Posts Tagged‘Balm Balm’

The Spa Shop

The Spa Shop

It’s no secret that Camilla and I like to shop. Like, a LOT. We’re also huge fans of online shopping and you should be too – it’s efficient, convenient, offers more variety and is often cheaper than fighting with the hoards in the mall. So we’re always pleased to hear about new online beauty stores, especially when they’re local. The Spa Shop sells spa-quality products (think Dr Hauschka, RapidLash and SpaRitual) for both men and women along with complimentary skin and beauty advice, lots of special offers, free samples, product reviews and free delivery for orders over R1000. You can…

Skin Solutions: Dry vs. Dehydrated

Dry vs. Dehydrated Skin

Until very recently, I had no idea that there was a difference between dry and dehydrated skin, and it occurred to me that many of you may not have known either. It is especially relevant going into winter, so here is my guide to telling the difference and how to address each particular concern.

Cruelty-Free Beauty: Skincare

Leona Lewis for The Body Shop: Cruelty Free Beauty

Following on from Monday’s post about cruelty-free cosmetics, we have now compiled a list of locally-available skincare products, many of which are organic, vegan and/or produced in South Africa too. As before, brands marked with an asterisk appear on PETA’s list of companies that don’t test on animals. You can learn more by visiting the PETA website,, and the Vegan SA product directory.   Montagne Jeunesse* (Clicks, Dischem, Hyperama and Pick ‘n Pay) Balm Balm (Stockists) Esse (Stockists) African Extracts (Spar, Pick ‘n Pay, Checkers and Dischem, selected Clicks stores and pharmacies) Neal’s Yard Remedies* (Woolworths, rubybox) Crabtree & Evelyn* (Store locator) Dr Hauschka* (Stockists) Paula’s Choice*…