Two Second Smoke

Having never been one for a heavy, dark and striking smoky eye (possibly because I’ve never been much of an eye shadow whiz…), putting this in my boots basket was a little impulsive last week. L’Oreal’s Super Liner Smokeissime is a new on the drugstore shelves, the latest addition to their…

Another Micellar Cleansing Water

Micellar water was adopted by the masses in the form of the French, Bioderma. (I actually have a whole in-depth review of Bioderma itself, here). Soon enough the high-end and drugstore markets were chocked full of ‘dupes’. After filtering through the crowds (yes, I did have to try them all)…

The Way to Exfoliate

There was once a time where I was ignorant of any exfoliators not of the grainy, beaded type, and on reflection those were some dark days. Using my first chemical exfoliator around a year ago breathed fresh air into my skincare routine, and frankly, gave my skin some hope. Although…

frank: Original Coffee Scrub

It only take one scroll through the @frank_bod Instagram account to put you in the market for this coffee scrub. Chocked full of semi-naked people, artistically shot, with the the fore mentioned body scrub in action. (Who knew coffee grounds could look so wearable?) I originally spyed it last summer, but…

New In: First Aid Beauty

It was a flurry of beauty vloggers that turned my attention towards First Aid Beauty. It was then my craving for something new that made me take the plunge and try them out. Everyone tends to do a disclaimer at the start of skincare posts, we all know everyone’s skin…

That ‘Winter Flush’ Blush

  Something about being outdoors in the colder weather makes me less concerned about my coveted bold lip, or the state of my nails. So in the mornings over this holiday season I’ve been turning to a more effortless and natural make up look. Winter walks and long afternoons in…

2015

2014 was quite a year. Without getting in too deep, there have been a lot of new beginnings and a fair amount of growing up. The new year challenges are already revolving around sustaining what you could call progress. Some ‘resolutions’ seem to be a constant, get fitter, lose weight,…