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Day 8: A Good Habit

BEAUTY, INSPIRATION, PHOTO DIARY
March 8 2019

A good habit of mine is incorporating pamper days into my week. A day of treating myself to body, beauty, nail and skin care! On the menu today: Facial, Mani & Pedi, Hair Treatment (Deep Conditioning) and a Full Body Massage. Hmmmm… xoxo

Best thing to happen to my makeup bag

BEAUTY
February 5 2019

Simply put it’s the… RAE MORRIS INVISBLE MATTIFIER This invisible mattifier powder transforms my everyday makeup! I use it as a primer AND finishing powder. It not only extends the wear of my makeup, it controls shine throughout, and the science behind the formula is pretty cool: “The soft-focus, mattifying effect of this luxurious powder is due to silicone resin microspheres, which deflect light in different directions to create a smooth, even surface and blur imperfections.” – Cult Beauty I’ve been using it religiously and I’m so pleased with it that I had to share it with you! Shop for… Read More »

❤️

BEAUTY
June 8 2018

I love this quote by Coco Chanel. So often society tries to dictate to us it’s standards of beauty, but let’s not forget the beauty of being ourselves. ❤️

Nails of the Moment

BEAUTY
April 20 2018

There’s just something about coral nails that screams summer and holidays and vacations! I’ve been allowing my nails to rest for a few weeks, and I’d been digging the natural look. But today I felt like freshly lacquering them up, and decided on this coral by Essie called “Tart Deco”. They always have cute and witty names for the colours. Do you use Essie? What are some of your favourite nail polishes? xoxo

My Makeup HOT List

BEAUTY
April 16 2018

I’ve tried and tested many makeup routines for very hot/summery weather, and one I always seem to come back to and love, is this one! It’s perfect for those very hot days, I’m talking highs of 30°C’s (80°F’s), if you needed to cover up blemishes, but still want your skin to breathe! I’ve even used it on days I’ve gone to the beach/pool side and it’s worked well. Below are the products I use, and I’ve dubbed… My Makeup HOT List: 1. SPF MOISTURISER/PRIMER: Bobbi Brown Protective Face Base SPF 50 This protects and primes my face! 2. BROW PENCIL:… Read More »

My Skincare Routine for soft and youthful skin

BEAUTY
December 21 2017

EPARA x SHIRLEY B. ENIANG EPARA is a luxury skincare brand, founded by Ozohu Adoh. Ozohu discovered organic ingredients from Africa, and has carefully curated each product. It brings me great pleasure to know that this brand had someone like me in mind to create for, as a woman of colour. Beauty to me isn’t just limited to the outside, it comes from the inside too, and one of the reasons why I absolutely love this brand, is because of the origin of it’s creation. Ozohu is a Nigerian, just like me, and she felt that there weren’t many luxurious… Read More »

GET GORGEOUS… IN 5 MINUTES!

BEAUTY
June 22 2017

Hey my lovelies! Been a while on ye ole Blog! I wanted to share with you one of my (many) natural makeup looks, as well as my excitement in whittling the routine down to 5 minutes! Which means I can use it on the days that I’m on the go, but still want to look gorgeous! Hope you enjoy! : ) x .:: SHOP THE LOOK ::. ~ Face ~ BECCA Poreless Priming Perfector {UK Link; INT Link} MAKE UP FOR EVER Ultra HD Foundation “Y435″ {UK Link; INT Link} MAC Fix + {UK Link; INT Link} ZOEVA Graphic Brows “Bistre” {UK Link;… Read More »

5 Favourites

BEAUTY, SHOPPING, STYLE
April 16 2017

Hello! How are you all doing this Easter Weekend? It’s a long one isn’t’ it! I said to my friend the other day, “we get to have two Saturdays and two Sundays yay”! It was only recently that I really got into my weekends, as my weeks have become so busy. I look forward to kicking my feet up or going out with friends, and keeping far far away from heavy work! Hehe! I just had my routine manicure and pedicure done and slipped into my furry slides and thought “hmm why not photograph and share them, along with some… Read More »