Ashleigh Parks


Silver Status




Anna Apple

When I first saw this colour, I thought it would be far too dark, but the while very pigmented, the blush is still subtle and nicely buildable. The colour is beautiful, and gives a lovely rosy flush to the cheeks. It is also very long-lasting.

Too Creamy?

Although I love the colour and pigmentation of these, and especially the smell, they do not last all that long and feel a bit thick on the lips. The packaging is nice, and not “cheap feeling” and the applicator is nice and sturdy. Was hoping for a longer-lasting product though.

Shade – Porcelain

I love this foundation. Although my skin is combo, leaning towards dehydrated, this dewy foundation offers a medium to full coverage, and a glowy, healthy finish. It sets well with a translucent powder and lasts throughout the day without breaking up, especially on problem areas such as my nose and chin. It is very affordable, as well and easily available.

Shade Rose Beige

This is my go-to foundation. It is affordable yet offers the benefits of a high-end foundation. Beautiful medium coverage, and very quick drying, although this means your need to buff it in quite quickly. It is also very long-lasting and has a lovely fragrance.


Finally, a highlighter available in South Africa, that is affordable and just gets the job done. These LA Girl strobing powders are worth the spend, and available in so many shades they will suit any skin tone. The are so pigmented and light-catching and just gorgeous.

Not worth the splurge

I do not care much for single eyeshadows. I prefer to have them all in one place, and would rather buy a palette than one by one. Although these eyeshadows are nicely pigmented, and do last well, provided an eyeshadow primer is used, I feel the colours are quite generic, and would rather spend the money on a palette than on these. I feel they are quite pricey for a “drugstore” brand. There are high-end palettes, such as urban decay, that are much better value for money and much better quality.

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