Posts Tagged‘Eye make-up’

Review: Essence Gel Eyeliner

Essence Gel Eyeliner

Let me start off by saying that Essence as a brand has completely surprised me. I assumed that, since their products were so ridiculously cheap and seemed to be aimed at the teen market that the quality would be questionable. After trying some of their nail products with varying degrees of success, I still wasn’t convinced but decided to try the gel liner as I’d heard a few good reviews. It also seemed like a low-risk purchase considering that it costs only R40! It is an amazing product and all the others I’ve tried from Essence since (like the cream…

Review: Stila Kitten Eyeshadow

Stila Kitten eyeshadow

Before Stila arrived in South Africa, the only thing I knew about the brand was their famous eyeshadow in the shade called Kitten which is beloved the world over. It’s one of those shimmery champagne shades that works well on its own or as a base for building a more complex eyeshadow look, and suits a broad range of skin tones. It was the first item I bought from the range (and also bought one for Camilla for Christmas) and here are my thoughts:

Save R20 on Maybelline Eye Products


From today until 15 May 2013, Maybelline is offering R20 off all eye products. Here’s my pick of the best items to get your hands on: 1. I’ve always been a huge fan of Maybelline mascaras and I’m particularly keen to try the new Volum’ Express The Rocket formulation. 2. A good eyebrow pencil is a make-up kit essential as far as I’m concerned and I’ve heard only good things about the Master Shape Brow Pencil. 3. The Maybelline Color Tattoo 24hr cream gel shadows are known for their smooth application and incredible, crease-free staying power. 4. If you’ve always wanted to…