What’s In Shanina Shaik’s Bag?

EXOTIC looks. Check. Killer body. Check. Down-to-earth personality. Check. Victoria’s Secret angel Shanina Shaik checks every box. She exudes effortless elegance and there are a few beauty tips we want to steal from the luxurious lingerie modelling brunette. Like how she keeps her complexion so dewy, glowy and natural. And how does she beat the occasional pimple. Fortunately, she’s shared her favourite products and opens up her bag for us.

Lorena Grab Handle Clutch: R499, Forever New

Mouthing Off
‘I’M always looking for my Maybelline Baby Lips and Revlon Matte Balm. I love them so much, but I get super annoyed because they get lost.’ We know that feel.

Colorburst Matte Balm: R180, Revlon And Baby Lips Cherry Me Lip Balm: R47.95, Maybelline

Facebeat Basics

SHANINA’s MUA creates her red carpet looks with these necessities: Estée Lauder Double Wear Foundation to give her that super-glowy, natural, effortless skin, black eyeliner and lots of layers of mascara to keep the attention on her eyes.

Double Wear Nude Cushion Stick Makeup: R555, Estée Lauder

All Ears
‘EVERY now and then my headphones get lost, and I have two pairs! One for the plane and then one for my phone.’

Shift Wireless Earphones: R299.99, Typo

Sunny Disposition

SOMETHING she never leaves home without? ‘Sunscreen is really important to wear every day to protect your skin.’

Photoderm Max SPF 50+ Sensitive Skin Cream: R249.95, Bioderma

Hide The Bags!

‘EVERYWHERE I go, I have a brightening serum and concealer, volumising mascara and a tinted moisturiser with me.’ Hide blemishes and dark circles and brighten your complexion with a handy concealer wand.

Conceal And Define Concealer: R104.95, By Revolution, Clicks

Wellbeing Prescription

SHE admits that she travels with her vitamins everywhere: “Fish oils, women’s vitamins, primrose oils—which are all great for skin.”

Evening Primrose Oil (90 Capsules): R164.95, By Vitaforce, Dis-Chem

Ain’t She Sweet?

SHANINA likes to use Manuka honey. “I put it on like a mask,” she explains. Manuka honey has antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties that help treat numerous ailments.

Manuka Honey Face Mask: R220, Dr. Organic



I am Beauty Editor at People Magazine and a make-up artist. I have worked with many celebrities, including, Phumeza Mdaba, Boity, Zuraida Jardine and Rolene Strauss. I always knew I would work in magazines, as I grew up in publishing (my parents are publishers). When I’m not writing beauty or following my passion for make-up, I can be found reading and spending time with family and friends. I am also a tea-lover