Valentine’s Day might be over, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still spoil someone special with a yummy sweet treat. Or, better yet, spoil yourself! Nothing beats the taste of perfectly fragrant, high quality Turkish delight… and the Sally Williams’ range of rose or orange flavoured Turkish delight is an absolute treat! It’s indulgent and decadent… go on, you know you want to! Details: www.sallywilliamsfinefoods.com
Wondering what to stock your bar fridge with for the rest of summer? Well wonder no more! Meet the Glenelly Glass Collection. First up is the unwooded Chardonnay. Think Zesty fruits, melon, papaya and ripe pears laced with honeysuckle notes and a touch of cloves. Not only an ideal summer wine, it is also extremely versatile and food-friendly. Around R95 from good bottle stores. Next is the magnificent Cabernet Sauvignon, which is also a great summer wine if you drink it slightly chilled. A 2018 Veritas Double Gold medallist, the Cabernet boasts notes of black currants and cherries, mint, roasted coffee beans and tobacco – perfect with juicy steaks, sticky barbecued ribs and beef burgers! Around R105. To stand a chance to win a 2-bottle Glenelly hamper enter here!
Life is busy and most women are on-the-go all the time, leaving little time for beauty regimes. Which is why we absolutely love Optiphi’s handy range of travel packs. There are two options, the red set and the blue set, each with a different selection of products to suit your skin type. The red set includes a cleanser, revitaliser, indulgent moisture control cream and sun cream and retails for R1190. The blue set has a cleaning wash, daytime moisturiser, masque and sun cream and retails for R505. Details: www.optiphi.com
There are some things every gardening enthusiast needs… a trowel, pruning shears, gardening fork and, we think, SoyLites Everyday Gardening Balm! Endorsed by Beauty Without Cruelty, the 125ml tub R110. Details: www.soylites.co.za
Vitamins for your skin
If you’re looking for a great vitamin E oil to help heal scars and moisturise dry skin, scalp and nails, then try SOil’s Vitamin E Oil. Sometimes referred to as the ‘skin vitamin’, vitamin E has anti-oxidant and skin-healing properties and is often found in skin and haircare products. SOil Vitamin E Oil can also be used on its own or blended with other essential oils. Details: www.soil.co.za / 035 340 7008.
The gin craze is still going strong with a massive range of craft and local gin brands available on the market. If you’re looking for the perfect partner for your gin of choice, may we suggest trying the Fever-Tree range of mixers. All you need is a premium spirit, a high-quality mixer and a garnish and voila – the perfect summer beverage! Let’s be honest, if three quarters of your drink is the mixer, then shouldn’t you be using the best on the market? Details: www.fever-tree.com