MOTD: A cooler toned makeup look

My skintone leans more neutral in the cooler months and is more warmer toned in summer – mainly due to my mixed heritage (I’m Afakasi). Because of that I can get away with wearing cooler tones as well as my usual warm toned looks. Face For this look I went with my Lancome Teint Idole […]

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Review: Empties

I’ve accumulated a few empties over the last few months – mainly skincare as you can see. Loreal Revitalift Moisturiser, Advanced UVA Protection SPF30 / Loreal Revitalift Night Cream I actually tried the night cream first, having received it in a Black Box. I found the consistency very nice and in the morning my skin […]

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Review: MAC Fashion Revival Matte Lipstick

In my makeup wardrobe I have a few tried and true high-impact products that I can rely on to make a statement. MAC Fashion Revival matte lipstick is one of those products. It is a beautiful deep berry colour that is complementary to most skin tones and provides that instant ‘kapow’ to any outfit. Fashion […]

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MOTD: Tuesday Face

It’s a sunny Spring Tuesday morning here in New Zealand so I decided to brighten my makeup a little. My favourite primer combo at the moment is Australis Autoprimer which is rich and hydrating. I then add a little Clarins Lisse Minute to my pores. It’s light consistency and works well over other primers. This […]

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MAC Studio Waterweight Foundation SPF30

I was intrigued to hear about the new foundation from MAC – a lightweight, but good coverage foundation with a high SPF. MAC’s website describes it as “A foundation that delivers colour in an ultra-fluid, thin, elastic gel-serum formula.” The packaging reviews aside, it sounded like something I’d like to try. I made a trip […]

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MAC MSF in Global Glow

I’m a sucker for a good highlighter. My motto is shine bright like a diamond whenever or wherever you can. One of my colleagues asked me the other day (after I tried to convince her to try Mac Lightscapade as I was sure it would suit her fair complexion) “when do you know you’ve put […]

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Weekend MOTD

A weekend trip to the mall with the family meant I wanted to look put together, but not like I had cake face (for a change lol). I started out with my trusty Australis Cosmetics primer – which has a hydrating gel-like consistency. It’s a great every day primer, that is low on the silicone […]

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