Blog ( December 2014 )

How will bid adieu to 2014? Without much thought and barely a glance back? Or, do you bend down and kiss the ground you walk on because you made it through another year – just barely!

Not only did 2014 see a bold and beautiful make-up come-back, nails also experienced a revival in the fashion world. Glamming it up was considered a definite fashion must-have, as we waved goodbye to the stately French Manicure of old. As with the make-up trends, nail looks were inspired, coated in golds, bolds and anything that catches the eye. Less was never enough and as long they made a statement, you couldn't make a wrong choice. Nails were tie-dyed, ombre'ed and literally became tiny works of art. Let's have a quick review...

2014 has been a landmark year for bright vibrant colors, making a comeback in fashion trends everywhere. From clothes to shoes, and makeup to hair color. Bold and muted, patterned or plain, shimmering or matte, it has been a vibrant, colorful year for fashionistas expressing themselves in wearable fashions. At the end of this year, we look back at top 5 Make-Up trends and see no exception with favored colors emerging on eyelids, cheeks and lips. Be it bright orange, shimmering pinks, hued blues and bold metallics, dramatic or understated, make-up played a huge role in the fashion run this past year. Here are the top 5 Make-Up picks for 2014.

Lets be realistic, Christmas in South Africa will probably never ever be white. The weather outside may be frightful, and the fire may be delightful but it South African terms that means that is nearly 33 degrees and the coals are ready for the braai.

So instead of a white Christmas the Global Girl chooses something to match the weather and our fiery temperament and we opt for a Red Christmas this year. Read our Global Girls Guide to a Red Christmas.

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ...