Towards the end of last year, I received a magnificent drop from Durbanville Hills which included wines from their Cape Portrait range. As the name Cape Portrait suggests, this range of wines are Inspired by the vibrant city of Cape Town and captures the sensory melting pot of the city and its people. Durbanville Hills, … Continue Reading

Just like our skin changes as we age, so too can our hair. After the age of 40, some woman may notice a change in texture, thickness and colour (hello grey hairs) when it comes to their hair. Put simply, by the time you hit your early 40’s, you could be battling a completely different … Continue Reading

Even if you’re not spending the day in the sun, you should be applying a facial sunscreen daily. In fact, it’s THE most important skincare product to prevent premature ageing, given that 80% of wrinkles are caused by UV rays. Too much sun exposure leads to pigmentation problems like dark spots and unevenness. When purchasing … Continue Reading

I’ve rounded up a few beauties that I think would make perfect gifts for those “difficult” to buy for people. If you’re seeking a gift for a BFF, your SIL, FIL or MIL, I’ve got you covered. SIL (Sister in Law) FIL (Father in Law) MIL (Mother in Law) For the Woman Who has Everything … Continue Reading

I still rate the incredible, locally made Lanolab Skin Repair Balm (R105 – BUY) as one of the very best treatments to nourish lips & dry cuticles, and to soothe minor irritations (like that time I was bitten by a horse fly). I ALWAYS have a on hand. You can read my post on this … Continue Reading

We all know the only safe tan comes from a bottle. Luckily, we have loads of sunless tanning options available to choose from, for both face and body. Today, I thought I’d show you my failsafe sunless tanning routine, as well as the products I use to get my glow on. Prep It’s so important … Continue Reading

I can’t resist a beautifully cut, slightly voluminous cotton top. Because I tend to carry weight on my tummy, I prefer a style with a slight A-line flare over this area. I also love that this top has a ¾ sleeve – perfect for upper arms that maybe aren’t as firm as they used to … Continue Reading

Hedonist: “A person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker”. THE HEDONIST is the first fragrance I’ve had the pleasure of trying from the French Perfumery brand, EX NIHILO that’s available locally at Skins Cosmetics. EX NIHILO is a French fragrance brand founded in 2013 by … Continue Reading