Category Fashion & Beauty


Silk scarves are adorning the necks of many stylish mavens this Spring but I'm the type of girl who gets makeup on my scarf all the time. No one wants a spot of fuchsia lipstick or an oily foundation on their scarves forever. When I had to use a brand new scarf as a makeup... Continue reading


A simple as a white shirt is, it's fast becoming a metaphor for where I am in my life right now. This year the bright colours and prints and eccentricity that used to draw me in, have less of a hold on me. I thought I was just yearning for a more streamlined and simple wardrobe,... Continue reading


3ina is a pretty spectacular makeup brand that's new to SA. Encouraging a playful and innovative take on beauty, 3ina has on-trend colours and textures with a 'no rules' approach. I love the sleek monochromatic packaging and in-store experience. The riot of colour and minimal layout will have you in a makeup candy store! Even... Continue reading

3ina launches in SA!

Meet 3ina! You say it 'Mina', you wear it how ever you please! The bold makeup brand launched in South Africa last week Thursday and I'm excited about this addition to beauty bags around the country! To celebrate 3ina arriving on our shores, the multi-talented  Anna-Belle of She Said asked if I'd collaborate with her and... Continue reading

Cruelty-Free Hair Care

Welcome to the first in a series of reviews on Cruelty-Free beauty products I've tried and tested! The support from the post On Going Cruelty-Free and the List of Cruelty-Free Brands was amazing so I thought I'd share what works for me. We're starting at the very top, with hair care. Here's a selection products I've given a... Continue reading

Cruelty-Free Brands List

Thank you for visiting this page on cruelty-free brands, I really hope that you find this list useful. And a huge thank you to everyone who read my post On Going Cruelty-Free in the first place. The positive response was overwhelming and the support gives hope that a lot of readers will consider using more products... Continue reading

On Going Cruelty-Free

Just over a year ago, I started changing my beauty regime to only include Cruelty-Free products. Now I'm sharing my thoughts and experiences on buying and trying these products, The process has also raised a lot of questions with those around me, and within myself. I don't recall the actual date I decided to stop... Continue reading