Jimmy Choo L’Eau EDT is the newest offering from the Jimmy Choo fragrance line. In essence, it’s meant to be an expression of the dynamic, alluring and adventurous Jimmy Choo woman. The press release describes the scent as being a “sensual evocation” of the Jimmy Choo woman with pure and subtle notes heightened by hibiscus … Continue Reading

For far too long nude underwear (& lipstick, & shoes, & make-up) wasn’t representative of the multitude of skin tones that populate the planet. When I started working as a fashion editor at True Love Magazine back in 2000, I’d call our cover ladies (who were mostly black) to book shoot dates, times and get … Continue Reading

If you haven’t included a serum into your skincare regime, then you really should consider doing so immediately. Serums are fantastic because they effectively penetrate deeply into the skin to deliver a very high doses of active ingredients. The best way to select the correct serum is to establish what your particular skincare concern is, … Continue Reading

I love all the Mugler fragrances, but it’s the new Alien Eau Sublime EDT that’s really stolen my heart. Angel will always be one of my favourite scents, closely followed by Alien. My mom visited Paris the month Angel was launched internationally, and bought a bottle back for me. I wore it for a good … Continue Reading

Listen up lovely readers, now is the time to buy all your winter goodies for next winter. Sound a tad counter intuitive? Not at all! You see, now is the time to really bag some incredible deals on coats, jackets and knits. So, it’s with huge amounts of excitement that I bring you this blog … Continue Reading

One of the hottest topics in the beauty industry these days is around how pollution negatively effects the skin. Research shows that minute pollution particles absorbed by the skin are tied to the formation of age spots, pigmentation and wrinkles. in fact, a recent study published in the journal of Investigative Dermatology proves that traffic-related air … Continue Reading

Essentials Magazine recently asked me to tell them about five products I love and use every day. This was super easy, as I’m currently crushing hard on the five beauties below. Read on to find out why. NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP Love Contours All Eye and Face Sculpting Palette (R354.95 available at Clicks) contains nine very … Continue Reading

A month ago I was holidaying in Turkey and Greece, enjoying the European summer and soaking up the sun. Being a beauty writer, I’m well aware of the dangers overexposure to UV rays can cause, so I was militant about protecting my skin with the appropriate products. When I wasn’t swimming, I was wearing my … Continue Reading