It is a catch 22 living in the southern hemisphere of the world. Now don’t get us wrong we live in a diversely rich and magnificent country, but when it comes to the latest in fashion and beauty trends we are, however, always a season behind.

For Stylistas’ such as ourselves, we are always looking to the next best thing, the latest trends and what our fellow fashion and beauty it girls are wearing overseas. Like most of us, we cannot wait to get our hands on all of it! And the sooner the better.

Fear not trend setters because we here at The Stylista have stumbled upon a local brand we just couldn’t keep to ourselves. To all our lovers of makeup, now is your chance to get your pretty paws on the latest makeup offerings from your favourite luxury overseas brands right here in SA.

Ever wanted to paint your face in Huda, Tarte, Too Faced, Dose of Colours, Fenty Beauty , Kylie Cosmetics and more? Well now you can @makeupbowtique a local make up site is filled to the brim with luxury make up offerings.

Working purely off of an email, DM’s and Whatsapp, ordering basis, your luxury beauty fix is at your fingertips and a swift swipe away.

With so many options too choose from, we honestly felt like a kid in a candy store! But we managed to round up our top favourite picks from our new favourite makeup brand supplying all of our international needs.


With summer in full swing here in sunny SA, it is no surprise that we can be found spending most of our days in the pool and who could blame us when it is 30 + degrees outside! But with all the back and forth between the pool and the sun lounger, can leave your skin quite dry.

We are obsessed with the Tarte drink of H20 gel moisturizer. It soothes and refreshes parched skin and gives a much needed boost of hydration.

For only R790 get your hands on this little gem today.


With so much choice how is a girl to choose? Huda Beauty Obsession palettes are made up of gorgeous hues to create that perfect day to night look. Petite enough to keep in your make up bag for the perfect touch up during the day.

From Warm Brown, Mauve, Smokey and Electric, there is a colour story just for you at R650 each.



If you love to let your inner goddess out to shine, then the Dose of Colours collection is a must-have for you. We love the array of gold and nude hues that can be found across their lipsticks, bronzers and eye palettes.

At R750 each it is a stretch but a well deserved spoil.



Want to look as sweet as a peach? Then get your hands on Too Faced Papa Don’t Peach blush for only R600.

A subtle dusting to the cheeks can brighten your look all year round. Keep it peachy honey.





It has been the talk of the beauty world for months now and we have all seen it splashed across our social media feeds, the Kylie Cosmetics range is now in our reach lovelies and yours to own today.

Glitter and shine with your own Kylie “Glitz” super glitter gloss for R400. No need to thank us.


Because we just couldn’t get enough of our gorgeous new find, have a look at some of our other favourites.
Check out their gorgeous Instagram page @makeupbowtique and start shop ping today!