My three weapons to combat winter skin with Lush
Beauty

My three weapons to combat winter skin with Lush

I am not a Cape Town girl – I was born and bred in Port Elizabeth. So I come from a warmer part of South Africa. While we definitely had cold winters (especially in the last few years!) nothing could have prepared me for how bitterly cold the Cape can be sometimes. It’s like the weather feels angry with you!  This…

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Hello cat eyes! I got a lash lift and these are the results..
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Hello cat eyes! I got a lash lift and …

There are a billion different products and procedures out there for your eyes. Let alone your face! (Remember my fabulous microblading experience last year?) I know it can seem a bit OTT all these techniques and processes, so why am I now adding another one to your mix to choose from. WHY, Rachael?! We already have eyelash curlers, lash extensions,…

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The 411 on Glycolic Acid and why it’s your skins BFF
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The 411 on Glycolic Acid and why it’s your …

Retinol, AHA’s, Hyaluronic acids, lactic acids, glycolic acids. Some of these words can seem foreign to so many people! It’s like we all know these products promise to be good for our skincare but we’re not quite sure how or why. So last year sometime I started getting much more interested in skincare. I realised how thrilled I was to spend…

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Excuse me while I indulge in another spray of my Mario Badescu Facial Spray                                                                                                                                     89
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Excuse me while I indulge in another spray of …

Every now and then you start to see a brand pop up a lot on social media. It piques your interest. You’re thinking- is this just hype or are these the products I’ve been searching for for a while to cure my xyz problem. That was me a while ago when I started seeing all this buzz on Mario Badescu…

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Lipstick of the Month May – Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy in Intense Nude
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Lipstick of the Month May – Estee Lauder Pure Color …

So last month I launched a super simple, short and to the point series on the blog where each month I’ll chat about the lip product I’ve grabbed the most. I’m someone who really enjoys experimenting with lip color and textures – from matte, to gloss to balms. I have them all and enjoy adding to the collection. So, I…

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