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

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 September

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

Amazing dessert and wine pairings for any dining experience

When it comes to perfectly pairing two of the greatest things in life – dessert and wine – the secret is to consider wine as an ingredient. Wine adds the ‘extra’ – it enhances tastes, creating an entirely new flavour profile. In general, as the colours of the dessert get darker, the wine gets darker. … Continue reading Amazing dessert and wine pairings for any dining experience

Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

Get out of your winter rut! Spring is here, which means it’s time to check out contenders for the best new restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg. From a fancy dinner option at a boutique hotel to an Insta-worthy reimagined Mediterranean joint, these restaurants make the most of local ingredients in season with options to … Continue reading Spring dining guide 2020: New restaurants and seasonal menus in Joburg

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

Feast on Joburg’s best grub without leaving your couch

There’s an unexpected upside to be found in the aftermath of lockdown: Joburg now has a better takeaway scene than ever before. So, just because you’re staying indoors right now doesn’t mean you have to miss out on some of chart toppers for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. Feeling a little peckish? We’ve rounded up … Continue reading Feast on Joburg’s best grub without leaving your couch