June book review recap
In June, I worked my way through a few audiobooks supplied by various publishers through NetGalley. So here's what I read and what I thought. I reread John le Carré's classic novels about the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage. It's been acclaimed as...
Dirty Dozen Book Reviews
I've collected short reviews of the last twelve audiobooks I listened to through Netgalley and decided it's time to share them. I hope you enjoy and grab a copy of those that pique your attention. "Fatal First Edition" by Jenn McKinlay is the latest addition to the...
Step into my Slippers on 31 May 2024
Slipper Day, Reach For A Dream's biggest fundraiser, returns on 31 May 2024, promising a day filled with warmth, generosity, and fun - all in support of children with life-threatening illnesses. This year, Reach For A Dream and their partners bring you the chance to...
Ten Things About Champagne
There are ten essential insights into the world of Champagne to prepare you for the upcoming Johannesburg Cap Classique, Champagne & Bubbles Festival, slated for May 17th and 18th at the Inanda Polo Club in Sandton. Protected Origins: Only wines crafted within the...
Hello, BURST STUDIO

Hello, BURST STUDIO

A new collection of professional quality makeup brushes has just been launched. burst studio offers an affordable range of synthetic brushes for professionals and us girls of questionable average skills. Owner and national sales manager of burst studio and a...

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Flori Roberts Cosmetics launches in South Africa

Flori Roberts Cosmetics launches in South Africa

Flori Roberts Cosmetics has just been launched, exclusively to Stuttafords stores, in South Africa. For more than 50 years American women have trusted the brand, which "not only sell cosmetics, but beauty". I was fortunate enough to attend the launch in Sandton City...

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Making eyes with L’Oreal Miss Manga mascara

Making eyes with L’Oreal Miss Manga mascara

So since I've had the locks all shaved off, I'm on a makeup mission, lest I be mistaken for a pretty boy. One makeup staple I'm excessively fond of, is mascara, and I need to keep myself in check to not buy a tube of every new variety on the market. However, I...

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Beauty has come a long way

Beauty has come a long way

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the history of beauty and beauty products shows that quite clearly. It seems like the high price for beauty was being smelly, or just plain weird. This infographic makes me grateful for modern technology on the odd...

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Janus and Nimue get under your skin for a healthy glow

Janus and Nimue get under your skin for a healthy glow

About a week ago I gave up on my beauty routine; I was crying most of it off, and especially my night time products are pretty expensive. So I didn't see much of a point in it. My general apathy lifted when I got to the Beauty and Wellbeing expo. While I’m still being...

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MUD helps you clean up nicely

MUD helps you clean up nicely

A makeup brand with the name MUD – yes, I’ll admit I was a little hesitant to check this out. Turns out, it’s just an acronym for “Make-Up Designory”: an internationally renowned professional makeup brand that began in the US. I took a closer look at the range at the...

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