What’s NEW In my Makeup Bag?


Hi Everyone

I love sharing my new finds and buys with you all. Hope you enjoy




Lashes to love. a waterproof sister is joining the popular i love extreme volume mascara range for those who also like to go for extreme volume during sports or swimming! the texture with ultra-black pigments covers each individual lash and the extra large brush offers plenty of volume. a true highlight – and not just during the summer vacation!

Essence products available from Dis-Chem, Clicks, Foschini, Spree




Six warm nude and brown nuances – ranging from white chocolate to dark mousse – united in one palette. The supple textures have a convincing, high colour-dispersion and offer shimmering as well as matt effects. For a natural daily look or exciting accents in the evening – with included duo-applicator.

Colour: Choc’Let It Be

Catrice products available from Dis-Chem




Morgan Taylor’s Rebel With A Cause is a Deep Burgundy Pearl from the Winter 2013 Collection, Glam Rock. Its an edgy collection of new romanticism at its most luxurious. The winter collection offers six professional nail lacquers in a variation of seductively dark glitters and mirror like metallics with a tone of sophistication

Other colours from this collection are Polished Up Punk (navy creme), Little Misfit (lavender and aqua duochrome), Pretty Wild (lilacy grey creme), Studs & Stilettos (black jelly with gunmetal glitter) and Better in Leather (black base with large and small silver hex glitters)

Morgan Taylor is available from Dis-Chem stores




Color Statement 17 Plumrose –  A super-luxe, grown-up girl lipstick, it delivers true instant colour in a single swipe. Laced with vitamins A and C to hydrate and nourish

Color Statement Moisture Matte in 67 Matte Confident (red) – Meet your matte. Your fantasy matte. The matte that not only feels great (yes, you read that right – it’s actually comfy) but also lasts for hours. Infused with grape seed extract imported from Italy, this smear-proof lip soother delivers mega color that won’t budge, even after a close encounter with a cappuccino cup.

These lipsticks i got as part of my International Box Swop


What is new in your makeup bag?


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Welcome to Popcorn and Pearls…. My name is Melissa. I’m a 30-something year old Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger. I originally come from Durban, living in Cape Town with my 3 furbabies (cats), Peanut (my little panda) and my Twins, Lycan and Luna, for 15 years now and loving this City with all it has to offer. I have a love for everything Beautiful – from Makeup, to Fragrances, Clothing, Shoes and even Food. Popcorn and Pearls is my home away from home, the place i dive into to get away from the busy yet mundane life of the ebb and flow of work and sleep. I love sharing my finds with you all, whether it be a beautiful yet inexpensive dupe makeup item, a piece of jewelry, books or a little undiscovered restaurant. I love sharing my views on makeup, fragrance, body products and more with every one of you. I know you get great products in the USA or UK but i love finding dupe affordable products for all my readers in our very own South Africa When i am not working on my blog then i am a Full Time Travel agent. I also am addicted to TV series as well as reading. Thanks for reading my blog and being such great supporters. Please feel free to contact me anything on: mel_east_7@live.com

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