Category: Beauty


The best of clean beauty: Top-performing, locally produced natural and organic skincare brands

Jan 17, 2020, Author: Candice May

As many of us become more conscious of what we’re putting in our bodies, from green juice to gluten-free alternatives, and what we’re putting our bodies through – think Switch Playground and Hotpod Yoga – we’re also becoming more aware of what we’re putting on our body. We’ve rounded […]


Our fave day and night skincare duos for 2020

Jan 16, 2020, Author: Bianca Spinner

We know we know times are tough, but you simply cannot skimp on your face products. Let’s face it … none of us can live without a moisturiser! So, meet our day and night moisturising champions below.  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. Cetaphil  Cetaphil Daily Hydrating Lotion R251  […]


Skin treats you should try this new year

Jan 16, 2020, Author: Candice May

We can’t turn back the clock, but you bet we’ll do all we can to slow it down! If you’re looking for something transformative to ring in the new year, these facials are just the thing to treat yourself into 2020. It’s all right to splurge a […]

Beauty, Featured

Take no-hum looks to the next level at Money to Blow

Jan 14, 2020, Author: Candice May

It’s okay to be a little obsessed with your hair – it’s the crown you never have to take off. Whether you have long hair or short hair, are looking for heaps of volume or something sleeker, Joburg is brimming with blow-dry hotspots to help […]

Beauty, Featured

Glow Couture Illovo: You glow, girl!

Jan 10, 2020, Author: Candice May

Shirk any thoughts of gloopy, sticky, strong-smelling nonsense – Glow Couture’s spray tans are nothing like the body bronzers of yesteryear. Founded by girl-boss trio Anthea, Natasha and Cristina, Glow Couture uses spray tan solutions that are organic, vegan, paraben-free and cruelty-free, and has just opened […]


Getting Naked with Lara: A fresh start to brighter and happier skin!

Jan 9, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

A clear glowing skin is a lifelong pursuit, for sure; however, if you haven’t yet built one that you’re happy with, or if you’re uncertain about whether or not your routine is working for you, January is a good time for a fresh start. READ […]


Benzaderm brings out Daily Deep Cleaning Gel

Jan 3, 2020, Author: Hello Joburg

Skincare brand, Galderma has a brand-new facecare product that’s formulated to penetrate and get rid of blackheads. READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. The Benzaderm Daily Deep Cleaning Gel is suitable for oily to combination skin and is clinically tested to eliminate skin imperfections and exfoliate […]


Our top 10 beauty must-haves of 2019

Dec 19, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Save your bucks, be thrifty and be frugal because these are non-negotiable buys!  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. For the pleasure-seeker  The scent of the season: Chloé L’Eau Eau de Toilette  R1,005 for 30ml from Woolworths, Edgars and Truworths  For the heliophile  Heliocare 360º Water Gel  R450 from select Sorbet salons  […]

Beauty, Featured, Shopping

Our top 5 Lush Christmas launches

Dec 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

It’s finally December and what better way to reward yourself for a hard years work than with a blissful soak in the tub? And the only thing better than a long, relaxing bath is a long, relaxing bath using some of Lush Cosmetic’s new Christmas […]

Beauty, People of Joburg

7 min with David Gillson

Dec 11, 2019, Author: Amber Richardson

Well-known hairstylist and co-owner of Carlton Hair in Hyde Park and Melrose Arch, David Gillson has opened a brand-new hair salon on the Insta-famous Elizabeth Street in London. Like Carlton Hair, Issy’s is also a sustainable salon that stocks high-quality and eco-friendly Davines products. We sat down with […]