Trashcan Rebellion x The Florist Johannesburg

I have been obsessed with The Florist Johannesburg’s magical creations ever since I first laid my eyes on them. These gorgeous bouquets in a box are utterly unique and charming. Fresh flowers are a regular feature in my day-to-day activities and I couldn’t wait to share the different ways I incorporate them into my life….

Review: Urban Sass Salon

Last week I had the privilege of visiting the Urban Sass salon. Located in the Nedbank building in Sandton, the salon has a clean and sophisticated aesthetic and houses a wide variety of products. For those who don’t know about it, it’s a real hidden gem!      When you visit Urban Sass, you are given…

2016: A Year in Review

And that ladies and gentlemen, was 2016. Wow what a rollercoaster of a year! This year brought with it so many ups and downs, cycles, sub-cycles and more. There were milestones and challenges, highs and lows and everything in between. It has been a year of hard work, dedication and self-improvement. I have grown and…

Reflections & Introspections

As the year draws to a close, it’s only natural for us to reflect on the past year and introspect about the forthcoming one. While preparing the 2016 wrap-up for Trashcan Rebellion, I came across this incredible questionnaire that I had to share. Print it, write down your answers and keep this piece of paper…

How to Deal With Exam Stress

Being in the heat of exam season, I couldn’t think of a more appropriate time to share this post. Stress is something that affects us all – whether it be work, school or family related. Knowing how to deal with stress and channel your energy is the ultimate key. Here are some of my personal…

Feel Good Friday

Because TGIF was created for a reason. If this outfit could be any day of the week, it would be a Friday. The bright, bold top with the relaxed 70’s-inspired wide leg pants represent all our Friday feels – happiness, excitement, the need to party, the need to chill. (You get where I’m going with…

Top 10 Uses for Coconut Oil

For the longest time, I have only heard good things about coconut oil. From cooking to skincare to hair management and everything in between. With its anti-bacterial and health promoting properties, it’s not hard to understand why coconut oil has been recommended on every platform. Being in the beauty industry and having a keen interest…

23 Things I’ve Learnt Before Turning 23

With tomorrow’s coming of age (I’m turning 23, no big deal), I thought what better way to start the birthday celebrations than to share some life lessons that I’ve learnt along this journey. Here are 23 things I have learnt before turning 23. This too shall pass. Always remember that the bad times are just…

Green Tea Exfoliator

I try my best to exfoliate my face twice a week. Exfoliating has huge benefits for your skin. It gets rid of dead skin cell, helps prevent breakouts and creates an even skin tone. Exfoliation also makes your skin glow and keeps it looking young and fresh. Green tea in an of itself has some…

Home-made Stress Reliever

Image via Pinterest At some point in time we all find ourselves lumped with stress be it work, university or relationships. No matter what the reason, its always important to take time out for yourself and do a little wind-down. With the kick off of exam season right round the corner (I started this week), there…

Nostalgia

Upon scrolling through old pictures on my phone the other day, I came across this picture. For most of you, this photo will probably have absolutely no meaning, I mean its just another Coachella shot, right? But for me this image means so much more. I saved this picture because I fell head over heels…

Beat of The Week

Happy Friday everybody! Sorry about last week’s last of music. I was shooting a super cool look post for the blog that I genuinely cannot wait for you all to see. I collaborated with my friend Gabriel (yes, he’s the one who got me to start writing about music) who is an incredibly talented photographer…