What do South Africa’s most stylish women use to make their faces flawless? We peered into designer and co-owner of fashion label Ruff Tung, Bridget Pickering’s, make up bag and got her recipe for fabulous – yet totally fuss-free – skincare and make up. I always carry a facial oil or serum in my handbag. … Continue Reading

I asked Lynette Botha, Deputy Editor of Marie Claire South Africa, previous beauty editor, and wellness (and wine) enthusiast to review a few products from the Healing Earth range. “A few weeks ago, something really odd happened to my skin. Tiny little bumps developed all over my face; there was no pain, no itch or … Continue Reading

I really mean it when I say I adore just about everything from LUSH. Not only do all their products smell incredible, most are either vegetarian or Vegan (some products do contain lanolin, honey, milk and beeswax). Also, LUSH don’t purchase raw ingredients from companies that carry out, fund or commission animal testing. All their … Continue Reading

By Helen Clemson There are three things I know for sure; first, I will always file my tax return on deadline day. Next up, I will never use the hashtag #thinspiration on one of my IG posts (shudder), and lastly, I will be forever looking for a foundation that makes my skin look polished but … Continue Reading

Aside from a great foundation, I believe every woman should invest in a great bronzer that brings a little sun-kissed glow to the face. I use mine everyday – summer or winter – and apply it with a brush, creating the number 3 on both sides of my face. I start at the top of … Continue Reading

Oh the excitement! Two weeks back I was invited by Woolworths Beauty to attend a makeup masterclass with none other than renowned celebrity makeup artist, Sir John. Woolworths recently brought Sir John to South Africa to set up the looks for the runway at SAFW using W Beauty products.  Sir John – for those of … Continue Reading

I absolutely adore Country Road, and was lucky enough to attend the brands Summer 2017 media day last week. As usual, the offering surprised, delighted and inspired.  Nobody could take their eyes off the adorable Country Road Caravan, which was fully-kitted out with the seasons must-have decor items.  The Caravan will be popping up all over … Continue Reading

I recently received the most delightful box from Gosh Copenhagen – filled to the brim with some the coolest make-up items from the Assortment //AW 17 collection. Best of all is that each product featured cost under R300! Let’s take a look: GOSH First up is the brilliant Colour Corrector Kit (001 Colour Mix), R195 … Continue Reading