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A post holiday look

A kind of vampy look after the holidays. What do you think?

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Reflections on a year (almost) gone by

To say that 2019 was a challenging year for me would be an understatement. Just having resigned from an international company with amazing benefits (including the best locally available medical cover for me and my dependents) in the beginning of January 2019, I found myself getting to grips with a serious health scare. I was… Continue reading Reflections on a year (almost) gone by

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What makeup and beauty products did I get for my birthday?

Last month I had my birthday but didn't do any big celebration. That doesn't mean I didn't get to receive a few good presents :-). Some of these presents were make up and beauty products, of course! For starters, I got some cash from close family that partly went to buying makeup and beauty products… Continue reading What makeup and beauty products did I get for my birthday?

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Summer Makeup – application tips for extreme heat

When Sarah of the lifewithlilred blog gave a shout out for a collaboration with anyone wanting to write about a summer topic as a guest on her blog thought this is it, I HAVE to finally write this post because who likes dripping makeup, right?

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My precious makeup possessions (Part 1)

As a makeup addict-turned artist I  have over the years collected  a number of makeup products and tools of the trade.  Some have turned out to be all hype but no substance but most of them have been very good buys in that they make putting makeup on easier.  So I thought I'd share a… Continue reading My precious makeup possessions (Part 1)

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Locker room beauty talk

Yes, I very much am self-conscious when make-up free in public but I decided that as far as swimming is concerned that's where even I can draw the vanity line.

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Travelling and packing lightly

Light makeup and me don't mix very well. Which is why I always struggle with what few products to take along with me when travelling.