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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Breast Cancer Awareness Month #ThinkPink

Every goddess has an Achilles’ heel and in our quest to be all that we can be, Foschini and the formidable #FashionFriendsSA are encouraging all women to make the health of their breasts a priority. A lot of brave mothers, wives and sisters have fought bravely against breast cancer, some have won and some have […]

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Ethnic Hair Chronicles – Part 1

After receiving a beautiful message from Sandy Seema, my fellow Foschini brand ambassador, about the positive changes our hair conversations have brought to her hair, I made a promise to share in writing the knowledge I have acquired in my own natural hair journey. This is in hope that you will read and put this […]

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Crabtree & Evelyn 50% off Winter Sale

Weeks ago, a little birdy told me about the Crabtree & Evelyn pop-up shop coming to my local Brooklyn Mall for their annual winter sale. Well, hang on to your wallets folks, the pop-up shop is here until Sunday, 2 August 2015. All their beauty and edible treats are going for 50% off their normal prices. […]

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Shopping Smarts – End of Season Sales

If you are a shopaholic, then it is best you do not read this post. All my favourite retail stores, even those I like the least, are gunning for your wallet with their insane end of the season sales. I am eternally a recovering shopaholic due to this time of the year. My guidelines to […]

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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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Sizzling Kapsule Shoes

Kapsule is an online store with a fashion taste so incredibly addictive that you cannot leave their website without lusting over an item of clothing, a shoes or their accessories. To fuel my obsession further, they currently have a shoe promotion in which for two pairs of shoes you buy you get a R 999.99 off […]

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Almay World of Colour Spoils

Sharing is caring and a great sister has to share her awesome beauty bargain finds. Without any further ado and super excitement, you all have up until next Tuesday, i.e. 30 June 2015, to sign up to receive regular beauty news from the Almay World of Colour. Once signed up you will immediately have a […]

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Grow your hair with Umera Jamaican Black Castor Oil

Hair products aimed at preventing hair loss and to stimulate healthy hair growth are huge in the ethnic hair market. Think of the famous T444Z and the flourish of the Jamaican Black Castor Oil (JBCO). Sadly, a hairline cannot be expected to remain healthy and strong as long as we accept the discomfort we suffer […]

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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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