Review: T-Zone Rose Gold Peel-off mask

Right! So if you follow me on social media you’ll know I’m currently in rehab thanks to my moronic parents who are far too concerned for my wellbeing. I’m not really sure where I am right now ‘cos I was blindfolded Birdbox-style and thrown into the back of a padded van. Apparently, this extremely kidnappy […]

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Review: GR8/SKN RESET Rebooting night serum

If you’ve been cruising the aisles at Dis-Chem you might’ve spotted GR8/SKN. It’s a new brand from the States created by a doctor who decided to make her own sunscreen after growing frustrated with the lack of chemical-free and antioxidant-rich options. From there, her line grew fast and now includes RESET Rebooting night serum (R425). […]

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Review: The Body Shop 100% Shea butter from Ghana

The Body Shop 100% Shea Butter from Ghana

Like most people, I’m a freak for The Body Shop but have never been too interested in their Shea butter range. I know it’s got a rabid following but, to me, it’s kind of like the ‘beige wallpaper’ of their entire collection and something I breeze past en route to sunny-smelling Moringa or zesty Pink […]

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Review: Sk.In Pure Medi Shot – a 2% BHA that won’t break that bank (and way better than that kak The Ordinary’s selling)

Sk.In Pure Medi Shot

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know how much I luuuurve me some AHA as well as why it’s important. If not, here’s your recap: Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) are exfoliating acids that can help speed up cellular turnover. This means smoother, fresher-looking skin as well as less pigmentation, provided you’re dealing with something mild. […]

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Review: Phantom restaurant at Purple Rayn guesthouse in Constantia

When I was invited to media dinner at Purple Rayn, a new guesthouse in Constantia, I had a preconceived idea of what to expect. Rolling green lawns – possibly enhanced by a tinkly little fountain – set out before a quaint Dutch gable cottage stuffed to the brim with Carrol freakin’ Boyes. Never in a […]

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