21/10/2018

Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolour Temptation


The Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolour in Temptation is a lightweight, high definition velvety matte colour that I've been wearing nonstop. It has a smooth, moisturising feel and the gel formula is 100% wax-free. I love how it brightens my complexion and how it lasts on my lips throughout eating and drinking. 


I like the easy to close 5.9 ml tube that fits perfectly into my makeup bag along with the rest of my beauty products. The formulation is really not drying at all, before applying I just go through the normal routine of scrubbing my lips a bit and that's it! 


Here I've applied the Revlon Ultra HD Matte Lipcolour on my lips. It is so pretty and I will definitely try out the rest of the colours in this beautiful range because it's so amazing. See more shades here. I honestly never thought that I'd become a fan of matt lipsticks as they are almost always drying and causing flakes on the lips, but not this one. 


This product was sponsored by Revlon. Thank you so much for the blog support.


Images - My Own




22/09/2018

L.A Girl Pro Setting HD Matte Spray


I’ve been using the L.A Girl Pro Setting HD Matte Spray for more than a month now and oh my gosh, it’s a keeper! I’m not a newbie when it comes to makeup setting sprays and sadly most of the time I struggle to see any results. Maybe that’s why I still have half-full bottles of previous varieties cluttering up my cupboard space. 


L.A Girl's Pro Setting HD Matte Spray promises a matte finish and that is exactly the results that I see. With other sprays, I normally go with a translucent powder all over my face to get rid of leftover oil. That is after the use of a makeup setting spray.

Also to get rid of that typical mud-like appearance I've seen with the use of setting sprays. But not with this product, my face looks dewy and without shine and the effects are really long-lasting. 


In the images above and below you can see the polished appearance this product gives to my overall look. On my eyes, I've used the L.A Girl Eye Lux Mesmerizing Eyeshadow Palette in Tropicalize - I have applied that beautiful nude shades, see the review I wrote here.


By the end of the day, my makeup is still in place but in case of very hot weather, (I live in Namaqualand, I should know) I'll just blot my face with powder and spritz on a bit of this magical product again. And it fits right into my handbag which makes touchups super easy. So, will I repurchase this spray? Most definitely, along with other high-quality beauty products from L.A Girl Cosmetics.

The L.A Girl Pro Setting HD Matte Spray is paraben and fragrance-free and you can purchase it for just R89.95 over at Dischem.


Images - My Own 

20/09/2018

Dr. Pawpaw Shea Butter Balm


Seriously, I like all the variants of Dr. Pawpaw (I have them all) but this one really is the bomb. I’m talking about the Dr. Pawpaw Shea Butter Balm. It moisturizes dry chapped lips and cuticles and it soothes dry cracked skin such as hands, heels, elbows and knees.

I’ve been applying it on my little one's bum after diaper changes and I’ve also been using it on my new pixie cut hairstyle for numerous stylish looks. 


This balm has also become part of my beauty routine at night as it leaves my skin beautifully bright and plump without causing any clogging or irritation. The Dr. Pawpaw Shea Butter Balm is a 100% natural multipurpose soothing balm with natural Pawpaw and Shea Butter. It is fragrance-free, suitable for vegans and not tested on animals

The clear consistency is thicker than normal Dr. Pawpaw balms, it melts onto your skin and it has an earthy, nutty smell of which Castor Oil is prominent. Shea Butter is known for its healing properties, which can be attributed to the presence of several fatty acids and plant sterols such as oleic, palmitic, stearic, and linolenic acids. See more benefits of Shea Butter for skin, hair and health here.


I love the pretty mint green packaging, the plastic is 100% recyclable and the 25ml lightweight tube fits perfectly into my handbag. Of course, it does (insert cough) and I also love the fact that all the ingredients in this product are ethically sourced.

In fact, many women earn their livelihood by working in the Shea Butter Industry, giving it the name 'Women’s Gold'. You can purchase the Dr. Pawpaw Shea Butter Balm for R99.95 at Dischem.

Have you tried the Dr. Pawpaw Shea Butter Balm variant? Tell me about it in the comment section.


Images - My Own 

15/09/2018

L.A Girl Eye Lux Mesmerizing Eyeshadow Palette in Tropicalize


I love experimenting with different shades of eyeshadows and I almost always stay away from blueish shades. Which is such a huge mistake on my part, since they really tend to bring out and intensify the warmth of my brown eyes.

The L.A Girl Eye Lux Mesmerizing Eyeshadow Palette in Tropicalize was sent to me recently and I decided to pair it with a nude lip. In the pictures below you can see how my eyes just appear to pop with that beautiful hue of blue on it. Striking right!?


This palette comes in 4 colours, all equally beautiful and highly pigmented. Two lovely shades of blue and another two apricot/nude like hues.

I wear contact lenses and there’s no burning sensation or irritation at all and it last right throughout the day which is always a good thing. The packaging is compact and easy to open just like the rest of L.A Girl's high-quality beauty products. 


The nude shades look so good above the eye and on my brow bone, I love it! Very beautiful end result.


I plan to create many playful looks with this palette this summer and I know that I’ll receive a lot of compliments on it. You can purchase the L.A Girl Eye Lux Mesmerizing Eyeshadow Palette in Tropicalize for just R99.95 over at Dischem.

Check out the other colourful palettes from this eyeshadow range over here. I reviewed L.A Girl's Just Blushing, "Just Dazzle' blush too. See review here.


Images - My Own

08/08/2018

L.A. Girl's Just Blushing, 'Just Dazzle' Blush


I’ve been really eager to try the new range of blushes from L.A. Girl Cosmetics, so you can imagine how happy I was when the Just Blushing, 'Just Dazzle' blush landed on my desk. And you know what? I think this blush might just become my all year long go-to blush, let me tell you why.

Apart from being very pigmented I like the fact that it’s not your normal rosy coloured blush, it gives more of a bronze/peachy hue to my cheeks and I really love the look of it. It also has these beautiful illuminating specks of gold in-between, so pretty! The colour also doesn’t fade at all during the day especially when I set my makeup with the L.A. Girl Setting Spray, review on this spray coming soon.


The packaging is compact and easy to open and adds a bit of glam to the rest of my makeup bag. Talking of makeup bags, I desperately need a new (bigger) one. 



L.A. Girl always produces high-quality cosmetics at affordable prices and the Just Dazzle blush is definitely up there with the rest. This blush will last me a long time and I won’t think twice to repurchase this product.

Available at Dischem for R99.95

Images - My Own 
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