Archive | Make Up

In My Pro Kit

Everything that I keep in my Pro Kit   A series of 8 Videos unpacking my entire makeup artist and hair stylist kit… makeup brushes, foundations, eye makeup, my favourite mascaras and lashes…EVERYTHING! I hope you enjoy this series! And as always any questions are most welcome 😉 XxX Marli

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Makeup Trends SS15

Summer is here and the makeup trends are truly beautiful this year! A few months ago I attended MAC’s presentation on the Trends for SS15, and with great excitement I share them all here with you along with my product recommendations. REVIEW Black liner and mascara brings the focus to the eyes. The classic eyeliner […]

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CHANEL Fall-Winter 2015/16 Haute Couture Show

CHANEL CHANEL FALL-WINTER 2015/16 HAUTE COUTURE For the Fall-Winter 2015/16 Haute Couture Show, Karl Lagerfeld designed individual outfits for about 20 celebrities, including Kristen Stewart, Lily-Rose Depp (the new face of Chanel), Julianne Moore and Rita Ora, to name just a few. The show started with them all arriving to a reinvented casino at the […]

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Everyday Product Favourites, Empties and Go To Makeup

 Before filming these videos I actually had no idea how many products I slash onto my skin everyday! In the video below I share with you guys every product that I use daily and my favourites. I share my skincare tips and what I do to help combat ageing. Feel free to leave me any […]

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Rihanna for Dior

Some Monday inspiration to keep you going until Friday A few months ago Dior announced that Rihanna would be the newest face of the brand. That makes her their first black campaign star of all time. Although shocking that it took them this long, they couldn’t have picked a better girl for the job! Below […]

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AIRBRUSH MAKEUP-What it is & How it works?

I have always loved Airbrush Makeup! As I use it more-and-more on myself and on shoots I am starting to realize that most people don’t actually know what Airbrush Makeup is and How it works! SO here is a video that will help anyone and everyone gain a better understanding of Airbrush Makeup. Did that […]

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Lupita Nyong’o rocks it at the Cannes Film Festival Opening Ceremony

 Lupita’s makeup and hair look beautifully complimented her gorgeous green Gucci dress Accentuated eyes, defined lashes, glowing skin and that gorgeous fuchsia lip! She was picture perfect. I was lucky enough to get my hands on Nick Barose’s (Lancome Makeup Artists) cheat sheet revealing exactly what makeup products he used to create Lupita’s beautiful makeup […]

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How To Wear Colour Make-up

One of the questions I get asked the most is How Can I wear Colour On My Eyes without looking like a clown? Bringing colour into your makeup look is an easy and fun way to brighten up your outfit and highlight the most important features on your face. Colour makeup can be a scary […]

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Eeek it’s been a while

Hey everyone!!! Ok, first of all I am sorry I have been MIA on my blog. I have missed writing, and missed all of you 🙂 In short, this year started off absolutely crazy! When we got back from our December holiday, as per the usual, I needed to make some kind of change. We […]

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How To Find Your Perfect Fragrance

Fragrance is so much more than just a smell Fragrances are an experience. Fragrances have the power to tell a story. Fragrances bring back memories and stir-up emotions. A fragrance can go ahead of you and paint a picture to strangers, giving them a taste of who you are. Wouldn’t you want to be able […]

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Suncreens for the Face

Some of my Favourite Suncreens for the Face DERMALOGICA- Skinperfect Primer SPF 30 This product is basically a primer and a sunscreen all-in-one. It smooths away fine lines and primes for flawless, prepped skin, ready for make-up application. It contains natural minerals which give a soft neutral tint, adding a touch of colour to the […]

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Mani Monday-Nail Art Fun

 Fun Pastel Nails and Glitter  On a recent Beauty Shoot for Clicks Magazine the beauty editor, Zoe Gruss, had this fantastic idea for the nails. She brought along these Tip Top Duo’s which has the nail polish on the one end and the glitter on the other. We decided to paint a mix of these […]

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Get The Look: Colour Washed Lids

A POP OF COLOUR ON THE LIDS FOR S/S 2014 For all the looks below I wore my MAYBELLINE Dream Pure BB Cream (RSP R99.95) I LOVE this BB Cream! It gives me a semi-matte, flawless finish and only a little bit is needed. I would say the cover is medium to full. It definitely […]

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Get The Look: Lined Eyes

GRUNGE LINED EYES FOR S/S 2014 Foundation: For this look I wanted to have a hint of glow on the skin and the MAXFACTOR‘s Skin Luminizer Foundation (RSP R199.00 Exclusive to Clicks) was perfect for this. It feels like a mousse at first, but then quickly sets into a light velvet finish with a soft […]

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Get The Look: Glowing Skin

GLOWING SKIN FOR S/S 2014 Foundation: The BODYSHOP All-In-One BB Cream is great for that natural glowing looking skin. I would not recommend it for anyone with Oily Skin as it is quite a rich, moisturizing formula. At first application the formula is white, but as you blend the little pigments start coming out and […]

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Essence Gel Nails At Home

 GEL NAILS AT HOME!!! I recently tried the Essence Gel Nails At Home kit, and I haven’t been able to stop using it! I have spoken to a few Beauty eds and Bloggers about it, raving about, and they did not agree. Shocked at the fact that they didn’t love it, I started investigating and […]

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Going on Holiday

I am going away Just wanted to pop you all a message to let you know that I will be away for the next three weeks! My blog will unfortunately be quiet while I am away..but hey, I am going to have loads to share with you when I get back 😉 So where are […]

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Miss Manga-Mascara

Dramatic Mega Volume Doll Eyes Mascara Loreal’s Miss Manga Mascara (R139.95) A non-flake, long-wearing formula with a brush specifically designed to give your lashes a thicker, longer appearance. I found this mascara easy to use. If you have a closer look at the brush in the image below, you will notice that there are larger […]

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Bath Time must haves

Nothing beats a relaxing soak in the tub after a looong day! Bath time for me means either of 4 options, depending on the time available and what my body needs 🙂 1.) A Bubble Soak     2.) A Deep Relax   3.) A Nourishing Oil Soak   4.) A Wash and Scrub If […]

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Discover SENSAI

A Luxury Brand worth exploring Lead a life of beauty.. With SENSAI I recently used Sensai’s Smoothing Water Make-up Base (R575) in my Red Carpet Make-up Look Tutorial Video , a great invisible primer that promotes hydration, helps your foundation last longer and your skin appear firmer. It is infused with pure water from Mount Fuji (called […]

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My Current TOP 5 Mascaras!

If I had to, if I had no other choice and I had to pick only one make-up product, it will definitely be Mascara! I can do the most amazing, glamorous make-up look on a model, but without mascara it will look like nothing! Mascara instantly finishes off your make-up and makes your eyes look […]

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Rubybox.co.za

If you haven’t heard about rubybox.co.za yet then this your lucky day! Ever wander around the Beauty aisles overwhelmed by all the products and prices in-front of you not knowing what is best for you?! Look no further!!! The BOX: Rubybox provides the perfect way to discover new brands, trends and your perfect beauty matches without […]

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GARNIER’s NEW! BB Cream and Eye Roll-On

Garnier has truly taking BB Cream to the next level!!! Using All-in-one technology, these products are an effective combination of imperfection fighting ingredients and even-cover mineral pigments. This means that you can cover and fight your imperfections with one product.     GARNIER Pure Active BB Cream (R84.95 for 50ml) This is a BB Cream […]

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RIHANNA’s MAC VIVA GLAM LIPSTICK

RiRi’s make-up is undoubtedly always flawlessly perfect and tastefully designed. So whenever we see Rihanna’s name linked to a make-up product we can know and trust that it will be just as amazing! This year Rihanna has launched a new MAC VIVA GLAM in two beautiful Frosted Blue-reds. A lipstick and a lipglass packaged in […]

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