Forever New’s new winter clothes are hot, hot, hot!

Last week Forever New launched their 2012 winter collection at the crack of dawn at their V&A store. Fortunately they hot barman dudes serving even hotter cappuccinos and the girls from Sorbet to treat guests to mini manis. The also had a bevy of models to show off a few of the new collections’ key pieces:According to Kerrin, Forever New’s PR peep, one of […]

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Woolworths’ ‘youth fragrances’; fun, easy-to-wear scents that won’t break the bank

Have you spotted these guys in Woolies yet?  Many department stores have their own range of non-designer ‘easy to wear’ fragrances but they all seem to tie into their various bath and body lines making them the kind of thing only your gran would appreciate. Thing is, loads of young girls (and guys) want an inexpensive ‘every day’-type of scent but […]

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Chereen from ‘For The Beauty Of It’ pokes around my nightstand

My fellow beauty peep, Chereen Gibson, is the beauty editor at O magazine South Africa. Girl knows her stuff and has also started her own beauty blog; For The Beauty Of It.  She runs a regular feature called On My Nightstand where she gets hold of different beauty bloggers and asks them to reveal what beauty goodies they’ve got […]

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Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport EDT review

D&G have a new male fragrance on the shelves; Dolce & Gabbana The One Sport. The D&G peeps describe it as a ‘fresh, clean fragrance with light and energetic top notes accompanied by an unmistakable Mediterranean aroma of rosemary, the freshness of water and saltiness of the sea’. Other notes include sequoia wood, cardamom, patchouli and musk.  My boyfriend’s […]

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I’m an Aussie girl… are you?

You may have already spotted my gesig in an Aussie advertorial in the May issues of MarieClaire, Elle and Sarie but if not I thought I’d plak it up here:  Karis Piss doesn’t like that shot of herself but I look fabulous and that’s all that counts I don’t know what she’s on about. Seriously though, I’m so […]

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Bio-Oil helps make winter more bearable

I’m a summer baby. I like running around in mooi little rokkies with the smell of braaivlies on the warm evening air. Still, I get to a point where I start to romanticise winter. I suddenly long to wear suede ankle boots, drink litres of Milo and make chilli butternut soup from scratch! Then, when winter actually arrives, I quickly realise it’s […]

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New Stimorol Mega Mystery flavour… tastes like me?!

So Stimorol sent me a pack of their new Mega Mystery flavour gum. To be honest, my first thought was ‘vok’. I hate having to tell peeps who send me things that aren’t 100% in line with my blog that I won’t feature them. I mean, I don’t want to be that ‘beauty blog’ that […]

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Cettua After Night Fever soothing essence mask review

Just the other day I was given a pack of Cettua’s After Night Fever soothing essence mask, R49,99. It aims to soothe and relax tired stressed skin and makes use of spot-busting witch hazel, calming chamomile, hydrating algae extract and circulation-boosting ginkgo biloba. The latter’s also a great anti-oxidant, if you didn’t know…  Each pack contains two cloth face masks […]

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A quick Friday lust-have…

Get a load of this beyond gorgeous ‘Maison Lancome’ powder blush (R420) from the brand’s new limited edition 29 St. Honore collection: The piccie isn’t doing it justice ‘cos you can’t see how the little lamp post and Eiffel tower are embossed with pink and gold ‘sparklies’. Gorgeous, right?! If you reckon you deserve a little splurge – or know someone else who does – […]

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Max Factor Colour Elixer lipstick review

Max Factor’s got a new line of ‘serum-infused’ lippies and foundations coming out and both are very, very nice. The first to launch is Colour Elixer lipstick, R120. I was given Ruby Tuesday, the shade above, to play with. …and… While I like this bold, attention-nabbing shade, I prefer reds that are even more blue-based. Still, the lipstick formulation […]

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Nine West Love Fury EDP review

So Nine West now has its own fragrance; Love Fury eau de parfum:  When I first laid eyes on the bottle I didn’t quite get what they were going for and my initial thought was ‘Oh! It looks like Edward Gorey’s The Doubtful Guest!’…  Eventually I realised they were inspired by the heel of a […]

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Clinique Even Better concealer review

I adore Clinique’s foundations and, like I’ve said before, am still mourning the loss of Superfit. Their concealers, however, have never really grabbed me. To me, they were either too thick, too sheer or settled into fine lines. Their latest offering, however, is actually very nice; Clinique Even Better concealer, R220. Like the rest of Clinique’s […]

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