The Thing About The Brazilian Blowout
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The Thing About The Brazilian Blowout

Let me just say that I am SO stoked that the local newspaper placed an article on the dangers of “The Brazilian” as headline news ( Hair-style cancer shock. Cape Times. Wed, 23. 2014). The article states research conducted by the University of Cape Town’s dermatology division…

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Hair and Complexion – An article by Melanie Burke
Cape Town

Hair and Complexion – An article by Melanie …

After my last post, I have had a plethora of amazing conversations with like-minded women (and a few men). A conversation that stands out in particular (via email) was with someone I hold in high regard, Melanie Burke. Melanie is, among so many other things,…

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Here’s “WHY”
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Here’s “WHY”

People have been asking me why I decided to go natural. I tried explaining it as best as I could but the reasoning is so deep… so personal. I suppose my naturalista sisters can relate. Growing up as a coloured girl in Cape Town you…

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A Patch of Self Love
Beauty

A Patch of Self Love

Don’t you just LOVE Dove ads! This is their new RB-X patch campaign. In a nutshell, a clinical psychologist interviews women who suffer from low self esteem. She offers them the opportunity to try this new beauty patch out for a few days on condition…

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Learning my hair
Cape Town

Learning my hair

On Sunday I decided to finally try some heat on my hair again. The last time I attempted a blow out was on Christmas morning of 2013 and it was a complete disaster. It was dry and brittle and I didn’t know any better. This…

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