My Week April 4

My Week: Clarins, Elle and The Balm Palette

Another week has flown by filled with amazing beauty drops, shoots and new work out. As always I share the highlights of my week with you and pack it all into one post. Its my 4 best things that happened to me when it comes to beauty so hope you enjoy: 1) If you didn’t […]

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Mac Is Beauty: Lips

You all know I am a lover of all things Mac especially when it comes to lippies. I would say when I am on a shoot 70% of the time I reach for a Mac lipstick because they just get the colours right especially the reds, oranges and dark winter shades. What I also love […]

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Makeup Tips For Darker Skin Tones

In my recent Grazia beauty shoot I covered some makeup trends to match the hair trends for the story on a gorgeous dark skin model. So if you are unsure of what colours or foundations to use here are some tips. There are loads of foundations on the market for darker skin complexion my favourite […]

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The Print Coat

This week I wanted to share with you my latest purchase and  from Zara my fav shop pretty much. I love a print whether its on pants, a top or shorts. I already have a few coats but this one really stood out and because I am totally obsessed with prints. Its perfect for day […]

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Elle Backstage Confidential

  In this month’s issue of Elle  I did makeup for the beauty trend editorial covering all the trends for this autumn/winter so whether you want to go natural or all out this editorial has got it covered. The story was shot as if it was backstage at fashion week and I was so excited […]

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My Fav Budget Foundations

Drug store makeup is really better than ever, I constantly get asked what is a good foundation and people are surprised when I list the budget brands. Yes the high end foundations are also amazing but if you are looking for an every day one then one of these could work for you. Its been […]

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My Week: Fashion, Elle and and Smashbox Newness

Seriously the weeks just keep flying by and its almost the end of April with my 39th birthday around the corner. As always each week I pack in all my highlights into one post to share with you: 1) For the first time I did a fashion post early this week. Its something I have […]

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The Alternative Smokey Eye

There are so many ways to do a smokey eye and so many colours to choose from and no you don’t always have to go with black or brown. Last week I was shooting an editorial for Elle and they wanted a 70′s inspired look purely because 70′s fashion is back in a big way […]

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Juliette Armand CC Cream

A while back I attended the Juliette Armand launch its a Greek brand that hit SA last year and has only just arrived in Cape Town. Its a pretty amazing skincare brand with a whole range of products for all skin types but what really stood out for me was the CC Cream that is […]

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The Smashbox 24HR CC Spot Concealer

Smashbox is one of those brands that is constantly upping their game and bringing new products out all the time making it exciting for us makeup artists and for women that love makeup. Their latest product is the Smashbox 24HR CC spot corrector that will help you cover marks, scaring and blemishes on your face […]

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Beauty Pins I Am Lovin

Currently I am on a shoot for Elle in Kynsna so its harder for me to blog when I am away from home. But rather than leave you without a post which I don’t like doing here is some beauty inspiration. My favourite kind of look is amazing skin that looks fresh with some highlighting […]

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My Autumn Look

Finally I have gotten round to posting a fashion look. I have been meaning to do this since early Jan but just didn’t have the time. Luckily on my shoot on Friday Niquita Elle’s in house photographer helped me out so I could share my autumn look. My look is really simple but perfect for […]

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The Essie Fall Collection

I really got spoilt from the L’Oreal team last week with 3 collections from Essie, this week I am sharing with you the Essie fall collection from Essie its a mixture of neutrals, greens, browns and a pretty red shades all representing Autumn fashion trends. There are 6 shades in the collection and I have […]

My Week April 2

My Week: Essie Polishes, Blue Eyeshadow and New Brushes

This month seems to be flying by at the speed of light packed with new products, shoots and some new purchases. So here are the highlights of my week all packed into one post: 1) Getting this gorgeous Essie box full of their new Fall, Winter and Bridal polishes was definitely a massive highlight for […]

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The Autumn/Winter Makeup Menu

Its that time of the year when any day now the weather is going to change and I am going to have to finally accept autumn/winter is here in Cape Town. Even though you still can wear a bright lip if you really want to, makeup choices will change and we will start reaching for […]

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Celebrating 80 Years with Lancome

One of my favourite brands Lancome celebrates 80 years this year, its a brand that is linked with amazing and beautiful role models to help represent what Lancome is all about. Even more exciting is that one of my idol makeup artists Lisa Eldridge is now the new creative director. The brand is all about […]

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A pretty look from Avon

Its always nice when you get your hands on some makeup that really isn’t going to break the bank and is so pretty once you have it on. Makeup doesn’t have to be rocket science it just has to be about enhancing your features or adding pops of colour to make your complexion look fresh […]

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The Perfect Red Lip for your Skintone

So a couple of weeks ago Araffa from Grazia asked me some beauty tips on choosing a red liptick for your skin tone which can baffle many women or the other alternative they don’t wear a red lip at all!! They also featured me in one of their issues and on Grazia online sharing my […]

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