Lupita Nyong’o for Lancôme

Lupita is giving me all sorts of life, from her acting career to her beauty endorsement with Lancôme. As you all know by now, she’s the new spokeswoman for Lancôme, and as expected they just released their first print ads, and she looks lovely Congratulations to her and here’s hoping that more beauty brands will...
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Bronze Goddess

Winter is that season where you either look pale or ashy. Your skin, like the seasons, changes. And like the ever-changing seasons, your makeup should change too. But you don’t have to worry about throwing away your summer goods, all you need to do is add one simple product – Bronzer! The good people at...
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BET Awards 2014 Makeup Red Carpet Look

The BET Awards too place recently, and the obvious colour choice for the ladies was hot white! Everybody and their mama was wearing white. The makeup trend this year was nude everything, give and take a few red, orange and mauve lips here and there. Some ladies got the “nude” look just right and others...
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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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