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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Body Skin Care Plan for Winter

I love winter. You have to be trying really hard to manage to look dowdy in winter. The catch with all those clothes is that they dry out your skin, thank you friction. I know, I positively itch after 10 hours of being encased in stockings and long sleeve t-shirts. Sadly, the clothes are not […]

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