Beauty Treats? Yes Please!

There’s nothing like a good contour kit. South Africa’s only problem is our lack of variety. We either have to import beauty products from elsewhere (and with our TERRIBLY weak currency, it’s not the best option) or suck it up and use whatever is available. I have searched high and low for a contour kit that is worth its price AND I’ve finally found one!

Beauty Treats Face Powder Contour Collection is a gift from the Makeup Gods – the powders are pigmented, blendable and it won’t break the bank!

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First Impressions: Image Lipstick

Here’s the thing. I’m fussy about lipsticks. The way to my heart is through lipsticks (HINT HINT). I must admit, when I bought a lipstick for R13.99, I wasn’t expecting much. But boy do I have news for you!

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Ready. Set. Contour.

Although contouring is “out” according to starlets and their makeup artists, it will always be one of my favourite makeup techniques. My face is somewhat chubby and despite it’s “perfect” oval shape, I do not have carved cheekbones, a sharp jaw or a thin nose (it’s actually rather bulbous). So that’s why I like contouring – I can define my features in the way I want.

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My Makeup Essentials

 We all have makeup items that we can’t live without. For some, it’s a lipstick; for others, it’s a foundation. Regardless, there is our do-or-die item in our makeup box. Or in my case, my whole makeup box… This past week I took to twitter to ask my followers to vote for what they’d like to see in this blog post. I polled “My Makeup Essentials” against “Summer Wardrobe Musts”, and obviously the former won. I decided I may as well go all out and tell you my essentials for basic makeup. So here we go!

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