Hair Journey Lessons of 2017

Every year has new revelations and in the two years of fully committing to growing natural hair, keeping to trimming and no dying, I’ve learned to love and appreciate the versatility of my hair. Though I have been terrible with sharing information on this blog, private hair chats have been continuous and to close 2017 […]

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Skin Care Made Easier

Let’s have a quick skin care talk, totally not planned, but my skin has been good and that has elicited a lot of questions. So, let me take about ten minutes and share my current take on skin care. As of the beginning of 2017 I have cut-off serums and face moisturisers. As much as […]

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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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