Beauty

These are the trending looks you can expect to start seeing as we go into autumn 2017 Doesn’t quite feel like it yet, but soon summer will “officially” start drawing to a close. Even though the trend won’t make a huge impact personally, stores will anticipate the change of season and start changing their merchandise...

Be careful, these common daily habits and products will counteract your best efforts to fend off hyperpigmentation It’s summer and hyperpigmentation is a big issue. We distinguish between three main different types of hyperpigmentation. But note that failing to protect your skin from the sun properly will worsen all...

Whether it’s to the office, quick lunch or the beach, don’t leave home this summer without these essentials in your bag Summer’s here and you’re no doubt looking forward to a bit of well-deserved R&R over December holidays. And, building on the success of lapelle’s more general guide to what you should always have in...

Esme, the self-proclaimed “Glamourholic” behind Lilli Make-up Boxes fame, gives us the lowdown on the ultimate make-up organising tactics for saving time, your make-up and looking fabulous doing it If you’re anything like us, your make-up corner probably also looks like Picasso’s playroom. Everyday mornings easily...

Left unchecked, free radicals and oxidative stress accelerate the ageing process. Here’s how to stop them and turn back the clock By now, we’re all familiar with the concept of free radicals. We know they are generally bad for us; molecules in the body that cause ageing and even diseases (including cancer). But did...

Make-up artist-run MUD SA shows us how to get the perfect peachy-pink evening make-up look for spring A spring evening make-up tutorial by Make-up Designory (MUD) is no ordinary tutorial. Internationally, and now locally under the MUD South Africa banner since 2012, MUD is regarded as THE make-up manufacturer and...

We look at free radicals and why our bodies need antioxidants to stop the ageing process, in a quest to find the most powerful antioxidant available Pycnogenol® is a patented medicinal product that’s extracted from the bark of the French maritime pine. You may have heard of its remarkable properties as an antioxidant...

How does your beauty routine compare to Wolf of Wall Street and Suicide Squad actress Margot Robbie’s in this oddly calming parody of American Psycho No, she’s not being exactly serious. Twenty-five-year-old Australian actress Margot Robbie is a rising starlet, and she did this parody video for Vogue as a bit of a...

Sound familiar? These are the daily struggles and frustrations anyone with oily skin will understand all too well. Plus some ideas on winning the fight Oily skin. It just doesn’t make any sense. Why the shine, and then those dull spots everywhere else on the face? You probably feel like you’re the only one who has to...

Meet the hottest thing since the vampire facial: an all-new stem cell treatment that uses Platelet-Rich Plasma to get rid of stretch marks for good. Stretch marks. You know them. You hate them. Very few people are immune to their blight: they crop up during growth spurts and – of course – with weight gain (and loss)...