01 Sep 2020
Dear Cosmetic World,  It’s all about the toner. We mostly love you, but true to form, you confuse us once again. What is the difference between a toner and an astringent and...
25 Aug 2020
The two young teens closed their menus having settled on their breakfast options.   “What can I get for you this morning?” the waitress asked, pen poised. Felix looked up and...
17 Aug 2020
Some TV ads are so irritating you just have to grab the remote and FF, skip, silence, or smash.  ‘Anti-Aging’ cream ads fall into that category for me and once viewed I do not...
10 Aug 2020
Alarm awake another dayPut the body wash in playFocus, stretch to morning cleanseSquish the pump. Squirt away  Bubble lather aims to cleanGentle soothing grapefruit sheenPromising...
27 Jul 2020
When you whisper ‘marula’ in an elephant’s ear, watch him smile. It is true that they do love to eat the fruit of the marula tree, but does it really make them ‘tipsy’ as legend...
20 Jul 2020
“DIY Dawn Dog Shampoo That Kills Fleas’ A Pinterest recipe that caught my eye. “Kills fleas? What and who is the killer?” I wondered. The recipe is simple. Water, White vinegar...
15 Jul 2020
Year: Future. After Covid.  Setting: Customer in front of a street vendor Kiosk: The Truth Be Told Cosmetic  Learning what NOT to buy  Customer points to a cream jar, “I would...
28 Jun 2020
10% off Summer Must-Haves Neem Body BarNori-Neem SoapSheamu Butter (both sizes)Shargan ButterZinc Oxide Blend (tub and tube)July 8, 9, 10 only Wednesday, Thursday, Friday3 day...
28 Jun 2020
The other evening, I asked my husband to humour me in mime. Intrigued to be on stage, he paused the TV news.  “Ok. What’s up?” he asked. “You are entering a store and are greeted...
20 Jun 2020
“Amazon delivery!  Wahoo! My new shadow from ColourPop is here, Spiker.” Val chimes to her pet lab as he barks his approval. She then rips open the package and being smart and...

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