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Eau Thermale Avene enters Dis-Chem!

The most common query I get from readers is about availability of products I speak about. It’s one thing to speak about that a fantastic product, but pretty much pointless if no one can buy it. It defeats the whole purpose of this publication.…

April 5, 2017
Salvatore ferragamo signorina misteriosa

Salvatore Ferragamo Signorina Misteriosa

Welcome to SA! You already know how much I love it when brands decide that South Africa is a viable market for them. These days, it’s every month that I see something new, which just means South Africa is becoming more and more of…

April 3, 2017
Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

Now Trying: Eucerin Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm

You must know by now that I’m on Roaccutane. I pretty much tell everyone about it. But this is not about Roaccutane. This is about a big change in the way I care for my skin. I’ve adopted pretty much adapted two principles from…

March 10, 2017
Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Botanical Cleansing Oil

OBSESSED. I am so in love with this cleansing oil, I don’t even know how to describe it to you. I’ve always been in love with Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate. Their quick-absorbing mix of potent essential oils just worked for me. So, I knew that the…

March 8, 2017
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I’m sick of my skin, so I’m dealing with it.

The end of the year last year was an incredibly stressful period at work and obviously, my skin suffered. I left for my holiday in Cape Town a few days after and I had to deal with raging cystic pimples, a sallow-look and awful…

February 14, 2017
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YSL Holiday 2016 Sparkle Clash

It’s probably cliche, but I cannot believe that we’re at Christmas 2016. I have four days of work left and even though it hasn’t slowed down I can almost imagine myself on Clifton beach this time next week. I’ll be staying in the country…

December 12, 2016