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Is it too early to start preparing for Black Friday?

Is it too early to start preparing for Black Friday?

Black Friday seems to have really taken off in South Africa over the past few years, but every year I find myself in the same situation: unprepared with no moolah left to spoil myself and take advantage of the sales.…

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Essential oils: what are they, and how do I use them?

Essential oils: what are they, and how do I use them?

I don’t know about you, but I feel as though essential oils are everywhere lately. Not a day goes by without me stumbling upon a Facebook post or blog post harping on about the wonders of essential oils, but it…

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Your biggest skincare concerns sorted with Laboratoire SVR

Your biggest skincare concerns sorted with Laboratoire SVR

Skincare is a tricky thing… we all have different skin types and different concerns, and something that works for me may well not work for you – and vice versa! This is something that remains top of mind as a…

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Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque is an overnight success!

Kiehl’s Ultra Facial Overnight Hydrating Masque is an overnight success!

I’ve tried a number of overnight masks that promise to plump up, nourish, and firm up your skin while you sleep, and to be honest, I’ve become a bit apathetic when it comes to this category of skincare. In my…

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Fresh Pressed Beauty: What’s new in April 2019

Fresh Pressed Beauty: What’s new in April 2019

There are so many exciting new beauty launches that land on my desk (or in my inbox) on a weekly basis, but – truth be told – it’s simply not possible for me to write a blog post dedicated to…

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A simple, 3-step skincare routine that anyone can follow (Plus a Cetaphil GIVEAWAY)

A simple, 3-step skincare routine that anyone can follow (Plus a Cetaphil GIVEAWAY)

As someone who’s always battled with breakouts and a less than perfect complexion, I’m constantly on the lookout for the ultimate skincare product that will finally sort my skin out for good. So when I read that celebrities like Charlize…

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5 Things I’m loving right now

5 Things I’m loving right now

01. The Little Chapters podcast. I listened to three episodes of this gloriously soothing podcast on my drive to and from Cape Town earlier this week, and I was left feeling so inspired. I found the episodes on routine and…

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Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water – a skincare product I never want to be without!

Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water – a skincare product I never want to be without!

I’ve long been a fan of Eau Thermale Avène Thermal Spring Water, but since moving to the countryside and spending more time outdoors, it’s become a skincare essential that I use several times each day. I use it to balance…

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My morning skincare routine | January 2019

My morning skincare routine | January 2019

Given that I haven’t done a skincare update in a good couple of years, I thought that it would be pertinent to start off my blogging year with a little glimpse into my current morning skincare routine. I turned 32…

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Christmas Gift Guide 2018 | For your brother who is impossible to buy for

Christmas Gift Guide 2018 | For your brother who is impossible to buy for

Bryce and Byron, if you’re reading this: look away now! Many of my readers are already aware of the fact that I have four brothers. Yep, FOUR. Needless to say, Christmas can be a rather expensive time for our family!…

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