Author: Chantelle Bester

Chantelle has been in the beauty biz for more than 10 years and works as the brand manager for a local aromatherapy company. She lives in Gauteng and spends a great deal of her free time looking for her car keys and testing all kinds of weird and wonderful cosmetics for her beauty blog, Not Another Poppie. Follow @not_a_poppie on Twitter and Not Another Poppie on Facebook for more beauty news, pictures of cats and the occasional tipsy tweet.
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Review: I tried the whole Filorga Oxygen-Glow skincare range

Posted on June 18, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

The Filorga Oxygen-Glow skincare range was developed for the selfie loving consumer – did they get it right?...

How (and why) you need to change your perfume for winter

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Did you know that fragrance doesn’t carry as far in winter? Here are some other things you need ...

Changes you need to make to your winter haircare routine

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Winter comes with a unique set of hairy challenges – here’s how to tackle them…

How to nail one of 2019’s hottest beauty trends: the no-makeup look

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

There’s a lot more to the oh-so chic and radiant no-makeup makeup look than meet’ the eye…

The beginner’s cheat sheet to applying eyeshadow

Posted on May 13, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

You don’t need four shades and half an hour to apply eyeshadow – here’s how to wing it...

A beauty writer reveals: My 7 favourite budget make-up buys

Posted on May 9, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Do you love a good bargain as much as I do? I’m more than happy to share my ...

6 Ways to protect your natural hair in winter

Posted on May 1, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Winter is a perfect storm of damage for naturally dry and curly hair – here’s how to protect ...

5 Ways to repair damaged hair

Posted on April 29, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Is your hair fried beyond repair or breaking off in bunches? Well, we have bad news and good ...

Ingredient spotlight: Zinc

Posted on April 23, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Zinc in its various forms and variations comes with a wealth of skin benefits – here’s why you ...

6 Reasons to use lip liner (& why it’s such an underrated product)

Posted on April 15, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Lip liner is one of the most underrated make-up products lying at the bottom of many a make-up ...

Do you know what happens to your hair as you get older?

Posted on April 8, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Did you wake up one morning with what seemed to be another person’s hair on your head? You’re ...

5 Signs you might have dry skin (without realising it)

Posted on April 2, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Do you know how to identify dry skin? Have a look at these signs and symptoms to help ...

4 Not-so-common uses for tea tree oil

Posted on March 26, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

We all know tea tree oil can be used to clear up breakouts, but do you know about ...

4 Common scalp problems and how to fix them

Posted on March 18, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Do you have an itchy, flaky, dry, crusty or balding scalp? You’re not the only one…

How important is Vitamin C for your skin, and how should you use it?

Posted on March 13, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Sometimes advice and guidelines are repeated so often that you start glancing over it – here’s a simple ...

3 Shower products our beauty expert is loving right now

Posted on March 7, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Keen on trying something with a little added extra to your shower routine? Here are my favourites for ...

New & noteworthy skincare ingredients to try in 2019

Posted on February 25, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Some skincare (and other beauty-related) ingredients have stood the test of time, and will very likely always be ...

How to transition your hair to grey

Posted on February 19, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

If you’ve been looking for a way to ditch the dye and show off your silver locks, this ...

6 Mistakes you probably make when blow-drying your hair

Posted on February 12, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

How much do you really know about the right way to blow-dry your hair?

How to wear glossy make-up: one of 2019’s hottest trends

Posted on February 4, 2019 by Chantelle Bester

Matte is flat – here’s how to wear gloss on any part of your face...

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