Ameera Essa


Gold Status






I have wavy-ish hair and always tie it in a messy bun so you can just imagine how tangled and knotty it becomes.

I was using a paddle brush prior to getting my tangle teezer and I constantly felt like my hair was being ripped out of my scalp.

I saw this brush at Clicks and knew I had to get it. I got it in the shade pink lemonade – it is yellow and pink basically; and absolutely adorable.

I have been using it for a while now and let me tell you, I’m obsessed. My tangles are brushed out almost painlessly. It fits perfectly in my palm and I love it.

I even bought one for my little sister.

If it ever breaks, I will most definitely repurchase.


Amazing! Worth the money

I’m sort of a makeup junkie, i love trying everything! So naturally, i had to get me a beautyblender. Its a tear-drop shaped pink latex-free sponge.

Now me being myself, I like doing my own makeup even for weddings and special occasions. I have used brushes, sponges, fingers etc then entered beautyblender! I love the finish this product gives. My makeup looks like airbrushed perfection. I have tested it against other sponges and let me be honest, i have found no dupe for it. Its blends powder and liquid/ cream products with ease.

The only reason i removed a star is because it doesn’t last that long, even with the best of care. While it has been stated that this sponge needs to be replaced every 3 months, I feel like if it lasted longer i would love it more!

Regardless, I’ll probably continue repurchasing until something better is invented.

Scentsations Lily Lovely 24 Hour Hydrating Hand Cream

Amazing scent and decent moisturizing properties

Can we just take a moment to love this scent? Red apples and lilies <3

I bought this to use in my car while on the run. It moisturizes okay-ish, but I expected more from something that claims to moisterise for 24 hours. The scent still makes up for it though.

I probably won’t repurchase it mainly because Oh So Heavenly has so many variants and new launches and, well, I love new stuff.

Vichy Normaderm Triple Action 3 In 1 Cleanser

One of my favourites

I believe this product has a new packaging. Green and white squeeze tube which I love as it’s so hygienic. I generally use this as a mask.

Its is greenish in colour, thick consistency as a result of the clay and has micro particles for a deeper cleanse.

My skin is noticeably smoother and clearer immediately after I use this.

Love and would definitely recommend this product.

PS I took off one star because of the price. I think i paid about R270 for this from Clicks.

NYX Xtreme Lip Cream

Gret texture, poor longevity

I have this in the shade Nude and on my Indian skin, it washes me out quite a bit.

It comes in a small tube with a doe foot applicator which is fairly simple to use.

I love the feeling of this lip cream- smooth and comfy. I have layered this on top of other pinkier lip colours to tone it down a bit and while it made the colour amazing, it didn’t last very long and the nude colour faded away before the base pink.

In a different colour I could possibly love it but even at such an affordable price, it is not worth it for the poor longevity.

MAC Lipstick

Quite amazing

Mac got famous because of their lipsticks. I absolutely love them. These come in a variety of formulae. They have LUSTRE, CREMESHEEN, MATTE, AMPLIFIED and I’m not sure how many others lol.

So far i have 2. Both are cremesheen finishes. One is MYSTICAL which was LE. And the other is CREME IN YOUR COFFEE. Creme in your coffee is a lovely autumn/ winter shade for when you don’t want something too dark or brown.

All the MAC lipsticks come in the usual MAC black bullet excl LE versions. And they have the yummiest Vanilla scent.

Overall i love MAC lipsticks and my next purchase is probably going to be the matte Kinda Sexy.

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