Category: Test and Tell

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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Palladio Velvet Matte Cream Lip Color Review and Giveaway

My introduction to Palladio Cosmetics, like the lipstick junkie that I am has been through their Velvet Matte Cream Lip Color. Since then, I have had a month to test and tell you all about my experience with Cashmere, Damask, Raw Silk, Plush, Sateen, Suede and Tapestry, i.e. the seven out of twelve lipstick colours […]

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Aunt Jackie’s Hair Product Review

I did a review for my fellow blogger, Frochic, for her blog’s Aunt Jackie’s give away, so if you missed the blog, but you’re still interested in knowing more about these hair products, here is the #TestandTell as written for Frochic, minus the give away. Askies 🙂 The American Aunt Jackie’s Curls and Coils brand offers […]

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My Black Opal Lipstick Obsession

It is easy to be loyal to a brand that offers quality, locally available and affordable products. One of the brands that tick all my loyalty prerequisite boxes is Black Opal. As a Foschini brand ambassador and a Centurion resident, I was beyond thrilled when I discovered that the Centurion Mall Foschini has added Black […]

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Cream Tree – Made in S.A.

Just in time for winter, I received a skin and hair product hamper from Cream Tree which I have been using in these past months. Cream Tree is a relatively new home grown beauty brand meant for the diverse women of Mzansi. Charmane, Bhauna, Mpho and Pam are the inspired souls behind this local brand […]

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Mascara layering with Inglot

For the longest time I’ve been obsessing over two things, finding the perfect pink shade of lipstick and having amazing looking eyelashes. The latter eluded me for years until I made friends with the Edgars‘ makeup artists that introduced me to mascara layering with Inglot. This was early last year, 2014, and since then, my […]

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ICE BOX colors

I have new colourful additions to my nail polish collection, with sassy names like Hello Sailor, You Stole My Tart, Sugar Coated and Aquatic Ice. This is all thanks to ICE BOX colors. Like a child with a new toy, I cannot keep my hands off them and my nails are colour popping happy. First […]

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Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream

My trial had a rocky start thanks to a cosmetic clash between the Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream and a non-Kiehl’s toner I was using. Once I switched to a different toner I started to enjoy the effects of this cream on my skin. The Kiehl’s Super Multi-Corrective Cream is a white cream of light consistency […]

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