Product Reviews

TheraNaka African Revival Gel Review

A synergistic blend of Jasmine and Geranium with hints Cape Camomile captured in a luxurious collection of at-home spa products. Whether it’s drenching your body in a luxurious oil, or massaging in an invigorating cool gel, every Theranaka product is carefully selected to achieve optimum relaxation – they key to a peaceful mind, body and […] Read more…

Urban Studio Oval Face Brush Review

I feel like a bit of a late-adopter here, but if you’re a makeup addict like me then you would definitely have seen the Oval Makeup Brush trend that took Instagram and YouTube by storm probably about a year ago. The Oval Makeup Brush become an instant internet sensation due to the nature of the […] Read more…

Benefit PoreFessional Matte Rescue Primer Review

The Benefit Porefessional Matte Rescue Primer retails for R495 in South Africa and can be bought online from Superbalist. Let’s talk packaging. You’ve just got to love Benefit’s fun and playful packaging in general. The Benefit Porefessional Matte Rescue is no different to the rest of their packaging. The primer comes silver tube with a […] Read more…

My Current Favourite Face Masks

Being on lockdown has definitely given me more time, and one of the things that I focussing on during this time is my skincare, particularly my skin pampering. I love a good face mask – I pretty much collect them to be honest. I have more face masks than I do face wash, toner, makeup […] Read more…

Essence 2019 Advent Calendar | Full Review

We all love a great advent calendar, but the question is are they really worth the money? Here are my thoughts on a few of the beauty products I opened in the 2019 Essence Advent Calendar. The first thing I received in the calendar was the I Heart Extreme Volume Mascara. The packaging is really […] Read more…

Essence Advent Calendar 2019 | Unboxing

SPOILERS ALERT! If you can’t wait to see what is in the essence advent calendar for 2019 then you are in the right place. Everyone loves a good chocolate advent calendar, but as for myself, nothing beats a great cosmetics or beauty related advent calendar. This year, Essence has gone for an original hexagon shape […] Read more…

Maybelline Tattoo Brow Review

The Maybelline Brow Tattoo Pen retails at R149.95 in South Africa I picked mine up at Clicks. You can pick it up from a Maybelline stand in Dischem or Clicks, or you can buy it online from Superbalist or Foschini. Let’s talk packaging. The Maybelline Brow Tattoo Pen is packaged as a simple black tubed […] Read more…

Stila Correct and Perfect Palette Review

The Stila Correct & Perfect palette retails at R795.00 in South Africa. I bought mine at Woolworths but it is also available online from Takealot or Zando. Let’s talk packaging. Can we just take a moment to appreciate the packaging for this palette? This solid and sturdy palette is matt gold and the lid has […] Read more…

essence This is Me Lipstick Review

The essence This Is Me lipstick in the shade Amazing (11) retails for around R46.95 at Dischem and Clicks. This price is not far off from the rest of their lipsticks and lip products. The This is Me lipstick range has a total of 20 shades. Let’s talk packaging. The lipstick comes in a beautifully […] Read more…

Urban Decay’s Troublemaker Mascara Review

The Urban Decay Troublemaker Mascara retails at R300.00 in South Africa, R10.00 cheaper than Perversion. I bought mine in-store at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town, but it is available on the Urban Decay online store. Let’s talk packaging. One of the first things that attracted me to the Urban Decay’s Troublemaker Mascara is the […] Read more…

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