My skin is looking amazing – thanks in part to two amazing facials from the brand QMS Medicosmetics I was lucky enough to experience last month. Why You Should Treat Your Skin to Regular Facials Aside from being relaxing (well, maybe not if you’re having extractions), facials improve the skin’s tone, texture & elasticity. Most … Continue Reading

Ob-friggen-sessed with the CHANEL Les Beiges Water Fresh Tint. Now, I’ve never tried a Chanel foundation I didn’t love – their formulas are that good. So, when I received the newish CHANEL Les Beiges Eau De Teint, I was intrigued. A fellow beauty had mentioned she wasn’t mad about it & wasn’t actually sure how … Continue Reading

Clarins recently sent me a few new goodies to try from both their make up and skincare lines. As you know, I love Clarins, so can’t wait to share these with you, my lovely readers. First up are two goodies from the new make-up collection that I’m wearing in the picture above. The Joli Blush R470 … Continue Reading

While conditioners nourish the hair & help detangle, a hair mask is vital for damaged hair. Think you don’t have damaged hair? Well, if you regularly use heated styling tools or undergo chemical processes like colouring, highlighting, bleaching or relaxing, your hair WILL be damaged. I have my hair professionally coloured every 4-6 weeks, and … Continue Reading

  “If you deal with plants every day, you will quickly be humbled by their structure, soul and active substances. Even the most expensive laboratory in the world can’t keep up with the intelligence of a plant.” These are the words of Joseph Franz, founder of skincare brand Team Dr Joseph, who started the brand … Continue Reading

And the good (beauty) news keeps coming. That’s right ladies, one of my favourite K-beauty brands, Quret, is now available at Dischem pharmacies. For now, just the Beauty Recipe Masks are available, but I’m told they are in talks to stock even more products! Quret is made by Goshen Korea – a company with more … Continue Reading

So many things get better with age, but sadly, our skin isn’t one of them! As we age, collagen & elastin production slows, skin can become drier, dark spots and pigmentation become very visible and cell renewal slows down, leading to less radiant skin. Thankfully we have serums. If you haven’t already, now is the … Continue Reading

Self-tanning can be a real minefield. I’ve been a beauty writer for almost 15 years, and I’m still a tad nervous when it comes to application. And, I’m TERRIFIED to use any self-tanner on my face. Usually, I’m only comfortable enough to use a gradual tanner or go for a professional spray tan. I’m wondering … Continue Reading