Melanie Pretorius


Silver Status




The perfect red

I absolutely love the Engine Red from this range as it’s the perfect red for my skintone. It’s not too overwhelming and it really does have staying power. I love the matte finish and the fact that it’s not too drying. It’s also really affordable and readily available, which is a big plus.

Avon Ultra Glazewear Lipgloss

My lipgloss is poppin’

I’m not a lipgloss fan at all.  In my experience, they’re always too sticky or too glossy, but I actually do like this lipgloss from Avon. It’s easy on, easy off, easy to wear and no stickiness. There’s an array of colours to choose from, which is really good and Avon always has specials on them so thumbs up from me.


They’re definitely Real

This is one of the best mascaras I’ve tried in a really long time. This just replaced my old favourite, Double Wear by Estee Lauder and even though I wanted something more affordable, this seems worth the price to pay for now. For lashes you can spot a mile away, with great staying power, this would be a great investment. You’ll get tired of being ask “are those real?”

Bourjois Rouge Edition Aqua Lacque

It’s a no from me

I’m not a fan of this lip laquer at all! I bought 2 and I still regret it. The colour payoff is not good and it seriously lacks staying power, sadly. If it stays on my lips for 5 minutes it’s really long. I’m so dissapointed as I usually love Bourjois products.

Love it

I absolutely love this eyeshadows! Not only does it come in a wide range of colours but you don’t have to worry that it will crumble to pieces when it falls, which is perfect for a clumsy person such as myself.

Au Naturale

As someone who’s been natural since a time when there weren’t a lot of products for us, I got quite annoyed with the sudden influx of natural products as I found it difficult to choose something my hair would like. That being said, I really do love this conditioner. It smells really good because of the mango oil and the bottle is easy to grip. The conditioner allows for just enough slip to make detangling a breeze. It’s affordable but I would love for the container to be bigger as this last me 2 months max.

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