Latest loves: New beauty products that will get you in the mood for spring

What is it about the seasons changing that throws our beauty routines right out of whack? Well, fear not – we get inundated with the latest and greatest beauty offerings every day (alas, that’s our editor’s burden to bear), and we’ve been busy carefully curating an edit of the best new products. Trying to narrow … Continue reading Latest loves: New beauty products that will get you in the mood for spring

Top 5 editor-approved beauty buys this July

Does most of your monthly salary go on beauty bits? We get it – with brands dropping newness every other week, feeding the addiction can be hard. That’s why we’re ever-diligent in our search for the latest and greatest skincare, hair care and makeup that will revolutionise your routines. After testing many new products and tools, we’re … Continue reading Top 5 editor-approved beauty buys this July

Brilliant beauty treats for the ultimate self-care month

Pass the face masks! You know the drill. As the evenings get darker and pandemic-related curfews loom – with work, family and social media on repeat – the only plausible solution is a little you-time and an I-need-this-to-feel-good purchase. While there’s no magic bullet to avoiding stress completely, blocking out some dedicated moments in your … Continue reading Brilliant beauty treats for the ultimate self-care month

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

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

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

It’s time for that much-need new ’do at the revamped blowdryco.

Joburg girls are known for their artfully rumpled hair, but make no mistake – unless you’re a dab hand with the old vented brush, blowdryco. is pretty essential to have in one’s little black book of beauty. At this newly revamped blow-dry bar in Parkhurst, the masterful stylists conjure that kind of easy insouciance and … Continue reading It’s time for that much-need new ’do at the revamped blowdryco.