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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Eyes

Dark circles under the eyes are a common beauty occurrence making one appear old, tired or depressed. The causes of dark circles vary ranging from old age, lack of sleep, fatigue, excess sun exposure, lack of a balanced diet to stress. For this reason, there are thousands of products formulated to fight this problem. However, there are natural home remedies [...]

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If you regularly use make-up, then you obviously use make-up brushes. Why? Dirty makeup brushes can transfer old makeup, germs and bacteria that can cause skin problems. It is therefore vital to clean your makeup brushes regularly. Makeup brushes are very sensitive and if not properly cleaned on a regular basis your skin will react. Those with oily skin or [...]

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Makeup

There are times you grope inside that little make up bag and all you find is cracked old makeup with bad odour or a thick and dry product. Sometimes we don’t really want to get rid of that mascara, that expensive foundation or eye shadow. Just like food gone bad, you need to know when to discard makeup that has [...]

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Have you ever experienced dry and sore lips? Have your lips ever felt painful and red in colour? Have they felt them rough and tender with peeling, cracking or bleeding? These are symptoms of chapped lips. Chapped lips are common, almost everyone including men experience it. Chapped lips are caused by different reasons such as environmental factors such as excessive [...]

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flawless face make up

Not everyone has flawless skin but it’s something that most women desire. We use makeup to enhance our natural beauty, bringing out our best features with the illusion of flawless skin. How then can this be achieved? First and foremost you should find out what works for you; we all have different skin types; oily, dry, normal, combination with dark [...]

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Uneven skin tone is a common occurrence where some parts are lighter and others darker. Dark spots, black spots, rough patches, rashes and blotches are just the few common problems that cause uneven skin tone. Uneven skin tone is caused by both internal and environmental reasons; acne, exposure to sun or aging are some of the factors. A large percentage [...]

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Party Girls

For general daily make-up, we all like to keep it pretty simple. I am personally known for a very subtle clean look with well-defined eyebrows and a glow to the skin. That should be about the extent of daytime make-up. But it’s summer time now (we hope!), and nobody wants to rush home after work. There is happy hour, and [...]

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