5 exciting new beauty launches to add to your stash this December

December always feels like a happy month. Is it the easy-breezy weather? Is it the holiday soirées, fabulous party outfits and shimmer eyeshadow palettes? Or is it just a reminder of another year ending and to make the most of it? The festive season, however, never disappoints and is always buzzing with a slew of new beauty … Continue reading 5 exciting new beauty launches to add to your stash this December

Hot stuff: 10 summer beauty essentials that will keep you looking flawless 

Summer has always been an exciting time to play with beauty products, but this one hits different. We’re more excited than ever to break out the lightweight moisturisers, volumising hair products, glitter eyeshadows and highlighters that pack heaping doses of luminosity. A day at the beach or on a wine farm may be the epitome … Continue reading Hot stuff: 10 summer beauty essentials that will keep you looking flawless 

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