The Best Beauty Products For New Moms
By Chereen Strydom As a new mom, I’ve had my fair share of sleepless nights and I’m constantly mopping spit up off my shirt, so I know how difficult it can be to look even slightly put together – especially during the first couple of weeks of motherhood. Here are my tried-and-tested beauty products to help you look – and feel – instantly better. 1. Some days, particularly during the early days, I’d spend hours in my pajamas with no [Read More...]
Good Morning Gorgeous!
BY CHEREEN STRYDOM (The Mommy Matters team, nor the author received any remuneration for this post ) A peaceful night is often hard to come by as a mom, particularly during the early years. These overnight fixers promise to leave your skin looking as though you’ve had a full eight hours of sleep – even [Read More...]
Wellness Wednesday: Some Love for the Face
BY JESS MOUNEIMNE REVIEW: Kath and I were treated to a rejuvenating day at the Well Spa recently. If you have not yet made use of the Wellness Warehouses’ spa facility, best you get on it. The spa is conveniently located in a store that has everything a girl could possibly need where health and [Read More...]
Time To Get Your Body Back Post Pregnancy?
BY JESS MOUNEIMNE Getting back into shape after having a baby is not every moms first priority- in the early months especially. Often many months or even years can pass before you can feel that you have the time and energy to hit the gym. The results of a recent survey, in which 7 000 [Read More...]
The Beauty Issue: Dark Circles
BY CHEREEN STRYDOM One of the biggest beauty concerns many moms (and sometimes expecting moms – midnight bathroom breaks, anyone?) are faced with, is the appearance of dark circles and under-eye bags. Fortunately, it’s one of the easier problems to treat – when you know how. Here, the lowdown on taking care of the delicate [Read More...]
BEAUTY SOS: QUICK TRICKS FOR TIRED MAMMAS
BY CHEREEN STRYDOM As a new mom to an eight-week-old baby boy, I know the drill far too well: you haven’t washed your hair in days, you reek of sour milk, and you just can’t seem to find ten minutes to take a quick shower, let alone apply a touch of lipstick. Here are my clever cover-ups and quick solutions for those beauty dilemmas you may face as a time-starved mom. No time to wash your hair? During the first [Read More...]
Women Are Cutting Off Their Toes.. For Shoes?
Let’s file this one under: Insane First World Surgeries That Are INSANE. You walk into a store and try on a pair of stilettos. They don’t fit quite right. Your toes are a little squashed. Your heels hurt when you walk. Do you (a) put down the shoes and try another pair? Or (b) use [Read More...]
Style & Beauty at Constantia Village Courtyard
BY TARYN MULLER The Mommy Matters team attended the opening of Sorbet beauty salon at Constantia village which kicked off this weekend with a stylish yet sophisticated launch event. We were treated to delightful foods such as delicious cupcakes, sushi and canapé. Young and old gathered under the Bedouin tent laid out with stunning carpets [Read More...]
Mommy Wellness Day Spa, Now Open
BY TARYN MULLER A simple word like wow turned around spells MOM. A duty that all women know cannot be taken lightly. Being a mother to a very inquisitive 4 year old and a teething baby of 7months old, I often feel like a bus road over me when I’ve had sleepless nights and still [Read More...]
A Spa Just for Moms!
BY JESS MOUNEIMNE There is no type of woman in more need of a real pampering than a pregnant one. Swollen feet, sore and aching backs and a skin that is usually missing that glow that ‘the book’ lie about. Usually all of these symptoms can be remedied by some much needed time out at [Read More...]