Review of “Almond Milk Body Yogurt” by The Body Shop

The Body Shop, a British cruelty-free cosmetics brand, released their Body Yogurts in South Africa in May 2018. There are five different fragrances available in this 100% vegan collection: Strawberry, Mango, British Rose, Moringa and Almond Milk (for sensitive skin). There is currently a limited edition banana fragrance available here…

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Is Pink Cosmetics Cruelty-Free?

Pink Cosmetics’ natural, handmade beauty products have grown in popularity over the past year. Before purchasing cosmetics, no matter how compelling it may appear, it is your responsibility to ensure that the business you wish to support is absolutely ethical. This is to avoid funding cruelty towards helpless animals and…

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Reece’s Peanut Butter Blondies

Blondies are rich, sweet dessert bar. It resembles a traditional chocolate brownie but is made with flour, brown sugar, eggs, baking powder, baking soda and butter. Blondies are said to date back all the way to the 1800s when using chocolate in baking was not a norm. I believe that…

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Strut Your Stuff With Shoes From Superbalist

* This post is in collaboration with Superbalist.com. Please read my disclaimer. Superbalist.com, an online haven for South African millennials, is one my favourite online stores to turn to when I get the (extremely common) urge to go shopping. I have been singing their praises for years, especially after they…

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Thoughts on “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi

She pulls herself to her feet and palms the tears from her eyes. “Fool yourself all you want, little prince, but don’t feign innocence with me. I won’t let your father get away with what he’s done. I won’t let your ignorance silence my pain.” With that, she disappears. Her…

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Review of “Just Blushing Powder” by L.A. Girl

L.A. Girl, a North American cruelty-free cosmetic brand, released their Just Blushing powders in selected South African drugstores towards the very end of 2017. It was originally released at the beginning of 2017 in the USA. This collection of powder blushes consists of an impressive 16 shades, including natural nudes…

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Apps I Use to Edit my Instagram Photos: Autumn

Since I started curating my Instagram feed in early 2017, one of my most-asked questions was: “what apps do you use to edit your Instagram photos?“. In fact, followers are still asking me what apps I use to edit my autumn Instagram photos. I have spent too many hours of…

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