CURLY GIRL: THE PROS & CONS

An absolutely transparent rant about the pros and cons of being a curly girl.

Curly Girl Pros Cons Cyrena Monique

Firstly I’d just like to highlight the fact that while curly hair is cute, being a curly girl isn’t all fun and games.  Natural curls are beautiful, yes, and make a lot of us happy to see and happy to have.  However, it’s not as easy as it looks, and it sure as hell ain’t cheap!  See my curly girl pros and cons below.

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WHITE BOOTS, I’M ON THIS TING!!

I’ve had these white boots for well over a year, could even be two; and have never worn them!

White boots trend

If you follow me on instagram, you’ll have seen my recent post featuring these white boots.  They were actually in the “to go” pile for crying out loud!  This is why I’ve said I need to stop shopping.  Anyway, when I saw the Balenciaga white boots popping up all over the place, I instantly remembered these and dug them out.

As you might know, I’m not one for following trends as such; if I do I like to put my own lil spin on it.  So the fact that these white boots are snake print is perfect, and the fact that I already had them is the icing on the cake! (more…)

SHOW STOPPING JEWELLERY WORTHY OF THE OSCARS RED CARPET

Show stopping jewellery NOUDAR SNAKE 2

I was introduced to a few show stopping jewellery brands last week.  Two of those brands, Noudar and Yeprem, really struck a chord with me.  Instant thoughts of how, where, and when I could wear these pieces came to mind.  Then I remembered, wait, the Oscars is literally just around the corner!  I could wear them on the Oscars Red Carpet!!! (more…)

MY EVERYDAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

EVERYDAY BEAUTY ESSENTIALS

Now I think that my everyday beauty essentials are quite minimal; in terms of beauty products I’m a pretty simple being.  I don’t like to clog my face up with all kinds of crap, I like to let my skin breathe.  So the less products used on it, the better.  However, there are some things that your girl just can’t live without. (more…)

LAST MINUTE VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

LAST MINUTE VALENTINES GIFT GUIDE

Left your Valentine’s Day gift buying til the last weekend?  Don’t worry, we’ve all been there!  Just for you, I’ve created a last minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide.  You can click the images to shop. (more…)