Vichy Pro EVEN Night {Beauty Review}

Out damned spot! Out I say.

I cannot begin to explain the countless amount of times I have recited these reknowned words of Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth while combating many a dark spot caused by the ocassional breakout.

Almost, as if by second nature, I have an affinity toward products which aim to assist in the continuing battle against dark spots and uneven skin tone. I found somewhat of an allie in ProEVEN Night by Vichy.

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Take a Bao MOMO BAOHAUS {Food review}

Freshly steamed, soft, airy and light bao filled with some of the most mouthwatering and tantalizing bao fillings I have ever tasted-Momo’s Baohaus menu items are a clever treasure.   Not only are they a sensation on the palette, moreover, each dish which I have tried, encompasses a unique, tasty combination of flavours, texture and presentation.

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Elixir of youth? Could it be?  Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate {Beauty Sample Review}

An innovative formula for all age groups, all skin types and all ethnicities, Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate boasts that it takes action against the ten key signs of ageing to maintain youth, namely; 

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African Extracts Rooibos Rejuvenating Eye Cream {Beauty Review}

Since my late 20’s and having very recently surpassed them, I have purchased, tried and tested a number of eye creams from various local and international brands.   It is an absolute mission to find one which actually produces effective results without sitting behind a promotional ruse or hefty price, claiming to do the trick.  

See the thing is, eye cream selection is not really dependent on skin type (i.e. oily, combination, dry or normal) nor is it as easy as selecting a daily moisturiser or cleanser.  Confused ?  Don’t be.  There are certain helpful guidelines found here to assist you in selecting an eye cream ideal for your concerns.

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Beauty Basics : Guidelines on choosing an Eye Cream

The reality of aging gracefully is that the skin around your eye area remains to be vulnerable to the first signs of ageing and environmental damage.  This is understandably so since the skin in this region is extremely delicate, thin and evidently susceptible to damage.

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Avene Soothing Moisture Mask {Beauty Review} 

Brilliantly complementing Avène’s Thermal Spring Water, Avène’s Soothing Moisture Mask is enriched in, and embodies the soothing and anti-irritant properties of it’s signature thermal water. (If you haven’t read my post on Avène’s Thermal Spring Water, here, now is your perfect chance to do so and you will realize that it is a star product.)

Having used this mask for about seven applications now, spanning a two month period, I am able to reflect on and provide a clear analysis of my experience with this product thus far. This silky mask with it’s melted ice-cream like texture, is a light, non-setting mask aimed to nourish and hydrate the upper layers of skin thereby reducing skin irritations.

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A Feast at Jamie’s Italian Melrose Arch {Restaurant Review} 

Located on Johannesburg’s High Street in Melrose Arch, Jamie’s Italian has been a firm favourite since its inception.  For those of you who are unaware, Jamie’s Italian is the brainchild of celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver.  

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