Flormar Silk Matte Liquid Lipstick in Misty Rosy Review

My six month blog hiatus (look at me addressing the elephant in the room) has thankfully not extended to being a make-up hiatus. I have been making a point of it to explore different make-up brands, both local and international. One of these is a Turkish brand called Flormar. I have visited the Flormar kiosk … Continue reading Flormar Silk Matte Liquid Lipstick in Misty Rosy Review

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My First Ever Eyeshadow Palette Purchase! The Beauty Treats 24 Matte Eyeshadow Palette Review

My eyeshadow purchases – much like the relationship status of some - have been single. The glittery and shimmery palettes that I do have were received as gifts. While I like to ‘shine bright like a diamond’ as much as the next person, shimmery eyeshadow is not exactly subtle when you want it to be. Having … Continue reading My First Ever Eyeshadow Palette Purchase! The Beauty Treats 24 Matte Eyeshadow Palette Review

L’oreal Paris Mattifying Infallible Foundation in ‘Amber’ Review

I’ve never bought any make-up from L'oreal Paris. Skincare,yes (as those of you who have read my post on their Clay Detox Daily Wash). I always saw L'oreal Paris – like Revlon and Max Factor and Physicians’ Formula – as the pricier end of the drugstore. Yet I found myself at Foschini a few weeks back … Continue reading L’oreal Paris Mattifying Infallible Foundation in ‘Amber’ Review

{City Diaries} Let’s Take It Back to The Beach

The coast enveloped the city, like the mountains which loomed over it. The foreshore began where the sea once was, and hotels were erected to neighbour it. I associated the beach with hawkers selling Surfjoy and Chocolina. Sukkas which I was socialised to call ‘ice scream’. And yet, myself, and many others, probably only visited … Continue reading {City Diaries} Let’s Take It Back to The Beach

Imposter Syndrome and Other Realities of Student Life

A friend of mine posted a meme (isn't that where all great writing ideas stem from?) about imposter syndrome. I was intrigued. Could it be that there was a word that contained all my self-doubt and insecurity related to being a student of this vast academic institution? But what is imposter syndrome? Wikipedia defines it … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome and Other Realities of Student Life