When it comes down to it, life is busy. Between working, running a household, and trying to make sure you get enough rest to feel like you’re living a balanced life, many people eat on the go or make unhealthy lifestyle choices. Unfortunately, these kinds...

EVOLUTION OF THE BROW When we think of 90’s and 00’s eyebrows, our minds wander to Reese Witherspoon’s iconic paper-thin brows arches. She wasn’t alone. Gwen Stefani, Nicole Ritche and Scarlett Johanson were all part of the wave of women who plucked their eyebrows within an...

Hydrolysed collagen peptides are taking the health and beauty world by storm! With the ability to improve the elasticity of the skin, and reduce wrinkles it has been hailed as a miracle supplement. But since it’s made from animals (most often cows, chickens, and some...

Aromatherapy is a relaxation and restorative technique that uses plant oils to heal the body. Quite literally, as you inhale, the molecules from the essential oils through the ‘aroma’,  begin to work on stress levels, cognitive performance and circulation – among other things. When receiving...

"Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children." - William Makepeace Thackeray Mothers are pretty amazing - I’m sure we can all agree. So how do we adequately show our appreciation to the brave few who’ve hazarded one of the...

Humans have been making use of Mother Nature and all her natural secrets for thousands of years, from the air we breathe to the nutrients we gain from the foods she provides. One such natural gem is different plants and their ability to dye our hair and...

Taking care of yourself is something you simply must work into your routine. For your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. Whether you’re a mom trying to tame the terrible twos or a student balancing the demands of academic achievement and the rewards of a beautifully active social life, we all need to take a bit of time out to just love ourselves once in a while. Since long and luxurious baths are no longer an option (remember those days, hey Capetonians?) I’ve taken to another little self-care regime: concocting random homemade face masks with healthy ingredients from my pantry. Even though I’d hardly call myself a DIY beauty connoisseur, my little experiments have been super fun so far and I’ve even discovered three go-to home-made face mask recipes to try:  

 1. AVOCADO, CACAO & HONEY

Feeling a bit sluggish lately? Missing your skin’s summer glow? Want to help your body detox more efficiently? There’s a single solution to all these wishes and it’s as simple as brushing your skin for five to ten minutes every morning. Just like your hair and...