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

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