Reinventing Your Makeup Bag for the New Year

I think we can all agree that this “new year new me” stuff is getting a bit tiresome. Seeing your second cousin twice removed post “before selfies” of her transformation from couch potato to Jillian Michaels look-alike is just not that much of a social media thrill. But there is something to be said for […]

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A Makeup App for the Chemically Conscious

I recently watched a video presentation all about the chemical contents and ingredients that are found in every day costmetics. And I’m not just talking mascara and lipstick, I’m talking everything from colour cosmetics to deodorants, soaps, and skincare. I can’t go into specifics because I have the memory span of a goldfish, but basically […]

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Wedding Bells: So I’m Getting Married…

A Pinker Wedding? Yes I’ve been quiet lately. Yes I’m still here. Yes I am still obsessed with makeup. I do have some rather large news though – I’m engaged! Yes, Will popped the question a couple of weeks ago, and we’ve been so busy sipping champagne on a daily basis and looking into each other’s […]

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Macaron Baking Workshop

A couple of weeks ago, I attended the sweetest workshop. And by sweet I mean SUGAAAR.  Yes I was lucky enough to attend a macaron baking workshop at the African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel. The good news is, so can you. But first, more on my experience… We were greeted with canapes, coffee, sweet […]

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Mr Price Sport – Online Launch

On the court, on the track, on the field… and now ONLINE! The first Mr Price Sport store opened its doors to the public in Boksburg on 27 July 2006. Just eight years later, they’re around the corner from opening their 70th store. More than just a fitness fashion retailer, Mr Price Sport is all […]

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Makeup Tips for Redheads

Sorry guys, I’m not talking about “redheads”. I’m talking about full-blown gingers. Copper hair, freckles, pale skin, blonde lashes – bona fide gingers. In a world filled with blondes and brunettes, it can be tough to take beauty advice and translate it into something you can wear yourself. From my experiences, I’ve also found that […]

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Product Review: L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes So Couture Mascara

L’Oreal have recently added to their arsenal of top quality mascaras with a new offering in the Volume Million Lashes line: the L’Oreal Volume Million Lashes So Couture Mascara. L’Oreal are known for their amazing quality mascaras, so I was interested to see how this one fares. What it Promises The most elegant mascara with detailed […]

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rubybox Beauty Night Out Cape Town

So for those of you who don’t know, I work at rubybox, which is pretty much any beauty blogger’s dream job. Talking about makeup all day? No problem! And this month, my worlds collide, as rubybox gears up for the rubybox Beauty Night Out Cape Town. I was at last year’s event as a guest, […]

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Hangover Begone! Tips to Rescue your Face After a Big Night Out

We all love to let our hair down once in a while – you know, get a group of friends together and taxi through to a club so you can dance the night and parts of the morning away. The only problem is, your face can end up looking a bit of a nightmare the […]

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Second day hair

Second Day Hair Saviours

My fine, straight boring old hair does not fair well on its second day after being washed. In an ideal world I’d be a lady of the manor who has beauty maidens on hand to see that she is primped and preened to perfection, including washing her tresses every day – no need to worry […]

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