Eleven 2 Skin Food is a new, local, Cape Town based skincare brand owned by Sharon Jansen van Vuuren and her daughter Leigh. This dynamic mom & daughter duo decided to start a skincare brand, when they became frustrated at the lack of natural and organic skincare available locally. This led them to developing Eleven … Continue Reading

Whether you’re building your earring collection from scratch, or simply looking to add some basic styles, below are the 5 styles of earrings you should always have at your disposal from Superbalist that you can shop now. Studs A true classic, stud earring to be on the smaller side, feature a simple design and fit … Continue Reading

Now that I’m a blonde, I thought I’d do a little update on the hair products I’m currently using and really enjoying. The one thing about going from brunette to blonde is that your hair really does take a knock. Mine has become a lot drier and frizzier, so I need haircare that counteracts this. … Continue Reading

Being a beauty influencer, my job is to test different products. So, as you can imagine, it’s a VERY big ask for me to commit to using the same skincare brand for 28 days! However, I’ve just done that with Dr. Hauschka. Reason being I know how many of you are keen on swapping your … Continue Reading

If I had to choose between high end designer skincare that’s heavily fragranced in luxe packaging, or French pharmacy skincare in basic packaging, that’s mostly fragrance and colour free, the French pharmacy skincare would win every time. I’ve been a beauty editor for long enough (22 yrs) to know that fancy packaging and a designer … Continue Reading

It’s always so thrilling for me to introduce you, my wonderful readers & followers, to super cool, local brands you may not have heard about. Today I’m featuring a brand called Silver Lining. They make the most spectacular, stylish, warm and comfortable gum boots & raincoats right here in South Africa. I stumbled across them … Continue Reading

The house of Maison Francis Kurkdjian is renowned for its utterly modern fragrances. I was sent two new launches that are billed as “an invitation to travel towards a destination steeped in light, colors and freshness”. Aqua Celestia Cologne forte R3,530 for a 70ml (BUY) represents the blue hues of the sea and the sky, … Continue Reading

I love a hydrating sheet mask and the B3 Mask Hydra Intensif (R200 for one) by Laboratories SVR is a favourite. It’s a wonderful treat for those looking to give their skin a moisturizing, soothing and plumping boost. This natural biocellulose mask contains a high concentration of Vitamin B3 and hyaluronic acid. Vitamin B3 (also … Continue Reading