Here are three of my current favourite treats for the shower or bath – all below R300. Skin Creamery Cypress, Basil, Fennel & Baobab Shower Oil, R299 – BUY I need to explain upfront that this shower oil is NOT a cleansing formula – rather, it’s an in-shower wet skin moisturiser. Using it is a … Continue Reading

There are subscription beauty boxes, then there are Sanctum Self-Care subscription boxes! Putting yourself first isn’t always easy. There’s always an impending deadline or someone that’s fighting for your energy and time. The Covid-19 pandemic & I think life in general has left many of us exhausted and burnt-out – which is where a little … Continue Reading

I was in my early twenties when I started using CLARINS products. I’m about to turn 47 this month, and I’m still using their products. Use my discount code: BeautyAtEveryAge21 to get 20% off ANY CLARINS products purchased online at www.clarins.co.za until 6 June 2021 Aside from creating wonderfully efficacious products that really do live … Continue Reading

Winter is my favourite of all the seasons. I love the cold and rain and find I’m far more productive compared to when it’s swelteringly hot. I must have Nordic blood given I love the cold as much as I do. One of the few issues I do have with the rain & cold is … Continue Reading

If you live in the city, you really should be protecting your skin with an antioxidant formula. Antioxidant serums help the skin effectively mop up free radicals – those nasty, unstable molecules in the atmosphere that are responsible premature ageing. Free radicals can be found everywhere around us; the sun’s UV rays, environmental aggressors, pollution, … Continue Reading

Readers, meet my new hair stylist, Carey Partridge from Carlton Hair  Carey takes over from my beloved David Gillson, who recently relocated to London to work at the super swish hairsalon Issy’s in Belgravia (if you find yourself in London & need a cut or colour, GO VISIT HIM!) I visited Carey last week for … Continue Reading

Olgani Naturals is a South African brand that develops natural and innovative oral care products. The brand has based their toothpaste formulas on the Ayurvedic principle of Oil Pulling and developed their very own natural base for all their toothpaste blends called NutrieB. I’m giving away an AMAZING Olgani Naturals hamper valued at R530 containing … Continue Reading

The history of the Burt’s Bees brand is just such an awesome story! Burt Shavitz and Roxanne Quimby created Burt’s Bees in the early 1980s. In their former lives, Burt worked as a photojournalist in Manhattan, and Roxanne was an artist living in San Francisco. Each left behind the harried pace of city life to seek—and eventually find—freedom in the … Continue Reading