Rodial Glamtox Cleansing Balm review

A while ago I tried out the Rodial Stemcell Superfood Cleanser and things didn’t exactly work out for the two of us – I explain it in this video. Shortly after something pretty cool happened – their PR exec (hey Kerry-Anne!) mailed to say she’s sorry to hear I didn’t…

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Beauty newness #13 – Lux, Dermalogica, Oh Lief, Bio Nike and Ice Box

What a month it’s been for new beauty things – and the next couple of weeks are no different. Let’s get cracking. LUX Shake Me Up and Wake Me Up I got to sniff the two new LUX summer variants – Shake Me Up and Wake Me Up. I’m not…

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Two beauty events to attend this summer

If you’re in and around Joburg, there are two very cool beauty events later this month. Here are the dirty details: Elizabeth Arden Red Door Experience Where: Sandton City Fountain Court (entrance 4) When: 19-23 November Cost: Free up to R300 per ticket From the 19th to the 21st you’ll…

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Elim Medi Hand Hydro Thermal Peel & Age Reversal Hand Cream

Elim sent me these guys a while ago to try out (I loved their disgustingly satisfying foot peel – read about it here but skip if you’re super squeamish) and I only got round to opening them over the weekend – but what a treat! Before I tell you what…

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Body hair myths and facts

Does shaving your pits give you more hair? Can you have laser if you have dark skin? Will waxing your eyebrows give you droopy skin? Between Youtube and beauty blogs I’ve read a lot of bizarre ‘facts’ about shaving, waxing, epilating and the likes recently. I don’t know why people…

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Clarisonic First Impressions Review

In case you missed it, below is a five minute video on my first impressions of the Clarisonic Plus. I’ll give it another couple of weeks before I properly review it since I want to see how my skin reacts with continuous use. I’d love to hear what you think…

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Online shopping lust list

Though I’ve made some online shopping trips recently, I still have an international lust list the length of my leg. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very, very grateful for the products we’re able to buy locally and for the new ones that keep coming, but the heart wants what the…

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Skincare gems from Caudalie and Filorga.

Every time someone I know (or someone I stalk online) goes to Paris I suffer from severe envy. You see, aside from having multiple Sephora stores to choose from, they also have pharmacies that are renowned for their selection of good quality, reasonably affordable skincare. When a friend offered to…

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Win yourself R2100 worth of Kiehl’s products

You know I did a trial with two Kiehl’s products for a month, right? I had five readers joining me on this trial and it was so great to receive (and publish) their honest feedback. If you missed some of it, click here, here, here, here and here to catch up. To…

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Kiehl’s #changeyourskin conclusion

We’ve come to the end of the Kiehl’s #changeyourskin challenge! For some it has been more of a challenge than others, so I thought I’d ask each of the five readers that joined me on the challenge a couple of questions. I answered the questions too, mine’s right at the…

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Kiehl’s #changeyourskin update – two weeks in

We’re two weeks into the Kiehl’s #changeyourskin challenge – if you’re not up to speed about what the challenge is, read here for the introduction and here for our first impressions after one week. I’m still deliriously happy with Powerful Strength Line Reducing Concentrate (PSLRC) and how it makes my skin feel.…

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