Just a little blog post to thank my readers and share my most popular blog posts of 2012 with you guys! 🙂
I love Bond movies and one of the things I like the most about Bond Movies is to see the Bond Girls’ looks! In fact, seeing what the Bond Girls are wearing and how they do their hair and makeup is sometimes my favourite parts of the movies! … I saw Skyfall about two weeks ago on the opening night here in South Africa and actress Bérénice Marlohe who played the Bond Girl ‘Severine’ definitely did NOT disappoint! I was in complete ‘awe’ of how absolutely stunning she looked! … Everything from her gorgeous gown to her hair and of course … her makeup! She had an absolutely gorgeous sultry version of a ‘reverse smoky eye’ which is a huge makeup trend for 2013 and is a perfect look for holiday parties! So of course I had to try it! This is how I got the look.
I love statement necklaces and since they’ve been ‘in’ for a while now, when shopping it seem like there are absolutely gorgeous ones everywhere you look! … And if you’re anything like me you probably want them all! Sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming and if you’ve started a collection of your own it can be quite time consuming to try and choose the perfect one to go with your outfit every time you get dressed! From my own little collection, I’ve noticed that I seem to have five statement necklaces from which at least one will go with almost any outfit that I put on! So I thought I would share them with you guys … maybe it can help narrow down your decisions when shopping or choosing which ones to wear too!
Although the American Music awards are usually one of the most entertaining award shows, what I find even more fun to watch is the Red Carpet! Not just the sea of gorgeous dresses, shoes and purses … but especially the pretty hair and makeup! When you see the hair and makeup that celebs and their stylists chose to dawn on such a huge event, it also gives you a really good idea of which trends have really taken off and what the next biggest trends might be … And since the holiday season is coming up, it could serve as perfect inspiration for new beauty looks to try during the holidays! Here are eight hair and beauty trends that were spotted at The 2012 American Music Awards.Continue reading
As the month of ‘Movember’ (also known as November) began yesterday, thousands of men world wide will be growing out their moustaches, becoming walking and talking bilboards to raise awareness for prostate cancer and other men’s health issues. Although, they won’t be looking very cute this month (unless you like that kind of thing!) … Here are some totally cute ideas (thanks to Pinterest!) for us females to use the ‘stache’ so we can join in and support the cause!Continue reading
Aqua blue and turquoise eye make up has been seen all over the runways and red carpets lately and being reminiscent of the ocean and clear blue skies it is such a perfect colour to wear during the Summer here in South Africa! Not to mention it works perfectly with this season’s pastel and floral trends! It’s also a perfect weekend ‘out on the town’ look being soft enough to pull off during the day and intense enough to wear at night! Since I am currently in-love with this colour, I thought I would show you guys how I wear it … keeping it simple of course! Continue reading
So most of you are aware that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but how many of you have actually done your recommended monthly self breast exam? And how many of you actually do monthly self breast exams? I’ll be honest, I usually don’t … and even though this month we’ve been bombarded with reminders, I keep on thinking I’ll do it later or tomorrow and time flies by and I just realised Breast Awareness Month is almost over and I haven’t even done my October self exam yet so how can I possibly remember to do it every other month?!Continue reading
Although Spring has officially started here in South Africa, the weather in Cape Town doesn’t seem to be reflecting it quite yet… Which means wearing spring clothing is not really working for me (I hate feeling cold!). But I’m so tired of the dreary, cold, dull weather and the wardrobe that goes along with it, so I thought what better way to spruce up my look and to at least make myself feel a little more ‘Spring-ish’ than to try a hot spring/summer makeup trend! The trend of choice: neon lipstick!Continue reading
In my previous post I listed a bunch of cool eye makeup looks from the New York Fashion Week Spring 2013 shows and among those looks there was this look from the Marc Jacobs show that I thought was really cool inspiration for a weekend evening look! So I decided to use it for just that!
New York Fashion Week is over and while the London Fashion Week has begun, it’s now time for a NYFW beauty recap! There were so many cool, interesting and pretty looks going on in the eye makeup done at the NYFW Spring 2013 Shows and although it’s not 2013, it is Spring in South Africa so why not get inspired by them now!Continue reading