There’s nothing quite as chic as a crisp black & white look. In fact, Coco Chanel once said that black and white’s beauty was “the perfect harmony,” that women “think of all colours except the absence of colour,” and that black and white had it all. I can’t help but agree with her. A monochrome … 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

I’m so excited to tell you about RITES Skin Solution – a South African skincare range created for teenagers and tweens. It’s fun and practical to use, and the products are well priced too. The range was developed by Futurethis (the same company that owns the distribution rights in SA for skincare brands QMS & … Continue Reading

I’m so unbelievably excited to tell you that you can now purchase K-Beauty products online at Superbalist. That’s right, Superbalist have added an AMAZING K-Beauty section to their beauty offering. And the prices are UNBEATABLE! About K-Beauty K-Beauty has been a worldwide success story, with more and more South African women becoming aware of the how … Continue Reading

I’m so excited to introduce you all to a new French fragrance brand called Collection Grands Crus by Berdoues that’s now available in South Africa, exclusively through Foschini. The fragrances are currently in stores and should be available on line later this week. Eleven fragrances are available in the Collection Grands Crus line, each with … Continue Reading

Looking at my wardrobe the other day, I realized that the majority of my clothing is bold and bright prints with a few key, neutral pieces. I LOVE prints, and think they bring an element of fun and interest to clothing. I also know that many women are apprehensive when it comes to adding printed … Continue Reading

CHANEL have launched so many exquisite products lately – both in the makeup & skincare category – and I’m so excited to tell you all about them! I received some amazing makeup to play with from the new eye collection. I used the new Les 4 Ombres 318 in Blurry Green (R980) on my eyes. … Continue Reading