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Understanding your winter skin

Understanding your winter skin

Managing dry winter skin is a hot topic at this time of year. Why does our skin dry out in winter? How can we best avoid it and how do products differ when it comes to ingredients and efficacy? We’ve compiled some info to help you better understand what is going on...
Must-have product for your beach bag this summer (for many reasons!)

Must-have product for your beach bag this summer (for many reasons!)

Of course, we’re talking about our new and improved Sensitive Sun Cream. If you haven’t heard about it, here are some quick-fire facts to get you up to speed: Our new sun cream formula is COSMOS Organic certified with Ecocert It has improved spreadability Less...
Reducing the chemical burden during pregnancy

Reducing the chemical burden during pregnancy

As soon as that pregnancy test confirms your pregnancy, everything changes. First up, you head to the pharmacy for folate, omegas and prenatal tablets. Then you start to question everything. Can I eat soft cheese and sushi, and what about coffee and wine? Can I dye my...
PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: Soothing Baby Massage & Bath Oil with Kalahari Melon

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHT: Soothing Baby Massage & Bath Oil with Kalahari Melon

Let’s talk stretch marks! While our certified organic baby massage oil is primarily a baby product, we at Pure Beginnings believe it’s the best choice for moms-to-be to use on their own bodies (most especially their bellies) during pregnancy. The blend of moisturising...
Treating sunburn naturally

Treating sunburn naturally

It happens to the best of us! We do all we can to keep our skin well protected over the hot summer months, but fun at the beach, a pool party at home, or friends coming over for a braai has us distracted, and before we know it, that painful rosy glow appears. Sunburn!...
Deciphering DEET

Deciphering DEET

The mozzies are the one big downside of the warmer months! Whether you live in hot and humid KZN, or the drought-ridden Cape, the mozzies are in full force and need to be kept at bay. Here’s how we recommend you do that, the best and safest way… Do’s and Don’ts when...