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The Body Shop lip & cheek stains

The Body Shop lip & cheek stains

My cheek stain obsession has allowed me to apply rediscover a brand I once loved. I have never used body shop makeup, I’ve always looked at it and admired their very soft collection of brushes but nothing has ever stuck out enough for me to make a purchase. There was a time in my life where…

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What brow products do you need achieve your look?

What brow products do you need achieve your look?

These days it seems like its just all about brows! No doubt it’s currently a huge trend throughout the industry, with every other video or picture on Instagram revolving around brows. This year we’ve seen many brands such as MAC, Glossier and Nars creating new brow products for all their obsessed customers. There are so…

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Benefits of Herbal Tea

Benefits of Herbal Tea

Are you a tea drinker? I must admit I do love a hot mug of herbal tea! There’s something about it that makes me feel energised and healthy, not to mention good about myself for staying away from coffee. Herbal tea has been around for centuries and used all of the world by different cultures.…

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Face Mask Review!

Face Mask Review!

Who doesn’t love a good face mask and pamper? A good masking session has got to be one of the best parts of any beauty routine, and what I believe to be essential ‘me time. Over the past month I have been using some new masks that I have both purchased and been sent; so…

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My go to morning Makeup Routine

My go to morning Makeup Routine

My current go to makeup routine is definitely a no fuss, quick and easy, lazy kind of makeup. As the mornings in the UK get colder, I find myself spending my getting ready time under blankets; resulting in having minimal time to look socially expectable. NOTE: Having a proper night time beauty regime will save…

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14 Things to consider about your acne.

14 Things to consider about your acne.

Acne can be a tough thing to get rid of, and definitely a thing none of us like. A lot of the time when it comes to our skin and the problems it has, we’re not looking in the right places to find the source of the problem. In some cases acne can be hormonal…

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Ocean Salt Scrub

Ocean Salt Scrub

We all love a good scrub! What a nice feeling, being all silky smooth and fresh. Having a good scrub has got to be one of my favourite steps in my skincare routine, whether it be my face or my body. This means I have tried so many scrubs on the market! Ocean Salt  by…

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The key to radiant skin.

The key to radiant skin.

We’re well into summer in the UK now, and it’s been a hot one! Summer is all about looking fresh, radiant and glowing; I often here people say ‘I want to look like I just came off the beach’. Fortunately we can all achieve this with the power and makeup, whether you live in a…

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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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