Review: Urban Sass Salon

Last week I had the privilege of visiting the Urban Sass salon. Located in the Nedbank building in Sandton, the salon has a clean and sophisticated aesthetic and houses a wide variety of products. For those who don’t know about it, it’s a real hidden gem!      When you visit Urban Sass, you are given…

Liquid Gold – 5 Reasons to Try Argan Oil Today

My obsession with argan oil happened by total chance. I was on the hunt for a new facial serum and happened to come across a bottle of argan oil in a local pharmacy. Having heard about it as a suitable substitute for moroccan oil, I  was totally intrigued, bought the bottle and started using it…

Top 10 Uses for Coconut Oil

For the longest time, I have only heard good things about coconut oil. From cooking to skincare to hair management and everything in between. With its anti-bacterial and health promoting properties, it’s not hard to understand why coconut oil has been recommended on every platform. Being in the beauty industry and having a keen interest…

Prepping My Skin For Spring

Happy Spring everybody! (Well for my South African readers at least.) Spring is definitely one of my favourite seasons for a whole host of reasons. I love the transitional dressing – light fabrics and flowy ensembles, the beautiful scenery where flowers and leaves are just starting to bloom and of course, the smell of spring…

DIY Glowing Skin Face Mask

Taking good care of my skin has always been a priority for me. I try my best to drink lots of water, apply sunscreen every day and exfoliate regularly. However when it comes to a week when I’ll be shooting, I always like to amp up my skin-care routine a little bit. In the days leading…

IMAN Cosmetics E-Commerce Launch

Last week I had the privilege of attending the IMAN cosmetics e-commerce launch. The event was hosted by Omega Cosmetics and was held at the beautiful Waterfall Estate. It had this luxurious farm-style vibe to it and really made me feel like I was out of Joburg for the day. (If you are following me…

Green Tea Exfoliator

I try my best to exfoliate my face twice a week. Exfoliating has huge benefits for your skin. It gets rid of dead skin cell, helps prevent breakouts and creates an even skin tone. Exfoliation also makes your skin glow and keeps it looking young and fresh. Green tea in an of itself has some…

Current Beauty Favourites

Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara If you read my last beauty post (you can check it out here), then you’d know that I have a major case of short lash syndrome. I’ve tried and tested an endless list of mascaras in an attempt to find the one that just does the trick. I came across this one…

November Beauty Review

I am so excited to be starting a new segment on the blog in which I will be sharing some beauty products that I am currently loving at the end of each month. In all honesty, I wanted this post to be ready by November but exams and life sometimes get in the way, right?…

How to Contour

Welcome to the first make up tutorial on Trashcan Rebellion ! So excited to finally be sharing this with you guys. You guys voted and contouring won. I’m not going to lie, I was super excited to learn all the tricks behind contouring. For this tutorial, I was lucky enough to work with Sam Goldin,…