My Summer Must-haves

As someone that constantly reads labels and still struggles with finding and using the right products it is not always easy to get the ones that work. When summer hits and the weather gets to 33 °C (91 ° F), I have my go-tos as I minimise use of foundation or anything heavy that clogs…

Skincare: No Sulphates Please!

While with most people it’s easy to use any product and is not something they have to put too much thought into, my case is different like many people who react to sulphates as highlighted in my blog post living an sls free life. So, I recently got my skin tested at the Face Shop…

Beauty: My Ultimate Lipstick Guide

Here’s my take on a lipstick that brings a makeup look all together and for me a brand that rivals many has to be Sleek Makeup, here’s why. Having wore the lipsticks for several years now I really appreciate the fact that it lasts the whole day except when you eat an apple but even…

Beauty: A Quickie Makeup Look

Before I begin I would like to say I am by no means a makeup pro I just do what works for me after spending a bit of cash and finally finding the products that I like for me. I happen to be one of those people who once they find a product their face…

Living an SLS Free Life

In this blog I thought I should share a bit about the products I use to deal with my eczema and how I live a sulphate free life. My body now feels softer using sulphate free products in combination with an emollient cream. What are Sulphates? Sodium Lauryl Sulphate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Ether Sulphate…

Beauty Essentials Jo’burg Edition

Haven’t been to Johannesburg in a very long time, so I thought I should nip over to visit family and get some much needed beauty essentials, check out what’s new in Zara and H&M, plus a change of scenery was welcome. Lusaka to Jo’burg is 2 hours by air and flights are an eye watering…