Summer Preparation: Exfoliation! Product used: Mangwanani Spa’s Rose Oil Salt Scrub!

Summer Preparation: Exfoliation! Product used: Mangwanani Spa’s Rose Oil Salt Scrub!

A few weeks ago I indulged in a day at the Mangwanani Spa and while I was there I bought the African Rose Oil Salt Scrub so I could enjoy some pampering at home. I hadn’t tried it until a few days ago when the weather was warming up and I realized that all the heated air in winter had really left my skin dry and in desperate need of some exfoliation! I must say I was pleasantly surprised!

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Got my Eyebrows Shaped at Eyecandy after Growing them in for a Month!

Got my Eyebrows Shaped at Eyecandy after Growing them in for a Month!

I truly believe that the shape of your eyebrows can make or break the way you look. If eyes are the windows to our souls then our eyebrows are the frames to those windows and if they are not shaped properly you could end up looking permanently angry, surprised, or super excited!  Instead, eyebrows should be shaped to flatter the eyes and compliment the expressions that you make.  That is why I think it’s extremely important to have eyebrows shaped by a professional once in a while and a very good one at that!  So since I moved to South Africa I’ve heard a lot about Eyecandy (An eyebrow and eyelash bar exclusively at Woolworths that uses threading to shape the eyebrows) and since I did not have any other recommendations as to where to get my eyebrows done I thought I would give them a try. Continue reading

Discovered an Amazing Spa in Cape Town!… Definitely going there again!

Discovered an Amazing Spa in Cape Town!… Definitely going there again!

Last weekend myself and a couple of girlfriends decided we needed a spa day for some well needed R&R … cause we all need some special pampering once in a while! One of my friends had been to The Arabella Spa in The Westin Cape Town Hotel previously and swore that we would not be disappointed if we tried it. So we took her advice and went for it. It was my first visit to a Spa in Cape Town since we moved here two months ago so I was super psyched about it! Continue reading