Scrub up and bliss out: 4 new places to pamper yourself in Sandton

Joburg’s energy, hustle and bustling pace makes downtime and deeper relaxation one of the most fleeting luxuries you can experience. Now more than ever, it’s important to prioritise self-care and to reset and renew – and one of the best ways to unwind and nourish yourself mentally and physically is immersing yourself in one of the City … Continue reading Scrub up and bliss out: 4 new places to pamper yourself in Sandton

Love is in the hair: Tips, tricks and advice from David Gillson

Even if you’re not familiar with David Gillson’s name, you’ve likely seen his work. The Joburg-based hairstylist – and co-owner of Carlton Hair in Hyde Park and Melrose Arch as well as Issy’s in London – has a loyal following of high-profile celebrity clients and also tends to the manes of a growing list of … Continue reading Love is in the hair: Tips, tricks and advice from David Gillson

Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

We’re officially a couple of weeks into summer AKA holiday season and there’s no greater feeling than hitting ‘out of office’ on your work emails. If your bags aren’t already packed, you’re probably fantasising about which of your beauty products will be going into them once that time comes – from a supercharged skin serum to a … Continue reading Oh hey, vacay: The ultimate travel beauty kit

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