Happy Event – It’s the little things

IT’S THE LITTLE THINGS …   “It’s the little things. Finding the joy in the small things in life.” – Sarah Ford A cliché? But, oh, so very true! It often feels as if we spend our lives rushing from one week and month to the next, marking time via important occasions! The big birthday, family holidays, weddings and anniversaries … the birth of our baba 😊Of course, we do! How incredible each of these special days are! And yet, it is without a doubt the seemingly ‘ordinary’ moments that fill a day and make up a life. Seemingly ‘ordinary, yet ‘extraordinary’ … So, let us be present and let us soak up each moment. Here’s to finding the joy every day, in every way: Morning cuddles with baba … Those minutes before the alarm signals the start of the day … That first cuppa [...]

Happy Event – It’s the little things2023-06-05T14:22:15+02:00

Happy Event – Winter Tips

BRRR … IT’S GETTING COLD OUT THERE …   Taking care of one’s skin is ALWAYS important – 24/7 and 365. However, colder weather can cause our skin to dry out even more than usual. A drop in temperature can cause our skin to battle to retain its moisture, leading to itchy and dry skin. To help prevent this, it is vital to keep our skin thoroughly moisturised during the colder months. Some tips to help take care of your skin this winter: The benefits of hydration are well known – what you put in, shows up! During winter, make sure you stay properly hydrated. It helps to improve the skin’s elasticity, combat oiliness and helps one’s skin to glow. Use a humidifier. For those needing a little bit of something extra – humidifiers can help to pull moisture back into the air helping with [...]

Happy Event – Winter Tips2023-06-05T14:19:04+02:00

Happy Event – Routine during pregnancy

A REGULAR ROUTINE DURING PREGNANCY – GOOD FOR BABY, ESSENTIAL FOR MOM Maintaining a regular routine can be incredibly valuable and important during uncertain and stressful times. This is particularly true for pregnant women, who may already be experiencing heightened levels of anxiety and uncertainty. A regular routine is proven to help reduce stress and regulate one’s sleep. It can also go a long way to encouraging healthy habits and provide a sense of control as moms-to-be prepare for the arrival of their precious bundle of joy. So … as you journey through this special time, we thought we would share some ideas on what to include in a regular routine over the coming months: Stay hydrated. Drinking sufficient water each day is essential for staying hydrated, promoting healthy skin, and supporting overall health and wellness. A healthy diet. Eating a well-balanced diet that is [...]

Happy Event – Routine during pregnancy2023-04-26T15:15:28+02:00

Happy Event – Taking Care of a Little One

TAKING CARE OF LITTLE ONE … ONE STEP AT A TIME Pregnancy – probably one of the most joyous and memorable times of a woman’s life! Yes, it comes with its fair share of challenges and, at times, discomfort. But …. ahhhhhh, the wonder and miracle of watching and feeling that precious soul growing inside of you! I think we can all agree that taking care of our precious bundle is priority number one! And, as we know, that starts with us! It is about so much more than only what we put ‘into’ our bodies. What we put ‘on’ our bodies is as important. Did you know that certain ingredients that are absorbed by your body, can be absorbed by your baby’s body as well? Whilst the list of what to avoid can feel overwhelming, it is perhaps a safer and saner option to [...]

Happy Event – Taking Care of a Little One2022-12-02T17:30:47+02:00

Happy Event – Happy Mama = Happy Baba

A HAPPY MAMA EQUALS A HAPPY BABA Skincare after pregnancy   There is no denying it! Motherhood is wonderous and joyous and yet, it can also come with its fair share of challenges and exhaustion! As mothers, it is so important to take time out for ourselves – to give back to ourselves and our bodies. We need to make sure that we nourish ourselves with as much care and attention as we nourish the precious little babies entrusted into our care! Sometimes, seemingly small acts of self-love can give us the greatest results! A refreshing shower, a relaxing soak in the tub, a bit of skin and body pampering! To make the most of that shower or soak – Happy Event Luxury Cream Bars consists of unique creamy formulations that help to reduce stretch marks post pregnancy. This gentle, foaming cream bar deeply nourishes dry [...]

Happy Event – Happy Mama = Happy Baba2022-08-22T16:22:29+02:00

Happy Event – Celebrate your skin’s beauty the natural way

CELEBRATE YOUR SKIN’S BEAUTY THE NATURAL WAY Skincare during pregnancy There is no denying it! Pregnancy changes a woman’s life forever – bringing both countless joys and perhaps some unexpected challenges.   From swollen feet to the craziest cravings, the first movement and every single scan, it is a memorable and life altering nine months! All the more reason for moms to be to take extra special care of themselves as they transition into the beautiful and exciting world of motherhood. Look for products that will help ease the stress of a changing body – taking care of your physical body as your head and your heart begins to prepare for the arrival of a new little person.   The good news is that some products have stood the test of time, helping a mom not only during pregnancy but also able to transition with [...]

Happy Event – Celebrate your skin’s beauty the natural way2022-07-12T08:41:45+02:00

Happy Event – Vitamin E – Give your skin the love it deserves

VITAMIN E – GIVE YOUR SKIN THE LOVE IT DESERVES Vitamins are essential nutrients – helping our bodies to perform and function to the best of their ability. Increasingly, vitamins are playing a growing role in effective skincare as well. From assistance with skin conditions through to protection from the elements – the benefit of vitamins in one’s skincare routine are countless. Known to be important for one’s heart, eyes, brain and immune system – Vitamin E is also one of the greatest gifts we can give our skin! A natural moisturiser, Vitamin E protects the skin from loss of moisture and boosts circulation that, in turn, aids in helping to prevent cell damage while promoting skin renewal. Clinical trials have found that olive oil contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-aging properties due to it being packed with both antioxidants and many vitamins – including that [...]

Happy Event – Vitamin E – Give your skin the love it deserves2022-06-12T18:17:29+02:00

Happy Event – Pure Olive Oil

MOTHER NATURE’S GOLD – BEAUTIFUL OLIVE OIL Olive oil is liquid gold! Obtained from olives by pressing whole olives together to extract the oil, it is commonly used in cooking. But, did you know … As one of the ‘healthiest’ oils available, olive oil holds enormous health benefits as well as being excellent for one’s skin. Olive oil has been used for centuries to successfully reduce and relieve everyday ailments (such as stretch marks). Clinical trials have also found that olive oil contains anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, and anti-aging properties as it is packed with antioxidants and vitamins (A, D and E). These vitamins hydrate the skin by building the skin's moisture barrier to prevent loss of moisture. Further benefits include the reduction of stretch marks and the maintaining of skin tightness (which gets loosened due to expansion during pregnancy). Massaging olive oil into the skin also [...]

Happy Event – Pure Olive Oil2022-05-23T14:50:26+02:00

Happy Event – Let’s Talk About Stretch Marks

LET’S TALK ABOUT STRETCH MARKS    A ‘fact of life’! Eventually, many of us are going to get stretch marks – in some shape or form – be it due to pregnancy, or another reason. So, let’s take a closer look! Common amongst pregnant women, particularly in those last three months, stretch marks typically appear on various places on one’s body – abdomen, breasts, hips, buttocks, amongst other. Although not at all painful, or dangerous, it is often seen as a curse for many who battle with the sight of it on their body.   With so much body negativity and pressure on women the world over, Happy Event takes a slightly different approach – encouraging women everywhere to learn to love their bodies.   Our bodies are wonderful works of art, allowing us to experience the magic of life and deserve to be loved [...]

Happy Event – Let’s Talk About Stretch Marks2022-03-14T10:41:05+02:00

Happy Event – Love the skin you’re in!

LOVE THE SKIN YOU IN, WITH HAPPY EVENT #MyBodyMyRulesZA #BodyLoveZA Cape Town, February 2020: Mentholatum SA, a health and wellness company and the makers of Happy Event, recently invited a selection of South African female consumers to take part in a 14-day trial.  With so much body negativity and pressure on women the world over, Happy Event decided to take a slightly different approach and invite some of its followers on a Happy Event journey to learn to love their bodies and see if Happy Event heritage products could play a role.  “We believe that our bodies are wondrous works of art, allowing us to experience the magic of life, and that they deserve to be loved and looked after in the same manner they look after us. From puberty through to pregnancy or weight fluctuation, our body has the most amazing ability to [...]

Happy Event – Love the skin you’re in!2022-03-14T10:40:00+02:00