• Festive Season Gift Ideas

    I had so much fun this November finding Gold-Festive Stocking fillers and gift ideas, so I thought I would share these finds with you. I will also be giving away a few of my favourite products.

    Take a look at what I found on my latest VLOG or read the reviews below. (and click here to WIN some of these finds)


    These were an incredible find, it is limited edition and available at selected stores. There are many video tutorials showing how to make your own golden Oreos but now the OREO team have officially released their Golden Oreos and I loved it.
    Just in time for the festive season, Oreo, the world’s favourite cookie, has announced the launch of the NEW Oreo Golden, a lightly coloured vanilla cream biscuit with a vanilla centre. Make this festive season a Golden one, as you twist, lick and dunk Oreo Golden with your family and friends. Create an Oreo Golden inspired dessert, or even purchase a box as a stocking filler! I am giving away a OREO GOLDEN HAMPER VALUED at R500, Click HERE to win

    It’s chocolate, what’s not to love!? Inside is a golden treasure box that glows from the inside out and is made up of 16 luxurious pralines wrapped in delicious Cadbury chocolate and filled with an indulgent chocolate filling. As the holiday season rapidly draws near, Cadbury GLOW offers you the perfect gifting solution to get you into the spirit of giving. Additionally, to get you inspired for the festive season, Cadbury GLOW has created a range of beautiful gifting tags, which can be found in select local magazines and used to write personalised festive messages for loved ones. Cadbury GLOW is available in stores nationwide in two sizes, the 160g with 16 pralines as well as the 240g with 24 pralines. Visit www.facebook.com/CadburyDairyMilkSA or @Cadbury_SA on twitter using #GiveTheGlow

    This highly recommended product is the first of its kind that has the ability to both protect skin from the harmful effects of broadband radiation as well as repair newly formed damage to the DNA of skin cells, restoring them to normal functioning.lamelle_repair_cream_50
    The good news is that Lamelle Research Laboratories has launched Helase 50 – a new photo repair skin cream that not only protects your skin from the full spectrum of the sun’s harmful UV rays – it also repairs the DNA of skin cells that have already been damaged through over-exposure. Helase is not waterproof and should be applied 10 – 15 minutes before exposure and re-applied 3 – 4 hourly if possible. The Helase RSP is available from selected salons nationwide. For further information visit: www.lamelle.co.za. You can win a tube of LAMELLE RESEACH LABORATORIES HELASE 50 valued at R485 (Click Here to enter)

    Kevin Murphy have a variety of great products, I chose only 3 gold products to feature in this review.
    • SHIMMER SPRAY -Before using the product, you are already mesmerized by the gorgeous gold shimmer contents of the product. This gold finishing mist revives shine as well and repairs your hair when lightly sprayed over your hair after styling.
    • COLOR BUG -This coloured hair shadow allows for easy application, you simply have to wipe it on for an instant gold shimmer colour on your hair. It is perfect for the summer and it is great if you’re not looking for something permanent that you could wash out of your hair at the end of the day.
    • SESSION SPRAY -This strong hold finishing spray provides a firm and lasting hold when applied to the hair. It also has excellent resistance against high humidity which allows for your brush to comb through your hair without causing any flakiness. It has a UV shield for colour protection which is great if you’re going to be out and about in the sun this summer.

    What do you get if you cross the world’s famous detangling hairbrush with one of London’s most talented and influential designers? An amazing Limited Edition collaboration that will send fashionistas into a spin. Markus Lupfer is one of the fashion pack’s brightest stars. Known for his smart ‘knit wits’ with tongue-in-cheek designs and his twists on classics.
    This handy brush fits perfectly in the palm of your hand for easy styling and detangling of your locks. It has been designed to effortlessly detangle your hair without causing any discomfort by pulling/yanking the hair. It is the perfect accessory for your handbag and what’s really nice about the TANGLE TEEZER is that it has a lovely cover so your bristles of your brush can be kept in great condition and it will prevent any other loose items in your bag from getting tangled in it.


    This tinted body bronzer is perfect for all year round, especially for the summer when the sun can really bring out that sparkle. It gives your skin a subtle glamourous glow and it is also moisturizing! An added benefit is that if you use the shimmer cream after a spray tan, it will extend the lifespan of your tan. Suitable for any occasion or just to feel gorgeous. Just the right amount of micro-sparkles to even out skin-tone, making small imperfections less noticeable. Formulated with skin conditioning Aloe Ferox Gel and Vitamin E.


    Glimmering gold accents and plates and an enhanced design make this ghd V gold mini styler the luxe option for shorter hair. Narrow plates allow for precision styling, such as smoothing out cowlicks, kinks and fringes, and for straightening right from the root. Glimmering gold accents and plates and an enhanced design give the ghd V gold classic styler a luxe feel. Smoother gold plates glide effortlessly through the hair to make straightening on all hair types and lengths even quicker and easier, while their contoured edges help to create perfect curls and waves, all with a high shine, salon-style finish. Universal voltage ensures you’ll get the same styling performance wherever you are in the world, making this styler a great choice if you travel frequently.

    PLAYGIRL DESIRE (Special edition)

    This special edition spray is packaged in a lovely gold bottle and inside is a very desirable sweet scent. Perfect for an everyday deodorant. Its gold exterior and shimmer is the perfect accompaniment to any outfit, and can fit into even the smallest hand bag. Fresh, floral and woody, the new fragrance is seductive and offers a tempting, sweet base note. Playgirl Desire joins a successful line-up of spray deodorants which include Love is, Passionate, Flirtatious, Love Polish, Forbidden, Temptation and Seduction – there is a fragrance to accompany any mood!


    The new Sorbet Nail Polish Collections are designed for every kind of occasion and every kind of girl. When it comes to deciding what ladies splash on their nails, we wish for that one thing we love most of all: choice. When it comes to sporting your personality or mood, it all nails down to down to finding the perfect nail shade for the occasion. And now you can, with Sorbet’s maxim to develop every kind of nail polish for every kind of girl.


    essenceESSENCE ALL ABOUT NUDES EYESHADOW Perfect neutral palette consisting of 8 shades  of nudes both matte and metallic that can be used to create countless makeup looks. You could use the lighter shades to highlight and the darker shades to contour the eyes.

    ESSENCE 2IN1 WATERPROOF EYESHADOW AND LINER This 2 in 1 shimmer stick applicator is perfect for any girl, its easy to apply and doubles as both an eyeshadow or liner. No need for makeup brushes as it can be applied directly to the eyes.  What also makes this product amazing is that it’s waterproof so whichever look you create, it will last.



    Now I don’t normally do aloholc review but if youre over the age of 18 and looking for a gift idea, perhaps these three gold finds would suit your budget . Please remember Alcohol reduces driving ability, don’t drink and drive.


    I loved the packaging of this beautiful product, complete with a gift box, makes it perfect to pop into a gift bag this festive season. This award winning vintage Brut Cap Classique is a combination of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Inspired by Desiderius Pongracz, a nobleman and refugee from the Hungarian uprising who revolutionized winemaking in the Cape. Recently ranked as the only South African Top 10 contender at the prestigious 2015 Effervescents du Monde competition in France alongside the world’s finest, the Desiderius 2008 is a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir crafted in the classic French tradition, but proudly on South African soil.
    In addition to this prestigious world-ranking, the graceful Pongrácz flagship was one of just two South African Cap Classiques to be awarded a gold medal at the annual international Best Sparkling Wines in the World competition – which included a field of French Champagnes.
    Desiderius 2008 is available at top wine outlets and boutique wine shops, selling for R375 at www.vinoteque.co.za. For more information, visit www.pongracz.co.za .

    An extraordinary, rare blend of superior pot stilled brandies infused with extracts of the finest Arabica coffee from the Ethiopian Highlands and cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire. As indulgent as it is African, Klipdrift Black Gold presents a brandy fusion. A taste sensation of exceptional quality, it teases the senses with aromas of freshly-roasted coffee and rich dark chocolate, subtle nuances of vanilla and creamy caramel. Klipdrift Black Gold’s unique flavour profile and exceptionally smooth finish mean that it’s just as enjoyable over crushed ice as it is over ice cream.
    An opulent taste innovation has been created by the Master Brandy Blenders who have crafted award-winning brandies for almost 100 years.
    Klipdrift Black Gold is an extraordinary, rare blend of Superior Potstill Brandies, infused with hand-picked Arabica coffee beans grown in the Ethiopian highlands and combined with supreme cocoa from Cote d’Ivoire. For more information, visit http://www.klipdrift.co.za/welcome

    MOKAI CULT – Vodka & Apple Infused by Elderflower
    My eye was drawn to the gold and white packaging of this international cider, With MOKAÏ there will no longer be a need to mix energy drinks and alcohol as it is an all in one energy drink and spirit . cooler. This spirit cooler contains vodka and apple juice infused with Elderflower, with an energy shot of caffeine added for good measure.

    Have a safe and Festive season


    Liezel – Your Favorite Giraffe