Spalicious Product Review

Spalicious Dry Body Spritz Review

We’ve been on the hunt for a good dry body oil for some time now and so we were absolutely delighted to be introduced to the Spalicious Mandarin & Sandalwood Dry Body Spritz. It is perfect for a quick splash of some oil on your skin after a shower at the gym, when you don’t […]

Before we knew just how great they smell!

Oh So Heavenly Bubble Balm Review

In case you have been on a social media holiday for the past few weeks, you may have missed just about everyone raving about Clicks / Oh So Heavenly Love Your Lips Bubble Balms! Not to be ones to miss out on a new product, party, event (really, we have serious FOMO) The Spa Life […]

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Skoon. Hot Cloth Cleanser – Nkuto Butter – Product Review

An afternoon with Skoon. Have you heard about Skoon. Skincare? Skoon. is pronounced like the Afrikaans word “skoon”, meaning clean, or “skoonheid” meaning beauty, but we keep saying it as if it rhymes with “moon”, because, well we’ve been battling to come up with anything (in English) that rhymes with Skoon. (in Afrikaans). So let […]

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Put your best foot forward – L’Occitane Foot Cream Review

You may have already noticed that The Spa Life Team is mildly obsessed with L’Occitane products, and once you’ve tried them, you will completely understand why! So today, we’re reviewing an “oldie but a goodie”, the L’Occitane Shea Butter Dry Skin Foot Cream. This is part of our every-night-in-bed-beauty-ritual to ensure we have soft, gorgeous […]

Book a Babor facial – your skin will thank you!

The Spa Life was treated to an amazing facial by Babor in Johannesburg. If you need to restore your dry, dehydrated Winter skin, take our word for it and go and book yourself a Babor facial! Babor treatments are available at a number of spas and salons throughout the country (click here to find one […]

Matsimela Marula Nut Hand Cream Review

Matsimela Marula Nut Hand Cream – Product Review

There is something about this fragrance that instantly makes us feel like we are on a bush holiday (in a good way)! Perhaps it goes back to when we first tried Matsimela’s products, but whatever the reason, we like it. A lot. The Look (Packaging) Simple, no-fuss and neat, would be how we describe the […]

We just cannot get enough of this great product and its gorgeous container!

Benefit Posie Balm – Get your balm on!

If you’ve been following The Spa Life, you already know that we are huge fans of Benefit’s Posie Tint (read our write-up here). One of the concerns we have had using Posie Tint over the years is that although it has great colour, it is really just a tint (and we mean that with the […]

L'Occitane Shea Ultra Rich Body Cream Review

L’Occitane Shea Ultra Rich Body Cream – Review

Say goodbye to itchy dry skin and hello to thick, hydrating and deeply nourishing Shea Butter Ultra Rich Body Cream by L’Occitane. The Look (Packaging) It comes in a tin! Love! Do we need to say more? Elegant and refined yet minimalistic in detail, like all things L’Occitane it oozes instant appeal and sophistication. The […]

Spalicious Self Heating Scrub Review by The Spa Life

Spalicious Self Heating Sugar Scrub – Product Review

A self-heating sugar scrub?! Do we need to say that again? Because we’ve tried it and yes, it works and yes it totally heats up all by itself! The Look (Packaging) An inviting artwork-covered box houses a 350ml plastic container of this clever little product, with a twist off lid. The Goop With the consistency […]