Utterly luxurious and swoon-worthy beauty gifts for Christmas 2020

When it comes to gift-giving, it’s absolutely the thought that counts. But let’s be real: Nothing says “happy holidays” like buying a loved one – or the woman who has everything – enough makeup and skincare to last them through the next three Decembers. Our top pick of the best beauty gifts are so perfect, there’s no need to … Continue reading Utterly luxurious and swoon-worthy beauty gifts for Christmas 2020

Cheap and chic: Affordable skincare products that feel expensive

Who doesn’t love an affordable skincare buy? While we’ve convinced ourselves that we absolutely need to have all the fancy, expensive skincare products – think Instagrammable packaging, whipped textures and floral scents – sometimes they can be underwhelming and are only nice for show. Fortunately, there’s an alternative: Affordable skincare products that look, feel and perform like … Continue reading Cheap and chic: Affordable skincare products that feel expensive

Summer beauty finds we can’t live without from Dermastore

The time for a dewy, glowing complexion and head-to-toe sun-kissed skin is once again upon us! While summer prepping calls for a less-is-more approach to beauty, it doesn’t mean you have to whittle down your routine to a single tube of tinted moisturiser and lip balm. When the sun’s blazing, you’ll want to feel comfortable in your … Continue reading Summer beauty finds we can’t live without from Dermastore

What’s new on our editor’s beauty desk this spring

A new season calls for a fresh set of beauty products, especially when that season is spring. From mix and match scents to a moisturiser that’s a non-invasive alternative to Botox, these are the brand-spanking-new products that are bringing us pure joy right now. We can’t and won’t shut up about them – grab them … Continue reading What’s new on our editor’s beauty desk this spring

The new flirty, feminine fragrances we can’t stop spraying

If you’re like us, you’ve been counting down the days until summer since it last ended. As summer approaches, we’re bringing out those sundresses, tank tops and shorts as well as updating our perfume collection seeing as we’re changing our entire look. These new fragrances are transformative and put heady, daze-y and sunlight vibes front and centre. Travel … Continue reading The new flirty, feminine fragrances we can’t stop spraying

Urban Escape Morningside: The ultimate pitstop for a pampering session

Whether for relaxation and rejuvenation from head to toe or a day of glamorous downtime paired with clever, cutting-edge treatments, the brand-new Urban Escape in Morningside has got you covered. Located on the upper level of Morningside Shopping Centre, the cool yet inviting space feels well away from the hustle and bustle of the chatter … Continue reading Urban Escape Morningside: The ultimate pitstop for a pampering session

Take your skin from pale to polished in an instant at Glow Couture Fourways

Sun’s out, guns out. Spray tan guns, that is! When it comes to spray tans, you’re either a true obsessive or someone who’s yet to find a formula that you can get on board with. Whichever you consider yourself, you’re in for a treat, as Glow Couture Fourways’ custom-blended, chemical-free formulas and flawless spray tan … Continue reading Take your skin from pale to polished in an instant at Glow Couture Fourways

3 beauty treatments to get you ready for spring in Joburg

After battling months of brutal winter in Joburg, we’re beyond ready to throw on some strappy sandals and a flippy skirt and put our best face – and body – forward. To prep for spring from head to toe, we put three beauty treatments to the test, including a safe tanning treatment and a facial that promises … Continue reading 3 beauty treatments to get you ready for spring in Joburg

Fresh-faced for spring: Skincare essentials to kick off the new season

After months of layering serums, balms and oils, winter has left the building (well, almost), taking with it our dry, itchy skin and dreary moods. How, then, to update your skincare routine to get that glow back? From an uneven complexion to chapped lips, these products will nix pesky warm-weather beauty issues and prep your … Continue reading Fresh-faced for spring: Skincare essentials to kick off the new season