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Spring Beauty Buys


Compiled by Leigh Toselli Photographs Patrick Toselli, Elsa Young Fleur-escents Light and vibrant, the Valentina Acqua Floreale by Valentino (from R750 for 50ml EDT) and Green Tea Honeysuckle Eau de Toilette Spray by Elizabeth Arden (from R215 for 50ml) are the perfect seasonal spritzers to elevate your mood. Buttered Up Make sure you keep a tube of the Geranium Hand & Nail Cream (R49,95 from Woolworths) in your handbag. This carefully formulated shea butter cream will soften, condition and nourish hands and strengthen nails. Splash Of Spring Soaking in the tub is an even more relaxing affair with beautifully scented bath treats. Try the Crabtree & Evelyn Rosewater Dusting Powder (R550) and Jasmine Foam Bath (R49,95 for 400ml) from Dis-Chem. Vintage Blooms These retro-inspired guest bathroom essentials are anything but old fashioned: Wild Rose Bouquet Luxury Crème Wash (R36,99 at Clicks) and Nature’s Edition Wild Iris Perfumed Soap Bar (R39,95 at Dis-Chem). This article is featured in the September 2013 issue of House and Leisure.