Daphne Gengayan


Silver Status





Catrice Primer

Sold for around R70.00-R90.00 (I paid R75.00 at takealot without delivery)
Comes in a white flat tube with a nozzle
Contains 30ml of liquid
Vegan Product

I was surprised at how small the bottle was but it was my first time purchasing primer and it is really cheap compared to other primers. I squeezed some of the white primer onto my fingers and applied it to my face focusing on my cheeks where my pores are larger. The formula was very light on my skin so I didnt think it would work but after applying foundation I realized my pores did seem slightly smaller. It didnt make my skin look poreless and perfect but did seem smoother. The Con was even though I have dry skin it made my foundation looked greasy towards the end of the day.

Results- Affordable, doubles as moisturizer, slightly minimizes the appearance of pores, does NOT eliminate shine. NOT groundbreaking or a must have but does a decent job for the price I paid.

MAC Heroine

The Perfect Lipstick for Dark skin

I know many woman would be afraid of wearing purple on their lips but in my humble opinion the Mac Heroine lipstick is just simply the perfect shade of lipstick for woman of colour.

I saw a picture of Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project) wearing this shade and it popped so much on her skintone that I had to have it. It has the same Wow factor that red lips has on light skinned woman.

I tried the purple Revlon Colorburst in 215 Shameless, it was nice but but too dark to give that Wow factor. I stepped into Mac and they immediately brought me Heroine. I was so happy I bought 2 of them just in case they discontinue the shade.

I wear Heroine all the time and the purple shade is so good it even works for the office. My workmates admire the shade, and I’ve gotten several comments on how well it works on my skin tone.

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