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The trend of highlighting and contouring

The new (well not really, but whatever) trend of having regular chikitas wear a full contoured face for everyday activities, became popular, I knew there would be lots of casualties. The simple fact is that a full contoured makeup face is best left for fashion shoots, red carpet events, TV ads and the circus. Also...
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Finish It Off

Lots of girls wear makeup and complain that it doesn’t last long enough, even if the bottle promises 12hr lasting foundation. Its just not plausible in sunny South Africa! So what’s the solution you ask? Finishing spray, that’s what! What is a finishing a spray? A finishing spray is a makeup setting spray. It basically...
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Skin Care Basics

Taking care of your skin is super important. In order for your makeup to look good on you, you need to have a solid skin care regime. And you don’t have to spend a small fortune to have good skin or on so-called essential skin care products. Listed below are a few steps you should...
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Purple Reign

My new obsession is purple lipstick. Different shades of purple will do-as long as its purple. When I saw Joan Small rock a classic tanned face, with a bold purple lip at the Met Gala, it was love at first sight! This colour is definitely for the bold and wild at heart. How do I...
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No More Struggle Eyebrows: Stencils

I’m a huge fan of well groomed eyebrows.  If there’s one particular thing I pay extra attention to, it’s my eyebrows. Your brows are the frame to beautiful eyes, and must be well groomed. Whether you groom them yourself or have a professional do them, always try and maintain. Something not so new to the...
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How Dope Is This Dermablend Pro Initiative

Dermablend Pro, the professional camouflage makeup company that makes high-coverage makeup products for those who need it, just came out with an impressive and touching new ad campaign called Camo Confessions that encourages people to embrace their imperfections. Using the tagline, “We all have something to cover. Let’s TAKE IT OFF. Together.,” the campaign features confessional...
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Chrisette Michele Beat Face Appreciation Day

The way im obsessing over Chrisette Micheles style is bordering on stalkerish! Her face is always on point, flawless makeup, well groomed eyebrows (my personal fave), and stunning hair! Its only right that I obsess proper, by posting a “Chrisette Michele Beat Face Appreciation Day!” Just look at her and appreciate!      ...
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Grammys 2014 Makeup Red Carpet Look

The Grammys took place at the Staple Centre in LA on Sunday night and the ladies came out looking, fresh and stunning. Most of them slayed the red carpet with stunning gowns. Let’s have a look at who slayed with stunning makeup!!!                   Images courtesy: getty images ...
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Iman Cosmetics New Luxury Lipsticks

Introducing Iman Cosmetics 5 new lip colours. IMAN Cosmetics Luxury Lipsticks advanced formula contains a moisturizing complex that nourishes the lips with conditioners and moisturizers including: Jojoba, Shea, Cocoa Butter, Aloe and Vitamin E and features 5 new bold, fashion forward shades. Why we adore it? We didn’t think this lipstick could get any better,...
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Has Skin Bleaching Gone Too Far?

I came across this article this morning and just had to share. Although skin bleaching has been going on for some time now and is nothing new, it’s still disturbing. I’ve read stories of celebrities both local and international who have been busted for skin bleaching. The likes of Mshoza (who can forget), Kelly Khumalo,...
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