Beauty & Body

La-Tweez Pro-Illuminating Tweezers

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At the recent Freebees PR & Marketing Editors Function I spotted the latest little gem from La-Tweez, their Illuminating Tweezers.   I love anything that is cute and functional and this delivers on both.   Not only are they colourful and come in a chic carrying case with built-in magnifying mirror, it also has an ultra bright LED light for great visibility.   Now that’s pretty darn useful.         Available in pink, purple, yellow, green and blue at R250.00 from select salons, Sorbet, beauticians and spas only        

Fight Like A Lady

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  The latest Morgan Taylor collection not only offers 4 super sexy colours in their ‘Fight Like A Lady’ mini 4 pack, it also helps support the fight for breast health and fund research for a cure.   Available from 1 September 2015 – R220

Hean Summer Collection Nail Polish

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So many of you mentioned how much you love HEAN products, so I thought I’d quickly share the latest Hean Summer Collection limited edition fun and fresh nail polishes colours.   The names evoke the very essence of summer and are sure to make you smile with shades called Life Is Peachy, Island Girl, Summer Daze, Mojito Madness and Lethal Lemonade.     The Hean Summer Collection Nail polishes are made from a durable vinyl base containing a special blend of three resins, which result in a smooth colour with no streaks and is resistant to chipping. Being sun smart these nail polishes contain a UV filter.   Price : R55.00 (7ml) Put your best foot forwards while keeping your finger on the latest summer nail inspirations by visiting Glamore Cosmetics online store.   The Hean range can be can be bought directly from the online store http://shop.glamorecosmetics.co.za/.   Free Shipping onRead More

Best Body Skin Review JHB

Posted on by Nikki Temkin in Anti-Aging, Beauty & Body, Reviews, Skin Care, Spa Reviews | Leave a comment
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I am always looking for treatments that I have never tried before and only from the most professional people. You can’t take chances with your body or your face. That’s why I am so pleased to have discovered  Best Body Skin in Birdhaven.   Often salons which offer cutting- edge, skin and body treatments can feel intimidating, but no so with Best Body Skin. The staff, team of experts and the bright décor put one instantly at ease—especially important considering I was about to embark on a programme, which included multiple injections to my face!   After an in- depth consultation with somatologist Hajira, we decided to concentrate on the areas of my face, which cause me the greatest concern. Namely, pigmentation, dullness and loss of elasticity due to ageing, lack of sleep and general stress. In other words, I really wanted to try and recapture my youthful glow! NoRead More

Skin Renewal introduces the latest non-surgical facelift treatment

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Skin Renewal is very excited to introduce the Miracu Threadlift – a non-surgical, no-scar facelift.   The treatment, which has been a hot favourite in Europe and the East for a few years now, is now available via Skin Renewal in South Africa.   During the procedure, which only medical doctors are qualified to perform, multi-strand threads are injected deep underneath the surface of the skin, using different lengths of thin acupuncture needles. The threads are strategically placed, guided by the natural tension lines of the skin. Once placed, they act as a scaffold, lifting loose and sagging skin.     The procedure also stimulates the production of collagen, and further creates a frame for the collagen to attach to, showing effects similar to that of a surgical facelift. The threads are reabsorbed and dissolved over a period of time, but due to the stimulation of collagen, the treatment showsRead More

The Tan Lab Review

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Being in constant pursuit of the perfect tan I’ve tried many sunless tanning products – some decidedly better than others.   Applying your tan is an art form in itself as you don’t want those tell tale streaks or patchy ankles & heels.   I was recently sent a package from The Tan Lab to test and review, which had some interesting new qualities.     Here’s some interesting background info from their website:   “After extensive product testing and research we established that many sunless tanning products contain only one active tanning ingredient – DHA (Dihydroxyacetone). Those containing a combination of Erythrulose and DHA proved to last longer, fade evenly and did not streak.   So, why didn’t all sunless tanning products contain Erythrulose? Firstly, it is much more expensive in comparison to DHA and secondly it takes longer to develop.   At The Tan Lab, we have created aRead More

New Limited Edition Tangle Teezer

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 Tangle Teezer are bringing out a Limited Edition – Lulu Guinness Compact Styler. Available from end of March to July 2015. This exciting limited edition was created through the collaboration with accessories fashion designer, Lulu Guiness, and is super sweet and sexy.   Both brands are British, quirky and iconic and Lulu’s cut out lips stripe design is a gorgeous accent to the Compact Styler.   I absolutely LOVE my Tangle Teezers and this one would be a top of my list.   Please note that this is a limited edition.  Available end of March – July 2015.  Available from everythinghair.co.za for R260.00  

Top 5 Favourite Beauty Treats Of 2014

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I’ve had many wonderful beauty treatments and reviewed many products this year, so I wanted to share my Top 5 with you. 1. Permanent Hair Removal This is my no.1 favourite beauty treatment this year, as I hardly have to shave at all any more. Yes, I still have some fine hairs which I do shave if I know I’m going out or to the beach, but otherwise they’re not noticeable at all and I can’t remember when last I shaved.   Here’s a before and after pic one week after shaving, before my 1st treatment and after my last (6th treatment) I’ve done all my treatments at Legs Eleven and cannot recommend them highly enough. They are specialised in this field and really help you through your ‘Journey To Smooth’ with sound advice and amazing service. Very well priced as well.   2. Self Tanning Oil My next favouriteRead More

Get Summer Ready With Africology

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I was asked to take part in the Africology Renew and Revive this Summer Blogger Campaign, where we received an Africology Deluxe Hamper to review.    The hamper consists of the Africology Cellulite Detox Body Oil and the Africology Slimming Detox Cream.    As soon as the sun starts to make an appearance we all seem to come out of hiding (well at least the Capetonians seem to hibernate) and it’s time to get Summer ready.   Even though we should try to maintain our beauty routines all year round, it’s much easier when we’re not dressed in several layers of clothing, so now’s the time to put in that little bit of extra effort. To start you off, I’ve shared my Top 10 ‘Get Summer Ready’ Tips:   1. Water, water, water!!! Water is your best friend for so many reasons. It’s great for all your organs, especially your skin (your largest organ),Read More

Beauty Night Out!

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Don’t miss out on the most glamorous beauty night of the year. Glam it up and join the rubies at the Mount Nelson Ballroom on 30 August at 6pm.   For just R290 per ticket (R250 for VIP members): * you can build your own, customised rubybox and take home beauty products worth R400+ * transform your look with a Stila Makeup Your Own Rules Makeover, and hit the Scar Express Hair to transform those tresses into a work of art. * indulge in a pampering scrub, massage and mani with theIssahra Experience by WOW Spa * and stand a chance to win beauty hampers worth R5000+. * recharge with Absolut Vodka infused cocktails, scrumptious canapés and elegant Saxenburg wines * before hitting the photo booth and capturing the glam on camera!   Tickets are limited so rally the girls and book now to secure your spot!              

It Pays To Go Green

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  The lovely peeps at Beauty Factory recently sent this package my way, and their ‘go green’ strategy really impressed me.   Not only do they make stunning luxury bath & body products, they also reward you when you ‘go green’.   Just bring your empty product packaging back to a Beauty Factory store, and they will not only recycle it, but also give you 20% off a similar Beauty Factory product.   How awesome is that! Big thumbs up to Beauty Factory – truly love this!   Luxury handwash in Desert Dune & Morning Dew R89.90 each.   They often have specials on their website so be sure to pop in regularly.   Website: http://www.beautyfactory.co.za/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/BeautyFactorySA      

Cinderella’s Secret Is Out

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While running the Cinderella’s Secret competition for you all, I was lucky enough to be sent a surprise package of all these wonderful goodies to try myself.   I am totally in love with these bath products and my son keeps asking me why I smell so good 😉   My favourite product is probably the Body Scrub. I use it in the shower and as it is a creamy body scrub, not only does it exfoliate, it immediately moisturises as well, leaving your skin super-soft and smooth. Another great tip is to use it to do your important breast examination every week in the shower.  My aunt has just been diagnosed with breast cancer so I can’t stress enough how vital this is for all of us to do regularly. My next favourite are the bath products. I adore the bath milk and my kids have already finished theRead More