BODYOGRAPHY HOSTS PROFESSIONAL MAKE-UP WORKSHOPS IN CT {PLUS WIN!}

The Bodyography makeup range contains two of my all time favourite makeup products (the Beauty Blender & the Clear Veil Foundation Primer). And after attending their latest launch a while ago (more about that later), my list of must have items has grown substantially. But what use will all the products in the world be […]

CHANEL BEAUTY TALKS – EPISODE #1: FREE YOUR GLOW

You might know by now that I am a huge CHANEL fan, so I am super excited to be sharing the very first CHANEL BEAUTY TALK with you today! These talks are essentially a web series of spontaneous conversations about beauty between Lucia Pica, Global Creative Makeup and Colour Designer for CHANEL & extraordinary women. In […]

fancourt spa, george, garden route {a zesty review}

Where? Fancourt golf & leisure resort Montagu Street, Blanco George, 6529, South Africa +27 (044) 804 0013 spa@fancourt.co.za What? Theravine muscle release treatment (Full Body Exfoliation, Hydrotheraphy Bath, Body Wrap & Full Body Massage). A while ago, I was in desperate need of some me time, so I decided to book myself in for some […]

ALL PINKED OUT {LATEST BEAUTY BUYS & FINDS}

As Breast Cancer Awareness month with all its pink campaigns draws to a close today, I’d love to share my very favourite pink beauty buys & finds with you. Some are brand new & others are trusted oldies, but winners. (Products from middle, left then anti clockwise) I adore the Garnier Micellar Cleansing Water for […]

ANTI-AGE YOUR Décolleté WITH LASER

I’ve been putting this post off for weeks now & after lots of deliberation I realised why. Because this is no quick fix. There is no ‘wow’ or ‘aha’ moment with this treatment. Naturally it is awesome to write abouta ‘miracle’ treatment! Sure, there are few products or treatments on the market that are ‘miracle […]

HAIR STYLE #2 {#SIXSTYLESSIXMONTHS}

Welcome to the second edition of my Six Hairstyles in Six Months. LOOK #2: SHOULDER LENGTH WITH BABYLIGHTS The Inspiration A more practical version of Look #1. Sure, it isn’t a drastic change, but it is still rather different from my previous ‘Alexa Chung’ inspired look. The current look The medium, shoulder length dark roots […]

MANI FAVOURITES {+ MY NAIL COLOUR OF THE WEEK}

Lately I have been wearing a soak-off gel overlay on my nails (Gelish & Polish Pro) more often than polish. Purely because settling into a new home is h.a.r.d on nails & nail polish does not stand much of a chance when dipped into water & used as tools for packing, unpacking & organising. But I’ve missed […]

8 NAIL MYTHS BUSTED

As kids we are gullible & will believe lots of crazy myths like “Bite your finger nails & they won’t ever grow back.” We know it isn’t true, but even grown up girls still believe strange things… like these nail myths: MYTH # 1: YOUR NAILS NEED TO BREATHE No, says dermatologist, Dr Noori Moti-Joosub of Laserderm in […]

MY FUN NEW HAIR PROJECT {#SixStylesSixMonths}

My latest fun ‘project’ is a really awesome one that I’ve been wanting to do for some time now. It is called… [drum roll] …. SIX HAIR STYLES IN SIX MONTHS This sounds a bit crazy at first, but fear not. I’m not talking extreme changes like hair chameleon Rihanna. This is more like an […]

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