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Thursday, 24 December 2015

Avon: Making Wishes Come True

So with malls and shops being extra full and queue's being very long. Why not have some piece of mind and get your gift selections from Avon. I cannot wait to spoil some of the special people in my life with these pretty and lovely scented perfumes.
The above perfume is called Rare Pearl, a shimmering floral with a pure heart of magnolia and sparkling plum for the sophisticated woman.
The above perfume is called Rare Gold, this perfume is all about treasuring life's golden moments with sparkling and sensual ylang-ylang. Such an awesome gift to give....
 Then there is some other signature products that I know my girlfriends would appreciate and it's a good, foundation and a deep red lipstick & I can promise you that Avon's lippies are amazing!
We not forgetting about the men at all this year and thanks to Avon, the woman in their life could benefit too. Why not get your partner this awesome Avon attraction collection make up of perfume, bodywash, and aftershave conditioner!
With the festive season on a roll we will definitely be bold and on point  with these favourites that will make you stand out from the crowd. With this Magic effect polish and stunning art designed nail art which comes with no glue, its such an easy exercise to get nice looking nails. Also with metallic being such a huge trend, how about this awesome liquid eyeshadow and mascara.
Just in case you looking for last minute gift idea...

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Ignite the Spark with LUX

Have you ever seen anything more beautiful? 
Sharing 1 word is all it takes to ignite the spark!

LUX always finds ways to indulge and spoil and with this pretty parcel I could really feel it awaking every sense. This is just what a girl needs for that much needed pamper session!
Get summer-ready soft skin with LUX Soft Touch, infused with moisturising SilkEssence™ and the alluring fragrance of French Roses.‪#‎LuxIgniteTheSpark‬
When I tried this pamper products out I must say the alluring fragrance of French Roses is quiet a treat!
Follow LUX on Facebook & Twitter to follow the #‎LuxIgniteTheSpark‬ journey!

Monday, 21 December 2015

Titanic Artifact Exhibition

So without a doubt this must have been one of the most amazing evenings in awhile that I've had, with exams finishing and my leave slowly coming closer this was just a perfect evening. So the thing is my sister and I are major titanic fans, probably like majority of the world population. Yes we have watched the movie a million times could be more, we know the words and in our minds Jack & Rose were real people OK!
So understand my excitement when I got invited to see along with other media personnel the Titanic Artifact Exhibition. 
I'm not gonna give away any details as I really think that the beauty of it is actually seeing it and experiencing it for yourself. The tour had a amazing interactive twist that kind of made you feel as if you were one of the passengers on the Titanic. 
Titanic Exhibition is currently in Cape Town, at the Watershed V&A Waterfront, from the 22nd November 2015 until March 2016. The Artefact Exhibition takes visitors on a journey through the life of Titanic, paying homage to the indomitable force of the human spirit in the face of tragedy.
With a number of historic artefacts that have been recovered from the wreckage on display, none of them hit closer to home then the gold pocket watch that belonged to one of the passengers, Thomas William Solomon Brown, a Cape Town native. Thomas was a successful hotelier who decided to relocate to Seattle where his sister-in-law lived to pursue other business ventures. He was travelling with his family in second class, when tragedy struck. His wife and daughter were rescued, but Thomas died on the sinking ship and his body was never recovered.
“We just want people to come to the exhibition and experience the beauty and emotion these artifacts carry, and we have gone to great lengths to insure that the audience feels like they are in the Titanic, “says Nick Dreyer, COO of Expo RSA, the people responsible for the exhibit.
Tickets are available at www.webtickets.co.za and priced for all ages including adults, students, pensioners and children, with special discounts available for groups, school groups and corporates.
Like facebook.com/TitanicExpoSA or follow the magazine @TitanicExpo or log on to www.titanicexpo.co.za for more information.

Friday, 18 December 2015

Summer Sessions with KFM & 4th Street

So yesterday I attended the much anticipated 2nd annual Summer Sessions. For the past four weeks, KFM and 4th Street Wine has hosted these Summer Sessions each Thursday at various exciting venues around Cape Town. Rob Vember broadcasted live from the events and each venue will feature awesome local entertainment! If last years Summer Session is anything to go by, then this year is sure to be a winner!
I was lucky enough to be able to join in on the last #SummerSession for the year which had the awesome Jimmy Nevis as main performer of the evening! Yes... I know amazing right! I am a huge fan and when I was offered a table front row, I was completely beside myself with excitement.
Jimmy Nevis's performance was absolutely brilliant, I just love his style of performing! Like in his own words "I'm not selfish, I'm having a conversation with you" and that was exactly what he did with singing songs like his famous HeartBoxing & Elephant shoes, to his more recent stuff such as Day Dream and 7764. But I must say that my current favourite song of his is Misscato! It's clear that this 23year old, has his head fixed on tight and on the roll of bringing us awesome music year after year!
After Jimmy Nevis performance I managed to snap a pic with him. He did however comment that while he was performing he saw me signing along to all his songs! Which I was super stoked about. We should really support local talent more often! 
But here is where the awesome part comes, I have been given 3 signed copies of Jimmy Nevis new #TheMasses CD to giveaway! Yay!
Ill be posting the competition to my Social Media platforms, all you would have to do is comment and tell me "What is your favourite Jimmy Nevis song?" and the 3 winners will be randomly selected to receive a copy of this CD.
Big Thank You to KFM & 4th Street Wine for always throwing the best Summer Session events as well as Girl About Town PR for making every event that you host super epic!
 The year hasn't even ended yet & I cannot wait for next year!

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Review: Woolworths Colour Festival

So with the holiday season fast approaching and everyone is looking for some awesome gifting ideas. Why not make gift shopping a 1 stop shop experience at Woolworth's!
Every girl loves great cosmetic products and  variety in this essence is key. These colour right nail polishes and this cute compatible vanish wipes makes having beautifully polished nails so easy!
Or how about these cute lip & cheek stick. It really is so easy to use, 1 product that has 2 functions. You can use it on your lips to elevate your look and also use a dash on your cheek for that slightly pinched appearance. This chubby eyeshadow stick is another winner meaning no messy eyeshadow powders and you can apply eyeshadow in one smooth application.
A popping lip colour are all the craze and with the new Woolworths Hydro Lipstick a beautiful coloured lip is guaranteed! Why not get these for your bestie, she would thank you for it...
If the usual lipsticks are not your thing, not to worry at Woolworth's there's something for every girl. You could try the Long Lasting lipsticks or the Ultimate colour glosses, Woolies have you covered!
So this festive season don't shop hard, shop smart. 
& if online shopping is your thing, they have that covered too: http://www.woolworths.co.za/
Happy Holidays!

Review: Healing Earth

So for the upcoming festive season, I  find that buying a amazing gifts can become quiet a daunting task. But building up to festive days i'm gonna be posting quiet a few products that I think would make amazing gifts for the special people in your life. I have posted before about Healing Earth products, but I do find that with the large amount of products that I get to try all the time for my blog, that Healing Earth just seems to always be amongst my favourites. Healing Earth are the market leaders in holistic African beauty and wellness care and it's quiet clear as to see why that is...
The ranges they stock has such a broad variety of products which I think makes it a great gifting option this holidays. They have the Pinotage Body care range which are amazing for the those luxurious pamper sessions to the Facial care range which allows us to indulge in that extra bit of TLC that we all need. But there a few specific products that have become apart of my skin and beauty routine.
1.Lemon Verbena & Argan Oil Shower Gel:
Lemon verbena and argan oil are used to create an uplifting aromatic scent that revitalises the senses and nourishes and hydrates the skin while providing anti-oxidant protection. Trust me once you have had a good shower using this specific gel, you would understand why its number 1 my list.
Grape Foot Gel:
It contains rosemary and eucalyptus and effectively relaxes tired leg and foot muscles, increases circulation, and assists in detoxification.
Coffee, Cinnamon & Orange Polish:
An indigenous African body polish targeted to increase skin circulation, remove dead skin cells, nourish dry skin, and reduce cellulite.
So besides great products, if you would like to go a step further and provide the special person in your life an amazing spa experience why not try one of the 4 spas that Healing Earth currently operates at www.healingearth.co.za/healing-earth-spas/
If you would like to get your hands on these great products you can check out the website www.healingearth.co.za/
Happy Holidays!

Monday, 7 December 2015

#BestDayOfMyLife x Foschini

So there is officially 10 days left of the #BestDayOfMyLife whereby you can win a trip to London Fashion Week. If this is the 1st time you are hearing about this.... 
WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? 
 You can live the stylish life and win 2 return flights to London, Hotel accommodation, a two day ticket pass to London fashion Week and more!
 All you have to do is the below:

1. Go onto Foschini store, Create your best Foschini Look
2. Take a selfie against the London skyline in the fitting room
3. Post it to instagram with ‪#‎BESTDAYOFMYLIFE‬
4. Tag @foschinisa and the friend you’d like to take with

 So if you are lacking some fashion inspiration? 
Don't worry we have you covered! See Link: Foschini
Entries closes the 16th December 2015
Explore, Dream & Discover

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

CRAIG PORT SWIM SS2015

On Saturday 21st November Craig Port hosted his eagerly awaited SS15 Swimwear launch in association with South African Menswear Week at The Glen Boutique Hotel & Spa in Sea Point, Cape Town.
The event saw media darlings, celebrities and VIP guests welcomed with an Aperol Spritz, who then made their way to the terraced pool area to be serenaded by Acoustic Element who set the tone for a sweltering afternoon to celebrate the official opening of the summer swimwear season.
Fashion Producer Jen Denier and Craig Port worked together to create a swimwear display that few will soon forget. Superstars from BOSS Models were cast to join the #PORTSQUAD and strut their stuff around the venue before congregating for the showstopping finale were Zolani Mahola from Freshly Ground treated guests to a surprise performance.
Pieces from the collection start from R450.00
For more information, visit www.craigport.co.za @craigport