Hello lovely readers! It's that time again...a new monthly make-up wishlist! Whoop whoop! The products of this month's Sassy Wishes is quite diverse and ranges from Catrice Cosmetics to Lush and Nyx. Without further ado, you may (weak puns on point) read this... 1. Catrice Cosmetics The Essential Nude Collection Eyeshadow Palette I’m quite new … Continue reading Sassy Wishes: May Make-up Wishlist
The scent is really nice and subtle. I'm not one for strong fragrances. Have you ever walked past someone and felt your lungs empty all its carbon dioxide and fill with the chemicals and compounds in their perfume instead? Well, the Avon Hint of Nature Spritz is not gonna affect your respiratory system. Hopefully.
District Six is mostly desolate. There’s a pop of colour in the form of a Nelson Mandela mural on the wall of an abandoned house. Was it not him that said: “Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world”? He said a lot of things. I had memorised parts … Continue reading City Diaries: Education and Other Imaginary Weapons
I quite like the packaging. It is a black tube with turquoise writing. The mascara’s lid has little engraved studs (how rock and roll!). The studs have the added benefit of letting you recognise the mascara by touch in your vanity bag if you’re in a hurry instead of searching among your other mascaras. The brush is narrow with short spikes. Something about the brush grips and combs through the lashes quite well, thus separating them. Don’t you just hate those mascaras whose idea of giving volume is clumping each third of your lashes into three thick lashes? No man!
Lipliners are to my make-up, what rice is to curry; what macaroni is to macaroni and cheese...okay, you get the picture... Basically, lipliners are something I reach for every second day. I wear lipliners as a base for my lipliner or to fill in my lips because they're so pigmented. Without further ado, let's delve into my drugstore lipliner collection:
I haven't written a City Diaries post in a while and boy, have I missed it! These posts are about my travels in and around my hometown, Cape Town, South Africa.
I love discovering new make-up brands, especially ones that are affordable. Read my first impressions of the Signature Cosmetics Just Matte Liquid Lipsticks that bear an uncanny resemblance to another brands'...
Sassy Wishes, as those of you may or may not know, is a monthly series here on the blog. It is an ode to the new beauty products on the block or oldies that I haven’t quite gotten my hands on but would love to own. This month's one is a real quickie. featuring Nyx and Wet n Wild
I’m all up for getting the London look as long as it doesn’t take all my (non-existent) pounds. Talking about pounds or bucks or whatever money is called in your country, saving them is the utmost priority for those of us restricted to a student budget.
There is something incredibly subversive about wearing dark lips at the height of summer. Contrasting those bright summer rays with muted, grungy lips. I suppose I bought this with the intention of being a game changer. I dunno when I was pulled over to the dark side of make-up. I never liked browns and burgundy … Continue reading Be a Game Changer: Essence Longlasting Lipliner Review