Category Fashion & Beauty

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

One Boot, Two Ways with Tread+Miller

Tread+Miller is all about shoes. From leather uppers on boots and brogues to canvas sneakers and all the care products and accessories in between. Their AW16 collection launch coincided with the opening of their Mall of Africa store and I was lucky enough to get sent home with something from the kind folks at Tread+Miller.... Continue reading

Ines of Mille Collines talks brands, burnout and business in Africa

Last week in my review of #MBFWJ16, I spoke about the incredibly moving Mille Collines show. This week I'm sharing some insights from Ines Cuartecasas, one of the brand's co-founders and designers. Working alongside fellow co-founder Marc Oliver and the team's new addition Namnyak Odupoy, the brand creates understated everyday elegance for the modern African... Continue reading