Tuesday, 15 December 2015

BLOG HOLIDAY BREAK

Hello beauties,

I just want to thank everyone that have been reading my blog post this year, i really appreciate it that you have visited my blog.   I will be returning next year again.  Until then i wish you all a Merry Christmas and May the light of love shine upon you, and may your life be filled with blessings in this Christmas season.

Monday, 14 December 2015

SPARITUAL LACQUER - DREAMSICLE

{Gifted}
Good morning beauties,

Not long anymore - it's the last stretch then most of you will be on holiday! Just the prefect time to do a lovely manicure!

A while back I have received a voucher and I could have decided on what goodies I wanted to buy from Faithful to Nature  and the Dreamsicle lacquer was one of the items that i have picked from.

Faithful to Nature are a wonderful place to order goodies on-line, especially if you want to live life on the green side.  They offer free delivery to orders over R350 and when you sign up for the first time you receive a welcome voucher to the value of R100.  They always keep you up to date regarding your order.  What I really like are the personal touch that they add to your order - a handwritten Thank you note! There's another aspect that i like from them and that they include free samples & gifts with every order!


Friday, 11 December 2015

DIY MANICURE AT HOME FOR LADIES


GET YOUR NAILS READY FOR SUMMER

Hello beauties, 

It's Friday today and i'm sure that you all are glad that the weekend are finally here! And that they perfect time to give your nails the tender loving care that they deserve.  We tend to take care of our hair etc, but most of use don't take the proper care of our hands.

Thursday, 10 December 2015

ESSENCE MERRY BERRY - PINK & PERFECT


Hello beauties,

How are we doing today? It's almost weekend for those that are still working not long than it's the long awaited Holiday that most people are looking forward! To have lazy days, sleeping late, going to the beach and enjoy time with friends and family!

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

FESTIVE NAIL INSPIRATION

Good morning beauties,

Are you feeling the festive vibes yet?  If not why don't you inject some of the festive cheer that are about to float around you onto your nails...

I'm thinking of keeping it simple and yet festive with a jab of festive colours! I'm thinking of painting my paws with a little bit of green, white, red, gold and silver glitter - you do have to sparkle!!


Monday, 7 December 2015

FISH BRAID WITH GLITTER TOPPER - NAIL ART

Hello beauties,

How are you all doing in this sunny weather that we are having in cape Town today?

For the group NEW crumpet Nail Tarts my last link-up for the year. Our Colour was glitter topper / Flakie and my prompt was Fish Braid.

This specific Nail Art prompt were new to me and i know it's a lovely design.  This was the second attempt that I've tried it and some do like it so it's probably not to bad, but i think it would better when my nails are longer!



Friday, 4 December 2015

#SSBNailChallenge | Purple

Good morning beauties,

It's nearly weekend and also not so long anymore then most of you would be on holiday or vacation.
During this time of the year we are looking forward to a nice ralaxing time after a long hectic year where we can just relax even if most of us spend the time at home!

I have decided to paint my nails in Purple form Image.  It a lovely rich colour and i would wear this colour for an evening out as well.



Thursday, 3 December 2015

NAIL LINKUP ~ PINK CHRISTMAS

Good morning beauties,

I hope that your first days of December are a fabulous one, Here in cape Town we had quite a couple of days that was so HOT that i just basically were so tired that i didn't had an energy to spend the time regarding any nail related post!  Now that it's much cooler in the evening i'm back again with another nail post.

I've came aware of an December Nail Art Ideas Linkup and if your are interested in taking part of the fun please click here to read all the information regarding this.


Tuesday, 1 December 2015

MY FAVOURITE PINK NAIL POLISHES


Hello beauties,

Summer are here in full swing!  Yesterday we had an HOT day in Cape Town - 35'C! So with temperatures like that most people would like to spend some time at the beach and who would like to have naked nails on the beach!?  No one right?

Sunday, 29 November 2015

HPB PRESENT |MONOCROMATIC BLUE

Good morning beauties,




My mani are dedicated to everyone that has Diabetic's.  November are Diabetic Awareness month.






To have Diabetes are not the end of the world, but it's also not a walk in the park either.  I know people that have T1D and they have to check their levels at certain times of the day.. Don't make fun of people by saying they are overweight.  They can't help that they don't fit into a certain image.  A illness doesn't define a person. Don't think for one moment that they also want to wear certain clothes or want to be slim.

Saturday, 28 November 2015

HPB PRESENTS MONOCROMATIC - INTERNATIONAL DAY DAY OF THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMAN

Good morning beauties,

I'm sure that many of you would be aware that from 25th November - 10 December are days that have been marked to show awareness  for Violence against Woman

I have decided to use this opportunity with the link-up with the Hobby Polish Bloggers Group where we are doing this month a Monochromatic theme that this would be a good time to promote the awareness for Violence against Woman.



Friday, 27 November 2015

JUICY FRUIT LIP BALM

Good morning fellow beauties,

I hope that everyone are doing great!  In South Africa we are having Summer and that means we are spending more time outdoors!  By spending time outdoors are fun and rightly so we do need to spend time in the sun!

But we need to care of our precious lips....


Tuesday, 24 November 2015

HPB PRESENTS: MONOCROMATIC STRIPES

Hello beauties,

It's another link-up from Hobby Polish Bloggers and for today i have decided to paint my nails by using different colours of purple.



Monday, 23 November 2015

HPB PRESENTS: MONOCROMATIC MEETS PINK DOTS

Hallo beauties,

For my second post for this link-up from Hobby Polish Bloggers group Ive decided to do a similar nail art that i've done earlier this year.  You can read my post here 

I've decided to use different shades of pink from the nail polishes that I've purchased from our local Pep Stores that are really a great bargain and great on the budget!  Absolutely no excuse for not having great looking nails for the summer holiday!

It's only recently that I've noticed that they started to sell make-up related goodies. So please keep a lookout on my blog, since i will do some more nail swatches and lip gloss reviews in the future!

Sunday, 22 November 2015

HPB PRESENT MONOCROMATIC ~ PRAY FOR RAIN

Hallo beauties,

It's that again of the month and this time around our theme are Monochromatic  nail art.  To tell the truth i didn't know what  it was, but soon i discovered the meaning.

Then i needed to start getting my ideas what am i going to do for the weeks challenges?  And one of the idea was to do a nail art related manicure for rain.  We in South Africa have Summer at this stage and during our Winter time it haven't rain a lot, thus our water capacity are very low.

Saturday, 21 November 2015

CRUMPETS NAIL TARTS PRESENTS GREY + COLOUR

Hallo beauties,

How are you all doing!?
In South Africa we have Summer with the occasional rainy days.  It's such a lovely time to spend time outdoors! Do you still remember your childhood days of being outdoors and lay in the garden, looking to the clouds above and just to dream...

Many children these days don't have those carefree days anymore, they spens more time indoors playing the whole day on there Computers, tablets, I-pad's, cellphones, TV games etc. They just don't have the real friendship bonding with other children and on the other hand it's just not safe anymore for children to play these days.

Did you made some effort to spend some quality time with your child recently?  Spend some time with them get to know them, what they like to enjoy.

20 November was Universal Children's Day 



Thursday, 19 November 2015

MY CHRISTMAS WISH LIST 2015

Hello beauties,

I can hardly believe that the year are almost over!  Most people are looking forward to the well deserved break and to relax and to spend some quality time with their loved ones....

So with the season of festivities here are:


LUSH 
Twilight Bath Ballistics 

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Clicks Apple Body Spritzer 250ml

Hello beauties,

Summer are in full swing and what better way than to smell so incredibly wonderful - just like your part of nature!

When the weather are so wonderful like the last couple of days so surly don't want to wear heavy scented perfumes! You want to wear something that is light and airy....



Monday, 16 November 2015

Oh So Heavenly - Classic Care: Moisture Burst - Exfoliating Body Scrub {Review}

Hello Beauties,

Recently I've discovered that Oh So Heavenly have a lovely body Scrub product that i wanted to test for myself, since summer are here and i wanted to have a skin that are feeling great!  I know i can rely on this brand....



Sunday, 15 November 2015

PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

Hello beauties,

{Some of you might have read this post before, but since blogger had some issues, I’ve decided to deleted the post and to schedule it for Sunday and to make the post more interesting, so keep reading and I would really love to hear your thoughts regarding this illness – thank you} 



Saturday, 14 November 2015

PRAY FOR PARIS - MANICURE

Hallo beauties, 

 Many of you are aware of what happening in Paris.  You can just go to Google and you will find many pictures and news stories from all over the globe regarding these latest events.  It’s hard breaking to see all these people that have lost their loved ones in such a way my thoughts and prayers are with them. 

Thursday, 12 November 2015

LAVENDER HILL BATH PACK

Hello Beauties,

My family are living more on the green side of life.  We care for the environment we live in; in every way possible whether  it's by recycling or using products that are not harmful to mother nature.


So today I'm going to introduce to you a Lavender Hill Bath Pack that I absolutely love. I've purchased this product from Faithful to Nature

This pack consist of three items it's the Essential Lavender Oil, Essential Lavender Soap  & Lavender Bath Salt. 

All these products contains lavender oil which is known for it's anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal anti-depressant, antiseptic, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties.  It also has antispasmodic, analgesic, detoxifying and sedative effects.

Lavender oil is one of the most well known essential oils in aromatherapy.  

Friday, 6 November 2015

40 GREAT NAIL ART IDEAS 0 BLACK & WHITE

Hello beauties,

It's time for another great edition of Crumpet's Nail Tarts presents 40 Great Nail Art Ideas!  Today's prompt was Black and White and my specific prompt to do for this one was 3D / embellished. 

Since I'm still on a learning curve related to nail art.  I wondered what i would do my nails.  The colour combination are great, but how would i paint my nails.  


Thursday, 5 November 2015

SUMMER LIPS

Good morning beauties,

Get ready for Summer beauties! ☺  With the latest trend from Pep Stores it affordable for everyone to have stunning lips!

I present to you the lip gloss range from image that you can purchase at Pep Stores for R12.99


Wednesday, 28 October 2015

HPB PRESENTS: HALLOWEEN - BLOOD DRIPPING NAILS

Good morning beauties,

Where have the week went? It's not so long anymore then it's Christmas again - yikes!  Anyway i can say that Summer have arrived in cape Town the days are just so hot lately!

We are still in the Halloween theme for our group Hobby Polish Group on Facebook.



40 GREAT NAIL ART IDEAS - ORANGE, PURPLE & GREEN WITH PATTERN

Good morning beauties,

With this weeks challenge in the group New Crumpets Nail Tarts  we all have the same prompt, but with a different pattern.  So for this week challenge i have to make use of dotting tools.

I must confess that to capture purple correctly with a camera are also a challenge on it's own, but luckily I have been able to change the setting so that i can capture the polish as close to the real colour of the polish.



Sunday, 25 October 2015

HPB PRESENTS: HALLOWEEN - FRIENDLY GHOST NAILS

Good day everyone,

It's the third day into the prompt of Halloween.  For today I've decided to paint my nails ghostly, but they not scary at all, they learn more to the friendly side.  My mother likes my nails and said they look cute, so i think I will call them my Casper the friendly ghost nails!



Saturday, 24 October 2015

HPB PRESENTS: HALLOWEEN ~ MUMMY NAILS

Good day fellow beauties,

Today are the second day in the HPB group theme - Halloween.  I've decided to do my nails something different than the usual.



Friday, 23 October 2015

HPB PRESENTS: HALLOWEEN EYES

Hello fellow beauties!

Hobby Polish Bloggers presents: Halloween

It's my first time that i'm doing anything scary related, since it's my first time that i'm taking part in a Halloween theme challenge and it's my first year of blogging! 

I've got a pretty good idea what Halloween are about even that we don't celebrate Halloween in South Africa and our churches are against it, since they believe it's evil. I just need to make sure that my polish are non Halloween related for Sunday.


Monday, 19 October 2015

FUN WITH FLAGS - GERMANY

Good morning!

Today's post are a bit different than the usual.  The collaboration are the brain child from Dina who blogs at Secretary's Nail Art  .

Those that really know me well enough will not be surprised why i have decided to paint my nails in the colours from Germany's flag.


Wednesday, 14 October 2015

REVIEW RALO COSMETICS: QUICK DRY NAIL LACQUER


Good morning beauties, 

One of many things that i do like are nail polishes and another if they are one a special!  That makes me feel like a kid in a candy store!  



Saturday, 10 October 2015

TEAL DOTS

Good morning beauties,

I'm so glad that it's much cooler now in the night than it was in the day!  I've got a feeling that this summer are going to be a real hot Summer!

Today's prompt in 40 Great Nail Art Ideas challenge we have a colour - teal - and my style was dotting tools.  It was only last week that I've purchased my set of dotting tools and i must still get used to them.

At first i wondered what kind of pattern i wanted to make my dots, I've tried it first on paper and it looked great, but when i wanted to do the same on my nails! Oh boy, it sucked!! So i just kept it as simple as possible not to bad, but i have to master the skill to work with these nail art equipment.



Tuesday, 6 October 2015

BEAUTY TIP

Good morning beauties,

Today I'm going to share a tip that I've recently discovered that works for me when i do my manicure.   Most of us like to paint our nails, but some times the clean up are are most challenging part, especially when you polish are on the skin around the nail even harder so when you do stampping etc.


Monday, 5 October 2015

30 DAYS OF COLOUR PRESENT: FLORAL


Good morning beauties,

I hope that the weather have settled for warmer days, since i like to take a walk outside and on some days to take some photos of the flowers that are in the garden!

The theme for todays prompt are floral. One of the reason why i have decided to include the photo above and that it almost matched my manicure.

Friday, 2 October 2015

NEW MONTH, NEW MAKE UP

Hello beauties,

This post are little bit late, but I've bought some new nail polish last month from Ralo Cosmetics. I really ♥ LOVE ♥ the PROFESSIONAL range. This will be the month that i will try them out! I was happy to say that they had a sale last month and that's the only reason why I've bought such a variety of colours!

LIPGLOSS KISSESS PARTY - DAY 2

Good day, beauties, 

One of the many exciting things that i'm going to talk about this month are that I'm taking part in the party from the blog Lipgloss Kissess  . 

If you want to join the party just follow the instruction that you can see from her page on facebook, but here are the prompts for each day. 

Monday, 28 September 2015

LIEBSTER AWARD NOMINEE

Hallo Beauties, 

This weekend i was awarded for an Liebster award. I was nominated by Ari Malik who loves all things that has to do with Art.  Thank you so much for nominating me. You can visit her blog at http://reasonstosmile-blog.blogspot.co.uk 





Friday, 25 September 2015

HPB DAY 7 LINK-UP ~ LEAVES

Good evening beauties,

This would be my last link-up post for this months theme at HPB.

My inspiration for this post were leaves and the colour dark reddish & purple.

SOURCE: Google Images 
     

HPB | DAY 6 - FALL: GLAM IT UP

Hallo beauties,

I'm part of the group Hobby Polish Bloggers on facebook. The Link-Up for this month are Fall/Autumn. It's really a lovely group to be a member of.  They will help if you need advice regarding blogging etc.  Feel free to check them out on facebook.

I've decided to paint my nails purple. I've always liked the colour, except when i were in Grade 10 I've change to blue instead. {Shhh...i still like purple, but just won't wear that colour in public}


Thursday, 24 September 2015

HPB COFFEE INSPIRED MANICURE

Good evening beauties,

Tonight is actually a bit cold so this made perfect sense for me to  create a manicure that are inspired by Coffee. Funny thing is that i don't drink coffee at all...

SOURCE: Google Images 

When i look at this cup of coffee which have been made by a barista you can clearly see the great skill that went into this cup!

Do you drink coffee or do you prefer tea? I can get that some days you want to drink something warm, especially in the colder seasons of the year, but why do people drink coffee or tea.  I never could understand that!? I can't even stand the smell of Coffee.





HPB: SUNSET - DAY 4

Hallo Beauties,

For todays manicure i decided to use the following as an inspiration for my Fall theme.

SOURCE: Wikipedia
"Sunset reflecting shades of pink onto grey stratocumulus clouds"




Monday, 21 September 2015

HPB ~ DAY3: SWEETNESS

Good afternoon beauties,

I'm a little behind with this post - one day. Anyway, since fall are resembled with turning to colder weather and everything that's warm and fluffy etc.  My inspiration were a Hot chocolate. I mean what not to like about enjoying your favourite drink on a cold day - Hmmm?



That's what i enjoy the most of chilly winter days, enjoying hot chocolate topped with some mars-mellows and in the same time you warm your hands...

What's your favourite drink during the colder seasons during the year?




Saturday, 19 September 2015

FALL ~ DAY 2 ~ HOBBY POLISH BLOGGERS ~ DRA DIE BOK

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Good afternoon beauties,

It's the second day that i'm doing the nail challenge and for todays design i've got my inspiration from nature and since it's rugby fever in South Africa we have the saying "dra die bok" and the colours are green & gold, hence it's the colours of the rugby team.  It's fit perfectly for the theme that we are doing.

SOURCE: Google Images 

Friday, 18 September 2015

BELLE COLLECTION - STRONG RED C

Good morning beauties,

I'm taking part in a nail challenge that starts today for HOBBY POLISH BLOGGERS group and the theme are Fall.  Feels a bit strange to do manicure for fall, since we are actually in Spring, but nevertheless i've deciced to pain my nails in this colour.



Thursday, 17 September 2015

SUMMER NAILS - PINK

Good afternoon beauties,
How are you all  today? Lovely day and just right to be outdoors...

One of the challenges that i follow are 30 Days of Colour and the prompt are pink. Thus i have decided to paint my nails with Tip Top  latest range that they have manufactured #1036 Love That Shine. 

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

OH SO HEAVENLY - GIRL'S BEST FRIEND - SHIMMER LIP GLOSS

Good morning fellow beauties,

Recently Oh So Heavenly have manufactured some new products in their Lip Care range. So i have decided to purchase the new Shimmer Lip Gloss. 



Thursday, 10 September 2015

ORANGE #31DC2015 #30DaysofColourChallenge

Hello beauties,

So how was your day today? Today were quite a coldish day with a little of sunshine.  I believe tomorrow will be a better day and it's weekend for those that are looking forwards to that!

Anyway the next prompt on the list is Orange. I know that i have quite a bit to catch up to, hece they say it's a challenge. :-)



Wednesday, 9 September 2015

OH SO HEAVENLY SCENTSATIONS - VIVACIOUS VIOLET

Hello beauties,

How are you all doing?  Looking forward to the weekend? I've just seen the weather forecast and it seems to me that we will have another wet day tomorrow! Miss Sunshine I'm missing you....

Some of you might have seen the latest advertisements in the media from Oh So Heavenly.   They have a product range - Scentsations Vivacious Violet in Clicks Stores. It consist of the following products a Body wash, Body lotion & Room mist.

SOURCE: Oh So Heavenly web-page 

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

SUGAR NAIL ART

Hallo beauties,

So how are you all doing today?  I'm just glad that we had a little of wonderful sunshine weather today, since yesterday were all wet!

I want to share some sweetness your way today!  I felt to do some sugar nail art today, since it's still early Spring time here and what other lovely way than to eat some JELLY TOTS and at the same time doing your nails!




Monday, 7 September 2015

RED #31DC2015 #30DaysofColourChallenge

Hello beauties,

I hope that your weekend was a lovely one!  I'm so glad that we are having a bit of sunshine for now!
Anyway, i have decided to take part in the #31DC2015 nail challenge and the #30DaysofColourChallenge.  I will see how far i will be able to complete in these nail art challenges, since i'm a complete novice. I'm learning slowly, but surely and eventually i will get their.

Friday, 4 September 2015

REVIEW: ZAM-BUK CHERRY LIP BALM

Hello beauties,

How are you all doing?  I'm so happy that we are having some sunny days, that makes me super happy!! ☺ Can i say that our Spring season have finally arrived? Let's hope so!

GOOGLE IMAGES 

Sunday, 23 August 2015

REVIEW & SWATCH: RALO COSMETICS - PROFESSIONAL LACQUER ~ SUGAR PINK #92

Good morning beauties,  


It was by accident that I've discovered an advert of this nail polish store while searching on the Internet.  So I decided to take a look at their on-line store and soon decided to make a personal visit. 

Once arrived at the lovely store, I was immediately greeted and introduced by the specials that they were having – big bonus!  They also have a reward program and I have decided to join it and I already have my first sticker!  What I really liked of this store is that they had testers that I could use to see how it would look on my nails. 



Monday, 17 August 2015

Essence: The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat, Top Coat & Nail Polish ~ Review & Swatch

Good morning beauties,
How was your weekend? I hope that it was a peaceful one and that you are well rested for the week!

I must say that i only recently discovered this range and i must confess i love it. Their products are budget friendly and the quality of their products are amazing.  Their nail polish collection are huge.

Today i am going to review Essence The Gel Nail Polish products on my blog.  I have bought the Essence The Gel Nail Polish called "a Whisper in Spring" ,The Gel Nail Polish Base Coat & Top Coat.  This product works without the lamp, that'sin the past!  Now it's as simple as a Base Coat, colour and a Top Coat. 





Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Day 31: mynailsandmyperfume #omd3nails

Good morning beauties,

Today are the last day for this OMD Challenge and i can take a little bit of a breather, before the next challenge start this month!

The prompt for the last challenge are about my nails and my perfume.  I don't know who can afford to wear perfume everyday, but currently i wear a body spritzer from Oh SO Heavenly called Pomegranate & Rosehip and i really enjoy the aroma of the body spritzer!



Monday, 3 August 2015

Day 30:mynailsandmybag #omd3nails

Good day,

For this prompt our nails had to compliment our handbag. I have decided to use my little black bag that i use when i go out to the movies.  Just the essentials are in that little bag of mine.


Day 29: mynailsandmydrink #omd3nails

Good afternoon beauties,

I'm trying to catch up on the OMD3 challenge, since i was sick this weekend and was just in bed the whole weekend!

The challenge for this prompt are me and my drink.  My drink was a lovely Hot Chocolate and who can'r resist a hot chocolate in this cold weather we are having this time of the year!

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Day 6: Polka Dot |#omd3nails

Good evening beauties, 

So how was your day?  Here in Cape Town is was cold and we had a bit of a drizzle today!
I'm so looking forward to the summer...

The theme for the prompt are Polka dots, That was another challenge for me, easy if you've got the right equipment, but with my freehand skills!?  Anyway i was actually surprized that it was actually not so bad after all!  If i have to say so myself.