Lipstick Day and a Gift to Myself

The wonderful Huda from Huda Beauty has officially proclaimed today as Lipstick Day. And so, to celebrate, I bought myself a little gift – a keepsake from a brand that I’ve never purchased makeup from before. I have to tell you that it was really intimidating to actually walk into a Chanel store and browse […]

Haul – July 2016

I probably shouldn’t be starting a series of posts talking about my makeup haul because my husband is a subscriber and gets a notification everytime I publish a post (Hi Mr Lubz! *waves*). He already thinks I’ve got too much makeup in my stash (gasp!). This month, I snapped up a couple of bargains from […]

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My Skincare Routine – 2016

This isn’t one of those stories that start with a cheesy New Year’s resolution – far from it. This is simply my current skincare routine with a bit of a background spanning 20 odd years and a review of the products I currently use. My skincare routine from my tweens could be called “basic” at […]

EOTD – Blue and Gold

Eyeshadow: Becca Jewel Dust in Xantho Liner: Stila waterproof liner in Midnight Blue on the top line and smudged on the lower lashline Mascara: Maybelline New York Falsies Push Up Drama mascara in Blackest Black

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Trilogy Skincare Starter Kit

A few weeks ago, Trilogy held a competition on their website where you could win a trial pack of their Skincare Starter Kit. There were 3,500 kits on offer. About Trilogy Trilogy is the brainchild of New Zealand sisters Sarah Gibbs and Catherine de Groot. Launched in 2002, they started with a range of 5 Rosehip skincare products […]

Tea – A quick trip down memory lane

This week, I received a pack from Twinnings with samples of their English Breakfast range. Twinnings English Breakfast Tea have three strengths – decaf, regular and extra strong. I love my tea. To me, tea time is a moment of pause, a break from the crazy rush. It is a moment that can be enjoyed with people in […]