Julie Andrews sang, "Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles and warm woollen mittens, brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favourite things" but I didn't relate to the song as deeply as I do now in my late 20s. Sure it can be perceived as … Continue reading Love Language? Jewellery
It's been just over 3 months since I started using Oh So Heavenly's Set The Tone facial range. After having watched a controversial YouTube video about all the BS behind-the-scenes at The Body Shop, I decided my money was better spent elsewhere. Plus, how can a girl say no to affordable skincare? She can't, she … Continue reading Set The Tone With OSH!
In the journey of self-discovery, you always find the most fascinating and shocking things about your inner workings. Since high school back in Zim, I have maintained I was no longer into gift giving because I no longer wanted to subscribe to consumer culture on one hand, and I silently took offence when my sentimental … Continue reading Treasured Minimal Gifts
A few weeks ago, I was struggling with yet another flare up of adult acne. Well I wasn't actually struggling because I didn't care much that my face was going through another pizza-face phase — just another week in the life of being Cleopatra right? However, I found myself in a rather peculiar mood while escorting … Continue reading Tea Tree Range From The Body Shop
Last week I took my braids out and I was utterly stunned to see how much my hair has grown. I mean sure when my hair was blown out I could see the length but it was for such a short space of time that I was only properly shook last week. Anyway, seeing the … Continue reading TRESemmé Botanic Cleansing Conditioner
A couple weeks ago I received the Justine Daily Perfecting Range from Rubybox. One of the things that prompted me to transition to a plant-based diet was the annoying adult acne I had been struggling with almost 4 months ago. Although the acne has since cleared, the dark spots, pigmentation and dull skin was still … Continue reading Justine Daily Perfecting Range
Makeup has been a secret love of mine since my sisters applied that Essence mascara on me many years ago. Since then it's been quite a trip — from being sent to the principal's office in high school for wearing dramatic eye makeup, to giving tips on flawless base application at work when I fancied myself … Continue reading Sorbet Makeup Sorrow