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Tejumade Haastrup

The Polka dot trend is back and she ain’t never going nowhere ever again. Polka dot is one of those feminine trends that we girly-girls appreciate. And let me tell you, the black and white polka dot owned the Paris Spring 2018 runway. Whether it’s the oversized ’80s iterations at Carolina Herrera’s runway show or Jason’s Wu’s romantic dresses, this trend made quite the impression. There’s just something about polka dots. I ain’t never seen a black and white polka dot outfit that I didn’t like – it’s just so reminiscent of the ’60s.

Can you believe it is the last month of the year? Damn, me neither!  Party season is here and like most people on the planet, finding THE outfit can be challenging. I personally do most of my shopping online these days and one of my favourite places to shop is on SUPERBALIST.  With over 500 local and international fashion brands, you are bound to find something for you. And with party season around the corner, you don’t have to stress about going to different shops in search of an outfit.

About a week ago, I was sent the Biore Deep Cleansing Charcoal Pore Strips to review. Typically, pore strips isn’t part of my skincare routine. I have tried using a different brand of pore strips in the past and it was a fail. The strip did not stick to my nose properly and so it didn’t work. That was it for me, I had a couple more strips in the box that I didn’t bother trying again after that first failed attempt but for some reason, I signed up to

Just before I turned 30 years old, I made the decision to invest in good skincare. My main skin concern is ageing, I want to stop the signs of ageing in its tracks and remain beautiful and youthful forever. There are certain skincare ingredients that are known to reduce the signs of ageing, one of which is Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA’s).  Read my list of other skincare ingredients here. AHA’s work by removing the skin’s top layer (dead skin cells) to promote more radiant and firmer skin. The Environ Focus

Summer is here which means it is swimwear season. Queue the beach, yacht and pool parties. But first, did you know that understanding your body shape is paramount to getting the right swimwear. For example, I have somewhat of an athletic build, and petite sized boobs so if I am to wear a bikini top, I like it to be padded. I would most likely buy swimwear that flatters other parts of my body that I don’t mind being on display, like my back. I also don’t like my butt cheeks

Did you know that the colour you like says something about your personality? Pink happens to be one of my favourite colours. It is such a pretty, feminine colour. Growing up, I always thought there were limitations to the colours I could wear, as a dark skin girl. Pink and red were two of those colours I thought I shouldn’t wear. Of course, I have since discovered that that just isn’t true, but back then, I didn’t know any better. Maybe it is why I am so fond of pink

One oufit worn three ways? Yes, please! When it comes to shopping for clothes, I like to get my money’s worth. Will I be able to wear it again? Will I be able to style it differently without looking like I’m wearing the same outfit, even though I am? If I put on a few pounds, will it still fit? These are some of the questions I ask myself before purchasing an outfit. Okay, you got me, I’m lying. I’m sort of an impulsive shopper so I tend to buy

I was one of the few lucky people that got to test and review the Botanic Cleansing Conditioner (Moisture & Replenish) by Tresemme. The co-washing cleansing conditioner is a new product on the South African market. Sure, I’ve heard of co-washing – a method of washing your hair where you replace shampoo with conditioner – but  I’d never really thought  I’d be testing it on my hair! Will my hair be clean using conditioner alone? Will my hair fall out? These were some of the questions that plagued me. I

I’m excited! My two favourite South African online retail brands are joining forces.  Two is becoming one.  Say what?! Some of you may have heard, Superbalist and Spree are getting married! Queue the angels humming. Yes, Spree and Superbalist will officially be a couple in early October. Spree will be taking on the name Superbalist instead of meeting in the middle with ‘Sprebalist ‘- we know who wears the pants! 😉 As it turns out, 51%  of the company will be owned by Media 24 (Spree’s current shareholders) while Takealot Group (Superbalist

Three weeks ago, Rubybox sent me Thursday Plantation’s acne range to test and review. The range includes: Tea Tree Foaming Face Wash R209.95 at Wellnesswarehouse 2. Tea Tree and Witch Hazel Toner – R205.95 at Wellnesswarehouse 3. Tea Tree Face Cream – R215. 95 at Wellnesswarehouse For targeted application Tea Tree Blemish Stick Tea Tree Blemish Gel I’d never heard of Thursday Plantation so before I used the products I thought I’d do a little research and find out a little bit more about the brand whose products I was going to be

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