The potato skins and Las Vegas

I will cover more about Las Vegas as I have some hilarious shit to share, this is just one story so I will dive right in about my 2018 trip – on night four. I had enough of Lil John and took myself home after a night out on at Hakkasan. On arrival at my…

A South African’s guide to moving to London.

London, ah yes, the promised land! The place of dreams! The place of money (jokes in you if this is what you think in your twenties). How many times I told myself, ELLEN! You will be earning pounds! What no one told me is that I would also be spending pounds, but you know ‘life…

“Saturdays are for the boys”

London is a man’s playground. Single women will understand this. One of my friends just moved in with a fab guy – and the rest of us are like, Pru, how did you do this? Her theory is pretty golden: “You need to get them before they have moved into London (or newly moved to…

Choosing a toner. Guide for dummies.

I have FAR from perfect skin, I am covered in scars, I have a HUGE BLOB on my forehead (pigmentation), pores the size of JHB potholes. List is endless. I have spent years getting clued up on skincare through my mum and beautician and nowadays I actually underestimate how much I actually know! I surprise…

Mr Hairy Balls.

My leg hairs are so long right now. I can see them glistening in the candle light as I write this. Yes, candle light. Alone. Alone. The word even looks sad on this page. Back to the leg hairs. Oh glistening little hairs. Tiny babies. A colony of little babies. I am thinking I might…

The only way is Bryanston. #Dermapen™living

I have a mermaid friend. She also happens to be a cosmetics Dr. I know. Lucky me, cue annoying hashtag,#blessedwiththebest. One day, she said to me “Hey Ellen, are you keen on being my cosmetic Dermapen™ guinea pig?”.  I was so excited at the prospect of becoming the next Joan Rivers, I jumped into my car…