WELEDA - multi purpose skin food

WELEDA - multi purpose skin food

Can you believe this little green tube has been around since 1926 and it’s still a cult favorite to many? Well, it’s an item in my kit I have every day, on every single person without fail since I discovered it. It’s a makeup artist and celebrity favorite, a handbag must-have. It’s so popular, they claim…

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Grapes for your Face

Grapes for your Face

Today it’s all about grapes! Big fan of grapes, huge. All colors, they taste oh so lovely and they’re oh so fabulous for your body and skin. Resveratol is a key ingredient in grapes that is full of health benefits, they’re packed full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Get munching to glow from the inside…

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Hydrating Face Masks

Hydrating Face Masks

When your skin is hydrated it’s certainly at it’s best, plump and vibrant, less prone to wrinkles; an overall healthy appearance we’d all love. Am I right? Firstly, we all know water is step one to achieving healthy, hydrated skin. In my opinion, it definitely doesn’t hurt to give it a little boost. Living in…

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TEA TREE OIL - Blemish Treatment

TEA TREE OIL - Blemish Treatment

Spots are a nightmare, they always seem to pop up at the wrong time, over stay their welcome, and are just too tempting to pop! Don’t do it, fight the urge and get yourself from tea tree oil. What is Tea Tree Oil? Tea tree oil is an essential oil that comes from the leaves…

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The low down on Hyaluronic Acid

The low down on Hyaluronic Acid

If you haven’t heard of this ingredient yet, well you may be living under a rock. Hyaluronic acid is an ingredient found in many skincare products on the market today, although the whole ‘acid’ part might make you a bit squeamish and ever so slightly worried? I can assure you, this acid is the key…

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Current Skincare Obsessions

Current Skincare Obsessions

Over the passed few months, my skincare obsession has been reborn. I always get excited by new products and brands, I’m sure many of you are the same. This meant moving to London and being surrounded by new brands, not to mention a very different climate to Cape Town; was the best opportunity to spend…

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You're washing your hair wrong!

You're washing your hair wrong!

If you’re confused about the ‘right way’ to wash your hair, do not feel alone. We grew up washing our hair the way our parents taught us to. For me and many others, it’s washing your hair everyday, or every other day, condition all over, rinse. With blogs and articles being posted daily on the…

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November Loves.

November Loves.

October was a month where I purchased lots of makeup, and when I say a lot…you know I mean A LOT. November quickly became a busy month in Cape Town and the best opportunities to try out all my beautiful things on beautiful people (and myself of course). Here are 5 things I loved using…

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5 Don'ts for your skin.

5 Don'ts for your skin.

Squeezing your Skin I know, I know! It’s so hard to resist! Most of us can’t fight the urge to pop those big spots lurking on our faces, but the truth is this does more damage than good. The more you fiddle with a spot (especially one that isn’t ready to pop), the more inflammation…

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Face Mask Review!

Face Mask Review!

Who doesn’t love a good face mask and pamper? A good masking session has got to be one of the best parts of any beauty routine, and what I believe to be essential ‘me time. Over the past month I have been using some new masks that I have both purchased and been sent; so…

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14 Things to consider about your acne.

14 Things to consider about your acne.

Acne can be a tough thing to get rid of, and definitely a thing none of us like. A lot of the time when it comes to our skin and the problems it has, we’re not looking in the right places to find the source of the problem. In some cases acne can be hormonal…

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Ocean Salt Scrub

Ocean Salt Scrub

We all love a good scrub! What a nice feeling, being all silky smooth and fresh. Having a good scrub has got to be one of my favourite steps in my skincare routine, whether it be my face or my body. This means I have tried so many scrubs on the market! Ocean Salt  by…

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Why taking your makeup off is so important.

Why taking your makeup off is so important.

Hi beauties, I hope you’ve all been having a good day! I’m constantly asked advice by models, clients and friends on how to keep their skin clear. A lot of the time this question arrises as I’m removing their makeup from the night before so that I can do skin prep. I know, I know,…

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Why is Beauty Sleep so Important?

Why is Beauty Sleep so Important?

You know you need sleep, we all do. Sleep makes us feel better, energised and refreshed, ready to start a new day. Aside from the energy, and less of the puffy eyes, sleeping is absolutely critical to a healthy lifestyle. The body repairs itself while you’re sleeping, which can seriously contribute to your looks. Generally…

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The benefits of Rose hip oil

The benefits of Rose hip oil

Confession. I am addicted to essential oils. There’s a collection of essential oils in my bathroom, and also some in my kit that I use on a daily basis. Always being a natural ingredients fan, after working for Lush Cosmetics , the passion just grew stronger. I make my own concoctions as well as using them alone.…

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Why should you be using Toner?

Why should you be using Toner?

When we look at a general skincare routine, it’s a three step process; cleanse, tone and moisturise. Simple right? Well not really…with so many skincare products on the market today, how are we meant to know which one is right for us? Toner is the skincare step I always used to invest in, but never…

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Make your Skin a Priority!

When it comes to skin and skincare, there’s so many products on the market…how are we meant to know what to use? It’s always chopping and changing, especially with natural ingredients becoming more prominent and trendy on the market such as charcoal becoming the new best thing, or coconut oil before that. The truth is,…

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For the love of Olive Oil <3

For the love of Olive Oil <3

SO..where does olive oil come from? Olives come from a traditional tree crop in the Mediterranean. Olive oil is a liquid fat, produced by pressing whole olives. Olives are one of the three core plant foods in Mediterranean cuisine. People use olive oil in their daily lives for cooking, it’s also found in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals,…

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How much do you actually know about Exfoliating?

How much do you actually know about Exfoliating?

Exfoliating is definitely one of my addictions. There’s just something about having silky soft and smooth skin! Not to mention that radiant glow. As much as I love exfoliating, working in the beauty industry I constantly notice that it isn’t something the world is clued up on. We’ve always been told that to stay clean…

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First Impressions of Skoon Skincare

First Impressions of Skoon Skincare

“In essence, this brand of skincare has kindness and gentleness at the core of its being. Loyal SKOON. users will tell you that what keeps them coming back to SKOON., besides a glowing, healthy skin, is the sensuality of fragrance AND the luscious essential oils.” – SKOON.  Skoon is a South African brand based in…

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