes the BB Creams. I am always on the search for […]

Aug Favs

The August Essentials

Just back from a well deserved break with no kids my monthly essentials instalment is a bit late for August but better late than never. Pretty much all the products are new that I have loved using apart from a slight oldie. So here it is the lowdown on what’s on my fav list: In […]


The Body Shop Fijan Water Lotus

As you know I rarely share about perfumes because they just don’t work for me unless they are really fresh and light on my senses. The Body Shop Fijan Water Lotus Eau De Toilette is one of those smells that puts a smile on your face and makes you think of being on holiday somehere […]

Ibiza Edit

The Ibiza Beauty Edit

Just a quick post before I go let my hair down in Ibiza. I thought why not share what will be some key items in my beauty bag that will definitely be essentials to make me look pretty and protect my skin. So here is my Ibiza Beauty Edit: Protecting skin against the rays is […]

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