I’m SO excited to introduce you to Afari – a new, high-end, South Africa skincare line. Afari is the brainchild of renowned beauty entrepreneur Margaux Knuppe. It was Margaux who brought the concept of the beauty box to South Africa when she launched Ruby Box years ago (and, might I add, she was only in … Continue Reading

I’ve been using the Dove Nutritive Solution Intensive Repair range for years now. I won’t lie, I’m sent a tone of hair products to try & I do use them, but when I actually go to the shops & buy a range for my hair, it’s ALWAYS Dove. You can read the very first post … Continue Reading

Okay, I’m going to come straight out and say that I’ve always been a bit skeptical of collagen drinking formulas! So, when FUTURELIFE asked me to trial their new BEAUTI FOOD for a month and report back I couldn’t resist the challenge. FUTURELIFE BEAUTI FOOD claims to reduce wrinkles in 28 days, improve skin elasticity and … Continue Reading

It’s not every day you get to interview one of the world’s most famous French noses! When I was asked whether I’d like to interview Francis Kurkdjian from Maison Francis Kurkdjian – the man who created the hugely successful Le male for Jean Paul Gaultier (among others) – I was beside myself with excitement. You … Continue Reading

I’m always so excited when I’m sent locally made products that are efficacious, well priced and come in beautiful packaging. Aloe Unique is one such line. All the Aloe Unique products contain Aloe Ferox – a plant endemic to South Africa. Aloe Ferox is ideal for skincare as it nourishes, hydrates, reduces swelling and inflammation, … Continue Reading

Over the years I have learned that bumpy, uneven skin can affect both face and body. When seen on the face, bumpy skin is often a sign of underlying congestion, which is the result of using the incorrect skincare products and neglecting to exfoliate regularly. Exfoliating twice or three times a week will smooth rough … Continue Reading

I’m all about good oral health. I brush twice a day, floss every evening, and always rinse with a mouthwash. But it seems I’m in the minority, because official statistics indicate that an estimated 90% of South Africans suffer from gum disease at some point in their life. What causes gum disease? Poor oral health, … Continue Reading

I was lucky enough to receive a few items from this years LUSH Christmas collection & these beauties are making sure my days are merry & bright. This season you’ll find everything from festively fizzling bath bombs to shower gels. These Vegan, cruelty free products are the ideal treat for both kids & adults. Best … Continue Reading