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The Ultimate Mascara

The Ultimate Mascara

I find that like foundation, mascara is a very personal makeup product. All mascara wearers are looking for their perfect mascara, but what’s your definition of perfect? There are a few different factors, first; everyone’s eyelashes are different, short, long, dead straight, super curly, the list goes on. Secondly we’re all looking for a look,…

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Chanel Palette Essentielle

Chanel Palette Essentielle

Chanel’s beauty line is always a range of products I’ve been impressed continuously impressed with. This all in one beauty product originally came out for Chanel’s fall/winter 2017 collection, and I’ve had my eye on it ever since. Living in Cape Town at the time, the palette went for R1950 which is equivalent to £120…WHAT!…

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Why taking your makeup off is so important.

Why taking your makeup off is so important.

Hi beauties, I hope you’ve all been having a good day! I’m constantly asked advice by models, clients and friends on how to keep their skin clear. A lot of the time this question arrises as I’m removing their makeup from the night before so that I can do skin prep. I know, I know,…

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Why is Beauty Sleep so Important?

Why is Beauty Sleep so Important?

You know you need sleep, we all do. Sleep makes us feel better, energised and refreshed, ready to start a new day. Aside from the energy, and less of the puffy eyes, sleeping is absolutely critical to a healthy lifestyle. The body repairs itself while you’re sleeping, which can seriously contribute to your looks. Generally…

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My Top 2018 Makeup Trends

My Top 2018 Makeup Trends

Every year, and every season we see different trends come out on the runway. The world of fashion gives us new ideas of styles to wear and new makeup trends. Whether it’s a new colour, new brow shape or a new texture to work with; there’s always something to keep us on our toes and…

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The benefits of Rose hip oil

The benefits of Rose hip oil

Confession. I am addicted to essential oils. There’s a collection of essential oils in my bathroom, and also some in my kit that I use on a daily basis. Always being a natural ingredients fan, after working for Lush Cosmetics , the passion just grew stronger. I make my own concoctions as well as using them alone.…

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Why should you be using Toner?

Why should you be using Toner?

When we look at a general skincare routine, it’s a three step process; cleanse, tone and moisturise. Simple right? Well not really…with so many skincare products on the market today, how are we meant to know which one is right for us? Toner is the skincare step I always used to invest in, but never…

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Juvia's Place - The Saharan Palette

Juvia's Place - The Saharan Palette

Juvia’s Place  is a brand that has attracted all makeup enthusiasts, it has been talked about by youtubers, beauty bloggers and magazines. The company was founded by West African Chichi Eburu, creating eye shadow palettes inspired by Africa. The brand has a wide variety of colourful palettes to choose from; as well as blushes to…

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Make your Skin a Priority!

When it comes to skin and skincare, there’s so many products on the market…how are we meant to know what to use? It’s always chopping and changing, especially with natural ingredients becoming more prominent and trendy on the market such as charcoal becoming the new best thing, or coconut oil before that. The truth is,…

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For the love of Olive Oil <3

For the love of Olive Oil <3

SO..where does olive oil come from? Olives come from a traditional tree crop in the Mediterranean. Olive oil is a liquid fat, produced by pressing whole olives. Olives are one of the three core plant foods in Mediterranean cuisine. People use olive oil in their daily lives for cooking, it’s also found in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals,…

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How much do you actually know about Exfoliating?

How much do you actually know about Exfoliating?

Exfoliating is definitely one of my addictions. There’s just something about having silky soft and smooth skin! Not to mention that radiant glow. As much as I love exfoliating, working in the beauty industry I constantly notice that it isn’t something the world is clued up on. We’ve always been told that to stay clean…

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First Impressions of Skoon Skincare

First Impressions of Skoon Skincare

“In essence, this brand of skincare has kindness and gentleness at the core of its being. Loyal SKOON. users will tell you that what keeps them coming back to SKOON., besides a glowing, healthy skin, is the sensuality of fragrance AND the luscious essential oils.” – SKOON.  Skoon is a South African brand based in…

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Buffy Magic

Buffy Magic

So this is a product I absolutely HAVE to share with you guys! I just realzied I’ve lost count of how many of these I’ve been through over the years; but I never seem to be without one. Buffy is a cult favourite from Lush Cosmetics the 2 in 1, in shower moisturising and exfoliator is pure magic. How’s…

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The Acne Treatment in your Kitchen

The Acne Treatment in your Kitchen

Garlic..a herb people either love or absolutely hate. Regardless of the preference of your taste buds, you and your skin will love the benefits that garlic will bring!  So How Does it Work? Garlic is packed with vitamins and minerals that are both beneficial to your health and your skin. Made up of rich compounds…

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The Eye shadows I’m obsessing over..

The Eye shadows I’m obsessing over..

This is an absolute must share! As soon as I first saw and bought these shadows I knew it was necessary to share it with all of you. I feel like a bit of a makeup addict failure at the moment, I can’t believe I’ve only JUST discovered these pretty little things! Stila launched their Shimmer…

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Falling in love with new products..

Falling in love with new products..

When it comes down to my personal makeup bag and what products I reach for, I would describe myself as boring to be frank. No matter how large my kit grows, I always find myself attached to the same products. Last week my made some new purchases that inspired me break out some items I…

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Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog!

Welcome to my blog! This blog will be documenting my journey as a makeup artist and my love and passion for beauty. Originally from England, I am a makeup artist based in Cape Town, South Africa! Makeup has always been my passion from a young age, giving people of all races, sexes and ages the…

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