Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

Transforming day make-up into glamorous evening make-up

For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle ...

SB Maternity Beauty

SB Maternity Beauty

Bringing a child into this world is an amazing, awe-inspiring experience and a great privilege. Still, you will agree with ...

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

Turn your eyes from Drab to va-va-voom Fab!

In our last article about the eyes we touched on the importance of well-groomed brows and a flawless canvas for ...

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

The secret to a lasting, radiant glow

Suppose I told you there was an effortless way to achieve a healthy, youthful glow no matter how tired you ...

Why bother with make-up brushes?

Why bother with make-up brushes?

When I decided to create my make-up collection for the African woman, I thought long and hard about what products ...

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“The best thing is to look natural, but it takes make-up to look natural” Calvin Klein My friend Karmen grew up as the only girl among four rather handsome brothers. Her brothers were always adamant that they “don’t like women with makeup.” Have you heard similar complaints from the men in your life? Often they are categorical that they just [...]

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Tall dark and handsome! Scrap that – the very tall, nattily dressed, sumptuous smelling man whose eyes locked yours across the room…. ok, ok, too vague.  He walked up to you , said hello like a Frenchman, looked straight in your eyes  -  in a Barry White voice – *weak knees*  flushed face! Sigh! That rosy look on your cheeks [...]

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Oh, this weather! Decide already!  Dressed in your perfect (read new) sundress flaunting your curves, clear blue skies, sunglasses, sunscreen, you are really rocking this look! Wait, hold up! Is that the rain? Where did this come from? Oh drat! Running mascara, ruined foundation, and drained hair, with no warning whatsoever! The last few months, we have seen weather with [...]

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It’s finally here and it’s time to paint the town red with love. I don’t know about you but truthfully red has never been my fave colour. And as we know Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, where all shades of red will be presented to us. And rightfully so, this is your time to feel and look glamorous. [...]

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Oh the heat!!! It has been shinning (cue to splash on your sunscreen generously before stepping out) harder than ever. During this weather, makeup somehow find its way down your face by midday.  Doing makeup in this weather demands one to have a bagful of tricks like Houdini. Well, just the as the weather is playing Houdini on us – [...]

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With the stresses of life, I always try to get some form of relaxation. Exercise, meditation, a trip to the spa and an hour of massage does some wonder to my tired body. The deep tissue massage always kneads the tiredness away, and almost always gets me to sleep; the masseuse always has to tap me ‘violently’ to get me [...]

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It is January – the month after a spending season and majority of us are feeling the pinch in our pockets. Despite this, we all want to look beautiful. However, with the January woes in toe, you may not all be able to pass by the high-end cosmetics counter at the mall and pick your favourite name brand of cosmetics. [...]

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Detoxing is one of the most important procedures to perform on your skin to keep it refreshed and healthy. One of the methods of detoxing is dry skin brushing. Dry skin brushing is a simple home detox technique that helps smoothen and soften your skin as well as help your skin maintain a natural glow. There are a lot of [...]

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Lights, camera… gorgeous face. That is the world of glamour for you. A glamorous look is one that stands out with a contemporary finish. For this glamour look we will work with brown shades which suites a wide range of women. Cheek Tips Blush gives you a fresh look. Applying a blusher on your cheeks will help you achieve a [...]

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Have there been times when you felt you were wearing a mask and your foundation felt heavy? Don’t worry; you are ‘suffering’ from a bad case of ‘cakey foundation’ which is quite common. The main causes of ‘cakey’ foundation are not blending the foundation well and getting the wrong color. Though it hides imperfections, cakey foundations are too heavy for [...]

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