Beauty

Thinking In Pink

A few months ago I wrote something about why pink and orange are the colours of Spring. My follow up from that, which I have testified to already, is that these colours have followed me into winter. Call me lazy, call me biased, but regardless of season, I’ll always lean towards bright colours.

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Beauty

Show-Stopping Soft Glam

Everyone knows that the show–stopper of soft glam is perfect concealer. All that your face demands in soft glam moments is well-concealed under-eyes and a positively bright forehead.

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Boux Avenue, Fashion

I’m A Boux Avenue Ambassador!

In a break from essay writing and debating the essence of highlighting, I am now a student ambassador for Boux Avenue! My content is taking an exciting turn toward representing my favourite lingerie brand, as well as writing about make-up. I have always avoided gimmicky writing and content clichés when writing, and my work with […]

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The Oily Diaries

The Oily Diaries: Rose Hip Oil

Incorporating rose hip oil into my skincare routine for oily skin does not make me a walking contradiction. Why? Because it’s anti-inflammatory and regenerative properties shrink pores, smooth the skin and create a second-skin-style barrier. Sometimes you should fight fire with fire.

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Beauty, The Oily Diaries

The Oily Diaries: Intro

Oily skin is a beauty guru’s kryptonite. With most make-up and skincare products formulated for dry or sensitive skin, it is insanely difficult to find matte finish make-up that doesn’t force us to compromise on a glowing complexion and durability. Because let’s face it, a ‘mattifying’ primer just isn’t enough. Here on Josie Marie, I […]

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Beauty

Holy Grail Glows

A matte finish as the holy grail state of make-up is a minor passing cloud in today’s glowing sky. Setting sprays, lip glosses, highlighters in all their variations and the skincare brands influencing cosmetic trends are devoted to radiant finishes. Yet, we must still question why make-up’s renewed vitality is so important. The spirit of […]

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Travel

A Weekend Visit Guide To Madrid

With busy boulevards, contemporary architecture, and an abundance of roof top bars, Madrid is an underestimated city when it comes to culture trips. The Spanish capital provides an unparalleled submersion in both city and Spanish culture, and here is Josie Marie’s weekend visit guide. Location Plaza Mayor is the best place to stay. I stayed […]

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