Local Businesses, Skincare & Make-Up

Glitter Alchemy Inc

When I get all dressed up for an event or festival, I am really enjoying going that extra mile with my makeup - and glitter is the perfect cherry on top!  I have rediscovered my love of the crazy (you should have seen my makeup in my younger years!) & eccentric, & so finding Glitter… Continue reading Glitter Alchemy Inc

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African Secret

Aromatherapy, or essential oil therapy, refers to a range of traditional, alternative or complementary therapies that use essential oils and other aromatic plant compounds. I am always looking for natural products to use on my skin, & when my nails began peeling from the chemotherapy I was on the hunt for a cuticle oil that… Continue reading African Secret

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Makeup by Ryno

Having this extra time to recover from my transplant has allowed me to discover myself once more, as well as what I am really passionate about.  And I realised how much I absolutely ADORE makeup & how much I miss doing my makeup, as well as others.  I have been out of this realm for… Continue reading Makeup by Ryno

Skincare & Make-Up

Lois’s Beauty Studio

When I left school I studied for 3 years to become first a beauty therapist, & then a spa therapist.  I learnt all the basics such as manicures, pedicures, massage & facials; & then moved on to sports massage, reiki & more specialised treatments.  I absolutely loved doing this & meeting all the interesting people… Continue reading Lois’s Beauty Studio

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Tissue Oil

When I was contacted by Rubybox to participate in their survey for Justine Tissue Oil, I was very interested!  Rubybox is a great service offered right here in South Africa, where you subscribe & they send you surveys to complete that they feel may relate to you & your needs.  You then complete them honestly,… Continue reading Tissue Oil

Events, Local Businesses, Skincare & Make-Up

A Day of Radiance

After using a few of Bella Boneca's products, I was so impressed & immediately reached out to Megan, who started this whole business.  She realised the importance of using natural products, free of parabens & not tested on animals.  She researched & put a lot of time into this, before realising that there wasn't a… Continue reading A Day of Radiance

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MooGoo Skincare

If you have been looking for a product that truly moisturises your skin & fixes so many skin complaints without chemicals & all that nonsense, then MooGoo Skin Care is the product for you! I have just got home from another hospital stint, & arrived back to a spoil box from them.  And boy oh… Continue reading MooGoo Skincare

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I LOVE perfume!  My special scent that my husband has always liked is Chanel Coco Mademoiselle, & once I had used it once I was hooked too!  However, when finances were a bit tight, then this was the first thing to go.  Then a few months ago I came across Michelle's page, The Beautiful Way,… Continue reading Beautiful

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GypsyBird Makeup

As a typical girlie-girl I LOVE wearing make-up & being made to feel pretty.  I don't wear make-up every day (I often just work from home), but when I go out I like to put in some extra effort.  And looking at social media influencers who are super talented & inspiring makes me want to… Continue reading GypsyBird Makeup