5 new fragrances to usher in winter with serious chic

We’re neck-deep in a cashmere sweatsuit and snuggled up under a blanket. But there’s nothing like a fragrance – with woodsy, earthy or smoky notes – that can give you that warm fuzzy feeling to make you forget just how cold it really is. Whether you favour just-out-of-the-oven gourmand scents or prefer the cooler version of a … Continue reading 5 new fragrances to usher in winter with serious chic

Skinsulation strategy: Beauty essentials you need this season

Hands up whose skin and hair is looking all dewy-fresh and juicy-plump right now? No one. That’s who. It’s officially the time when our complexions need a little TLC – especially if, like us, you’ve been overindulging in curling up by the fire with a glass of red wine. From cream cleansers and sleeping masks to scalp … Continue reading Skinsulation strategy: Beauty essentials you need this season

Autumn skincare edit: 6 products to transition your skin from Dermastore

Autumn in the City of Gold is lovely for its beautiful foliage and perfectly crisp temperatures. But cold weather can cause our skin to be dry, flaky and red faster than you can say ‘knitwear’. We’re preparing for those cooler days by swapping in some key products from Dermastore, in the form of rich creams and supercharged … Continue reading Autumn skincare edit: 6 products to transition your skin from Dermastore

Autumn’s best scents that hit all the right notes

As Joburg days grow a little chillier and crisp Sunday afternoon autumn walks become our new favourite pastime, we’re seeking out deliciously comforting fragrances that wrap us up like a cashmere sweater. We’re moving away from sunny citrus notes and fully towards scents that emulate the best part of the colder seasons – fires, chunky knits and … Continue reading Autumn’s best scents that hit all the right notes

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