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Beautiful Boschendal

After what can only be described as one of the longest weeks of my life, I woke up on Sunday both extremely tired and yet excitedly ready for the day ahead. You see, Leanne and I had previously seen a deal for a 120 min spa treatment, which included a 60 minute Swedish massage, a… Continue reading Beautiful Boschendal

Make-up & Treatments

Review: 3D Fiber Lashes

As part of my very recent foray in beauty blogging, I was sent the new and exciting (to me, at least) 3D Fiber Lashes (which you can purchase for R340 online at to test and review. In the box there are 2 tubes - one is the transplanting gel, the other is the actual fibers.… Continue reading Review: 3D Fiber Lashes

Make-up & Treatments

Face Mapping and Body Loving

Last Thursday saw my sister and I at the Dermalogica store at Cavendish Square, undergoing Face Mapping. This is a unique Dermalogica process where a Professional Skin Therapist uses Face Mapping to divide the facial landscape into fourteen zones. Each zone is examined to determine where conditions such as congestion, breakouts, dehydration, and/or hyperpigmentation are present. After your analysis… Continue reading Face Mapping and Body Loving

Hair, Hair & Beauty

Box Blondes Have Less Fun

Like my mind, I change my hair constantly. Until recently I had dyed my hair nearly every shade available. Except blonde. Which is why, on a whim, I thought it would be a great idea to try life as a blonde. After all, gentlemen preferred them, and they apparently had more fun. Because my hair… Continue reading Box Blondes Have Less Fun

Hair & Beauty, Make-up & Treatments

Review: #AvonDareToBe

I recently received the Ultra Colour Bold Lipstick (in Pink Punch) and Big & Daring Volume Mascara (in black), both from Avon, in order to take the challenge and dare to try the new shades. In order to help you experiment and take your look to the next level, Avon has introduced the “Boldometer”. The… Continue reading Review: #AvonDareToBe

Hair & Beauty

Review: Avon Ultra Glazewear Absolute Lipgloss

To be completely honest, I had never tried an Avon product before, and so I was extremely excited when I received my Avon Ultra Glazewear lipglosses from Beauty Bulletin in two shades: soft peach and renewing rose. Firstly, the colours were perfect for me: soft, subtle tones with a brilliant shine, that are perfect for… Continue reading Review: Avon Ultra Glazewear Absolute Lipgloss


Tips for growing out a pixie cut

After I completed law school and my board exams, I decided to finally try out a haircut I'd always been fascinated with: the pixie. And while I loved having super short hair, the real battle came after: trying to grow the damn thing out. After googling various other tips for growing out the cut, I… Continue reading Tips for growing out a pixie cut