Product Reviews, Uncategorized

My Anti-Ageing Skincare Habits

Look, I never promised to be a skincare guru and thankfully too! Turns out that what I'd been doing for my skincare was pretty ineffective just because I've been doing it wrong. So I asked the experts instead! I've long struggled with dry skin that's prone to eczema flare-ups. Dehydrated skin tends to look a… Continue reading My Anti-Ageing Skincare Habits

Real Talk

Self-Love Reality Check

It's Women's Day in South Africa while I'm typing this out. This morning we slept in a little, I've been lazily scrolling through Instagram, speaking to my cat and belittling myself. You know, the usual. While I was speaking to Olivia this morning - giving her love and snuggles - I realised something profound about… Continue reading Self-Love Reality Check

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The worst relationship advice I’ve ever received… that I took

Oh, the neverending battle that is the well-intended advice that the women in our lives give. It's usually unsolicited and almost always awfully outdated - but we often take it in our media-driven need to snag a man and believe it or not, I was guilty of this too. Picture this if you can... a… Continue reading The worst relationship advice I’ve ever received… that I took

Real Talk, Uncategorized

How switching off WhatsApp notifications changed my life.

In late 2018, I switched off WhatsApp notifications on my phone. I wanted to start living less in my workaholic mode and more in the present. I’ve never been a fan of notifications, I don’t want my time dictated to me by a beep or a red icon on my cellphone. I don’t want to… Continue reading How switching off WhatsApp notifications changed my life.

Recipes, Uncategorized

5 Vegan Myths Busted!

When I made the decision to go vegan, I was imagining that bankruptcy was imminent because of how expensive the internet told me it would be. I thought that I’d shrivel up and die because I wasn’t getting any protein and that my bones would crumble under the weight of my calcium deficient smugness. Eight… Continue reading 5 Vegan Myths Busted!

Real Talk, Uncategorized

10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

After binging on Peaky Blinders for the first time, I went into 2019 with Thomas Shelby confidence in what my year will be. I am now modelling my life around what I now call Thomas Shelby energy. That's the "Big Dick" energy of 2018, only bigger and badder (but, with less illegal gambling).   We all… Continue reading 10 Changes for a Thomas Shelby 2019

Real Talk, Uncategorized

The big wardrobe cleanse

I cleaned out my wardrobe this evening. It made me emotional to go through my smaller clothes knowing that just a year ago I still wore them. It kind of sucks when you see a size 8 hidden behind your current size 14. I admit, it made me feel really bad and I lashed out… Continue reading The big wardrobe cleanse

beauty, Uncategorized

Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

I've shared this incredible lipstick across my social channels recently and thought it was time for a full review on the blog. It isn't a new brand by any means, but I'm really glad it is on the market. I often speak about the importance of a lipstick that stays put. One of my biggest fears… Continue reading Reviewing Rimmel Provocalips

Real Talk

Meditation for Dummies

I recently started the practice of meditation and by recently I mean December of last year. As a complete beginner, I've been really fortunate that my husband is familiar with the practice of meditation and holistic living, so he's been instrumental in helping me learn more about this way of life. In true Cashe fashion,… Continue reading Meditation for Dummies

Dear Diary, Uncategorized

Hard Lessons on Being Kinder

I spent my weekend in Durban for work, where I really went out of my way to be as horrible to myself as possible. No, that isn't a typo - I was horrible to myself. I had kind of brushed this off until I was reminded of how I treated myself this weekend. The irony… Continue reading Hard Lessons on Being Kinder