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

My skin is looking amazing – thanks in part to two amazing facials from the brand QMS Medicosmetics I was lucky enough to experience last month. Why You Should Treat Your Skin to Regular Facials Aside from being relaxing (well, maybe not if you’re having extractions), facials improve the skin’s tone, texture & elasticity. Most … Continue Reading

Ob-friggen-sessed with the CHANEL Les Beiges Water Fresh Tint. Now, I’ve never tried a Chanel foundation I didn’t love – their formulas are that good. So, when I received the newish CHANEL Les Beiges Eau De Teint, I was intrigued. A fellow beauty had mentioned she wasn’t mad about it & wasn’t actually sure how … Continue Reading

Nothing infuriates me more than fashion rules! Where does the so-called fashion rule that states women over 40 years of age shouldn’t wear shorts or mini skirts come form?? Personally, I think that’s a load of rubbish! In short (pun intended), you should wear whatever the hell you want to, as long as it makes … Continue Reading