Skincare – above and beyond

A couple of weeks ago I wrote this post about my skincare staples. It’s a simple routine that covers all the basics, and I can happily use that and get by. I do love skincare so that’s not where I stop though. I add extra products and treatments to improve…

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Worthwhile Aesthetic Treatments

This post has been a long time coming, since I so often get asked about the myriad of aesthetic treatments out there. Which ones are safe, which ones are worth it, which ones have I/will I get done myself? BTL Vanquish Fat Reduction There are too many slimming treatments on…

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Beauty News #41

Since I’ve apparently lost the ability to manage my time, I chose only the most impressive products that I’ve come across over the last couple of months. The crème de la crème, if you will. So grab your reading glasses, hide your wallet and have a look at what has crossed…

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Beauty News #40

I sincerely hope you’re comfortable, because I have a substantial list of products I’d like to share here today. I’ve mentioned Invisibobble before, and I always have a few of them floating around the house and in my handbag. If you’re not familiar with Invisibobble, they’re hair ties that resemble…

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Duty Free Beauty Buys from Clinique

There are some great duty free beauty buys available from Clinique at the moment, so I thought I would run you through them. This batch has particularly good options for existing Clinique skincare users, as well as a few gorgeous makeup palettes. For Clinique skincare fans there’s a great offer…

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Lush Christmas 2016 Full Product List, Pricing + Info

It’s the most wonderful time of the year indeed – LUSH Christmas products are launching online and in-store this Friday, 21 October. Last week I had the opportunity to preview the products and meet co-founder and product developer Rowena Bird (Ro’s Argan was named for her. No biggie) at the…

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Brilliant Budget Beauty Buys – Skin, Makeup & Hair

I’m such a sucker for alliteration… But questionable grammatical genius aside, I felt that it’s time to share some budget beauty products that I’ve been using and loving. Everything in this post is under R300, and most of it is easy to get your hands on. There are a few…

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Face Mask Faves

I can’t remember when exactly I fell in love with face masks, since it was always something I believed to be pretty low on the list of skincare essentials. I still don’t believe it’s absolutely necessary to use face masks (if you have a limited budget you’re better off spending…

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Kiehl’s Reader Meetup

This coming Thursday Luzanne from Pink Peonies and I are hosting a reader meetup at the Kiehl’s store in Brooklyn Mall and you’re welcome to join us! Kiehl’s and I go way back – I use and love many of their products (head over here to read about them) and…

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Duty Free Exclusives from Esteé Lauder and Clinique

Aside from the very obvious bits, one of my favourite parts of international travel is duty free shopping. Getting to browse brands not available locally (or even just extended ranges of brands we do have) gives me inappropriate amounts of joy, and my credit card equal amounts grief. While I…

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Beauty News #38

Ready for some beauty news? A while back the team from Juiced Co sent me some of their juices, soups and smoothies to try. They deliver their beverages frozen, and that’s the way I found them even though I only went to pick up my parcel half a day after…

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