Noir Hair Studio

By now you must have heard or seen that Isabel Ngulube, aka Mzansifro, a respected hair blogger, trained hairstylist and entrepreneur has opened a multi-ethnic hair salon called Noir Hair Studio on number 309 Bryanston Road in Bryanston, which is where I will be this coming Saturday. This will be my second time visiting Noir, […]

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Five Signs You Have a Terrible Hairstylist

SASSA should support us, taxpaying naturals, we deserve a natural grant. Treating, trimming and styling natural hair at home is not a child’s play, but while I wait for the government to support us, I went and found myself a hairstylist. She talked the natural talk or seemed to, but in retrospect she liked my […]

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Foschini Gifting Giveaway

There is no rest for the wicked, in my case wickedly sick, yet I have to pack and be ready to fly out this afternoon because #KeDecemberBoss and Muizenburg is calling. The packing of clothes and shoes is always the easy part, the packing of my cosmetics and hair products not so much. Luckily, this […]

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Here’s looking at you, Palladio Beauty – Eye Makeup Review

It has been a while since my last blog post and to atone for my absence, I’m back and I come bearing good news. One faithful follower and a makeup lover will be the winner of two or maybe three Palladio botanical & vitamin infused cosmetic products. Yay, say all of us!   I first […]

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Casual Body Shaming Shame

Properly for not the first in my adult life, I got body shamed. This was today, before breakfast, before I could even reboot my office computer, before a sip of coffee to make the blow go down easy. Even more devastatingly, this was from an older black woman who is certainly no supermodel, not that […]

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The Elegant Touch Diva Nails – Review

The Elegant Touch Diva nails come in a monochromatic package with a mix of matte and glossy texture, which gives the box a modern luxurious feel. Even before opening the box, you pretty much know what you are getting and how to use them. The contents consist of 24 press-on nails in 10 sizes, 2 […]

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Lancôme Advance Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate

As a beauty blogger and a part-time realist, I have to face the fact, I may not age as gracefully as my mama. She has had a more balanced lifestyle compared to mine and at my age, I have easily worn more makeup than mama and my aunts combined. I would love to believe that […]

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Get in Touch

Live, finally! Exhausting but worth it. Let’s chat about all things beauty, fashion and hair on info@woodenmirror.co.za. Love & Respect, Meka-O

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We talk and shop with Fashion Fanatic

May you tell us a little about yourself? I was born and raised in Witbank also known as Emalahleni, South Africa. After matric, I was lucky enough to study Chemical Engineering and that was my career until Business and the Fashion bug bit me. Where would you say your love of fashion stems from? I […]

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Afro Care Made Simpler

Winter is the time to hide the Afro or it gets a bad rep, which I find really unfair, so because of that and some requests received, I am breaking down my weekly or fortnightly hair care as well as my day-to-day hair routine. As you can see below, they are simple and do-able throughout […]

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