Deborah Lippmann’s Addicted to Speed fast dry top coat; love at first slick!

Whenever my American aunt comes down from Seattle she always brings a ridiculously awesome gift along. That’s how I got to discover DuWop’s Lip Venom (probably the best plumping lipgloss I’ve ever tried) and got my mitts on Benefit’s Benetint before it was available in SA. This year, however, she outdid herself with Deborah Lippmann’s […]

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Making ‘good choices’ with O magazine and Dentyne

So I was sent the June issue of O magazine the other day. I usually don’t buy it myself so it was nice to take a look inside. It’s got some v pretty-looking beauty pages and includes the most delish-sounding recipe for a ‘party popcorn’ mix that makes use of all sorts of yummies like Worcestershire sauce, chilli […]

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Blogger girls Taittinger tasting at I Heart My Laudry; SA’s first destinational laundromat

Last week I hit up an ‘Air Your Dirty Laundry’ party organised by Allison Scotsman, she of Skinny Bitches in the Making fame. The bash was held at SA’s first ‘destinational laundry’, I Heart My Laundry in Buitengracht street.  It was a nice opportunity to schmingle with other bloggers while sipping on fancy French champagne as Taittinger SA were there to give us a little […]

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INGLOT’s new Body Pigments brightened up my day. Literally.

INGLOT have just launched the most divine super-versatile little play things in the form of 40 new Body Pigments, R189. What makes these babies special is that you can do pretty much anything – ANYTHING! – with them. Seriously. You can use them on both your face and body as is or get all mad scientist-y […]

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Yardley Longerwear Lips lipstick review

Yardley have added four new shades to their Longwear Lips line. For those of you haven’t tried them, Longwear Lips are super long lasting vitamin E-enriched lip colours. They remind me a lot of Revlon’s originial ColorStay lippies except they’re not as drying. I mean make no mistake, they’re not the most hydrating lip colours you’ll ever use; […]

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A little loving from And Lollipops

Shame… clearly my darling Clouds is running out of people to interview for her ‘In her Closet’ series on her blog ‘cos today she’s featuring yours truly. Love you bitch face! Go check it out over here. X x x  

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ghd has a sexy new salon-quality hairdryer

I popped into the offices of King James the other day to meet with some peeps from ghd. They were v excited to show off their awesome new salon-quality hairdryer: So… just what makes ghd’s new dryer so darn special? What is it about it that may well make the one you used this morning look like […]

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Fight off the flu with a little help from Clicks

We’re not really all that far into the hideousness that is winter and already I’m wishing I could just crawl under my duvet until October. I am not a winter baby. In my book, winter is pooh. It’s also cold and flu season but I plan to skip out on that this season (I hope) […]

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It’s time to shine with Yardley’s Radiant Glo Illuminator

If you’re a fan of ‘illuminators’ like MAC Strobe Cream or have always wanted to try one out, Yardley’s got a little something for you: Yardley’s new ‘lightweight illuminating primer’ contains loads of teensy little light-reflecting particles to instantly brighten your complexion and is enriched with nourishing Shea butter and super antioxidant vitamin E. I […]

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Yves Saint Laurent Opium relaunch featuring Emily Blunt

This year, Yves Saint Laurent’s most iconic scent, Opium, turns 35. For those of you who’ve been living under a rock  who’ve yet to sniff it, Opium’s a heady blend of bergamot, Chinese ginnger, white pepper and basil on a bed of cedar and oak moss. It’s possibly the world’s most famous oriental and has been represented by supermodels like […]

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