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Beauty Review: Vichy Homme
Beauty Review: Vichy Homme

21 June 2017

Vichy Homme created a skincare range speficially for men. It's kind to skin, and is clinically proven to help address a range of concerns from wrinkles to blemi
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Longmarket Barber Tool Kit for Men
Longmarket Barber Tool Kit for Men

Longmarket Barber recently shared their "Tool Kit" with me
and it includes everything a man could need to look his
best at all times whether it be travelling or
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Catwalk Ready with Catrice Cosmetics
Catwalk Ready with Catrice Cosmetics

I love surprises and Catrice Cosmetics always surprise
me with the best deliveries! My latest package included
some products from their "Perfect Match Beauty an
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The Battle of the Best Wing at The Met Gala 2017
The Battle of the Best Wing at The Met Gala 2017

As much as a love a glamourous gown, I love looking
into the makeup to get new ideas and see what
makeup trends are making it's way into the industry.
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Kim Kardashian West for Kylie Cosmetics
Kim Kardashian West for Kylie Cosmetics

Big sis, Kim Kardashian West is now collaborating with
Kylie Cosmetics to bring you a collection of 4 Creme
Liquid Lipsticks in a variety of nudes (Kim's go-to
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Tuck it in with this hair trend!
Tuck it in with this hair trend!

Winter is coming to Cape Town and with
a new season
comes new hair trends and this is for
sure one of the
easiest hair trends to pull off for
the ladies. If you
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Stay Fit and Motivated with Mio Workout Wonder
Stay Fit and Motivated with Mio Workout Wonder

Mio Skincare's Workout Wonder Invigorating Muscle
Motivating Gel is a cooling gel that helps your muscles
recover by infusing your skin with its incredible upli
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Chrome Nails @ Skintonic by Joanne
Chrome Nails @ Skintonic by Joanne

Chrome Nails are one of the biggest trends in the
manicure industry and almost every beauty lover has a
"nail selfie" showing off their chrome nails in differen
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All you need is L.O.V!
All you need is L.O.V!

It's the month of love and even though Valentine's Day
is over, you can still feel the love in the air, in the shops
and of course on social media. I love Valen
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Beauty Must-Have of the Month: Celltone Snail Extract Gel
Beauty Must-Have of the Month: Celltone Snail Extract Gel

Most of you know by now that I have
blemish-prone
skin that's also super sensitive to
new products. I have
some blemishes and scars caused by
acne and
although
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The Cher Hair is Back!
The Cher Hair is Back!

Cancel your trim and call-up your hairdresser to order
those hair extentions! This season the "Cher" hair trend
has made a huge comeback with celebs like Kim Ka
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Beauty Must-Have of the Month: Sheet Masks by Skin Republic
Beauty Must-Have of the Month: Sheet Masks by Skin Republic

Sheet masks are packed full of vitamins, amino acids,
and minerals. They are easy to use, targeted
treatments that provides that spa-like feeling at home.
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Spa Review: The One&Only Cape Town
Spa Review: The One&Only Cape Town

The One&Only Spa recently revamped their treatment
menu for the summer with an irresistible line-up of new
ESPA therapies for the face and body.
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"Contourious" by Catrice Cosmetics!
"Contourious" by Catrice Cosmetics!

Catrice Cosmetics recently launched their limited
edition "Contourious" by Catrice collection that has a
range of cream and powder textured products to suit
eve
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Theravine Skincare - Where Science Meets Natural Beauty!
Theravine Skincare - Where Science Meets Natural Beauty!

Local is lekker and for the past 6
weeks I've been using
local beauty brand, Theravine and
experimenting with
their range of beautiful products.
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Collagen Lift Paris: The Next Best Thing for Younger Skin?
Collagen Lift Paris: The Next Best Thing for Younger Skin?

Collagen Lift Paris Red Carpet is is a powerful
combination of drinkable collagen, Hyaluronic Acid,
Mediterranean seaweed and vitamin C, proven to
reduce
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Product Review: VEET Sensitive Touch Trimmer
Product Review: VEET Sensitive Touch Trimmer

We recently went to Johannesburg for the launch of
VEET's new Sensitive Touch Trimmer (see more about it
here), a device specifically designed and tailored to g
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A visit to Sorbet Salon in Campsbay
A visit to Sorbet Salon in Campsbay

Sorbet is one of my favourite salons and
the Campsbay branch is my new favourite.
Here's why...
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VEET “Sensitive Touch” Media Event
VEET “Sensitive Touch” Media Event

This past Thursday, the VEET South Africa team
together with Zebrasquare PR painted Jozi pink and
white with the exclusive launch of their new product,
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Product Review: Juliette Armand’s Sunfilm Collection
Product Review: Juliette Armand’s Sunfilm Collection

Even though Cape Town is teasing us with beautiful
weather, summer is coming and even though we should
ALWAYS wear sunscreen whether it's winter or
summer, Juli
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Beauty Mogul, Huda Kattan Covers Harper's Bazaar Arabia
Beauty Mogul, Huda Kattan Covers Harper's Bazaar Arabia

She is one of my favourite fashion bloggers and
definitely one of the most beautiful women in the
Middle East - she is non-other than Huda Kattan
and is
also th
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The Skin Creamery Product Review
The Skin Creamery Product Review

I love supporting local products from South Africa and I
recently came across the beautiful brand called "The
Skin Creamery" and the luxurious name definitely s
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Dermalogica "Cleanse Your Skin from the Inside Out" Event
Dermalogica "Cleanse Your Skin from the Inside Out" Event

With Summer finally approaching, we all want to give
our skin a "pick me up" to look healthy, glowing and of
course younger. Dermalogica hosted us to share thei
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Glowing Skin with ZO Skin Brightening Treatment at Legs Eleven
Glowing Skin with ZO Skin Brightening Treatment at Legs Eleven

I think by now all our beauty readers
know that I love skin care. I enjoy
trying new products and I think the
only good thing that came from
developing problem
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The Holographic Nail Trend
The Holographic Nail Trend

The latest nail craze on Instagram and
at top salons are holographic nails that
technicians create with a special powder
rubbed onto the nail. It's very disco,
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My Favorite Environ Products Tried and Tested
My Favorite Environ Products Tried and Tested

Tired of skin issues and spending
thousands on expensive skincare with
little results? I've found my favourite
skincare and it doesn't break the bank!
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BEAUTY TRENDS FOR MARIE CLAIRE
BEAUTY TRENDS FOR MARIE CLAIRE

Top model Jac Jagaciak serves up some major beauty
inspiration in the August 2016 issue of Marie Claire US.
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BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE CAMPAIGN
BALMAIN HAIR COUTURE CAMPAIGN

Noemie Lenoir appears in Balmain Hair
Couture summer 2016 campaign.
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Beauty Favourite of the Month: LAQUA Skincare
Beauty Favourite of the Month: LAQUA Skincare

I was intrigued from the first minute of
hearing about LAQUA Switzerland Skincare
(we all know how beautiful the Swiss are
and they have porcelain perfection
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Aveda Hair Opens 1st Flagship Salon in Dubai!
Aveda Hair Opens 1st Flagship Salon in Dubai!

It is no secret that I'm obsessed
with hair and salons. I love trying new
products and I'm constantly looking
for the next best thing to give me
those amazi
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Kim in Glam New Photoshoot!
Kim in Glam New Photoshoot!

Kim Kardashian has unveiled a striking
new photo shoot that sees her all dolled
up by iconic makeup artist Pat McGrath.

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Candice Swanepoel For Max Factor!
Candice Swanepoel For Max Factor!

The South African model pumps up the
glam wearing everything from The
Marilyn Monroe lipstick collection to
Max Factor’s Voluptuous False Lash
Effect mascara in
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Red Lips at London Fashion Week 2016
Red Lips at London Fashion Week 2016

If the captivating beauty trends spotted at the Fall 2016
RTW shows are any indication, then a bold, red lip is
set for a major takeover in the months ahead. Fr
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ARMANI CODE SATIN
ARMANI CODE SATIN

Launched this year, Giorgio Armani
presents Armani Code Satin, a new
perfume for women.
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The "No Makeup" Makeup Trend at NYFW
The "No Makeup" Makeup Trend at NYFW

At every fashion week, beauty lovers
look out for the latest trends in
makeup and hair for the upcoming
fashion season, and one that stood out
this year is the
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A Visit to Chanel Bettison Hair and Beauty
A Visit to Chanel Bettison Hair and Beauty

In Cape Town during these chilly winter days, all you want to do is to spend your days indoors and some pampering at the spa is always a good idea! The sweet la
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The Magical Makeup Eraser
The Magical Makeup Eraser

Makeup is one of the most amazing things ever invented and I of course love wearing it, but every woman knows the struggle of getting home at night and you just
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Billion Dollar Brows Launches in SA!
Billion Dollar Brows Launches in SA!

Full, think, beautifully shaped brows
has been very popular in the beauty
industry the last couple of years
(just think Cara Delevigne with her
gorgeous brows)
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Get Healthy with Fruit Infused Water!
Get Healthy with Fruit Infused Water!

Fruit Infused water has not only become
a social media trend but it has great
health benefits and it is great
alternative to sodas or fizzy drinks!
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KENDALL JENNER FOR ESTEE LAUDER!
KENDALL JENNER FOR ESTEE LAUDER!


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Makeup Monday: Double Winged Liner
Makeup Monday: Double Winged Liner

Winged eyeliner has been one of the biggest fashion trends, but this season there's a twist to it with the double winged liner!
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I love Nude by Essence Cosmetics
I love Nude by Essence Cosmetics

Nude makeup has been one of the
biggest fashion trends of the season
and this year it is just as popular as
ever! Essence Cosmetics always stay
ahead of the
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The Half Bun Hair Trend
The Half Bun Hair Trend

The trend is called the "half bun" or "half up half down" trend and Ariana Grande is known for making this hairstyle popular! I like it when it is quite messy a
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The Latest MAC Cosmetics Campaigns by Miles Aidridge
The Latest MAC Cosmetics Campaigns by Miles Aidridge

The Latest MAC Cosmetics Campaigns by Miles Aidridge
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A visit to Rayana Spa in Hyatt Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi
A visit to Rayana Spa in Hyatt Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi

I recently stayed at the Hyatt Capital Gate Hotel in Abu Dhabi, and (as you can see) it is one of the most interesting hotels and my new favorite go-to place as
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Gisele-Bundchen-Chanel-no-5-ad-Campaign
Gisele-Bundchen-Chanel-no-5-ad-Campaign

Gisele-Bundchen-Chanel-no-5-ad-Campaign
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Hair Trend Alert 2015
Hair Trend Alert 2015

I love spotting new hair trends and I saw this latest hairstyle on almost every runway and red carpet event thus far. It is sleek, stylish and super simple to w
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Hair Trend on the Oscars Red Carpet 2015
Hair Trend on the Oscars Red Carpet 2015

I love red carpet events and the Oscars are definitely top of my list every year! I especially enjoy seeing what celebs do with their hair and makeup as this is the perfect place to see what is the latest trends in this department.
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Kardashian Beauty Hair Collection
Kardashian Beauty Hair Collection

The Kardashians are known for having so many products launched with their popular name and now they are adding hair products to the Kardashian Beauty brand. Kim
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DKNY Delicious Delights
DKNY Delicious Delights

We all know DKNY For their sweet smelling "Be Delicious" collection of perfumes and now you can also try their "Delicious Delights" Collection which is packaged
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Get your Glow on with Fake Bake!
Get your Glow on with Fake Bake!

Fake Bake is an international self-tanning sensation and I got to try it for myself and can say proudly that it is my new best friend this summer!
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Hair Trends at the Golden Globe Awards 2015
Hair Trends at the Golden Globe Awards 2015

With the Golden Globe Awards taking place last night, of course we love looking at the gorgeous gowns, but I love seeing what the ladies do with their hair and
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Blue and White Eyes for LQP 2015!
Blue and White Eyes for LQP 2015!

Tomorrow is the L'Ormarins Queen's Plate 2015 and all week LUXO have been inspiring you with fashion, style tips and beauty and as I am a big makeup lover,
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Manicure Monday: The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Manicure!
Manicure Monday: The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate Manicure!

The L'Ormarins Queen's Plate is coming up this weekend and with their tradition being strictly blue and white, I feel that not only your outfit should stick to
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Summer Beauty Essentials!
Summer Beauty Essentials!

It is finally Summer and time to relax, go to the beach and soak up some sun and for this sunny season I have some very useful beauty items to add to your bag!
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3D Hair Effect for Men by Schwarzkopf
3D Hair Effect for Men by Schwarzkopf

The latest in hair technology for guys - Schwarzkopf 3D Mension:
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A Day as a Pin Up Girl at Petticoat Parlour!
A Day as a Pin Up Girl at Petticoat Parlour!

I have been obsessed with the retro pin
up era since I can remember and if you
feel the same, you will fall in love
with Petticoat Parlour Spa just like me!
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It Factor - The Latest in Hair Technology
It Factor - The Latest in Hair Technology

I have to confess that I really dread washing my hair, the reason being I have very thick hair and it takes a lot of time and effort to blow-dry and style it. If you feel the same, then I am sure these new products by It Factor will amaze you as it did me
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Lupita Nyong'o for Lancome!
Lupita Nyong'o for Lancome!


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Rihanna's New Fragrance Rogue Love!
Rihanna's New Fragrance Rogue Love!


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Miley Cyrus for New MAC Viva Glam Campaign
Miley Cyrus for New MAC Viva Glam Campaign

Miley Cyrus for New MAC Viva Glam Campaign
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Moroccan Oil Press Day
Moroccan Oil Press Day

Last week I was invited to see the latest Moroccan Oil products released in South Africa and being a great fan of these amazing products, their new
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Summer Nails 2014
Summer Nails 2014

My favourite nail trends and colours for
Summer 2014!
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It's a Barbie World!
It's a Barbie World!

We all remember being little girls and playing with our mommy's makeup. I remember looking at my Barbie dolls and trying to create makeup that looks just like Barbie (and who wouldn't - she's so pretty!) Well, even though we grow up and rea
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Invisibobble Hair Care
Invisibobble Hair Care

I love putting my hair up but sock buns and ponytails often leads to breakage of your hair and those dreadful headaches.

I have a solution for all those problems with this new hair product called Invisibobble. Invisibobble looks like a telephone cord
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Messy Hair Trend
Messy Hair Trend

I love trying out different things with my hair and after some research and celeb spotting I found the perfect hair trend for Spring/Summer - it is easy to wear, very sexy and perfect for medium length hair (like mine!)
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Colour for Spring!
Colour for Spring!

Spring is here and that means we can finally wear bright and bold colours! I love pop of colour when it comes to makeup and it is so simple to make such a dramatic statement.
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L'Oreal Paris launches new Campaign!
L'Oreal Paris launches new Campaign!

L'Oreal Paris went for a very glamorous approach for their latest campaign, using all the brand ambassadors for a fabulous photoshoot - all with bold red lipstick.
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Lady Gaga fragrance 'Eau De Gaga'
Lady Gaga fragrance 'Eau De Gaga'

Lady Gaga fragrance 'Eau De Gaga' just launched their campaign pics!
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Rihanna For  Mac Viva Glam Collection
Rihanna For Mac Viva Glam Collection

Rihanna For Viva Glam Collection
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Christian Louboutin Launches New Nail Polish
Christian Louboutin Launches New Nail Polish

It is no secret that I am completely and utterly obsessed with Christian Louboutin
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Beautifully Bold with Inglot
Beautifully Bold with Inglot

With it being Winter, the only thing I am excited about (except for fabulous high boots) is the bold pop of dark lipstick!
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Beauty Direct Spa Party!
Beauty Direct Spa Party!

Not so long ago, Leigh together with Beauty Direct Mobile Spa spoilt us by organising a little indoor spa evening!
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Beauty Story : Sui He for Vogue China Collections Pre Fall 2014
Beauty Story : Sui He for Vogue China Collections Pre Fall 2014

Beauty Story : Sui He for Vogue China Collections Pre Fall 2014
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Inspiration from Bollywood
Inspiration from Bollywood

I have always been obsessed with Bollywood makeup, hair and fashion because everything is bright, confident and so unique.
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Physician's Formula Organic Wear Mascara
Physician's Formula Organic Wear Mascara

Nowadays it is great to see many companies are becoming more and more aware of our environment when it comes to beauty and Physician's Formula's latest organic
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Do not try this at home...
Do not try this at home...

At this year's Met Gala Joan
Smalls went very different with a
bright purple lipstick and after
doing some research, I found that
there's quite a few fashionist
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Red Everything
Red Everything

Vogue China shows us just how fabulous red lips
can be for their latest beauty editorial.
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Rita Ora's Rimmel Campaign
Rita Ora's Rimmel Campaign

Rita Ora joins celebs such as Kate Moss with her
own cosmetic products for Rimmel London
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Karlie Kloss for L'Express
Karlie Kloss for L'Express

Karlie Kloss for L'Express
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Vogue Italy Beauty 2014
Vogue Italy Beauty 2014

Vogue Italy May 2014 Beauty Editorial
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Vogue China Beauty May 2014
Vogue China Beauty May 2014

It is my absolute favourite colour and a must for SS 2014/15 - orange is the new black and Vogue China shows you just how fabulous orange can be for their new
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Oxblood Lips
Oxblood Lips

It is no secret that I love lipstick and the brighter the better for my taste, but for Winter 2014 the darker the better with oxblood lips being a must for those brave enough to wear it. Celebs including Rihanna, Khloe Kardashian and Lorde are all known f
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MAC Maleficent Collection
MAC Maleficent Collection

Everyone has an evil side and this Winter you can embrace your dark side just like the evil queen from Disney movie, Malifecent . Besides loving all the dark shades and awesome packaging, I am obsessed with the campaign shots featuring Angelina Jolie. She
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Spring Romance for Elle Vietnam
Spring Romance for Elle Vietnam

Nothing like a bit of Spring romance to brighten up a dull Winter's day! Elle Vietnam's latest issue shows you a fresh, floral look for their latest beauty editorial and I just love shoots with a fresh face such as this one. She looks beautiful
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Sasha Luss for Dior Addict Spring Summer 2014
Sasha Luss for Dior Addict Spring Summer 2014

Sasha Luss for Dior Addict Spring Summer 2014
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The Silver Hair Trend
The Silver Hair Trend

we love gray hair
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Chanel Bettison Beauty Concept Store
Chanel Bettison Beauty Concept Store

Chanel Bettison Beauty Concept store in Cape Town is chic, modern and high fashion with all the beauty treatments you can think of all under one roof and I was
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Love your nails with Essence Cosmetics
Love your nails with Essence Cosmetics

I have alwas been in love with nails, whether it is an interesting shape or creative nail art and Essence Cosmetics has a great collection for nails this season
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The "Chanel Notes du Printemps" Collection
The "Chanel Notes du Printemps" Collection

channelEveryone is always excited to see new collections by Chanel and the anticipation for their Spring/Summer 2014 collection was no different. The collection is called " Chanel Notes du Printemps" and has the perfect colour palette for Spring
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Beauty Inspiration for L'Ormarins Queens Plate!
Beauty Inspiration for L'Ormarins Queens Plate!

In a week's time it is the much anticipated L'Ormarins Queens Plate and with it being a strictly blue and white affair, I thought to inspire the girls with some makeup ideas.
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Jeannie D's New Fragrance
Jeannie D's New Fragrance

TV personality and one of SA's Most Stylish Women, Jeannie D is releasing her very own signature perfume "Jeannie in a Bottle" and she joins international celebs having a perfume developed by them.
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The White Nails Trend
The White Nails Trend

I think most people know that I am obsessed with nails and it is one of the first thing I notice on every girl and lately I have been seeing lots of fashionistas rocking white nails. At first I wasn't sure whether I like it or not but after doing som
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Dior Beauty
Dior Beauty

I just had to share this beauty editorial with our beauty lovers! It is Dior Beauty by Jenny Brought and it was shot for Hia Magazine.
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The Loose Low Bun
The Loose Low Bun

I am always looking out for new hair
trends and one of the easiest hair
trends for this season is the messy
low bun.
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Dramatic in Red!
Dramatic in Red!

Red lips and liquid lined eyes to me is a classic makeup look. It is dramatic, keeps the focus on the eyes and the lines but still looks so striking and elegant.

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Rihanna fever!
Rihanna fever!

After seeing Rihanna live in Cape Town and realising that she is even more beautiful in real life than on photos (if that is actually possible), I wanted to show you how to get Riri's look and rock the sexy vampy lip she loves to wear.
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What's in the bag!?
What's in the bag!?

I am always interested to see what makeup products my friends work and try it to see if it will do the same for me, that is why I decided to share with you all my personal favourite makeup items that I cannot live without. They have been tried and tested
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Lancome Hypnose Collection by Alber Elbaz
Lancome Hypnose Collection by Alber Elbaz

I am a "package junkie" when it comes to beauty products, so imagine my excitement when I am introduced to the new Lancome Hypnose collection by Lanvin's creative director Alber Albaz! It is funky, fashionable and will even make non-makeup
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Hair Trends by Carlton Hair
Hair Trends by Carlton Hair

Hair trends are just as important as fashion trends and at the Hyde Park Fashion Weekend, Carlton Hair showed us all the latest must haves for hair this Spring Summer 2014

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Get the all blue look like Rihanna
Get the all blue look like Rihanna

If someone had to ask me whether I would ever wear blue lipstick, my obvious answer would be "no, never!"- but I am surprisingly intrigued by how fabulous Rihanna made this blue lipstcik look and I wanted to share it with those daring makeup lov
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Get your Glow this Summer with Caribbean Tan
Get your Glow this Summer with Caribbean Tan

Caribbeantan Products are affordable, easy to use and lasts up to 14 days - I had the chance to try two of these products and I am definitely very impressed
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EarthSap Organic Products for Men
EarthSap Organic Products for Men

Ladies has such a wide variety to choose from when it comes to beauty and so many reviews are talked about, but when it comes to the men I seldom hear about great products for them to try. EarthSap sent me some hair and body products to try that is organi
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Beauty Trends for Spring 2014 as seen at New York Fashion Week
Beauty Trends for Spring 2014 as seen at New York Fashion Week

Everyone is focusing on the latest trends for Spring 2014 and I for you could not wait to see what will be trending in the beauty industry this SS 2014. Sleek hair and different shades of orange is a must this season and what I love about it is that it is
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Beauty Tips for Spirng Summer 2014
Beauty Tips for Spirng Summer 2014

Bright lips are easy to wear and it also makes the rest of your makeup routine quick and simple. With bright lips I usually go for rosy cheeks and a maskcara and you are good to go.
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The Wet Hair Look
The Wet Hair Look

With Spring coming soon, new beauty trends are flowing in and the good thing about hair trends this season is that it is effortless and easy (which most of us I'm sure will be glad about). I spotted this hair trend at Cape Town Fashion Week on the ru
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The French Twist Hair Trend
The French Twist Hair Trend

I don't really love up-do's unless it is for your wedding or an evening like the oscars, but the french twist hair trend is the perfect way to wear and up-do and still look trendy. The trend is very 1920's inspired
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A Day of Pampering at the Cape Grace Spa
A Day of Pampering at the Cape Grace Spa

I did an article a little while back about all the Winter Warmer Specials at the Cape Grace Hotel (see it here) and the lovely Jana van der Spuy treated me to an invite to the Cape Grace to try out this lovely special and it was a day of absolute bliss!
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Georgia May Jagger goes Monochrome for Rimmel
Georgia May Jagger goes Monochrome for Rimmel

Monochrome is a must in the fashion industry and of course it is going to transcend to the beauty industry! Georgia May Jagger channels a retro 60's inspired Twiggy with her monochrome makeup for the new Rimmel Collection
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Smoother skin for men by The Real Shaving Company!
Smoother skin for men by The Real Shaving Company!

All guys want flawless skin, although most of them do not always want to admit it. Looking after your skin is one of the most important things you could do and The Real Shaving Company have a simple 3 step programme
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Rihanna's new Fragrance, ROGUE
Rihanna's new Fragrance, ROGUE

Rihanna's new fragrance, ROGUE has been released and of course she is sexy as ever for the campaign shot!
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MAC Retro Matte Collection Fall 2013
MAC Retro Matte Collection Fall 2013

MAC has revealed their Fall 2013 Collection and they call it their " Retro Matte Collection" with 8 dramatic shades and 8 long lasting lip liners.
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Katy Perry's new fragrance!
Katy Perry's new fragrance!

Katy Perry has been hinting about a new fragrance called "Killer Queen" on twitter, but now we can confirm that she will actually be releasing this fragrance and we have a picture of what the bottle will look like!
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Summer Beauty for Muse 2013
Summer Beauty for Muse 2013

When looking at the latest fashion and beauty editorials, it makes me miss Summer so much, but at least they can inspire us for the upcoming Spring/Summer 2014 season!
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Winter Warmer Specials at the Cape Grace Hotel
Winter Warmer Specials at the Cape Grace Hotel

It is no secret that I love the Cape Grace Hotel and this winter they are running amazing specials at their devine spa! The Cape Grace Hotel is a gorgeous hotel with a home away from home feel but everything is still very glamorous
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The Perfect Smokey Eye
The Perfect Smokey Eye

I personally love a smokey eye and I think it is very sexy, seductive and makes your eyes pop and that is why I wanted to share my favourite smokey eye looks with our beauty lovers!
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Stay young with Optiphi Cosmetics
Stay young with Optiphi Cosmetics

I love trying out new skincare products and keeping our readers in the loop of what is hot on the market and what really works. 2 Weeks ago I got the lovely delivery to my door of Optiphi skincare
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Rihanna's MAC Campaign!
Rihanna's MAC Campaign!

Rihanna collaborated with MAC Cosmetics and released a summer collection called RiRi Hearts M.A.C.
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Get the glow with LUXO and MAC
Get the glow with LUXO and MAC

We all want a glow in Winter and this season you can make your look even more dramatic with deep red lip. It adds warmth to your look and can be the perfect pop of colour to a dark and dull winter look.
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Retro Beauty by Elle Denmark June 2013
Retro Beauty by Elle Denmark June 2013

The other day I heard a makeup artist quote " A little liquid liner goes a long way" and I think this is the perfect example of that, oh and don't you just LOVE the crazy beehive hair?
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Nails by Zebra Nail Boutique
Nails by Zebra Nail Boutique

I always look at people's nails, and I think there's nothing more feminine than a girl with well manicured nails. I recently discovered the hidden gem that is Zebra Nail Boutique in Camspbay and the lovely owner, Vuyo, invited me to come get my
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Be Bold in Blue!
Be Bold in Blue!

Personally, I have never been too keen on blue makeup just because it reminds me of old ladies that had no idea how to apply makeup, but this editorial definitely changed my mind with the deep blue and blue shadows. It is very daring, but I think it can m
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Punk Makeup Inspiration
Punk Makeup Inspiration

Seeing as the theme for the day on LUXO is Punk: Chaos to Couture, I have decided to show you how to get the punk makeup look. Basically in a nutshell, punk makeup is all about colour and dark liners.
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Spray Tan by Glow Cape Town
Spray Tan by Glow Cape Town

Ladies, let's be honest...we all want to have the perfect summer glow all year around, but this usually costs a fortune and has a terrible effect on our skin in the long run. That is why a spray tan is your new best friend this winter!
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The new Coffee Collection by INGLOT
The new Coffee Collection by INGLOT

Inglot has the perfect rich, warm
colours for this Winter season and
the name of the collection,
"Coffee Collection by Inglot" is
enough to have me hooked!
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Nanoblur Product Launch
Nanoblur Product Launch

Ladies there is finally a product
on the market that can make you
look 10 years younger in just 40
seconds and without needles, botox
or facelifts! Nanoblur is your
must have item in your makeup bag
and will turn back time to give
you flawle
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Red Carpet Kolour Body Glow by OFRA Cosmetics
Red Carpet Kolour Body Glow by OFRA Cosmetics

I have the perfect solution for ladies who want the perfect glow this winter without breaking the bank...
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Spring 2013 Issue of Single Korea Magazine
Spring 2013 Issue of Single Korea Magazine

I love this editorial not just for the fabulous fashion but for the gorgeous beauty as well! Even though we cannot celebrate the joys of Spring here in SA, all the latest beauty editorials are sharing what they think is must haves for makeup Spring 2013.
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Backstage Beauty at Australia Fashion Week
Backstage Beauty at Australia Fashion Week

We love showing you what goes on behind the scenes at Fashion Weeks
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MAC Spring 2013 "Baking Beauties" Collection
MAC Spring 2013 "Baking Beauties" Collection

MAC is turning the trends wheel back
to pastels for their Spring 2013
collection
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New at MINX Nails
New at MINX Nails

I was lucky enough to be invited by
the lovely Eleni to see and try out
the latest in Minx Nails
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Aquamarine...
Aquamarine...

LUXO has done many articles on dramatic lips and eyebrows, but with a look like this, we show you how to rock a colourful eye! Lots of women don't know how to wear blue eye shadow
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Thick Eyebrows...
Thick Eyebrows...

It has been seen on runways and high fashion photoshoots and it goes back to Audrey Hepburn's era - it is the thick dramatically dark eyebrow!
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Glitter Eyes...
Glitter Eyes...

Add a little bit of sparkle to your
life with the latest in makeup
trends, glitter eyes!
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The "Combed" Back Hair Winter Trend
The "Combed" Back Hair Winter Trend

Hairstyles and hair trends are constantly changing and it is a fun way to make you look different. For Winter 2013 hairstyles are very modern with sleek combed back hair. What I love about the
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The White Eye Liner Trick
The White Eye Liner Trick

We have seen it on the runways and in the latest fashion editorials, it makes your eyes pop and is the perfect solution for tired eyes - it is the white eyeliner trend.

Wearing white eyeliner/shadow in the corners of the eye is the perfect way to make
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The Soy Candle Massage Experience at Equinox Spa
The Soy Candle Massage Experience at Equinox Spa

With Valentines Day taking place on Thursday, Leozette from Red Carpet Concepts invited me to try out the soy candle massage at Equinox Spa situated in the Cape Royale Hotel. Obviously the first thought that came to mind was to send girlfriend, Ritza van
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Vogue Italia Beauty March 2013
Vogue Italia Beauty March 2013

With beauty trends changing every day, the best way to keep up to date with the latest trends is to follow what is in Vogue Beauty each month. For their March Beauty editorial they went for the vintage
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All eyes on the dark lips...
All eyes on the dark lips...

It is rich, dark, seductive and very dramatic...the dark purple lip is a huge trend this winter in the makeup industry and it makes a gorgeous statement. It is however a tricky lip to pull off, and there is some tricks to make it pop.
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Valentines Day with Inglot
Valentines Day with Inglot

Valentines day is the perfect day for the guys to impress the girls and what better way to spoil your special lady than with some amazing beauty goodies from Inglot.
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Vogue Beauty: Japan February 2013
Vogue Beauty: Japan February 2013

Vogue Japan went retro with a 80's "scrunchie" era inspired beauty editorial. When looking at this shoot, I imagine old school pop music playing in the background and I think this is very fun and plays around with bright colours.
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Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2013 Cosmetics
Yves Saint Laurent Spring 2013 Cosmetics

Yves Saint Laurent's Spring 2013 Beauty collection has a cool spring colour palette with ice blue, purple and army greens.
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Golden Globes Hair Alert
Golden Globes Hair Alert

The Golden Globes is one of the biggest celebrity affairs and fashion wise they must look their absolute best for their first big red carpet event on the social calender. We all know the dress is the most important but it is all in the detail with the per
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Vogue Italia Beauty January 2013
Vogue Italia Beauty January 2013

Vogue Italia gives us the perfect way to combine eyes, lips and cheeks in a dramatic yet sexy way. The thick Amy Winehouse eyes, with the romantic bright Marilyn Monroe lips creates a seductive makeup look which we love.
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7 Steps To Get The Metallic Look with Inglot
7 Steps To Get The Metallic Look with Inglot

With Christmas time, when it comes to makeup I think of dramatic gold metallic eyes and beautiful glowing skin. With Inglot, one of our favourite cosmetic brands, you can get this look with 7 easy steps and 7 must have beauty products.
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Christian Dior Holiday Cosmetics
Christian Dior Holiday Cosmetics

With the Christmas spirit in the air, everyone is spoiling their loved ones and showing them how much they care with special gifts. Christian Dior launched their holiday makeup collection and
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Vogue Japan Beauty December 2012
Vogue Japan Beauty December 2012

When it comes to Vogue, avant garde even counts for their beauty section! Vogue Japan revealed the latest beauty colour palettes for winter 2013 and
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D&G Animalier Signature Collection
D&G Animalier Signature Collection

This is by far one of my favourite makeup campaign I have seen in a long time and Dolce and Gabanna never disappoints when it comes to style, beauty and elegance.
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MAC Glamour Daze Collection
MAC Glamour Daze Collection

MAC's Glamour Daze Collection is retro, vintage and ultra feminine. Inspired by the 40's the palette consists of gorgeous pink shades, intense black liners and interesting nail polish. The packaging is particularly pretty in turquoise with beaut
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Bold, Bright and Beautiful lips
Bold, Bright and Beautiful lips

Russian Vogue went for bright, bold and beautiful ways to wear colour on your lips. It is the perfect accessory to your makeup in you want to minimalize on your look
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Chanel Fall Collection 2012
Chanel Fall Collection 2012

Chanel is one of our favourite international makeup brands, and their latest collection called "Contrastes Essentieles" is something dark yet soft
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Brad Pitt for Chanel No 5
Brad Pitt for Chanel No 5

Chanel No 5 is associated with class, style and elegance and we all know this by recognizing the classic women promoting the fragrance such as Nicole Kidman. They chose something completely different
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The Holiday Collection by MAC Cosmetics
The Holiday Collection by MAC Cosmetics

MAC launched their new "making pretty" Holiday collection in brand new packaging and beautiful soft colour palettes. The collection is the perfect gift for Christmas (I cannot believe it either but the sooner the better!).
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Britney Spears New Fantasy Twist
Britney Spears New Fantasy Twist

Britney Spears revealed the ad for her new fragrance called "Fantasy Twist" which includes her popular Fantasy fragrance as well as the new Fantasy by Night fragrance all in one bottle.
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Beauty with Inglot
Beauty with Inglot

Inglot is one of our favourite beauty brands because of their crazy bright colours, interesting palettes and the fact that you can create trendy high fashion looks with what they have to offer.
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Get the Violet Look with MAC cosmetics
Get the Violet Look with MAC cosmetics

Purple is the new red when it comes to lipstick and a pink cheek with a pale skin suits the look perfectly.
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Marilyn Monroe Collection by MAC
Marilyn Monroe Collection by MAC

Marilyn Monroe is one of the most iconic women in the world and is especially known for her bright red lips and sultry eyes. MAC cosmetics used Marilyn Monroe and her signature beauty and created an entire collection based on it.
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Backstage makeup at Milan Fashion Week 2012
Backstage makeup at Milan Fashion Week 2012

At Milan Fashion Week 2012 we saw very interesting makeup ideas for Spring/Summer 2013. It was much better than the makeup we saw on New York Fashion Week's runway this year, where everything was pale with focus on the eyes. At Milan Fashion Week we
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MAC Fall 2012 Cosmetics Collection
MAC Fall 2012 Cosmetics Collection

MAC states this about this new collection: The woman that wears the MAC Office Hours Cosmetics is a glamourous go-getter with a real head for business and beauty. She loves M-A-C Pro Longwear - advanced products that set the standard for enduring color.&
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Backstage Beauty At NYFW
Backstage Beauty At NYFW

New York Fashion Week is all about Spring/Summer 2013 and what trends we will be seeing here next year and when it comes to beauty, it seems natural,
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Hairstyle Department....
Hairstyle Department....

We selected 2 hairstyles for men and women that we have spotted recently on runways, backstage at Fashion Week, on the streets and in high fashion magazines.
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Glowing in Gold...
Glowing in Gold...

There are a huge variety of how you can create and interpret the latest makeup trends. The bright pink and gold are big trends used in all the latest magazine editorials, as well as the sharp pointed nail.
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Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 campaign
Mulberry Spring/Summer 2012 campaign

Summer campaigns are always interesting, but this one of Mulberry stood out to me with the colourful fashion and interesting props. Of course we love the pastels and the trendy wedges!

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Go for Gold...
Go for Gold...

With the summer coming our way, bronzed and golden tones and shades are the best choice to compliment your sunkissed skin and to make you look and feel like a golden godess.
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Oscar gold by Chanel
Oscar gold by Chanel

Chanel has launched their new collection which I'd like to call "the fierce gold and champagne colour palette collection". It is a stunning look that is perfect for day or night and it will be the perfect look for summer.
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The must have Hot Pink Lip
The must have Hot Pink Lip

Pink lips has to be one of the hottest trends for Summer 2012, as it is sold out everywhere we look! From matte pink, pepto pink and candyfloss pink all the bright pink lips is trending this season. Lady Gaga made this trend huge with the launch of her Vi
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Chanel Fleur de Lotus Fall 2012 Campaign
Chanel Fleur de Lotus Fall 2012 Campaign

Chanel created a fresh, cool and warm colour palette for the Fall 2012 collection. The colours are inspired by natural beauty and consists of pale nudes,greens, champagne browns, soft pinks and corals.
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The fresh look with Harper's Bazaar
The fresh look with Harper's Bazaar

Having a fresh, effortless makeup look is not as easy as just leaving out a few makeup steps, but rather perfecting certain techniques. Harper's Bazaar's Beauty for September 2012 is all about the effortless, fresh makeup look - playing around w
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Get the Look with Bobbi Brown, Inglot and MAC
Get the Look with Bobbi Brown, Inglot and MAC

We created different makeup looks with LUXO's favourite brands - Inglot, MAC and Bobbi Brown. The looks can go from day to night and it includes a variety of trends from the dark dramatic lip to the bright fresh summer look.
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The Sleek is Chic Hair Trend
The Sleek is Chic Hair Trend

This hairstyle is perfect for summer - it is easy, glamorous and a top trend. Amongst celebs this has been a very popular hairstyle and JLO, Kim Kardashian, Jessica Stroup and Fergie is known for rocking the red carpet with this look.
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The Aqua Blue Collection by INGLOT
The Aqua Blue Collection by INGLOT

INGLOT is one of LUXO's favourite makeup brands because of their huge variety of colours and the fact that you can design your own makeup palette. Their most recent collection is the "Aqua Blue Culture" which is the perfect colour combinati
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The Sharp Nails Trend
The Sharp Nails Trend

We have seen it on Lady Gaga and Rihanna and no matter how bright your lipstick, your nails and hands always draw attention.
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Two Toned Lips
Two Toned Lips

Two Toned lips recently appeared on the runway and beauty editorials in magazines, and ever since, everyone is trying it out, spesifically in bright pinks and orange.
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Get The Look
Get The Look

What I like about this makeup is that it is fresh, bright and perfect for day and night time. It accentuates all the important features of the face and the red lip works perfectly with the eye makeup
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Lady Gaga Perfume Ad
Lady Gaga Perfume Ad

We did not expect anything less of Lady Gaga than men crawling all over her for her latest perfume ad campaign, described as the first ever black Eau De Parfum.

Lady Gaga described the smell of this new fragrance as "the smell of an expensive

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ELLE UK Beauty
ELLE UK Beauty

For ELLE UK's August issue, we loved the beauty editorial where they played around with colour. What drew my attention to the shoot is all the focus on the lashes where they played with different colours and to add to the editorial, the bright lips.
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The Pastel Makeup Look
The Pastel Makeup Look

Pastel makeup is all about looking fresh and it includes the must have colours for Spring/Summer 2013. Soft pink, baby blue and yellow is some of the must have colours in your makeup palette and a clear glossy lip will keep your look fresh and simple.
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Vogue Beauty Editorials
Vogue Beauty Editorials

We selected different makeup styles
from natural to extreme looks to show
creative ways to do your makeup
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Bold, Bright Lips
Bold, Bright Lips

LUXO's always love a bright, bold lip
and according to us, this will always
be part of the trends for
Spring/Summer...
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Different ways to wear "the plait"
Different ways to wear "the plait"

Hairstyles can be so boring and predictable and when you have long hair it tends to be styled the same most of the time. Plaits may sound very primary school or boring, but these hair inspirations will show you that plaits can be sexy
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INGLOT'S Bright Body Pigments
INGLOT'S Bright Body Pigments

INGLOT has become our new favourite beauty playground with their huge variety of makeup palettes and this awesome new product, the INGLOT Body Pigments in amazing vibrant colours.
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Ciat Caviar Manicure for LUXO
Ciat Caviar Manicure for LUXO

The hype has been huge in Hollywood for the famous "Ciat Caviar Manicure" and it is finally here in South Africa! LUXO had an exclusive demonstration with the amazing Eleni Fourie from Maskscara in Cape Town, not only showing us this new fabulo
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The Ombre Manicure
The Ombre Manicure

Since the Louboutin nail article, I've become very interested in the different ways how you can do your nails in a high fashion way and since ombre hair is absolutely fabulous, I researched the ombre manicure and found some super cool ways to wear it
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Minx Nails Trend
Minx Nails Trend

Minx Nails is a huge trend at the moment amongst beauty lovers and since seeing all the biggest names in Hollywood such as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry and Jessie J playing around with these funky designs, it is definitely something to try and a fabulous fashion
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The Reto Style Lounge
The Reto Style Lounge

The Reto Style Lounge is one of Cape Town's leading salons with the multi talented, extrodinary hair expert, Reto Camichel. Reto is globally known for his art work he creates with hair and has been teaching stylists all over the world for the past 6
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The Christian Louboutin Manicure
The Christian Louboutin Manicure

But for those of us who are not so lucky to own a pair of these, this new trend will show the world your love for Louboutin with a Christian Louboutin manicure. The only requirement to be able to do this is long nails. Celebs such as Adele wore this recen
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Shades of Pastel
Shades of Pastel

Now that pastel fashion is such a huge trend, it has reflected to the beauty side of the fashion industry. Beauty is essential to fashion and makeup plays a great role in creating fashion looks and trends. Pastels has beautiful colour palettes to use on t
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Are Dark Lips for You?
Are Dark Lips for You?

Makeup can be divided into two categories namely everyday natural makeup and trendy high fashion makeup. At the moment, dark shades of maroon and purple are the colour palette for your lips. It gives you that warm, dramatic and heavy feel which suits the
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The Denim Eye - perfect for Winter!
The Denim Eye - perfect for Winter!

Every season there's a leading makeup trend taking over either the lips or the eyes and this year is no different. The denim smokey eye is the it look to wear this winter. A lot of you might be worried or say that you cannot do this kind of smokey ey
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The Ombre Hair trend
The Ombre Hair trend

Hair trends chop and change every day either on the runway, magazine covers or the styles of our favourite celebrities. Ombre (hair dipping) is the "it" trend for the upcoming season.
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Katy Perry's New Proactiv Campaign
Katy Perry's New Proactiv Campaign

A very different side of Katy Perry can be seen in her latest ad campaign for Proactiv beauty products. Instead of the blue hair that she's been wearing, in this campaign she looks natural,
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Demi Moore fragrance for Helena Rubinstein
Demi Moore fragrance for Helena Rubinstein

Helena Rubenstein launched her new fragrance "WANTED" and used Demi Moore as the face of the campaign. Demi has already been known for being the Helena Rubenstein woman for hair and skincare,
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Shop MAC, Cook MAC Cosmetics 2012 campaign
Shop MAC, Cook MAC Cosmetics 2012 campaign

MAC is one of LUXO's favourite make up brands available in South Africa, and Saturday at the V&A Waterfront, the MAC store went "Desperate Housewives" inspired for the latest collection "Shop MAC, Cook MAC".
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Hair Trend of the season: THE FRINGE
Hair Trend of the season: THE FRINGE

It is so easy to chop and change your hairstyle for a new trend and lately we've seen straight hair with straight bangs on runways and red carpets.
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Must Have Make-Up for your handbag!
Must Have Make-Up for your handbag!

Make up is a girl's best friend and leaving the house without it can make you feel "naked"...so to make sure you avoid ever having to feel this way, follow this advice
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A Lipstick Lover
A Lipstick Lover

MAC Make up has used some of the world's most popular singers to promote a limited edition lipstick for their MAC VIVA GLAM
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Hairspray
Hairspray

Most of you would agree that hair is just as important as what you wear and LUXO did some research to see what trends are here for 2012.
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Old Hollywood Glamour
Old Hollywood Glamour

Make up trends are constantly changing and time is being turned back to the dramatic, romantic era. The movie, My week with Marilyn starring Michelle Williams has a strong influence in bringing back this look.
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Fashion Beauty Products
Fashion Beauty Products

Oriflame is one of the fastest growing beauty company selling direct. She is present in 61 countries, of which she is the market leader in more than half.
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