Reviews

Ma Cherie Nails

Posted on by Nikki Temkin in Reviews, Spa Reviews | Leave a comment
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Okay. Let me be clear about this. There are manicurists and then there are rare nail artistes and Kelly, of Ma Cherie Nails, is undoubtedly the latter. Never before have I, in all my days of reviewing beauty salons, encountered someone who can do what Kelly can with nails. This is not an exaggeration!   Basically, Kelly can paint (with her bare, tiny hands) any design you wish (and I mean any) from camo, animal and floral to stripes, stars, argyle and geometric, onto your nail. This is not a stick- on that you can buy and do yourself nor is it a print from a machine, no this is Kelly herself painting fine designs that will blow you away onto your nails. .   Trying to choose from the massive amount of designs in the magazines that Kelly offered me (or you can make up your own… how aboutRead More

Rubybox Review April 2013 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Anouschka in Product Reviews, Reviews | 1 Comment
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I knew that this box was going to be a winner and it certainly didn’t disappoint.   I received 2 full sized items and got to try several new brands that  I had not used before.   What was in the box?       Watch the video review:       Batiste Dry Shampoo in Blush – R34.99 Blitz oily roots and give your locks a volumising boost with this awesome invention. Shake vigorously and spray Batisteinto your roots, keeping the nozzle 30cm from hair. Massage through with your fingertips and style as usual.   I have been interested in trying this for a while now, not for home but for when I’m away. I’m off to AfrikaBurn in May and this is going to totally come in handy as there are no showers there. I’ll report back on how this works then.   2. Lamelle Correctives Recharge CE ComplexRead More

Spas Wish List 2013 – Part 2

Posted on by Anouschka in Reviews, Spa Reviews | 8 Comments
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We’ve all got a wish list or bucket list of things we’d like to do or see, and my Spa Wish List is no different.   I visited and reviewed several spas last year but there are still a few that I’d love to experience, and have made a Spa Wish List for 2013.   Check them out here and choose your favourite in the comments below:   En Masse Bringing the best from the East to the West, what makes En Masse so appealing? 1. No appointment needed, just walk in whenever you feel the need 2. Oil-free, so you don’t need to wash your hair afterwards 3. Fully clothed Thai massage experience – you change into a white linen robe 4. I’m keen to try one of their exotic teas from their ‘tea tree’     Life Day Spa  at the Crystal Towers Hotel in Century City  Read More

Spas Wish List 2013 – Part 1

Posted on by Anouschka in Reviews, Spa Reviews | 10 Comments
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We’ve all got a wish list or bucket list of things we’d like to do or see, and my Spa Wish List is no different.   I visited and reviewed several spas last year but there are still a few that I’d love to experience, and have made a Spa Wish List for 2013.   Check them out here and choose your favourite in the comments below:   Oasis Spa at Skin & Body Renewal in the Cape Quarter   What makes Oasis Spa so special? 1. Spectacularly beautiful spa 2. Highly trained therapists & medical doctor for aesthetic & non surgical treatments 3.Signature Rejuvenation & Body Sculpting treatments 4. Wi-Fi available, male & female steam room & sauna & chill lounge 5. This sums it up for me: “Oasis Spa offers a refuge of serenity amid the chaos of life, giving you a feeling of relaxation and calm without havingRead More