Marie Claire South Africa March 2017

Marie Claire South Africa is an iconic, trendsetting title for discerning, fashion-conscious women. It's a brand of depth and substance and offers a journalistic angle on issues not covered by other fashion magazines. Marie Claire is for multifaceted women with a shared mind-set: they are curious about the world and empathize with other women, and their interests range from social issues to fashion trends. The brand provides content not found anywhere else in South Africa: dynamic, picture-led reportage, real women’s stories, critical reporting and sophisticated fashion and beauty across age categories. Please note: this digital version of the magazine does not include the covermount items you would find on printed newsstand copies.

South Africa
Associated Magazines (Pty) Ltd
Back issues only
16,33 kr.(Inkl. moms)

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the magic of film

‘Fiction is something you can lie down and wrap yourself up in. In reality you’re alone on the mountaintop in the wind and the storm, and you don’t know if you’re going to be blown away or not.’ – Meryl Streep Even though the way we watch movies has changed, the thrill of being swept away by their stories hasn’t. Movie night no longer has to involve an outing to a cinema: anywhere you lay your head can be your home theatre. It’s not a perfect substitute for the big screen and surround sound, but it’s often more convenient and practical. Whichever way we may choose to watch a film, the magical experience of being transported to another world is constant. Oh, and then there’s the long-standing love affair between fashion and…

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Their mutual obsession with perfect garment construction meant it was only a matter of time before Pretoria-based fashion lecturers Carina Louw and Natasha Jaume would team up to create a label. The result was ERRE (pronounced ‘air’), a collaborative line of power-dressing separates. But don’t expect to see shoulder pads and pantsuits – this is power dressing for women who are defined by lifestyle, not age. ERRE’s exclusively monochromatic colour palette gives rise to a kind of dark femininity, as worn on the red carpet by singer Simphiwe Dana and actor Terry Pheto. What is your design philosophy? Natasha: To create investment wardrobe pieces which flatter all shapes and sizes of the female figure. We often place emphasis on the face and shoulders to create a powerful, yet feminine look. We also…

1 min
gold standard

INNOVATION Cushion technology is a brilliant Korean beauty innovation: a BB cream in a compact. The spongy cushion transforms the liquid foundation into a lighter formula that fuses effortlessly with your skin. ESSENTIAL Iconic in its design and much loved by celebrities and pros alike, YSL Touche Éclat is the ultimate highlighter to perfect the natural contours of your face. MULTITASKER Two-in-one products are perfect picks for quick fixes 5 . Tom Ford’s lip contour duo defines and contours lips for fullness and longer lasting colour, while the balm-like lipstick applies beautifully.…

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ten of the best

1 Developing into creamy, milky foam, BIODERMA SENSIBIO MILD CLEANSING FOAMING GEL R210 has dual-duty appeal as a cleanser and make-up remover that’s gentle enough to use over the eyes. 2 A facial oil that works on all skin types is PHYTOMER ROSÉE SOIN RADIANCE REPLENISHING OIL R925, which combats dryness while restoring the skin’s protective barrier. 3 One spritz of EVOLUTION KERATIN BLOWOUT TREATMENT SPRAY R207 keeps hair frizz-free and helps the effects of smoothing treatments last longer. 4 Worn over lipstick or on its own, DOLCE & GABBANA THE LIPGLOSS IN 80 CANDY R550 is ideal for building colour by layering, or creating a slight tinted shine. We can’t resist this watermelon shade. 5 DKNY BE TEMPTED EAU SO BLUSH EDP 50ML R995 is the perfect sweet scent, as the fruity top…

1 min
vanity files

HOT INGREDIENT KOJIC ACID For treating pigmentation kojic acid is a natural skin lightener found in a Japanese fungi and is a safer alternative to chemical skin lighteners such as hydroquinone. It helps with exfoliating dead skin cells, evening out dark spots and controlling excess oil. Look for creams with 2% kojic acid for the best results. THE ANATOMY OF GIORGIO ARMANI SÌ ROSE SIGNATURE A new addition to the Sì fragrance family, Giorgio Armani Sì Rose was inspired by a silk kimono and created by perfumer Julie Masse, who also created Armani Privé Pivoine Suzhou. It has top notes of bergamot, mandarin, blackcurrant and freesia, which give it an overall floral scent with the freshness of zesty notes. The two rose absolutes at the heart give it the familiar Sì scent, while base notes…

1 min
beauty maths

A cleanser like Nivea Perfect & Radiant Mattifying Cleanser Wash, Scrub & Mask (R90) with salicylic acid and clay will help mattify any oily areas and control sebum production. Ensure acne-free skin with an oil-free moisturiser like Clinique Anti Blemish Solutions Clearing Moisturizer Oil-Free (R310) that won’t add extra oil to your skin. Use a skincare-based foundation like Clinique Even Better Makeup SPF15 in 09 Sand (R435), designed to treat flare-up spots and conceal uneven tone and blemishes.…