Okay, so I have a confession to make, I love primer. And believe me I never thought I would be the one taken in by the little minx, but its hold over me is now almost stronger than that of caffeine.
It just feels like it adds a little something to my face, a tiny little boost that blurs shine and blemishes.
Here are a few more ways to boost your beauty:
#shoptoday (under R200)
Matadora Fall 2018 Collection by Morgan Taylor, R149. My favourite is the red called All Tango-d Up.
Kiss Coconut Water Hydrating Mask, R 49.95. at Clicks or online.
Maybelline Volum' Express The Colossal Big Shot Mascara, R 149.95.
All I'm going to say is, lashes for days.
La Roche-Posay Lipikar Stick AP+ quickly relieves the urge to scratch and soothes dry skin flare-ups, R170.
HASK Coconut Milk & Organic Honey Curl Care Stylers
Curl Enhancing Lotion, R159.95. Give your curls some frizz-free love and definition with this lightweight, nutrient-rich styling lotion for all curl types. Sans crunch!
Curl Sculpting Spray, R159.95. It's alcohol-free and recharges lifeless lock, defines your curls and replenishes moisture for a healthy shine. Curl envy here we come!
#waitforpayday (between R200 and R400)
Vichy UV Protect Skin Defense Daily Care Range
We all love a sunscreen and moisturiser in one that zaps dark spots thanks to the powerful combination of 3 antioxidants - Baicalin, Vitamin E and Shea extract.
Get the Anti-shine care SPF 50, R230, 40ml. Apply post-serum before foundation. It smells heavenly and has a mattifying hydrating texture.
Clarins SOS Primer, R395, from the Healthy Spring Collection will be launching on 03 April 2018, so get it just after payday!
The NEW Indola INNOVA range has just launched in salons and we luuuurve the Indola Color Leave-in or Rinse-off Treatment, R230 already!
#treatday (over R400)
NUXE Huile Prodigieuse Pink Limited Edition Body Oil 100ml, R470.
Try the Tsubaki Oil that nourishes and has anti-ageing properties. It smells better than coffee. Yes, I went there.
Sensai Highlighting Concealer with Silky Botanical Ex, R755.
Cover blemishes and dark circles with a product that contains actual silk? Um, a no brainer.
YSL Dessin Du Regard Waterproof Eyeliner Pencil in 01 Black, R405, spotted on Zoe Kravitz (also a YSL ambassador) at the Vanity Fair Oscars after party.
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