Beauty

  • Simple drugstore makeup tutorial (mainly Rimmel)

    Simple drugstore makeup tutorial (mainly Rimmel)

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  • Introducing Luxe Beauty Lashes

    Introducing Luxe Beauty Lashes

    Hi everyone!! Hope you’re all having an amazing week! As I have mentioned before, I’ve been working on a project for most part of this year and I couldn’t be happier to announce that it is finally complete, and by complete I mean that I can finally introduce it to you all! 🙂 As you […]Read More »
  • 5 Favourite Lip Balms of All Time

    5 Favourite Lip Balms of All Time

    Hi my loves! Now that the heat wave has finally passed leaving me with lips on the dry side, I figured I should share with all of you my 5 favourite lip balms of all time. If anything, I’m extremely picky when it comes to lip balms because I hate those that are thick and […]Read More »
  • August 2015 Empties

    August 2015 Empties

    Hello everyone! As you may know, I’ve been moving for the last couple of weeks and till now, we still don’t have internet at home. Telkom is coming tomorrow to set up our internet and to move our line – yay!! 🙂 I must tell you it has been absolute torture not having wifi at […]Read More »
  • How I Control My Psoriasis

    How I Control My Psoriasis

    Hi everyone! I posted on Snapchat on Tuesday about going for a blood test to test my liver enzymes because I’m on some medication for my psoriasis and many of you emailed me asking me about my psoriasis and what I do to control it. I’m going to address all your questions and give you […]Read More »
  • MAC Pro-Long Wear Waterproof Foundation Review

    MAC Pro-Long Wear Waterproof Foundation Review

    Hi my loves! A few days ago, I received an email about the launch of the Mac Cosmetics Pro-long Wear Nourishing Waterproof Foundation and if that doesn’t intrigue you already then you probably won’t be interested in this post. I’ve said previously that I don’t wear foundation anymore, maybe the odd occasion when I’ll pull […]Read More »
  • MAC Haul and Lippie Obsession

    MAC Haul and Lippie Obsession

    Hi everyone! I’ve been wanting to do this post yesterday but the lighting was so poor because the weather was a bit gloomy here in Jozi yesterday. So instead of taking photos and putting this up, I took yesterday off. I won’t be blogging tomorrow because I’m getting admitted at the Pretoria High Court! Eeeeeek! […]Read More »
  • Urban Decay Naked 3 Giveaway Winner

    Urban Decay Naked 3 Giveaway Winner

    Hi everyone! As promised, the winner for the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette Giveaway is announced today! 🙂 Before I announce the winner, if you follow me on Snapchat, you probably know my method of picking someone, for those who don’t have my on Snapchat (add me! @lovemarylu) I pick a winner the old fashioned […]Read More »
  • Clarisonic Mia 2 Review

    Clarisonic Mia 2 Review

    Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all had a great weekend! Thank you to everyone who entered my Urban Decay Naked 3 Eyeshadow Palette Giveaway! If you haven’t already entered, I’m sorry, the giveaway is closed and the winner will be announced on Wednesday this week! 🙂 Today I’m doing a much anticipated review of a […]Read More »
  • Hong Kong Beauty Haul 2015

    Hong Kong Beauty Haul 2015

    Hi loves! It’s almost the weekend! Yay! 🙂 Many of you have been asking me for a haul for all the beauty products I bought in Hong Kong, if you’ve missed my previous post Korean Beauty Haul 2015 – click here. I didn’t go to Korea but I decided to separate my beauty haul into 2 parts, mainly […]Read More »
  • Korean Beauty Haul 2015

    Korean Beauty Haul 2015

    Hi everyone! I know some of you have been requesting to see what beauty products I bought on my trip to Hong Kong and since beauty videos seem to hate me, I’ll just have to write a post instead. I’ve decided to separate my haul because of how much stuff I bought – I’ve separated […]Read More »
  • Giveaway: Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

    Giveaway: Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette

    Happy Monday my loves! I figured that nothing will cheer you up on a Monday other than a giveaway, but not just any giveaway, I’m giving away the Urban Decay Naked 3 Eyeshadow Palette! This giveaway is not sponsored and I purchased a palette to giveaway on my blog to a lucky reader just to […]Read More »
  • Clarins Double Serum and Face Treatment Oil Review

    Clarins Double Serum and Face Treatment Oil Review

    Hi my loves! Sorry for being a little quiet over the weekend! I’m back to packing my bags again because E and I are leaving for Hong Kong tomorrow! Time is really flying! This time, 2 friends will be joining us on our little adventure so I’m really looking forward to that. Remember previously I […]Read More »
  • Backstage with MAC at MBFW15

    Backstage with MAC at MBFW15

    Happy Friday my loves! As promised, here are some of the pictures we took backstage at MBFW15, thank you to the MAC family for being so welcoming always! I remember back in the day when I was small, the closest thing to backstage at a fashion show was on Fashion TV, where the cameras will […]Read More »
  • Chanel Chance

    Chanel Chance

    Hi everyone! Hope you’re all having a great week so far! It’s Christmas Eve! Since I won’t be posting tomorrow, I wish you all an amazing Christmas (if you are celebrating) and those who are not celebrating, hope you enjoy some time off during the festive season! So today I decided to post something I’ve […]Read More »
  • Bao Bao Wan for MAC Cosmetics

    Bao Bao Wan for MAC Cosmetics

    Hi everyone! I have some exciting news to share with you. Bao Bao Wan and MAC Cosmetics are collaborating in a limited edition collection consisting of 9 products. For those who are not familiar with who or what Bao Bao Wan is, she’s China’s number one socialite, artist, pop philosopher, muse and jewellery designer. She […]Read More »
  • Beauty: Crabtree & Evelyn 60 Second Fix for Hands

    Beauty: Crabtree & Evelyn 60 Second Fix for Hands

    My mom always told me that the first thing that gives away your age is a woman’s hands so naturally she is obsessed with looking after her hands with constant moisturising, making sure there’s SPF and always wearing gloves while doing chores. I, on the other hand, wasn’t so fussed about my hands till I […]Read More »
  • Beauty: GlamGlow Review

    Beauty: GlamGlow Review

    Hi everyone! Tonight I’ve decided to stay in, not only because my feet are just not made for walking (I’m literally on the verge of getting blisters on BOTH pinky toes) and also I’ve decided to actually stay in and enjoy this hotel that I’ve paid a vast amount for. I’m not going to lie, […]Read More »
  • Beauty: Summer Hair Tips

    Beauty: Summer Hair Tips

    Hi everyone! Now that Summer is drawing closer and closer (can you feel the heat?!?!), I figured that it is a good time to post some hair tips because prevention is definitely better than cure. Especially with the Summer months coming, we’re all so busy planning outdoor activities and just enjoying the sunshine, we tend […]Read More »
  • Beauty: My 10 updated makeup essentials

    Beauty: My 10 updated makeup essentials

    Hi everyone! I am fully aware how bad I’ve been at this for the last couple weeks but you must bare with me because Summer is coming and I’ve been really focused on my body lately. Which means, I’ve been going to gym every single day, putting more effort into my nutritional well-being and consciously […]Read More »
  • Beauty: Makeup I used in ‘Last days of Winter’

    Beauty: Makeup I used in ‘Last days of Winter’

    Hi everyone! Since I always get questions on my makeup with regard to my lookbook posts, I will do a separate post from now listing all the makeup products I used for a specific look. In my previous lookbook post ‘Last days of Winter’ – click here if you missed it, I used: MAC Matchmaster […]Read More »
  • Beauty: What makeup products I used for Women’s Day

    Beauty: What makeup products I used for Women’s Day

    Hi Everyone! Just a quick post today, if you have been following me on social media, I attended a charity high tea this past Saturday on Women’s Day. It was an event aimed to create awareness about becoming an organ donor and how important that is. The event was called Charitea and not only was […]Read More »
  • DIY Hairmask for Dry Hair

    DIY Hairmask for Dry Hair

    Hi everyone! Since I haven’t done a DIY in absolute aaaages! I have the perfect winter DIY treat for you. The worst thing that could ever happen to me in the shower is when I reach to get a bottle of whatever and the bottle is sitting there empty. So if you’ve run out of […]Read More »
  • Winter Favourites 2014

    Winter Favourites 2014

    Hi Everyone! I’ve never been a fan of Winter, of course it has its perks like now you have a better reason to stay at home under the covers with hot chocolate and series. Whereas in Summer, I feel as if I constantly need to do something, otherwise I’m wasting my time. Winter is for […]Read More »
  • Sharon and Kelly for MAC Cosmetics

    Sharon and Kelly for MAC Cosmetics

    Hi everyone! Hope everyone is having a superb week so far. I have some good news for makeup lovers, Sharon and Kelly Osbourne have once once again collaborated with MAC Cosmetics for another fabulous, limited edition, makeup collection! Personally, I’m fascinated with the Patentpolish Lip pencils in Sharon’s collection so I’ll be checking it out at […]Read More »
  • Skin Republic Sheet Masks

    Skin Republic Sheet Masks

      Hi everyone! I know I only posted once last week, it’s because I got super sick after Monday so last week was pretty much of a write off for me, I’ve been meaning to post about the Skin Republic Sheet Masks for some time now but I wanted to make sure I tried them […]Read More »
  • Beauty: The Face Mask Queen

    Beauty: The Face Mask Queen

    Hi Everyone! Hope you’re having a great week so far! :)If you follow me on any social network platforms (i.e. Twitter and Instagram), I often speak about using face masks or my “face mask night”. Face masks are an essential to my beauty routine, it makes my skin smooth, supple and soft! I started using […]Read More »
  • Beauty: Rihanna for Viva Glam

    Beauty: Rihanna for Viva Glam

    Happy Friday Everyone! If you think the RiRi heart MAC phase is over, you cannot be more wrong. If you were one of those who missed her RiRi heart MAC collection including her holiday collection, don’t despair because I have wonderful news for you! 🙂 Rihanna for Viva Glam is set to launch on 6 […]Read More »
  • OPI Gel Polish at Body Sense Boutique

    OPI Gel Polish at Body Sense Boutique

    Hi Everyone! Hope you all had a great week so far! This past weekend I went to get my nails done at Body Sense Boutique in Nicolway in Bryanston. This is in fact my second time there for my nails, they offer many treatments and have a huge variety of OPI gel colour to choose […]Read More »