Makeup is a way for a woman to look and feel like herself. Only prettier and more confident.

Bobbi Brown

Words by Bobbi Brown

Jules’ US Beauty Haul: Follow-Up Review

USA Haul Follow-up Review | All Dolled Up

This post was inspired by a recent RachhLoves video where she did an update on the products she hauled from Sephora a few weeks earlier. I love a good haul video as much as the next girl, but you can often only give your first impressions of a product in that format and I thought it was a clever idea to follow up with a more in-depth review. So here is my version, highlighting five products from my USA Beauty Haul: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Treatment Concealer This was one of the products I had been most excited to try…

Introducing L’Oréal Paris Hair Expertise

L'Oréal Hair Expertise South Africa | All Dolled Up

Sulphates have become a hot topic in the beauty industry in the past few years, and as consumers become more aware of the chemicals used in the production of their favourite cosmetics and toiletries, so brands are responding with more natural formulations. Harsh sulphates like SLS strip the natural moisture in your hair, contributing to frizziness, split ends and damage to the hair shaft, so the new wave of more gentle shampoos and conditioners are much better for your hair and scalp. Until now, sulphate-free drugstore options were few and far between, but we were delighted to spot L’Oréal’s Hair…

Quick Reviews #12

The Body Shop Spa of the World Dead Sea Salt Scrub The Spa of the World Collection launched a few weeks ago and when I popped into my local Body Shop, I made a beeline for the Dead Sea Salt Scrub. I have always been a huge fan of Body Shop body scrubs (in fact, they are the only ones I use) – so I knew this latest offering was going to be a slam dunk. The combination of the Dead Sea minerals and coarse salt crystals create the perfect consistency for a deliciously gritty exfoliator. This rougher scrub suits…

What to Buy at the UK Drugstore

What to buy at the UK drugstore

So, you’re planning a trip to London and you’ve taken an empty suitcase to fill with high street beauty presents to yourself (no, just me?) but you’re not sure where to start? To give you some direction, here’s a list of all the things I’ve bought and loved from Boots and Superdrug, many of which are regularly repurchased: Skincare Hydraluron Moisture Booster – I have three backups of this, that’s how much I love it. Hydraluron was available at Clicks until recently so now I have to get it overseas, but it’s an amazing product for dehydrated skin like mine.…

Favourite Five: Real Techniques Brushes

Real Techniques South Africa | All Dolled Up

In case you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past couple of months, you might not be aware that Real Techniques makeup tools have FINALLY launched in South Africa! *cheers* This news brings us great happiness and we are sure it is the same for many of you. But which ones do you need? Well, here’s a breakdown of my favourite five brushes from the brand to get you started: Blush Brush I think this was one of the first Real Techniques brushes I ever bought, and it’s probably the one I recommend most often to other people. It’s…