beauty | the power of make up tutorial

beauty | the power of make up tutorial


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outfit | MRPxEverydayPeopleStories

outfit | MRPxEverydayPeopleStories

Photos by Cedric Nzaka of Everyday People Stories

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*Drake voice* Took a break from blogging, now it’s back to that!

Hello and welcome back to the revamped DearSolo Blog! I hope you like the new look and new branding (as courtesy of the amazing Lusanda Buthelezi – book her for your creative design needs!), and to kick off my new posts, I thought I’d start by finally showing you more of the shots from my shoot with Cedric Nzaka!

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outfit | genesis

outfit | genesis

Photos by Nuzhah Jacobs

Beyond the coincidence of this being an all-black outfit and naming this post Genesis, I chose this title because Genesis is the first book in the Bible – i.e. it’s the beginning – and with the 1st of September being a little over two weeks away, it’s almost the start of spring, too.

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outfit | black (girl) magic

outfit | black (girl) magic

Photos by Keagan Kingsley Carlin

“My skin absorbs sunlight and my hair defies gravity – you can’t tell me that I am not magical.” –¬†Alyestal Hamilton.

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outfit | winter baddie

outfit | winter baddie

Photos by Ayabukwa Bikitsha

On the 8th of June, I won tickets to Cosmopolitan & Forever New’s VIP Shopping Experience in Canal Walk and throughout that evening, they took us through some of the major trends for this season. Two of them that really got me good were bodysuits and the colour maroon (it probably had to do with Marsala being Pantone’s Colour Of The Year last year ?). View Post