Looking for a decadent, luxurious spoil for yourself or a loved one? You can’t go wrong with CHANEL. This season, the brand has some truly delightful products that I know you’re going to love. I was very excited when this gorgeous, limited edition bottle of N°5 Fragments D’Or (R1530) arrived. As a lover of the … Continue Reading

The iconic American brand Aveeno has finally reached our shores. Aveeno products are renowned for their gentle and effective formulations. Aveeno founders, American inventor and philanthropist brothers Albert and Sidney Musher were driven by a profound curiosity about how substances interact, along with a belief that centuries-old remedies held the promise for human wellness. Their … Continue Reading

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