Posts Tagged‘MAC Cosmetics’

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…

Backstage at MBFWCT 2015

MAC Cosmetics South Africa | All Dolled Up

Last Thursday marked the kick-off of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town for SS16 and we were lucky enough to be invited backstage to watch Michelle and her team work on all the models. I was expecting a chaotic scene, full of maniacal MUAs and harassed hair stylists, but what unfolded in the hair and makeup tent was something much more calm and organised. They were preparing for Stefania Morland when we arrived; a gorgeous island-inspired look. Skin was being prepped with Strobe Cream and Mineralized Moisture Foundation so it looked really dewy, while Pearl Cream Color Base and a slick…

ELLE X MAC Viva Glam

ELLE x MAC Viva Glam

A few weeks ago I was invited to spend a few hours in the ELLE Beauty Closet with MAC Viva Glam; an invitation I wasn’t about to turn down! The format was a style challenge, and I was asked to put together two looks (day and night) to complement the new MAC Viva Glam Miley Cyrus Lipstick and matching Tinted Lipglass. As someone who dresses for comfort rather than style, this was a little intimidating, but I stuck to what I know and pulled some of my old favourites out of the cupboard. These included my everyday ripped denim jeans,…

February Favourites: Camilla

This is going to be a very MAC-heavy favourites post, so apologies in advance for the lack of diversity! Jules and I attended the MAC Trends Presentation earlier this month and after seeing the glowing, dewy skin that Michelle-Lee Collins, their senior artist, created, I knew my life wouldn’t be complete until I could create that kind of skin for myself. So I went back to MAC the very next day and Gareth (V&A Waterfront branch) gave me the most magnificent, subtle make-over I’ve ever had, and I ended up buying almost all of the¬†products he used on me (Gareth,…