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

New beginnings in a bottle: Our top 7 spring perfumes of 2021

Warmer weather, bikes with baskets, lemonade with honey and wine with bubbles. There’s something to be said about the renewal, strength and beauty of spring. After a long, dark winter, spring always arrives with optimism and full of promise in spite of it all (perhaps a tad dramatic, but it’s 2021, so we’re allowed). Whether … Continue reading New beginnings in a bottle: Our top 7 spring perfumes of 2021

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

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

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

Wake up and make-up at Metropolitain Cosmetics

If you’re anything like us, you like long, romantic walks down the make-up aisle. And in that case, you’ll instantly fall in love with Metropolitain Cosmetics, where you’ll find a super-impressive range of imported make-up, skincare and fragrances. With stores in Sandton City, Hyde Park Corner and Melrose Arch, this beauty joint is a cult … Continue reading Wake up and make-up at Metropolitain Cosmetics