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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 […]

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 […]

Labello Lip Butter Review by The Spa Life

Labello Lip Butter – Product Review

I have a thing about lip balms. There needs to be one within reach at all times. For example, there is one in my desk drawer, one on either side of my bed, one in the kitchen, two in the car…and several more in my handbag (excluding those in my laptop bag). Some people might […]

Benefit Stay Flawless 15 Hour Primer Review

Benefit Stay Flawless 15 Hour Primer – Product Review

I didn’t like this product, when I first tried it that is. It felt like I was trying to rub a glue stick on my face, and so this wonder of a primer was relegated to a back drawer in my extensive beauty cabinet. And then one day I had a discussion with a Benefit consultant […]

Benefit Posie Tint Product Review

Benefit Posie Tint – Product Review

Benefit Posie Tint (or one of its sister products, Bene Tint, Cha Cha Tint or Lolli Tint) is a definite make-up bag staple! We love it as a natural blush, lip and cheek stain. The Look (Packaging) You will be forgiven for thinking that Posie Tint is a nail polish and not a product to be […]

L'Occitane Ultra Rich Face Cream Review

L’Occitane Ultra Rich Face Cream (Product Review)

My dry Joburg skin As a Capetonian now living in Johannesburg, my soft coastal skin suffers terribly in the dry Joburg winters. Almost every product (even those that I can use happily in the Summer months) burns my skin and even with regular exfoliating, my cheeks can develop a hard thick layer of skin (gross, I […]