The Sweet Stuff

INDULGE eyes in a confection of powdered eyeshadows in sugary shades, coat lips with decadent dark chocolate or hydrate skin with raw cacao powder. Whatever beauty treat you’re craving, it’s time to take full advantage of the yummy benefits of chocolate. Because the sweet treat doesn’t just belong in your mouth. Enjoy our picks of the most chocolaty-rich, heavenly scented and lip-smackingly gorgeous beauty treats – all guilt-free! Chocaholics rejoice!

Dark Chocolate And Peppermint Lip Butter: R29.95, Palmer’s


A deliciously scented aroma of dark chocolate and peppermint that richly moisturises lips, leaving them soft and moisturised.

Chocolate Elixir Palette: R200, By I Heart Revolution, Muse Beauty

WITH a confection of natural browns, delicate pinks and luscious plums, the rich, high-pigment shadows offer true colour payoff, while the silky-smooth formula blends effortlessly.

Chocolate Lip Scrub: R115, LUSH

TREAT your lips deliciously with the Chocolate Lip Polish for flake-free, luscious lips.

Les Chocolats Ultra Matte Liquid Lipstick In Cacao Crush: R120, L’Oreal Paris

MELDING intense colour and superior wearability to create a lip colour that doesn’t smudge, flake, crumble or crack for up to 12 hours.

BB Lip Colour In Chocolate Mousse: R99, Yardley

GRAPESEED Oil and Shea Butter moisturises, hydrates and protects, while delivering vibrant, high shine sheer colour.

Milk One-Pack Sheet Mask: R35, By A’pieu, Glow Theory

FUN and effective, this chocolate mask gives you a sweet fix with cacao extract to slough off dead skin cells, milk extract to hydrate and prevent dryness, and Japanese apricot extract to purify skin.

Mississippi Mud Pie Face And Body Mask: R235, Hey Gorgeous

LOADED with antioxidants from raw, unprocessed cacao it is a powerful restorative treatment to help boost skin’s vitality.

Cocoa Exfoliator: R360, ESSE

TREAT your skin to some luscious organic cleansing with an exfoliating cocoa facial scrub.

Belgian Chocolate Body Scrub: R150, Organic Shop

MIXING a delicious combination of cocoa butter and sugar, this body scrub exfoliates and moisturises the skin leaving it soft, supple and enveloped in a sweet chocolate scent.

Chocolate Gold Soleil Bronzer: R890, By Too Faced, Samika Store

INFUSED with real flecks of gold and real cocoa, the shimmering powder imparts an indulgent shine and a yummy chocolate scent.

White Chocolate Bar Eyeshadow Palette: R1 000, By Too Faced, Muse Beauty

A white chocolate bar with 16 antioxidant-rich, cocoa powder-infused, soft and sugary shades in head-turning matte and shimmer finishes.