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Can’t get enough of luxury beauty like us? Wait ’til you see the latest, limited edition indulgence from rubybox. Packed with a

combination of super-premium trial and full-size products, rubybox THE  COLLECTION is taking luxury to a new level!

For R350 you’ll receive seven luxury products worth over R1100! Love La Prairie? How about ghd? And what about Bvlgari? Find out here  which other products you can look out for and indicate your interest by clicking on the

Join Waitlist button on the site. They’ll inform you when they’re open for sign-ups and payment so you can be one of the few in SA to get your hands on this limited edition, super premium beauty box.


The contents of  rubybox THE COLLECTION  include:

  • Benefit Posietint
  • Benefit Moisture Prep Toning Lotion
  • Bvlgari Mon Jasmin Noir
  • ghd Style Final Shine Spray FULL SIZE
  • La Prairie Skin Caviar Luxe Cream
  • Molton Brown Naran Ji Fine Liquid Handwash
  • SavaneGentle Exfoliator FULL SIZE

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A few days ago on Valentines day I received an awesome package delivered right to my door.

WOW! Imagine my joy to discover it was the most talked about Glossybox.

Glossybox was taunting me every time I was online. There was not a search result that the  Glossybox  ad did not appear. I was now finally given the opportunity to try out their February box on the most romantic day of the year.








The contents did not disappoint as you can see in the pic below:












So how does  Glossybox  work?

3 Simple Steps :


1. Simply register and subscribe to receive your monthly Glossybox





2. Every month, you will receive your indulgently wrapped GLOSSYBOX filled with carefully selected beauty products.


3. Glossybox  hopes that you enjoy the products you receive. You are also able to provide them with product feedback, which enables them to improve and adjust the content of your next box to better suit your needs. For every completed individual product survey, you will receive 20 GLOSSYDots and with 1000 GLOSSYDots your next box is free.

Sounds perfectly simple. Go on give Glossybox a try and discover why so many women are able to try out all the latest beauty products in the comfort of their homes without breaking the bank!

For now I will be trying out these awesome products.Read all about it in my next beauty  post:)

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Tip Top Nails South Africa

Prior to receiving such a great package from Tip Top, I was aware that they are one of the most well-known brands when it comes to anything nail related – from nail art to base coats, they have got you covered with their extensive range of nail polishes and products.

I was extremely excited to try out the 8 products they had sent to me.

What did I receive?


An all-in-one base coat (with a beige tint)

Nail Chic – Flamenco Pink [979]

Nail Chic – Red Rendezvous [972]

Nail Chic – Solar Flare [959]

Nail Chic – Beach Babe [916]

U Crack Me Up – black crackle base coat

U Crack Me Up – silver crackle base coat

I Luv Denim – duo coat of denim-like shades


There’s no disputing it, Tip Top is known for their quality and I can see why. Their nail polishes do not need multiple coats and this lends tself to the fact that it dries very quickly – something we all welcome.  Most nail polishes tend to be a few shades lighter than what

you actually see in the bottle, but yet again I was pleasantly surprised that even one coat was enough to display the polish’s rich colour.

The All-In-One base coat has a slight beige tint to it which I liked in comparison to a clear varnish, because painting a coat over your nails gives it a nude look too – it doubles up as a soft coffee coloured polish.  The packaging said that this base coats strengthens your nails which a lot of another varnishes tend to promise to do, too but in actual fact do not. Guess what? This does strengthen your nails. When I removed the polish off of my nails a few days later I felt that my nails felt a lot stronger and had a healthy look to them.






What surprised me was that the Solar Flare and Beach Babe shades ended up being quite matte when I applied a few coats to my nails. It just baffled me because through the bottle one would think a high gloss shine to come off of it. Not to worry, by applying a top coat you are able to give the appearance of glossy, shiny nails – so in a way you get the best of both worlds; matte nails or glossy nails.

The Flamenco Pink nail polish was a favourite: it went on well in one coat, it was pink, glossy and sparkly – can one ask for more perfection? I think not. Having tried a number of different pink shades across a number of brands, I think this shade of pink is my number one favourite.

The pink went well with the duo colours of denim-themed polishes from the I Luv Denim collection – these polishes were nice and glittery which actually goes well with a simple tshirt and jeans look.

Lastly, every single person I know of has been talking about crackle nail polish – the magical polish that separates when applied to nails to give a grungy, ‘cracked up’ look. The trick with the crackle nail polish from Tip Top is to make certain to dab some off on one end because it tends to get thick and give off a very blob like crackle.

Well, this really is no fault of Tip Top but rather the individual applying the polish, but I’m just letting you know what I discovered.

With that said, the crackle effect is absolutely amazing and a very daring look – not for every personality. It looks great when you use two colours on your nails and place the crackle over. The funny thing is that the crackle kind of looks like a cheetah spot design in some


Thanks so much to the ladies at Tip Top for sending me these fun

shades to try out and tell everyone about! Each bottle is worth all

the money you pay for it.

Other styles to try:

Leopard Print