• 30 Days, 30 Shades: {Day One}

    30 Days, 30 Shades: {Day One}

    I tend to be a bit of a collector: I have hundreds of nail polishes, about 50 tonnes of books and magazines, and the bottom of my handbag is home to dozens of lipsticks and glosses. My makeup collection consists…

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    Skincare basics: Cleansers

    Skincare basics: Cleansers

    It’s common knowledge that a good skincare routine begins with proper cleansing, yet I’m amazed at how many women neglect this important step. I’m always shocked at how many friends confess to going to bed while wearing makeup, and even…

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    Wedding Day Details: Skin {Part 1}

    Wedding Day Details: Skin {Part 1}

    As most of you know, I got married this past December (which explains the lack of blog posts over the past month!) I had every intention of pre-scheduling a few blog posts ahead of the time, but with work deadlines…

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    Beauty Buy of the Week: {BABOR SkinovagePX Perfect Combination Mattifying Cream}

    Beauty Buy of the Week: {BABOR SkinovagePX Perfect Combination Mattifying Cream}

    As  we move from winter into summer and temperatures begin to rise,  I find that it’s always a good idea to switch to lighter, simpler beauty products to help combat seasonal changes and to look after my skin’s changing needs.…

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    Wedding Beauty {Nails}

    Wedding Beauty {Nails}

    We’ve forgone the traditional wedding venue and have opted to have our ceremony and reception in our garden at home in Noordhoek instead, we designed our own ‘save the dates’ and invitations, we’re making all our own wedding decor, food…

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    Beauty Buy of the Week: {Kiehl’s Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter}

    Beauty Buy of the Week: {Kiehl’s Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter}

    I simply cannot put into words the utter deliciousness and sheer luxury that is Creme De Corps Soy Milk & Honey Whipped Body Butter. This was the first Kiehl’s product I ever fell in love with (it went onto my…

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    Wedding Hair

    Wedding Hair

    With our wedding less than three months away, I’ve started thinking about my dress, hair and makeup more and more over the past couple of weeks. I had originally contemplated growing my hair ever so slightly to get it to…

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    My Beautiful Life: {Tori from Kiss, Blush and Tell}

    My Beautiful Life: {Tori from Kiss, Blush and Tell}

    No, you haven’t gone back in some weird time warp – it is, in fact, Wednesday (not Monday!) and this post is way overdue, mostly because I’ve been on copy deadline at work and we’re still in the process of…

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    My Beautiful Life: {Dimi from StyleScoop}

    My Beautiful Life: {Dimi from StyleScoop}

    It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another ‘My Beautiful Life’ post! Today, Dimi from best-loved fashion and beauty blog, StyleScoop, shares the details of her beautiful life with us. It’s a goodie, so let’s jump right in, shall we?…

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    My Beauty Buy of the Week: {Body Thrills Rose & Vanilla Bath Tea and Body Butter}

    My Beauty Buy of the Week: {Body Thrills Rose & Vanilla Bath Tea and Body Butter}

    My love for gorgeous home-grown bath and beauty brand Body Thrills is no secret (see here and here), but I always seem to stumble upon new products that I simply adore. Two recent additions to my bathroom shelf (in fact,…

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