The best thing about being a beauty editor is that I get to try some seriously great skincare. For the past three weeks, I’ve been putting the brand new NUXE Merveillance LIFT range to test. The range is designed for skin 35+ and promises to lift, firm and minimise the appearance of wrinkles. What … Continue Reading

The skin around the eyes is amongst the thinnest and most delicate on the body. It is one of the first places where the signs of aging become visibly evident. Clarins has a comprehensive eye care range that offers a solution for every concern, from dark circles and puffiness to wrinkles and fines lines. Total … Continue Reading

I’ll start this post by describing my hair type: medium to think, wavy, dry(ish) & slightly damaged (thanks to chemical processes like colouring). Because of my hair’s texture, I can easily untangle knots if my hair has been conditioned (I prefer a spray). I love the Nuxe brand. They make one of my top 5 … Continue Reading

I’ve been using the new Elizabeth Arden Ceramide Lift and Firm Creams now for about 3 weeks and am so excited to tell you about them. But first, it’s important to know what Ceramides are, and understand how they work. Ceramides are fats or lipids that are naturally found in skin cells. They make up 30% … Continue Reading

Did you know that DESRAY recently launched an AMAZING line of eyewear? There are 3 styles of sunglasses to choose from and 2 styles of readers. All eyewear come in a gorgeous, sturdy DESRAY case with a cleaning cloth. Black Oversized Sunglasses R1,100.00 – BUY Face shape best suited to this style: Balanced forehead, cheekbones … Continue Reading

Retinol is renowned for being the gold standard of anti-ageing ingredients. For good reason too, because it works to exfoliate the skin, increase cell turnover and stimulate collagen production and synthesis. It reduces lines and wrinkles and can even help fade dark spots. I’m no stranger to Retinol, have been using it for years, and … Continue Reading

I’ve identified 5 super affordable items of jewellery I know will make a stylish impact this winter. Best of all, you can shop my seasonal selection of jewellery online by clicking the BUY links. Cute Like Candy These hoop earrings, R299 (BUY) remind me of a candy cane. They’re cute but edgy and I’d pair … Continue Reading

Looking for a different kind of vacation – one that calms the mind and rejuvenates the soul? I highly recommend a week (or two) of sailing the turquoise waters of the Turkish Aegean with ScicSailing. Along with a few other travel writers, I was invited to spend seven blissful days sailing around the beautiful south-western … Continue Reading