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#BEST COVERAGE – FOUNDATION

Let me tell you about a foundation I’ve recently fallen in love with…

I have used all sorts of foundations. My favorites are MAKEUP FOREVER, MAC, BB CREAMS and of course INGLOT. My sister recently showed me the KRYOLAN foundation. And all I can say is WOW. The coverage is super amazing and you don’t need a lot of it at all!

I think the best part of it is that it lasts forever. By that I mean the amount you get and how much you will actually use. It’s brilliant.

Here are pictures of my face. Half without any foundation and the other just covered with the foundation. No concealer was used.

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After I finished applying the foundation, I then did my contouring and finished off with powder, after which I proceeded with my “face painting”.

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I think the coverage is amazing. New favorite for sure.

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MuchLuv, BeBlessed
Sandylash

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#CAKE FOR DOGS – DOGGY CAKE GOOD ENOUGH FOR HUMANS

Good Friday Morning !

So on the 29th of July was my Neapolitan Mastiff Nina’s first birthday and I just had to organise her a cake and prezzies.

Here is the recipe:

INGREDIENTS: CAKE

1 Large apple or two smaller ones
1,5 cups rice flour
1/4 cup corn flake crumbs
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon bicarb of soda

1/2 cup plain yogurt
1/4 oil
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons honey
2 eggs
1 cup grated cheddar cheese

INGREDIENTS: FROSTING

1 tub low fat cream cheese
3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons plain yogurt
2-3 tablespoons rice flour

METHOD: CAKE

Preheat oven to 200 deg C
Core apple then grate it or blend, set aside.
Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
In a separate bol mix wet ingredients, add the cheese and apple.
Then add the wet ingredients to the dry ingreidiens. Mix it together and pour into prepared small cake tin. The batter is quite thick so press it lightly into the tin.
Bake for about 30 min until golden brown.

METHOD: FROSTING

Mix all the ingredients together until its a smooth consistency.
I added edible colour and glitter. (optional)
I used a zip lock bag to do the piping. Just spoon the frosting into the bag and cut a tiny hole in the corner and let the decorating begin.

So give it a try! Nina also received some gifts and of course shared her cake with Donatella! Let me know what you think and comment below! Also remember that a healthy dog diet should consist of good quality pellets with a higher percentage of protein. Cooking food or left overs is not good for your pet. Dogs canโ€™t digest cooked bones, itโ€™s not good for them. This cake is a treat that my dogs will be getting on their birthdays. Just as we have treats on special occasions. Some of us more than most. lol.

Remember that your pets should be treated with respect and love, but as the Dog whisperer puts it… remember that: first its an animal, then a species, then breed, then a pet.

Lots of Blessings

Muchluv, Sandylashxx

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#RUBYWOO, HOW ARE YOU! ๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’„๐Ÿ’‹

Hey there gorgeous.

Recently I went to a dear friends wedding. So I thought I would show you show you how I did my makeup.

So many makeup artists say you should have one focal point on your face. And generally they’re right. But there is one look where you could pull off strong eyes and strong lips. And that’s when using Red lips.

This is how I do it…

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First, it’s all about contouring and highlighting and of course blending it all properly.

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Then I add a shimmery highlighting eyeshadow in the corner of my inner eyes and on the brow bone. After that I apply black eyeliner and set it with black eyeshadow on my lower lash line.

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I then added a darker shade of eyeshadow on my outer eyelid and blending it to the crease. Giving it a slightly smokey effect. After which I add eyeliner with a tapered brush and an eyeliner paint pot. Of course I shape my brows. Brows are the frame of the face, the face is the picture. So I always shape my brows. As thick, as thin as I want.

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I then finished off with falsies and the famous Rubywoo MAC red lipstick!!!

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In a nutshell, I used KRYOLAN foundations, INGLOT eyeshadows and of course Rubywoo lipstick.

I love wearing this look when going out. It’s strong, yet feminine. ๐Ÿ’‹

Have a fabYOUlous day!!!

MuchLuv, BeBlessed
Sandylashxx

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#MY WEDDING DAY – service providers – THE WEDDING CAKE

Good morning dahling! ๐ŸŒท

Hope you’ve been following the posts about my wedding and the service providers who made that day extra special.

Today’s post is all about the WEDDING CAKE! ๐ŸŽ‚

I didn’t want a typical 5 tiered wedding cake layered in heavy fondant. One just never knows how dry those cakes are on the day. I just wanted seperate cakes with different flavors where every guest could slice what they wanted. So don’t expect to see a typical wedding cake!

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We found a patisserie in Johannesburg called THE PATISSERIE and immediately fell in love with it. This hidden treasure is very popular among those ‘in the know’ and I could see why! Helen the owner makes the most divine macaroons. The best I’ve ever had. After Nicholas and I had them, it didn’t take much to convince us that Helen at THE PATISSERIE would be making our wedding cakes.

We had a meeting and discussed flavors, and all the other details. Of course we ordered 200 macaroons too and they were placed with the desserts at the venue.

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We decided on 6 cakes.
๐ŸฐRED VELVET
๐ŸฐLEMON CHIFFON
๐ŸฐVANILLA WITH A MARSHMALLOW ๐ŸฐFROSTING
๐ŸฐDECADENT CHOCOLATE
๐ŸฐBAKED CHEESECAKE
๐ŸฐCARROT CAKE

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(Photo credit: Christopher Munton. Venue: Morrells Boutique Venue)

Personally I loved how different our wedding ‘cake’ was to any other wedding. And I can’t describe how delicious they were!!!

Thank you Helen from The Patisserie for making the cakes extra special with your elegant touch!

Contact details:
The Patisserie
Post office center
30 Rudd Road
Johannesburg
Gauteng
011 268 0022

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Helen and her Patisserie winning an award for service excellence for best coffee shop.

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#NUTELLA, CREAM CHEESE AND BANANA PASTRY POCKETS

Hello there! ๐Ÿฐ

One Sunday evening I wanted to bake something ‘different’. So I walk to the kitchen, I had a look in the cupboards and fridge and thought… Hmmm. Flour, butter, banana, cream cheese, Nutella and immediately thought of a Nutella cream cheese pastry!

So I made the pastry from scratch (short crust) and started prepping all the other ingredients. This is how it all turned out.

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So as you can see I rolled out the pastry, cut out circular shapes, added the cream cheese mixed with Nutella, few pieces of banana and dotted with butter.

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I then brushed some egg whites around the pastry edges.

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Folded them over in half.

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Placed them on a floured baking tray, brushed them with egg white again and sprinkled some sugar on the top. And made little cuts to prevent them from tearing open, allowing air to escape. Then I baked them in the oven (180deg) until golden brown.

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There you go! Done!
Bear in mind that hot banana and cream cheese isn’t very palatable straight out the oven. Allow the pastries to cool down before eating them.

Enjoy! ๐Ÿฐ

MuchLuv, BeBlessed
Sandylashxx

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