The new CHANEL S/S 2018 collection “Neapolis: New City” is quite breathtaking. I was lucky enough to receive a few key items to play around with. For this collection, Lucia Pica – CHANEL Global Creative Makeup & Colour Designer – drew inspiration from her hometown, Naples. This enchanting Italian city abounds with nature, art and … Continue Reading

Last week I visited the POND’s Institute to check out the brands latest innovation in anti-aging technology; the new POND’s Age Miracle with a Retinol-C Complex. Those who read my blog regularly will know that I’m the biggest proponent of including a retinol formulation in your skin – especially if you’re over 35 yrs of … Continue Reading

Superbalist asked me to select five of my favourite fragrances and accessories from their site recently – to create a wishlist of sorts. A simple task – you may think – but goodness gracious me, it was super difficult! There are so many fantastic scents and must-have accessories to choose from, it was quite overwhelming. … Continue Reading

My makeup bag is constantly in flux because I get SO many new products to test. Currently, I’m loving the beauties below because they fit so well into my no-fuss, super quick, daily makeup routine. I’ve watched many a top makeup artist bend their mascara wands, and when I finally asked why they did those, … Continue Reading

The last few months of 2017 were crazy busy. I spent my days juggling beauty content production for three women’s magazines (Cosmo, Marie Claire & Good Housekeeping), being mom to a teen, and trying to still focus on my blog. While I just managed to keep my wits, it was my skin that suffered the … Continue Reading

There’s one product that all beauty ed’s agree is an absolute must-have: the iconic Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant. Eight Hour is a trusted and essential travel companion – I NEVER travel without my tube because the award-winning formula provides skincare solutions for any situation. And I’m not alone in my adoration for … Continue Reading

Filorga is one of the high-end French brands I absolutely adore. I love a product that lives up to its claims, and all of Filorga’s offerings certainly do just that. The Filorga brand was founded in 1978 by a French doctor of aesthetic medicine who also happened to be a cellular biologist. He is credited … Continue Reading

The Diptyque line of incredible fragrances and candles are finally available in South Africa at Skins Cosmetics in Sandton City – a beauty destination that will, quite literally, take your breath away! The Diptyque brand was founded more than 50 years ago in the Saint-Germain-des-Pres district in Paris and is renowned for producing some of … Continue Reading