Did you know that approximately 80% of all people between the ages of 11yrs and 30yrs worldwide suffer from acne? And, it’s not only a teenage affliction – around 20% of those who suffer from acne during puberty, find that it persists into adulthood. Acne has a profound impact on self-esteem and confidence. Also, from … Continue Reading

I have always embraced my brunette locks. Call me boring, but I’ve never had the inclination to change my hair colour. While blonde’s may have more fun, I think brunettes have it a lot easier when it comes to colour maintenance and upkeep. I have my hair professionally coloured at the salon every 5 to … Continue Reading

Your forties really are fabulous years (ask me, I’m 44 this year). Your career is on track, you’re not afraid to speak your mind, and children are (nearly) grown up. At forty, most women I know are comfortable with who they are and know exactly what they want and what they don’t… During our forties, … Continue Reading

Last week Tuesday evening, I attended the hotly anticipated Style By SA Show at SAFW in JHB. This show is always a favorite of mine as I get a first look at what to expect from some of my favourite local designers like Thebe Magugu, Rich Mnisi & Sindiso Khumalo. I really love how Woolworths … Continue Reading

One of the best aspects of my job is that I get to review a whole spectrum of beauty products on the regular, from high end to mass market. From my conversations with women, I’m often astounded how many of them believe that the higher the price tag, the better the formulation. This really couldn’t … Continue Reading

Just a few months back, all I could think about was the pending #DayZero here in Cape Town. I was terrified, to say the least. I spent many hours Googling how compost toilets work, and almost booked a course on how to make your own Humanure (if you’re unsure what this is, take a good … Continue Reading

I’m always trying out new products. Some exceed my expectations, while others can be quite underwhelming. The four I’m chatting about today I absolutely adore and am pretty damn sure you will too. All four are real treats for the skin. They all deliver on their claims, and are relatively inexpensive – given how fantastic … Continue Reading

A few weeks back, Toni&Guy sent me three of their mini stylers from the Fashion Fix range to try out. They include an iron, a waver and a curler. All are smaller in size, so are perfect for traveling.I also love the bold colour accents on each and the fact that they heat up super … Continue Reading