Beauty,  Fragrance,  Hair,  Make-up,  Nails

Best of 2016

Better late than never, right? Here are my faves from the last year.


Oskia Renaissance Cleaning Gel (£30)

Bioderma Hydrabio H2O Micelle Water (R220)

Elizabeth Arden Superstart Skin Renewal Booster (R720)

Optiphi Infinity Intense Retinol Serum (R1205)

Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery Concentrate (R815)

Dermalogica Charcoal Rescue Masque (R790)

Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask (R1740)

Blistex Lip Medex (R84)

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant (R265)

Noreva Aquareva Moisturising Cream (R200)

Uriage Isofill Wrinkle Focus Correction Eye Contour Care (R345)

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Ultra Light Tinted Fluid (R230)

La Roche-Posay Anthelios XL SPF50+ Comfort Tinted BB Cream (R240)



Giorgio Armani Si EDP (R1060 – R2050)

Chanel No 5 L’Eau EDT (R1600 – R2270)



Mavala 002 Protective Base Coat (R160)

Mavala Colorfix Strong, Flexible Top Coat (R160)

Mavala Nail Colour Crème in Jasper (R84)

Chanel Le Vernis in Rouge Noir (R450)

Morgan Taylor Accelerate Quick Dry Nail Drops (Sorry, I can’t find the price of this…)



Smashbox Photo Finish Primer Water (R430)

Catrice Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Waterproof Concealer in Light Beige (R60)

Chanel Les Beiges Healthy Glow Foundation SPF25 in No 20 (R785)

Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Colour Eye Shadow in Shimmering Copper (R325)

Urban Decay Naked 2 Eye Shadow Palette (R850)

Smashbox Bronze Lights in Warm Matte (R420) l

Nyx Illuminator in Enigmatic (R155)

Max Factor Crème Puff Blush in Lovely Pink (R120)

Benefit Ka-Brow! Cream-Gel Brow Color in 4 (R335)

MAC Brow Set in Clear (R240)

Clarins 3-Dot Liner in Black (R295)

Lancôme Hypnôse Waterproof Mascara in Black (R390)

Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencils in Mysterious Red and Bahama (£23 each)

Real Techniques Expert Face Brush (R180), Setting Brush (R120) and Blush Brush (R200)

Beauty Blender Original (R405)

Clarins Fix’ Make-Up (R355 )



ghd Creative Curl Wand (R2300)

Tangle Teezer The Original (R240), The Ultimate (R300) and Blow-Styling Smoothing Tool (R400)

ghd Style Curl Hold Spray (R210)

KMS California Hair Stay Maximum Hold Hair Spray (R270)

KMS California Moist Repair Therapy Treatment (R240)

Moroccanoil Treatment Light (R540)

Davines More Inside Sea Salt Spray (R280) Available at Carlton Hair Salons

invisibobble Traceless Hair Rings (R80 for 3)