A few years back, Dove sent me some information about hair damage. The brand had conducted a worldwide survey and found that a whopping 60% of women who experience hair damage don’t actually do anything about it! This statistic blows my mind because many women don’t realize that with the right treatment, you can restore … Continue Reading

I love a timeless, elegant citrus based scent – who doesn’t? And, while the French are true alchemists with florals and essential oils, it’s the Italians who make scented magic with citrus. When a bottle of the iconic Acqua di Parma Colonia landed on my beauty desk, I was beyond excited to try it, as … Continue Reading

If you read my blog regularly, you’ll know I’m a big proponent of the Skinceuticals line of products. The brands ethos is about improving skin health with skincare backed by science, and really couldn’t resonate more with me. Skinceutical products are based on the core fundamentals of: 1) Prevent future skin damage with antioxidant serums … Continue Reading

If your skin is showing any visible signs of ageing such as fine lines, wrinkles, sagging or dullness, you need to include a product containing Retinol into your regime. Retinol is considered by industry experts as the gold standard of anti-ageing ingredients – for good reason too. Retinol is a Vitamin A derivative and helps … Continue Reading

Just like our skin ages, so too does our hair. As the years go by, hair can become weak, limp, brittle or dry and needs special care with correctly formulated products. Did you know that every hair is made of 95% Keratin? With every year that passes, our production of Keratins diminishes and this is … Continue Reading

A relatively ‘new kid on the block’ at 44 Stanley, Braamfontein Werf, Johannesburg, The Storer – so named after it’s dynamic founder, Lisa Storer – is a uniquely inspiring space brimming with artisanal collectors’ items from around the world. Each piece is personally sourced for discerning individuals who embrace the concept of ‘luxury lifestyle with … Continue Reading

Our skin is constantly battling an onslaught of environmental aggressors like pollution, UV damage, cigarette smoke and air conditioning. Add to that a good dose of stress and you can be pretty darn sure that your skin’s aging process is in overdrive! Exposure to these aggressors lead to uneven skin tone, hyper pigmentation, fine lines, … Continue Reading

There’s nothing like a new fragrance to boost your mood, and we’ve got a whole lot of newbies to give you that push as you count down to the holiday season. Introducing the latest fragrances to fall in love with right now. By Helen Clemson Best Wedding Scents Wear Oscar de La Renta Bella Blanca … Continue Reading