• DIY,  Skincare

    DIY Rose water and Witch hazel facial spray

    What you will need? Rose water Witch hazel Essential oil 200ml spray bottle (or any size spray bottle) Rose water: I used the Natures Nourishment Rose water from Dischem, it retails for about R40 a bottle. The problem with store brought rose-water is that there are added variants that are not completely natural. Making your own rose-water is quite simple. I will add the recipe at the bottom of this post. Rose water is an anti-inflammatory that helps reduce redness and swelling. It works very well as a cleanser and can treat acne, dermatitis and eczema. Witch Hazel: Witch Hazel is a natural anti-septic, it helps fade blemishes and brightens…

  • blog,  Brand review,  Skincare

    #1 Aya Balm

    Let’s talk about skincare, natural skincare without chemicals. Ever since I’ve started blogging I’ve become a little bit obsessed with skincare. I’ve been trying to find all the products that compliment my skin and keep it hydrated. Natural skincare has always been an interest of mine, I use a homemade facial spray and makeup remover (which will be up in a DIY post soon). I’ve always tried my best to stick to skincare that doesn’t have too many chemicals and that won’t strip your skin of all its natural oils and good properties. Some brands can be quite deceiving though! They market their products in a certain way to make…

  • Beauty,  blog,  Makeup,  Skincare

    Clean brushes = Healthy skin

      If you are like me then you apply all your makeup using brushes, I have a brush (or maybe a few) for every different product. I’ve always said you can never have enough brushes, but I definitely have my favorites. Also, if you are like me you wear makeup almost every day. I must say that recently as my skin has been getting better and my scars lightening I have been wearing makeup less and less. As I use brushes all the time they get very dirty quite quickly, I have always been quite paranoid about cleaning my brushes as I have heard some terrifying stories about all the…

  • Beauty,  Makeup,  Skincare,  Uncategorized

    My travel go to’s

    I’m baaaccckk! Sorry it has been so long! Life has really just gotten in the way. I know I know excuses excuses. It is the truth, with varsity work and trying to get all the Meraki by Kerryn bags and my new skincare line off the ground it has been a nightmare. Have you ever felt like you need a PA to help run your life? Yup that’s where I am at the moment.   Anyway, on to the blog post! These are my travel go to’s for skincare and makeup and everything! I travel quite a lot being a Midlands girl living in Pretoria and my boyfriend living in…

  • Beauty,  blog,  Brand review,  Makeup,  Skincare

    3ina

    3ina If you are looking for a new love affair you need to be introduced to 3ina. This brand was created by retail masters and entrepreneurs Pablo Riveria and Mark Eve, who offer European made cosmetics with an affordable price tag! This brand launched in February 2016 in London and has literally taken the world by storm. They have a HUGE product range that includes eyes, lips, face, nails, skincare and accessories. They are a brand all about self-expression, they are known for their disruptive, rule breaking approach to makeup! Their range encompasses big, bold, punchy colours and inclusive shade ranges. They have 3 stores in Gauteng, 2 in Joburg…