This Father’s Day, before purchasing a gift, please consider supporting a local brand. Now more than ever, South African brands that produce their products locally need our support! If you’re looking for a really cool beauty spoil for the man in your life, consider the G range by Rain Natural Skincare. This line of skin … Continue Reading

Whenever I’m asked by my readers to recommend a really well formulated, affordable anti-ageing skin care line I always suggest the NIVEA Q10 Power range. I’ve also been lucky enough to visit NIVEA’s head offices & laboratories in Hamburg, Germany where I got the opportunity to chat to many of their scientists & product developers. … Continue Reading

I am SO excited to introduce you to my new favourite, all-natural beauty balm! Meet LANOLAB: A proudly South African, multi-use balm that’s manufactured locally & works to exfoliate & hydrate the skin, heal & soothe minor burns and wounds, and speed up the healing process for cuts & minor rashes. I LOVE that LANOLAB … Continue Reading

Today is on the chilly side & I need to venture outdoors to get a new hard drive & stock up on some supplies. I’m a tad nervous, as I haven’t been to an actual shopping center for over two months! Oh well, big girl panties, I guess. Aside from the nervous energy of actually … Continue Reading

Do you need a new pair of winter slippers to keep your feet warm & cozy? If you answered yes, PLEASE consider supporting a local brand. My hubby recently bought me a pair of sheepskin slippers from a brand called Karoo Baba who sell the very best quality sheepskins & sheepskin products in South Africa. … Continue Reading

Today is the first real winter’s day in Cape Town & I couldn’t be more excited! I love the cold and rain – it makes me feel more productive & is very calming for my soul. This weather also gives me an opportunity to finally wear some of my new winter purchases – top of … Continue Reading

Just before lockdown, the new YSL Libre EDP fragrance landed on my desk. Now, I won’t lie, I’ve been somewhat underwhelmed by mainstream fragrance launches of late. I just find the majority of the new scents launched all smell similar. So, when I first had a whiff of Libre, I wasn’t expecting much. But Libre … Continue Reading