Wednesday, 16 September 2015

September Test Box Unboxing

Hi guys ! Happy Wednesday !

I know I'm a little bit late with this month's unboxing, but I didn't even notice we were half way into September already *hides in shame*

This month was another amazing TheTestBox subscription box . This month's box included :

  • Joico Smooth Cure Shampoo
  • Joico Smooth Cure Conditioner
  • Scruff Coffee Scrub
First off.... If you know me - The favourite part of this month's box was the coffee scrub. This smells like straight up espresso. Yum ! This scrub isn't harsh , it's very gentle on the skin .. And if you LOVE coffee as much as I do - You'd LOVE this scrub !

The Joico Smooth Cure shampoo and conditioner in this month's box is for frizzy , curly or course hair. I recently coloured my hair a little darker again, and my hair was super frizzy after that . My hair is naturally course too . This was a miracle sent as it helped my hair bounce back into perfect condition. 

The shampoo is sulfate free - remember sulfate free shampoo's don't lather up like normal shampoos . But it does an amazing job of cleansing your hair. It has a slight fruity smell ... Perfect for spring . And the best part - It doesn't weigh your hair down. For me that's always a bonus. 

Again , this is a great bargain for R160 ... And I LOVE when Joico products are included... I haven't tried one I haven't fallen in LOVE with .
*This product/s was send to me in exchange for my honest opinion*

Monday, 14 September 2015

Gold & Black Chevron Mani

Hi guys ! Happy Monday. Hope you had a great weekend. 

Last week I ordered some gorgeous nail vinyls from WeHeartNailArt , and the ones I was most excited to try out was the chevron vinyls. (There are thin and thick ones... For reference I used the thin ones in this mani ) 

These vinyls are SUPER easy to use. I waited about 10 minutes for my gold base to dry first , placed the vinyls , painted over with my black polish , peeled off the vinyls and top coated. And voila ! A easy nail art look in minutes. I got a few other designs I'll be showing in the next week or two too. 

I decided to pair gold and black with some fun gold and pink studs to complete the mani. 

So onto the photos - 
For this mani I used -
China Glaze I'm not Lion
Tip Top Black Forest
Thin chevron Vinyls from
Gold and pink random studs I had

What do you think off this mani ? Like it as much as I do ? How was YOUR weekend ?

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Garnier Micellar Water

Hi guys ! Happy Wednesday ! Hope you are having a great week so far.

A little while ago, Garnier sent me the new Micellar Cleansing Waters to try out. I was so excited as I was planning on popping into Clicks to pick one up to try in anycase. 

There are 2 different types of Garnier Micellar Water :

  • Dry / Sensitive Skin (The pink one )
  • Combination / Oily Skin (The green one )
I picked the Combination / Oily one to try first for two weeks instead of my normal cleansing routine in the morning and evenings. (Which for me was hard to do ...  but I wanted to give the Micellar water a fair run for it's money )

One of the BIGGEST perks for me personally was - It Removes make-up (even my waterproof mascara) and cleanses your skin in one go - without any rinsing required. I have to be real here ... This came in VERY handy after a long day or early morning before coffee where I couldn't be bothered to clean my face .. Let alone get up.

In the two weeks I've been testing it out... My skin was actually acting much better than it normally does. I only had one spot break out (and it was a teeny one ) .. And that was it. I was surprised that my skin was LOVING the Micellar water so much . And it simplified my skincare routine. Which is ALWAYS a bonus. 

The Garnier Micellar Water comes in a 400ml size, and the bottle claims to last 200 applications .

Do I like it enough to re-purchase ? 
Without a doubt YES !!

The Garnier Micellar Water retails for R79,99 .

Have you tried it yet ?

*This product/s was send to me in exchange for my honest opinion*

Monday, 7 September 2015

piCture pOlish - Grace

Hi guys ! Happy Monday. How was your weekend ? I LOVED all the rain we had over the weekend... And yes even the cold weather. Did I mention I'm not looking forward to summer ?

So today I'm showing another gorgeous piCture pOlish nail polish ... And yes... I'm kinda obsessed with the brand at this stage. The amazing formula... Gorgeous colours and how amazing this brand lasts on my nails... This won't be the last one you see on the blog.  I also used it HERE on the blog. 

Today I'm sharing Grace with you ... A gorgeous pink scattered holographic polish. This polish is seriously perfection in a bottle. I have worn this colour over and over again since getting it, it's such a stunning, yet work appropriate colour . And when the sun hits this beauty ... *swoon* . I used two coats in the photos below. This particular colour lasted about 7days on me before chipping... Yet another reason I LOVE this polish.

So onto the swatches :

How was YOUR weekend ??