10 beauty products to make yourself a priority in 2022

The only resolutions we’re making this year are beauty resolutions. The way you look and feel can set the precedent for the months ahead. Plus, the ritualistic aspect of self-care and wellness helps provide structured self-reflection and moments of mindfulness. So, what better way to start the new year than investing in yourself? These fresh … Continue reading 10 beauty products to make yourself a priority in 2022

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