New Foschini For Beauty Online Store + GIVEAWAY


There’s a new online store in town, ladies!  If you follow me on social media (Twitter here and Facebook here), then you probably already know Foschini recently launched their beauty online store.  I was so excited when I received the news, I immediately hopped on to my social media platforms to share this exciting news with you!

As most of you know, I am a HUGE online shopping fiend – being able to shop in your PJs while sipping on a cup of java is the best feeling ever.  Don’t get me wrong, I still enjoy heading to the shops every now and again to swatch makeup products, and sniff the latest & greatest fragrances…but with so many great beauty blogs out there lately, it’s easy to look up swatch photographs online to decide if a particular foundation, concealer or eyeshadow might be suitable for your skintone.  I rely heavily on good ol’ google for reviews and swatches before I do a spot of online shopping – how about you?

Anyway, so like I said Foschini recently launched their beauty online store – and here are 3 reasons why I LOVE this particular online store for my makeup shopping (they also stock body care, hair care, nail care, and beauty tools):


♥  They constantly have amazing promotions running – every week there are at least 5 to 10 active promos on their website. I’ve listed a couple of my current favourite promotions below, but you can click here to check out the entire list.


♥  If a specific product is out of stock online, you can use Foschini’s stock tracker to check availability of the product at a store nearest to you. All you have to do is go to the product page of the item you want to check stock for, click on the ‘Check Store Stock’ button, and then enter your city, suburb or shopping mall.  A list of available stores will appear for you to choose from – you can find all the store details for the particular store by clicking on the ‘Store Details’ drop down.  You are ALSO able choose to be notified via email when the item is back in stock online (I often opt for the option).  Just click on the ‘Email Me When Available’ button on the product page and enter your email address in the box provided (don’t worry, they won’t spam you).  You’ll be notified as soon as the item is back in stock again.

♥  If you work long hours or you are unable to sign for your delivery, then you can choose to collect your order from a Pargo Pick-up Point. Pargo provides a convenient alternative delivery solution offering Foschini online shoppers over 400 pick-up points across South Africa.  The best part?  Some pick-up points are even accessible 24/7, so if you aren’t able to receive a delivery at home or work, you can choose to collect your order from a local shop or petrol station, when it suits you best.  How clever!  For more information on this service, click here.

Here are a couple of additional things I think you need to know about the Foschini For Beauty online store:

♦  Delivery is FREE if your order value is over R500,00 – otherwise courier delivery will cost R50,00 (the same goes for the Pargo delivery option explained above).

♦  Delivery takes place within 3 to 5 working days (I’ve already placed 2 orders, and both times my order arrived within 3 days).

♦  Payment options include Visa, Mastercard (credit and debit cards), as well as your store accounts card.


The first time I placed an online order, I purchased the following products:

Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base in the shade ‘Rose’ (R370,00) – I am LOVING this lightweight luminous priming base!   It gives your complexion a very natural glow and corrects your skin tone ever so slightly (it contains tiny shimmer particles that add a radiance).  I purchased the lightest shade in the range (which is more cool-toned than the other 2), it’s super hydrating (but not oily), and gives my complexion that ‘lit from within’ look.  What I also love about this is that you can apply alone (after your moisturiser), or as a makeup primer before your foundation, or you can even mix it in with your foundation.

iEnvy Eyelash Glue Remover (R89,95) – This stuff is magic!  It dissolves lash adhesive in record speed with a fine-tip brush, ensuring you can re-use your lashes time and time again.

iEnvy Au Naturale 02 Eyelashes (R99,95) – I’ve never used KISS iEnvy false lashes (I’ve always been an Eylure girl), so I decided to bag these wispy lashes.  The lashes graduate in length from short to long towards the outer corners, creating a natural cat-eye effect.  It also features a clear band which makes it perfect for beginners.

My order was over R500,00 and so I received FREE delivery.


A couple of weeks ago Foschini sent me a R500,00 voucher (plus 2 additional vouchers to give away in today’s blog post), here’s what I ordered with my 500 bucks:

Clarins Instant Concealer in Shade 1 (R325,00) – I haven’t started using this concealer, but I’ve heard (and read) great things!  It corrects and conceals dark circles, whilst smoothing fine lines and minor imperfections.  I have really bad under eye circles, so I’m always on the hunt for an amazing concealer.  I’ll let you know how I get along with this concealer once I’ve used it for a while.

Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer (R465,00) – This is 1 of my top 3 makeup primers!  I featured it in this monthly favourites blog post, and this annual favourites blog post – I’ve been using this primer since 2014 and it is definitely one of those products that I keep repurchasing (which is saying a lot because I own way too many makeup primers).  It blurs pores while mattifying shine and controlling oil.  It really does smoothen fine lines, texture and pores leaving the perfect canvas for your foundation.

Did you know?  The Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer is an Allure Best of Beauty winner.

For this order, because my total was R790,00 and I had a voucher for the value of R500,00 – I did have to pay the R50,00 delivery fee because after deducting the voucher amount, my new total was R290,00.


And next on my ‘To Buy’ list, is the new Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup Foundation – I’m keen to do a review video on it!

The online store stocks so many amazing makeup and beauty brands such as Smashbox, Dr. Brandt, Elizabeth Arden, Lancôme, Neutrogena (check out their latest skincare range here), OGX, Real Techniques, REN Skincare, Skin Nutrition, and many more!


So, I organised 2 x Foschini gift vouchers worth R500,00 each for a GIVEAWAY.  I want to keep this as simple as possible, so there’s no Rafflecopter widget for this giveaway.  To enter, all you have to do is complete your chosen entries below.  Please make sure you read the giveaway rules, there’s one specific line item that you need to take note of.

♥  Leave a comment below telling me what you would spend your R500,00 voucher on in the Foschini For Beauty online store.  This entry option is mandatory, to ensure I have a way to contact the 2 winners (so make sure the email address you enter when you comment, is the correct email address).

For EXTRA entries:

♥  Retweet my giveaway tweet OR tweet about the giveaway: “We are celebrating the new Foschini beauty online store with @pinkpeoniesblog – 2 x R500 vouchers are up for grabs!”

♥  Share this blog post with your friends on Facebook by linking back this blog post and tagging @PinkPeoniesBlog.

Please remember: You don’t HAVE to do all of the above – if you’d only like to leave a comment below, then your entry will still be valid.  The other ones are there so that you can gain more entries for the giveaway.


♥  This giveaway is open to South African residents only.

♥  There might be a R50,00 delivery fee involved, IF your order total is less than R500,00.  Thus, if you order items to the value of R530,00 then your new order total (after using the voucher code) will be R30,00.  This means your new order total is less than R500,00 – thus you will have to pay R50,00 for delivery.  It’s very important that you take note of this before you enter the giveaway.

♥  If you are 1 of the winners, your order total has to be R500,00 or more than R500,00 in order for the voucher code to work.

♥  The giveaway will run until 11:59pm on Monday, 24 October 2016, with 2 winners being selected at random shortly afterwards.  I always announce the winners of my giveaways on Facebook and Twitter, so make sure you follow me on both social media platforms.

♥  If no reply has been received 7 days from the initial winner announcement, another winner will be randomly selected.

♥  Please only enter the giveaway if you don’t mind paying the R50,00 delivery fee.

Good luck!

P.S. Massive thank you to Foschini for providing the prizes for this giveaway!

UPDATE: And the winners are: Nabeela and Nicky Good!  Congratulations, ladies – I’ll be in touch with you shortly to arrange delivery of your vouchers!



  1. 17 October 2016 / 13:03

    Me being an shopaholic and an online addict….I have been hopping on and off of the Foschini online site since it launched. I would definitely spend my money on the L’Oreal products to cash in on the free gift! How awesome is that box? My head is spinning! lol!

  2. Nicolette Good
    17 October 2016 / 13:07

    Oh wow what a sublime giveaway, I would use this #Foschini voucher to buy myself a Foundation Primer 🙂

  3. Saabirah Moosa
    17 October 2016 / 13:09

    I would spend the R500 voucher on the Smashbox Telephoto 3-in-1 Face Brush! It looks like a must have and my student budget would definitely not allow me to purchase it without the voucher! Crossing fingers!!

  4. Charis
    17 October 2016 / 13:10

    Oh wow!! My poor wallet!! Haha. I am super thrilled that South Africa is finally getting into the band wagon as us girls that are stuck in offices the whole day have no other choice but to do our shopping online and the SA beauty offerings have been minimal. This is so exciting!! I can’t wait to buy the Estée Lauder double wear nude cushion stick. It looks fabulous!!

  5. Penny
    17 October 2016 / 13:10

    I would definitely spend it on Yardley beauty products especially since I’ve ran out of make up and attending a wedding pretty soon this voucher could definitely come in handy for me oh land *CroosingFingers*

  6. Shalane
    17 October 2016 / 13:10

    Such a great giveaway. I would purchase the Real Techniques Bold Metal Brush (200) and the Smashbox Studio Skin Foundation. Definitely a little over the R500 giveaway but so worth it. x

  7. Masha Ramsamooch
    17 October 2016 / 13:11

    I would use my voucher to buy the Estee lauder pressed powder and the Real techniques powder brush 😀 This is my ultimate make up goal! Which is very unrealistic for a jobless student! So this is an amazing opportunity 🙂 Thank you 😀

  8. Losh Don Kisten
    17 October 2016 / 13:11

    Oh WOW incredible giveaway I would splurge on mascara and nail polish – sharing on social media

  9. 17 October 2016 / 13:11

    id buy perfumn riri and makeup

  10. 17 October 2016 / 13:12

    id buy lots of makeup

  11. Thulisa
    17 October 2016 / 13:14

    This giveaway is amazing!

    I would spend my voucher on buying the Clarins UV Plus Anti-Pollution Sunscreen’ to protect my skin and another foundation. I can’t decide between the Smashbox 15 hour Hydrating one or the Clarins Ever Matte.

  12. Zandile Dlamini
    17 October 2016 / 13:17

    I would spend it on Mascara or a good foundation

  13. Bhavna
    17 October 2016 / 13:17

    Definitely need Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation! It always saves the day!

  14. Mishka
    17 October 2016 / 13:19

    This is amazing and I would love to win this I would spend the vouch either on a smash box primer or a set of real technique brushes

  15. Sharleen
    17 October 2016 / 13:20

    I would spoil myself with some new foundation

  16. 17 October 2016 / 13:21

    I’ll definitely spend the voucher on a good foundation and I’ll definitely buy a Real Techniques setting brush with the rest!!

  17. Lara
    17 October 2016 / 13:21

    Being from a small town products are very limited in store but now that I can order online from Foshini s I am super keen to try the smashbox foudation primer and the clarins instant concealer that you have been raving about. Thank you for the useful information on both the products ….would LOVE to try them!!!

  18. Mishka
    17 October 2016 / 13:22

    This is amazing and would love to win this prize I would spend the voucher on either a smash box primer or a real techniques brush set

  19. Carolyn Augustus
    17 October 2016 / 13:23

    I will be buying the Elizabeth Arden Green Tea Cherry Blossom Eau de Toilette Spray

  20. Laura
    17 October 2016 / 13:27

    I would definitely get some new makeup brushes!

  21. Renette Els
    17 October 2016 / 13:27

    If i can ever be si lucky to win ine of these amazing vouchers I would defentitely get myself one of the smashbox foundations! Its been on my wish list for some time now

  22. Emlee
    17 October 2016 / 13:28

    A R500 voucher would be so amazing and I would definitely spend it on the smashbox 15HR moisturising foundation as I work 12 hour night shifts. I can’t wait to shop online.. Maybe even grab some new real techniques brushes

  23. 17 October 2016 / 13:28

    I would get one of the Impress press on nail sets and the Real Techniques Bold Metals Flat Contour brush. I also love those Clarins quartets.

    I so badly want to shop now that I’ve been browsing the site. lol. You’re so bad for us Luzanne 😉

  24. Theola Ernest
    17 October 2016 / 13:29

    I’ll definitely go for the Estee Lauder Night repair eye serum or the Estée Lauder Double wear brush on glow stick.

  25. Valencia Mogashoa
    17 October 2016 / 13:29

    The loreal infallible matte foundation and some maybelline lip products

  26. Bianca Balutto
    17 October 2016 / 13:31

    I’m Addicted to make-up so I would buy L’oreal or Maybelline products to get the free gift which equals extra make-up yay plus I haven’t tried out the new L’Oréal and Maybelline products as yet so winning this voucher would be a great opportunity for me to get new make-up and try out the new products 🙂

  27. Caryn-Leigh Falken
    17 October 2016 / 13:38

    I would definitely get the Kardashian Beauty Haircare Travel Kit. ☺

  28. Noorjehaan
    17 October 2016 / 13:39

    Hi Luzanne,

    Thank you for the amazing giveaway.

    I would spend my voucher on the Smashbox Step-By-Step Contour Kit!


  29. Amarone
    17 October 2016 / 13:40

    My online shopping has been out of control lately, that I’ve band myself from any shopping until December 🙁

    However, winning this voucher will help,lol. I’d definitely buy some iEnvy lashes and glue remover. I too love my Eylure but I’m not liking the glue much, so trying something new would be great. I’d also get some Smashbox Primer. Nothing worse than caking make up or oil build up. *fingers crossed*

  30. Svetlana Doneva
    17 October 2016 / 13:41

    What a great giveaway, Luzanne 🙂 I would buy a new glowy and light foundation for summer. I am very curious about the Estee Lauder cushion stick especially. It has gotten great reviews. Thanks you x

  31. Lindokuhle Cele
    17 October 2016 / 13:42

    I would probably splurge on the Smashbox L.A. Lights – Blush & Highlight Palette.

  32. Melanie Pretorius
    17 October 2016 / 13:44

    I’ve been contemplating buying the L’oreal goodies for the free gift and the voucher would be really helpful, awesome giveaway 🙂

  33. Linda
    17 October 2016 / 13:44

    I would love to buy the Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base and a lipstick.

  34. Dawn W
    17 October 2016 / 13:48

    I would spend this 500 voucher on mascara and eyeliner as my mascara is dry and my eyeliner nearly finished

  35. Janet
    17 October 2016 / 13:49

    Thank you for a fabulous review and good read. I love LOVE online shopping because I hate HATE queues and crowds, so this is right up my alley. If I won the R500 voucher to spend at the online foshini beauty store, I’d buy a tube of Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant and the Clarins Instant Concealer (I’d like to try that on my dark circles) 🙂 Thank you!!!

  36. Karen
    17 October 2016 / 13:49

    Would be lovely to win 🙂

  37. Gina
    17 October 2016 / 13:49

    I will definitely buy some Real Techniques brushes, have been wanting to try them for a while.

  38. Haseena
    17 October 2016 / 13:51

    As a make up beginner, would definitely purchase some brushes.

  39. Gloria
    17 October 2016 / 13:52

    WOW I would definitely use this to buy myself a nice pair of comfortable shoes

  40. Megan Hartwig
    17 October 2016 / 13:53

    AMAZEBALLS…I have been eyeing the Kardashian beauty brand for a while now and I would really love to get/spoil myself with the Kardashian Beauty Luxury Hair Rejuvenation Kit. Holding thumbs 😉

  41. petra van der merwe
    17 October 2016 / 13:56

    I’ll spend my voucher on Eucerin Even Brighter Spot Corrector and Olay Regenerist 3-Point Super Serum Thanx!:-)

  42. Natalie M
    17 October 2016 / 13:58

    Kick ass voucher, been dying to try out the Estee Lauder Double Wear Light Foundation

  43. Kelsey Niehaus
    17 October 2016 / 13:59

    I’d totally use the voucher to stock up on my favourite perfume, the “Nicki Minaj Pink Friday Eau de Parfum” 😀 <3

  44. Liesl
    17 October 2016 / 14:02

    I would spend a R500 gift voucher on the L’Oreal Infallible Foundation and a Real Techniques Powder Brush!

  45. Jess Harper
    17 October 2016 / 14:09

    Hi, my name is Jess and I have a makeup addiction. “Hi Jess”
    It is a real struggle having a makeup addiction being a broke student! I would be the Clinique smoothing concealer because I’m a concealer junkie! And I would also buy the smashbox be legendary matte lippie in the shade mauve pink! Plus I would get that deluxe size primer for free *heavy breathing* getting excited just thinking about it!
    P.S. Would love an update on the clarinet concealer!

  46. Khema singh
    17 October 2016 / 14:10

    I would definitely love to increase my real techniques brush collection I have 2 and would love the expert face brush and powder brush. Also a smashbox primer as I have heard good reviews.

  47. Chaune Wentink
    17 October 2016 / 14:12

    I would absolutely love to win this competition. I always love to find the best full coverage foundation and I’ve been on a hunt to try find one that suits my skin tone best and skin type. I have always had a battle to find something that doesn’t make me too matte that it looks like my skin lacks moisture or something that my skin so oily that my makeup just smears of my face. I have finally get my hands on a sample from Estée Lauder and finally after many many many high end makeup brands trying the Estée Lauder Double wear. I have found from a couple days use that this foundation will probably suit me best in the long run. If I could win this amazing gift I would be able to finally get my hands on the full sized product and have a beautiful flawless canvas for my makeup!!! Eeeepppp!!! Pretty please

  48. 17 October 2016 / 14:20

    Definitely want to try the Estee Lauder Cushion Foundation!

  49. Lean Du Toit
    17 October 2016 / 14:20

    Online shopping addict here!

    I will spend the gift voucher on the following:
    * Real Techniques Bold Metals Triangle Foundation brush,
    * Real Techniques Bold Metals Tapered Blush brush, and
    * Rimmel Match Perfect Invisible Coverage foundation with SPF20

    I’ve always wanted the brushes in the Bold Metals collection from Real Tecniques, but then I feel too bad about spending the money on brushes! 🙂 So a voucher will be P.E.R.F.E.C.T!

  50. Janis Aranes
    17 October 2016 / 14:24

    So many options!!!! I’m in desperate need of a new primer so I think I’d opt for the Smashbox offering.

  51. Jyothi Laldas
    17 October 2016 / 14:32

    Oooh all the Real Techniques things please =)

  52. Jacintha Scheepers
    17 October 2016 / 14:38

    I would definitely would use it on getting some Clinique treatment products. Have been too busy to go and in desperate needs of some replacement products.

  53. Nicole Jansen van Vuuren
    17 October 2016 / 14:39

    Definitely Definitely that new Estee Lauder sponge foundation, WOW I am such a huge Estee Lauder fan and have been for the past 6 years so that newbie gets me all kinds of excited! Plus the sponge technique makes it look super easy and fast which is ideal when you’re a mom

  54. 17 October 2016 / 14:49

    Yay another amazing giveaway 🙂 I’m so excited fingerscrossed really hope to be one of the lucky two 😉

    I would definitely be spending my voucher on the Real Techniques Starter set and I have had my eye on this product for so long I have such bad dark circles would love to try it out the Smashbox Photo Op Under Eye Brightener.

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    Fingerscrossed 🙂

  55. Natalie
    17 October 2016 / 14:58

    So many lovely things! I think I would get myself Smashbox Camera Ready BB Cream Broad Spectrum SPF 35 or Clarins UV Plus Anti-Pollution Sunscreen SPF 50 for summer.

  56. 17 October 2016 / 15:00

    I would love to try the Dr Brandt Pores No More Primer (R690) because my skin is very oily (therefore large pores) and I’m going to need it for the upcoming summer months.

    Love the specials/promotions that Foschini have because they are valued quite high and you get to try an array of products. Love the Pargo idea, definitely helps if you’re working late.

  57. 17 October 2016 / 15:06

    This is so awesome if im a lucky winner id be able to get High-end products whoop whoop very nice of you Luzanne , i keep toes and thumbs.

    Id love the real techniques brushes , and eye lashes and id like mascara and and love love love everything i could buy !!!!!!!!!!!!!

    love to you thanks for giveaway

  58. Sumaya
    17 October 2016 / 15:08

    I will get myself Rogue by Rihanna.

  59. carly
    17 October 2016 / 15:12

    I am desperate for a new Real Techniques Beauty Sponge, the blush brush and the setting brush… Beauty Tools! Awesome giveaway!

  60. ann foster
    17 October 2016 / 15:14

    ooh what a give away, I would like to get a luxury item , maybe the Clinique Superbalanced Silk foundation , or All about eyes Shadow quad in Jenna’s essentials

  61. Sarah-jane
    17 October 2016 / 15:15

    Oh wow I would definitely love to try the estee lauder double wear sponge foundation I use double wear usually and this would be absolutely awesome to try. I really really hope im the lucky lady who wins this amazing prize. Holding fingers and toes crossed 🙂

  62. Simran
    17 October 2016 / 15:16

    I would definitely get a Smashbox primer or Real Techniques brushes!

  63. Michelle Rademan
    17 October 2016 / 15:24

    Oh definitely the Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup… I am already a double wear fan and would love to have something in better packaging and something lighter for summer days.

  64. Sabine
    17 October 2016 / 15:27

    I would def use the voucher for the Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup Foundation .Got a sample to try a few days ago and it is heaven!!!

  65. Angelique
    17 October 2016 / 15:42

    Gosh I would definitely spend it on a proper L’Oréal Foundation. I’m preggo so I would love to treat myself a bit especially since the hormones are going out of wack and I need some decent coverage. also it would make this mommy-to-be feel super close to her old self again!

  66. Carmel
    17 October 2016 / 16:05

    Mmmm, I would love to get my hands on some Yardley products. I have been dying to get my hands on some primer and some awesome eyeliner, nude lipstick. I won’t go crazy and spend it on one product. I want to get my hands on atleast a few items. Have to smart shop .. Super stocked about this competition..

  67. Annet
    17 October 2016 / 17:46

    I’d get the Estee Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup. It looks amazing

  68. Arlene Herbst
    17 October 2016 / 17:49

    I don’t know, how to choose..??!! Maybe the Smashbox BB water, or splurge on Clarins foundation or a nice highlighter pallette.. Or or or..

  69. Emma
    17 October 2016 / 17:51

    I would love to spend it on any of the brow pencil products to get my brows on fleek, as well as an eyeshadow primer.
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  70. Sugendri Tsalamandris
    17 October 2016 / 17:59

    I am in dire need of a new bottle of Armani Si. Yip! Gonna buy that 🙂

  71. Shaista
    17 October 2016 / 18:36

    Great giveaway! I would definitely buy a primer!

  72. Yumna
    17 October 2016 / 18:43

    Hi Luzanne! I would get the 212 VIP fragrance for women. Perfume is quite expensive so the voucher would make a huge difference. Thanks!

  73. Iman
    17 October 2016 / 19:21

    I would love to buy a Smashbox primer, I’ve been wanting one for ages! Would also love to buy the Smashbox colour correcting sticks, been wanting something to colour correct with recently

  74. Milly
    17 October 2016 / 19:29

    Hair products, hair products and more hair products. I’m not a big makeup person, but love to spoil my hair!

  75. 17 October 2016 / 19:38

    I would buy something I don’t buy everyday, something which is luxurious for me.. maybe something in Clarins or Smashbox, ooo and I would love a set of proper makeup brushes! Thank you for the opportunity 🙂

  76. Leanne Cherry
    17 October 2016 / 21:07

    I have my eye on some real techniques brushes , would be a real winner for me as I have been longing for these brushes for quite sometime .

  77. Deri
    17 October 2016 / 21:21

    Ever since you’ve raved about the Smashbox primer, I’ve been dying to try that! Both that and the Smashbox Brow Tech pencil would be on my list 🙂

  78. 17 October 2016 / 21:24

    Ooh nice!! I really need to revamp my makeup.
    I’m dying to try the Smashbox CC cream, I’d use the voucher for that

  79. Pristine Govender
    17 October 2016 / 22:03

    I would love to win this voucher so that I can get some nice skin care, make up and pamper products for my mom ☺ she works so hard and really deserves it. She is a true inspiration to me and I get my love of make up from her. My mom has taught me that when life gets tough, put on your favourite lipstick and attack! I really hope to win this for her! xoxo

  80. Roxanne
    17 October 2016 / 22:07

    Hi there. Thanks for the amazing post ❤ I would purchase the Estee Lauder Double Wear foundation which i have ben lusting after

  81. Reza-Astrid Fourie
    17 October 2016 / 22:42

    I would totally go crazy and get the Estée Lauder Double Wear foundation. I have been eyeing it for so long!!!!

  82. 17 October 2016 / 22:43

    i absolutely love make-up. i would have to buy myself the smashbox studioskin foundation, i have wanted it for so long as i really struggle to find a foundation that matches me exactly from the drugstore and as i am a struggling student, it would save my life lol

  83. Kaylee Prentice
    17 October 2016 / 22:48

    Such a great giveaway!

    I would definitely spend this voucher on one or two Real Techniques brushes to add to my collection, the Smashbox Studio Skin concealer (been lusting after it! Plus I’d score the deal on the full size primer too!) and I’d been keen to try the Foschini make up brand matte lipstain in Pillow Talk.

  84. Nabeela
    17 October 2016 / 22:55

    OMW Luzanne, your giveaways become more epic by the day 😀

    I’ve been eyeing the Smashbox Shape Matters Palette for some time now but the steep R1000+ price tag is depressing – a R500 voucher would definitely help matters! (I’m even happy settling for the R995 Photo Matte Palette, okie??)

    Much Love x

  85. Shannin
    18 October 2016 / 05:49

    Awesome post as always. If I won I would likely purchase the Smashbox primer you mentioned as I haven’t found a primer that really helps control shine, and I’d also like to get a Real Techniques miracle complexion sponge. I’ve been loving the Foschini online store…been waiting for ages for them to do this as the nearest big mall is 2hrs drive from where I live.

  86. 18 October 2016 / 08:16

    I would buy that Estee Lauder foundation that i have been eyeing for months but could not get, as its certainly not cheap. But heard only great things about. So yeah that would be one thing less of my makeup Christmas wish list 🙂 🙂 🙂

  87. Sabrina
    18 October 2016 / 09:19

    Great giveaway. I would definitely buy perfume.

  88. Jessica
    18 October 2016 / 09:24

    For sure the Real Techniques make up brushes!! I am obsessed with them… that will most def be my purchase! Would be awesome to win one of these vouchers!

  89. Kathy
    18 October 2016 / 09:25

    I would buy the


    and the

    Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer

  90. Sindi Sampson
    18 October 2016 / 09:26

    If I won, I would definitely go abit SmashBox crazy. I’ve been dying to get my hands on their primer after reading the amazing reviews. I would love to win this giveaway just basically to up my makeup game.

  91. Caryn Step
    18 October 2016 / 09:27

    After using Clinique products for many years, I’ve just moved over to Clarins recently, and I’m loving it. I would definitely use the voucher to buy a few more items from their awesome skincare range.

  92. 18 October 2016 / 09:34

    Would love to try the maybelline products out never tried them out before

  93. Abigail
    18 October 2016 / 09:35

    I would spend my voucher on re-purchasing the Smashbox Primer ( LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!) water so I can also score that deluxe size primer on their special. And also pick a few more of those kiss lashes. They give me life!!! EEeeeek I am so stoked about Foschini going online. I practically live in their stores.

  94. Andiswa Sonwabe
    18 October 2016 / 09:51


    I would spend the voucher on my mom actually. Her birthday is coming and she’s fiiiinally retiring and I know ol’girl wants to look amazing for her retirement party at work so I’d get her something beautiful to wear for old times sake.

    Not promising I won’t spend it on some Urban Decay though!

  95. Shaheeda Petersen
    18 October 2016 / 10:01

    Ooh what a great giveaway! I would put the voucher to good use by ordering the Smashbox Full Exposure Eyeshadow palette. I’ve been eyeing it for so long but the price is over my budget (R995 ouch!). The voucher would put it in a more reasonable range so I could get it right now instead of waiting till my birthday next year. Lol 🙂

  96. Yvonne Herbst
    18 October 2016 / 10:06

    I would buy Neutrogena’s Brown / Black waterproof mascara. Or Clinique, or Dior, Estee Lauder, any one of these in a waterproof Brown / Black or Blackened Brown really. I can’t see all the products listed online that I see in store. The Online store also only features black options. I used to be quite happy with L’oreal, but this has apparently since been discontinued. I don’t see why I should pay more for an inferior product. The brown waterproof options are normally difficult to find. I realise that a lighter brown might be more difficult to make waterproof than a darker brown. Or perhaps it was just my experience. I feel very strongly about a mascara promoted as waterproof when it is actually ‘smudge proof’. Ofcourse, for lack of finding it on the website and in store, I am willing to drive to any outlet that sells these products. Ladies, perhaps you can be of assistance? I prefer doing all my shopping at one central point, however if the store no longer caters for my needs I have very little choice as I am pale in complexion and my facial hair being light I simply can’t wear black during the day like a teenager. I wonder if they use these online facilities often? I also tend to frown upon my mascara running in summer. As for that point, during rainy winter days too. I do like to workout, go to the beach and swim every so often. I find that whether I do these activities or not, Waterproof seems to suit my needs best. We all know that us hormonal ladies tend to sweat more from time to time, and especially during the summer months I think this is a staple essential for every woman.

  97. 18 October 2016 / 10:14

    Oh this is so exciting! Would definitely get the Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation Primer. I haven’t used a primer before and have been DYING to try one out! P.S. Thank you for your blogs, I find them so informative and always check your reviews before buying a new product xoxo

  98. Carmen
    18 October 2016 / 10:19

    I would the Revlon Photoready Primer, Shadow & Sparkle in metropolitan, the Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Rosewine, the Rimmel Brow This Way Sculpting Kit and the Maybelline Volum’ Express The Colossal Go Extreme Mascara…if there is change best believe I will buy nail polish lol #lovethisgiveaway #pickme lol

  99. Olivia
    18 October 2016 / 10:23

    This is such an amazing giveaway! I would love that Estee Lauder foundation, eyeing it for a long time now! Or maybe towards a fragrance, which is a staple for me in my beauty cabinet, or perhaps some gorgeous summer season neutral eyeshadow palettes!! So These three items are on my list if I had this voucher! And it is my Birthday month too!! some spoils like these would be nice:-)

  100. Theresa Eduardo
    18 October 2016 / 10:49

    Wow what an awesome giveaway. Wish my voucher I would purchase the Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base & the Clarind Instant Concealer to conceal my dark circles! I’d also consider the Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Stick Radiant Makeup Foundation which I’ve heard great things about!

  101. Fathima Zahra
    18 October 2016 / 10:58

    Amazing! I would spend my voucher on some Real Techniques makeup brushes.. Im new to makeup so still in the process of collecting the essentials! 😀

  102. 18 October 2016 / 11:04

    Me being a makeup fanatic, I’d spend my R500, 00 voucher on the Yardley Loose Powder (Caramelized), iEnvy So Wispy 03 Eyelashes, Maybelline Brow Satin Gel Pen and finally the Real Techniques Stippling Brush. My total would then amount to R549. 8, if i,m correct this means no delivery fee for meeeeeee!!!

  103. Darlene Marrimuthu
    18 October 2016 / 11:10

    I would love to get my hands on some more real techniques brushes! The Blush brush, expert face brush, powder brush and miracle complexion sponge are at the top of my wishlist right now.

  104. Natasha Stanton
    18 October 2016 / 11:12

    I would love to win this Foschini For Beauty online store voucher because I am in desperate need of new mascara and I would love to try the Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base. Your review on it sounds like something that I am looking for. I love the lit from within look rather than covering up my face completely with a thick foundation. This sounds like the perfect summer must have!

  105. Andrea Wentzel
    18 October 2016 / 11:22

    I would use the voucher to purchase some Real Techniques brushes!

  106. Vanessa
    18 October 2016 / 11:38

    Definitely on a good base as I don’t have one, and then a few odds and sods, whatever R500 can buy, however if they sell the BeautyBlender that would be 1st Prize for me… I have a concealer with which I could use it, as per your tutorials always so informative z,

  107. Vanessa
    18 October 2016 / 11:39

    Definitely on a good base as I don’t have one, and then a few odds and sods, whatever R500 can buy, however if they sell the BeautyBlender that would be 1st Prize for me… I have a concealer with which I could use it, as per your tutorials always so informative

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  109. Hanneri
    18 October 2016 / 13:54

    I will ‘blow’ the whole voucher on the Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup Foundation. Love EL foundations and very interested to try the cushion foundation version.

  110. Tracy Jacobs
    18 October 2016 / 16:22

    I would def get the Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Radiant Makeup – that stick appeals to me, and a Maybelline mascara – have retweeted.

  111. Shantel Govender
    18 October 2016 / 17:41

    I have shopped on the Foschini Beauty website , and I love the experience . I purchased a few products and was surprised of the Maybellline gift , it contained products that I always wanted .

    Should I win the voucher , I would buy Ted Lapidus White Soul Eau de Toilette 50Mls . I love that fragrance and would make a early Christmas gift .

  112. Leighann
    18 October 2016 / 18:01

    Hi Luzanne,

    Awesome giveaway!! I’d use the voucher to get the double exposure eye palette from Smashbox. Crossing fingers!


  113. Adele
    18 October 2016 / 21:33

    I will spend it on Almay foundation and powder!

  114. Sarah
    18 October 2016 / 22:08

    I would probably buy some l’oreal or maybelline products(like the fit me concealer, infallible matte foundation and primer , the list definitely goes on) to get the free gift. I’m just glad that more South African stores are launching online stores so that we can experience the ease of online shopping with duties or import tax

  115. amy lane
    18 October 2016 / 22:29

    Oh my word where to begin love all things beauty!am in desperate need of a face primer so it would be a toss up between the clarins(that you purchased) or smashbox and the clarins delicious self tanning cream just in time for summer thanks for awesome blog x

  116. Tiffany
    19 October 2016 / 07:00

    I will definitely buy some Maybelline goodies or a real techniques brush set! 🙂

  117. Sayuri
    19 October 2016 / 08:48

    awesome giveaway-I would probably buy some l’oreal makeup products

  118. sharon
    19 October 2016 / 08:49

    will use it on Estée Lauder products

  119. Michelle
    19 October 2016 / 16:46

    I would like to spend the R500 towards being able to afford the smashbox shape your face palette! It’s such a beautiful palette but sadly I am flat broke So this giveaway will save my life

  120. Alexandra Ayerst
    19 October 2016 / 19:48

    I would spend the voucher on the Real Techniques Core Collection and Starter Kit. Now that I have followed your great advice in order to expand my makeup collection I require a set of decent makeup brushes to apply my makeup:)

  121. Rehana Seedat
    19 October 2016 / 20:56

    I will buy the Elizabeth Arden products. tweeted @rehanseedat

  122. Ragmat baron
    19 October 2016 / 22:31

    I would buy the Smashbox jetset waterproof eyeliner & Smashbox bronze lights bronzer

  123. Nikki
    19 October 2016 / 23:01

    Luzanne, you have already mentioned two of my faves in your blog post so I would definitely be purchasing the new Estee Lauder Double Wear cushion stick foundation AS WELL AS the Smashbox Photo Finish Color Correcting Primer. ❤️ I’ve hadmy eye on these two beauties for a while now.

  124. Aisha Salasa
    19 October 2016 / 23:25

    The lash glue remover looks so interesting! first time I see such a product. Thanks for keeping us all updated and informed.
    I would use this voucher to purchase the smashbox photo finish primer . Been on my wishlist for AGES.

  125. Monique
    20 October 2016 / 12:32

    I was going to say I would buy Real Techniques brushes but after reading your review above, I’m keen to try the Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base …… or maybe I will buy both!

  126. kate deklerk
    21 October 2016 / 07:02

    i would use a R500 voucher towards the Gorgeous Fragrance Collection for her because i just love mini beauty products and they last forever and look so cute on my bathroom counter!

  127. Jade Lawson
    21 October 2016 / 09:31

    I would definitely buy Smashbox Photo Finish More Than Primer Blemish Control. I have been saving up to buy this product.

  128. Tshepang MaryJane
    21 October 2016 / 13:07

    I love your blog, and have been following you. I live makeup so much,but I currently can’t afford it.

    I would buy primer, and foundation. Try to add on to the voucher to get more out of it. Truth is I live in a small town, and our Foschini store does not have most products that are online.

    I’m ready for my voucher, and my first makeup purchase

  129. Genevieve
    22 October 2016 / 03:21

    This is an amazing giveaway and would give me a chance to try foschini’s online store…not that I need any more motivation . I would buy Estée Lauder Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick 0r
    Smashbox Photo Finish Pore Minimizing Foundation primer or
    Estée Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II!

  130. Sibahle
    22 October 2016 / 12:50

    I would like to use the R500,00 voucher towards a purchase of Clinique and Estée Lauder products on the Foschini For Beauty online store.

  131. BethN
    22 October 2016 / 21:49

    I would purchase something new in the Clinique range, maybe the Clinique Superbalanced Silk foundation

  132. Shaista
    23 October 2016 / 21:35

    I would be super excited to use the foshini voucher towards getting the Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base and real techniques brushes….

  133. Sayuri
    24 October 2016 / 11:04

    awesome giveaway I would purchase something new in the Clinique range

  134. Daniela Cardoso
    24 October 2016 / 11:52

    definitely some new makeup brushes and mascara or perhaps some perfume

  135. Cathy Badenhorst
    24 October 2016 / 11:57

    I never tend to spoil myself with some designer perfume, so this would be wonderful to win and spend on some Revlon perfume just in time for my birthday next week…love the perfume “Love Her Madly”

  136. Mahmooda Martin
    24 October 2016 / 15:03

    I am super obsessed with Yardley beauty products and I will most certainly spend the R500 buying Yardley lipsticks. I also would love to spoil myself since I am currently writing matric exams and am under a lot of stress therefore some new Yardley lippies will do good to my stress levels.

  137. Tracy
    24 October 2016 / 20:09

    Hi Luzanne! Thank you so much for organising this giveaway. Just this weekend I decided it was time to step up my makeup game (my eyeshadows are about four years old and I don’t even OWN foundation!) and I discovered your blog, went back in the archives to your Affordable Makeup Starter Kit post, and started compiling a list! With this voucher I’d buy my first ever primer (probably the Maybelline baby skin as you previously recommended), and some foundation – that Estee Lauder one looks amaze! With the remainder I’ll invest in some new eyeshadows. Thanks for a lovely blog and such informative YouTube videos, definitely going to make use of your tutorials from now on <3

  138. Adele
    24 October 2016 / 21:54

    Awesome give away! My mascara is running dry so definitely my trusty Loreal False Lash Superstar ( makes my lashes so dramatic) and also my Loreal Infallible 24h Foundation. Then maby a nail polish/ lipstick so that I can grab that nice free gift to the value of R1380!

    Thanks for the review, this will make my live so much easier!

  139. Vanessa
    25 October 2016 / 21:58

    Amazing giveaway as ALWAYS, Mt Anniversary and Birthday Month and no luck at winning any awesome products such as there you are giving away! Been very busy with an amazing cause would love a spoil now, fabulous re view and products in yor give-away! Are these competitions only for beauty bloggers and not beauty product lovers as I have noticed it’s always the same entrants?

    I would.ld really love a Beauty Blender! Since watching tutorials they seem like magic little wands and that’s what I would use a voucher towards. I know they’ve been on the market for a while however what’s the use of good products, and not being able to dpply them correctly

  140. Merusca
    15 November 2016 / 13:20

    I would use my voucher to buy some must have Summer make up & essentials. A Rimmel The Only One Lipstick, Essence Extreme Lasting Waterproof Eyepencil and a Clinique Lash Power Long-Wearing Mascara 🙂

  141. Vanessa Christiane
    4 June 2017 / 13:27

    An Estee Lauder Product would be my choice / Claines – but this iEnvy range looks so gorgeous and I’ve been dying to try false lashes! Love all if the ranges – suppose once in store I could make my final decision – so much to choose from!

  142. Dianne Lipman
    29 August 2017 / 13:47

    I need a new perfume so badly!!!

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