Listen up, South Africa! It’s gift with purchase time at Elizabeth Arden!

It’s gift time at Elizabeth Arden! If you buy two Arden products and one of them is a moisturiser, serum or foundation, you’ll go home with a gorgeous Sparrow Society purse filled with a bunch of treats. Arden’s partnered with Sparrow Society once more and this year’s sakkie features a bold geometric pattern inspired by traditional […]

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I’m in Essentials magazine this month chatting about monetising your blog

This month, in Essentials magazine, there’s a little piece on me and my blog. If you follow me on social media chances are you’ve seen it already but I thought I’d stick it up here too. It’s a nice read for anyone wanting to eventually monetise their blog. It can be done. It just takes […]

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Reviews: Sisley Instant Eclat instant glow primer, Payot My Payot Brume Eclat and Royale Afrique du Sud pomegranate peel and rose powder skin polish

When I was younger I never really appreciated facial primers. My skin pores where invisible and I didn’t have any wrinkles so any ‘smoothing’ benefits where irrelevant to me. However, now that I’m fast approaching 40 (I turn 37 in March), I’ve found a whole new respect for a beautifully-formulated primer – one that contains […]

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Reviews: Optiphi facial cleanser, Eucerin DermoPurifyer Oil Control cleansing gel and Neutrogena Visibly Clear Pore & Shine in-shower mask

Being oily-combo, I tend to gravitate towards foaming face washes that leave my face feeling super clean but not dry and tight. For this reason, I’ve really enjoyed using Optiphi’s facial cleanser (R689, Skinmiles and selected salons). A gentle face wash that’s free of drying soap and potentially irritating fragrance, it cleanses like a boss but […]

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Review: BaByliss Liss Brush 3D electric straightening hair brush

When BaByliss’ new Liss Brush 3D electric straightening brush crossed my path I was a little skeptical. Could running a hot brush through your hair really straighten it as well as a hair brush and blow dryer combo? And why would you want an electric brush if you’ve got a flatiron? Needless to say, having […]

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