Reviews: Maybelline Fit Me Matte + Poreless foundation and powder, Yardley StayFast Liquid Matte Lip Vinyl metallic lip colour and Wet n Wild Max Volume Plus waterproof mascara

Maybelline’s Fit Me Matte + Poreless foundation (R99,99) has been available overseas for a while now and it’s finally launched in South Africa in a wide array of shades that arrange from light to dark. (I’m not sure if we’ll be getting the more hydrating version, Dewy & Smooth, but I’ll ask the PR and […]

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Review: INOAR Kalice multi-purpose premium oil

Last week I attended the launch for INOAR’s new multifunctional oil at The Silo Hotel in the foreshore and, as always, the venue totally delivered on a beautiful setting and fabulous food. If you haven’t tried the Silo’s carrot cake, please make a plan. It’s a game changer! As for INOAR’s lovely newbie, Kalice multi-purpose […]

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MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet turns 20 and you could win a R20K Woolworths gift card PLUS R20K for your cause

Can you believe MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet celebrates its 20th anniversary this year? When the programme first started it was originally just ‘MySchool’ and supported education, but now it’s grown to help schools as well as a huge array of charities and conservation organisations, raising more than R6 million A MONTH! What makes MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet so awesome […]

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Review: SVR Hydracid C50 masque eclat

I love a good mask and vitamin C is one (of my many) fave actives so when SVR Hydracid C50 masque eclat (R595, Clicks) crossed my path I knew we’d become friends. Packaged in an aerosol pump, it’s a foam that contains a super high concentration of vitamin C, a great antioxidant collagen-encourager with brightening […]

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Reviews: Givenchy Noir Interdit mascara, Revlon ColorStay Creme shadow and African Extracts Rooibos Advantage Daily Repair facial oil

Givenchy serve up some fabulous mascara and their newbie, Noir Interdit Lash Extension Effect mascara (R580, Red Square), is no different. Its spikey claw-like comb allow you to get right down to the root of your lashes and pull its jet black ‘stretchable’ formula all the way through to create a voluminous yet very well-defined look. […]

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Review: Tweezerman Petite Set, NIVEA Q10 Plus C anti-wrinkle + energy skin sleep cream and Spalicious Strawberry Pavlova body lotion and scrub

Most women will own a slant tip tweezer but if you don’t have a point tweezer in your clutches then it’s time to make a plan. It’s brilliant for grabbing super fine, teeny tiny baby hairs but, for me, it’s my weapon of choice when it comes to freeing and removing ingrown hairs. Now, despite […]

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I’m giving away a bumper beauty haul worth over R13 000! Get in it to win it!

VERY exciting news guys! I’ve partnered with some of South Africa’s top blogger babes to create a BUMPER BEAUTY HAUL WORTH OVER R13 000 (!!!) that we’re giving away to ONE lucky winner.  See all this delicious beauty booty? To learn more about the giveaway and, most importantly – GET IN IT TO WIN IT […]

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Errrrmigod, you guys!!!

I’m launching my biggest competition yet at 10AM sharp today. Check back later and get ready to have your mind’s blown y’all! This is something you’re not going to want to miss. Love, love Leigh

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Reviews: Neutrogena Visibly Clear spot proofing daily wash and toner, Vichy Ideal Soleil anti-blemishes SPF 30 and Revlon ColorSilk shampoo and conditioner

I’m going to blabbing on about salicylic acid quite a bit in this post so let’s just do a crash course for those of you who aren’t regular readers. First up, you get two main types of acids in skin care – alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) and beta hydroxy acids (BHA). AHA’s include dudes like […]

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GIVEAWAY: Ready to meet Madamoiselle Rochas EDP? I’ve got a bottle you could win

Founded back in 1925, French fashion house Rochas has been creating iconic fragrances for decades. Fruity, spicy Femme, for example, despite being created in the forties, is still a bestseller to date. But now there’s a new ‘it girl’ on the block and that’s Mademoiselle Rochas EDP (R795 for 30ml, R995 for 50ml and R1195 […]

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Review and give away: Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair 1%

If you’re a Dermalogica fan and love retinol as much as I do you’re in for a treat! The big wrinkle-busting kahuna you’ve been waiting for is finally here and that’s Dermalogica Overnight Retinol Repair 1% (R1 680, available exclusively at professional care centres). This baby’s already won US O magazine’s Spring Beauty Award and […]

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