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My 6 Steps to a Radiant Skin – Morning Skincare Routine

We all know the importance of having a morning skincare routine. Preparing a base for your makeup to slide on or just to have a moisturized skin for the day, it is necessary that you have a routine. A good skincare routine can make you feel confident, decrease the risk of skin issues and slow down the signs of ageing. I won’t lie, to get … Continue reading My 6 Steps to a Radiant Skin – Morning Skincare Routine

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The Best Marble Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need – No Eggs, No Butter

A little bit of vanilla, a little bit of chocolate and a whole lot of deliciousness that will satisfy your cake cravings during this confinement period. To enjoy the cake even more, I  recommend a hot cup of tea or coffee. Not only this marble cake is moist and delicious, it is also very light and fluffy. Make sure you eat some first, otherwise you … Continue reading The Best Marble Cake Recipe You’ll Ever Need – No Eggs, No Butter

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The skincare regimen of two busy women

Hey loves, I always get so many questions about what skincare products I use and love on IG (@diariesofanislandergirl)! I’m excited to be finally sharing my nighttime skincare routine with you. Sadyia aka the blogger behind Coffee & Lipstick who will also be sharing her night time skincare, being a brand new mum. Skincare is a major part of my life. Throughout this year, I have been … Continue reading The skincare regimen of two busy women

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PIXI DOUBLE CLEANSE & ROSE ACAI CLAY MASK REVIEW + *GIVEAWAY CLOSED*

Hey loves,  I have been trying two skincare products for a few weeks. I talked about them on my Instagram and promised you a review. Let’s begin, shall we? Rose + Acai Clay mask – Salt by Hendrix  If you know me for a while, you’ll know that I love CLAY MASKS. I have super oily skin and clay mask are the only kind of … Continue reading PIXI DOUBLE CLEANSE & ROSE ACAI CLAY MASK REVIEW + *GIVEAWAY CLOSED*

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A TRIP TO THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH FOOD -ARABESQUE

Open Google Map. Look for directions of Arabesque Restaurant, Beau Bassin. Let’s go for a feast for your eyes and your money. Basically, as you may have guessed, Arabesque is specialized in Arabic and Egyptian cuisine. From the moment, you step in, the music will just change your mood. The decor, the people and the food will just take you to the middle east. What … Continue reading A TRIP TO THE MIDDLE EAST THROUGH FOOD -ARABESQUE

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Discover with me the new Dior Backstage collection ✨

Hello loves, Last Friday, I had the opportunity to discover the new collection from the brand Dior. They recently launched the Dior Backstage collection which looked bomb. So, naturally when I received the invitation for the launching of the collection in Mauritius, I had to be present. The key makeup items in the Dior Backstage collection are the Face and Body Foundation, Glow Face Palette … Continue reading Discover with me the new Dior Backstage collection ✨

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“My Happy Box” – Unboxing My Surprise Box

Hey loves, I am back with another unboxing + a little review of my favorites in the September edition of My Surprise Box. If you are living under a rock and don’t know yet what is My Surprise Box, click here to learn about it. I’ve used most of the products that was in the box already. This is why I thought I would share … Continue reading “My Happy Box” – Unboxing My Surprise Box

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I Tried The Body Shop Products And This Is What I Think🌿

Hey skincare addicts, I’m back with a one brand review. I have been testing 4 products from The Body Shop for you guys and I can’t wait anymore to share my thoughts with you. I know we don’t have an actual Body Shop outlet in Mauritius (which sucks, tbh) but keep reading till the end to find out where you can get ANY Body Shop … Continue reading I Tried The Body Shop Products And This Is What I Think🌿

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The ULTIMATE Burger House you have to visit in Mauritius!

Right in between the loud traffic and the never-ending crowd of La Rue des Forges, a new fast food opened its doors a few months ago. Not any regular fast food – a Burger House called Sear & Stack. Behind Sear and Stack is a 26 years always smiling and beautiful lady called Maariyah. After staying in the UK for a few years, she decided … Continue reading The ULTIMATE Burger House you have to visit in Mauritius!

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3 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

Hey loves, Happy Sunday and welcome back to the blog where I will show you how easy-peasy-lemon-squeezy it is to prepare a healthy breakfast to start the day properly. Now, we all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It increases your metabolism, enhances your mood and stimulates intelligence as well as your immune system. But it can be such a … Continue reading 3 Healthy Breakfast Recipes

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Modnic in my closet

Hello loves, Happy Sunday! I hope you had a great week and you are having an even much better weekend. I am so excited to present to you with a look-book that I created in collaboration with the brand MODNIC. Have you ever heard about them? Modnic is your indo-western fashion destination in Mauritius. The brand offers modern and ethnic womenswear with a global appeal. You … Continue reading Modnic in my closet

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My Surprise Box – The FIRST Beauty Box in Mauritius ♡

  Have you ever watch these YouTube video or read blog posts about these beauty boxes which contains all kind of sample size makeup and skin care products? I have and always wished that such company should open in our little island. Well, guess what? It finally happened! We have our own Beauty Box!!! WHAT IS MY SURPRISE BOX? Don’t know what My Surprise Box is? … Continue reading My Surprise Box – The FIRST Beauty Box in Mauritius ♡

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Lovin’ Lately

Hi loves! Hope you’re having a great extended weekend so far!  Today, I wanted to share with you guys some of my February favorites- let’s do this!! Skincare Favorite #no1 First off, I have combination skin, an oily ‘T-zone’ with some dry skin surrounding those areas. To be honest, I was attracted to the packaging and when I saw aloe water-based moisturizer, I had to … Continue reading Lovin’ Lately

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Long Distance – My Story & How to survive

I get asked a lot about how I’m able to maintain a long distance relationship. For those of you who don’t know, I have been in a long distance relationship with my now-fiancé, Jibran, for over 2 years now. I live in Mauritius and Jibran was living in Cape Town, South Africa since 2013 (Jibran is back for the moment). Our relationship consisted of lots … Continue reading Long Distance – My Story & How to survive

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M.A.C Cosmetics in Mauritius 😍🔥

Hello my lovely readers, I’m sure all makeup junkies’ heart skipped a beat when they heard that M.A.C Cosmetics will open their very first store in Mauritius. At least, mine did! We’ve waited for this day for so long and here it is!!! Our very first M.A.C store opened at Bagatelle Mall this week. 😍😱 No more parting with extra rupees for shipping costs or waiting for … Continue reading M.A.C Cosmetics in Mauritius 😍🔥

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The Best Lemon Loaf you’ll ever taste 🍋

Full of lemon flavor, moist, dense, and rich 🍋 make sure you grab a cup of tea with it. I’ve tried countless internet recipes for lemon cake, some were ‘O.K’ but not perfect while others were total fails. Finally, I found one that worked for me, I tweaked it a little bit to my liking and it’s time to share with you the recipe. This recipe is … Continue reading The Best Lemon Loaf you’ll ever taste 🍋

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Discover l’Appret-midi through my lens.

Hello my lovely people, I hope everyone is doing great, had an awesome weekend and ready to tackle this week ahead! Today I want to make you discover one of the cutest local shops I’ve ever been to. I’m sure you’ve already heard about it or already been there. But, if you haven’t, I hope after reading this post you will want to drop by sometime soon. … Continue reading Discover l’Appret-midi through my lens.

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L’ORÉAL PURE CLAY MASK REVIEW| HIT 👍🏻OR MISS 👎🏻?

Hello my loves, If you follow me on Instagram, you already know how much I love face masks. I have a bunch of them in my skin care cabinet and I try to put a mask at least 2 times a week. Today, it’s about  CLAY MASK. Let’s jump into the benefits of clay really quick. Not only it helps to detoxify and purify your skin but … Continue reading L’ORÉAL PURE CLAY MASK REVIEW| HIT 👍🏻OR MISS 👎🏻?

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Irresistible Tiramisu Recipe (NO EGG) 🍮

Hey loves, Yesterday I tried for the very first time to make Tiramisu. Out of nowhere, since a few weeks, I’ve been wanting to make some. I’ve been looking for an easy recipe that doesn’t require too many ingredients and thanks to my cousin, I found the perfect one where you don’t need mascarpone cheese as it is not easily accessible in Mauritius (and is … Continue reading Irresistible Tiramisu Recipe (NO EGG) 🍮

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COLOURPOP Lipstick\\ Swatches & Review ❤

Liquid lipsticks have been IN for quite some time now. While they look amazing, those matte liquid lipsticks can be so drying on your lips and you girls know that the struggle is real when it comes to that time of the day to take it off. Or, during lunch or dinner time when the middle part is wiped away because of the oily food … Continue reading COLOURPOP Lipstick\\ Swatches & Review ❤

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Spa Facial At Home// Inexpensive & Easy|| ZAINAH 🌸

Hi loves, Do you have a special event coming up? Do you want to look your best but you are too lazy to go out of the house to get your skin taken care of? Or maybe, you just want to pamper yourself without any major expenses? Then, you are on the right page. Continue reading… Eid 🌙 (the day where Muslims will celebrate the end … Continue reading Spa Facial At Home// Inexpensive & Easy|| ZAINAH 🌸

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How to style a DENIM JACKET in winter w/ Sadyia ❤

Hi everyone, The weather has been quite chilly these past weeks and apparently, winter – well, our tropical winter knocked at the door. In Mauritius, the probability of having days below 20°C is quite rare. Therefore, there is no use for us to go and throw out money on coats and jackets with a thick lining and faux- fur. A denim jacket is just perfect for … Continue reading How to style a DENIM JACKET in winter w/ Sadyia ❤

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My Eau Bleue Experience

Last year, while scrolling on Instagram, I came across of a breathtaking picture. Turquoise color water, waterfalls, and nature. Curious as I am, I needed to know more about this place. After searching for a while, to my great surprise, Eau Bleue, found near Cluny was only 20 minutes away from my place. How did I never heard about it? Since then, my goal was … Continue reading My Eau Bleue Experience

A little peak into Zoli Brunch – Blogger brunch in Mauritius

On the 25th august, 15 crazy talented bloggers from all around the island, came together for the second edition of Zoli Brunch. This event, organized by The Lovely Brunette a.k.a beautiful Tasha, the one who launched the Zoli Bloguettes community on Facebook. Zoli Brunch is the perfect opportunity to meet up with all the local women bloggers so that we can share blogging tips with … Continue reading A little peak into Zoli Brunch – Blogger brunch in Mauritius

Eat with Fingers – Vegan food in Mauritius

Hey loves, Get ready to wipe off your drools because this post is all about good, healthy and yummy food. Jibran and I decided to test out Eat with Fingers last week, a 100% vegan restaurant situated at chemin vingt-pieds (just a little bit after Grand-Baie la Croisette) during our honeymoon – YES, we are MARRIED! To be honest, I was quite skeptical to try … Continue reading Eat with Fingers – Vegan food in Mauritius

My Favorite Skincare Products of the moment

Hey loves, I am back with my very first post of 2019 after taking a little break from blogging. I am coming back with some of the skincare products that have been doing wonders on my skin for a couple of months. Affordable, local, bio, handmade… your bank won’t break, neither will your skin. The Ordinary 100% Cold-Pressed Rose Hip Seed Oil What is Rose … Continue reading My Favorite Skincare Products of the moment

Argan, all the way from Morocco – tried & tested

A growing number of readers have asked for more reviews on clean beauty and I was thrilled to partner with Argane to try some products from the line. Along with the skincare, Argane also sent me a little gift for Jibran. He got an oil for his darling beard. I swear sometimes I think he uses more products on his beard than I use on … Continue reading Argan, all the way from Morocco – tried & tested

Tried & Tested: This 100% Natural Scrub will give you BABY SKIN

As time goes by, I started to notice that I am being more careful about what product I put on my face. And, recently I’ve been drawn towards organic products. So, when this  KiBeautyCosmetics contacted me to test out their 100% natural scrub/face cleanser, I immediately said YES! Who & What is KiBeautyCosmetics? After struggling with severe acne for years and when acne creams, all … Continue reading Tried & Tested: This 100% Natural Scrub will give you BABY SKIN