Renae Leith-Manos


Renae Leith-Manos travels the world writing ( She has had a colourful media career as a journalist in many magazines and newspapers, and spends her time writing, consulting to new businesses, running, doing yoga, swimming & cycling.
She's likes healthy eating, but thinks chocolate cake is just as important as kale chips.
She spends most weekends hanging out with her gorgeous twins.

Is More Expensive Better When It Comes to Beauty?

This is a question I’m often asked, and in brief; it depends what you are looking for from a beauty product. After two decades working in the beauty industry, I also feel that in beauty as in life, you generally do get what you pay for. With beauty, women prioritise products differently. What one woman makes […]

How Getting Back to Nature Supports Your Mental Health

Forest bathing might just bring you back to your senses. Getting back to nature is officially a stress reliever with its own title, “forest bathing”. Also called ecotherapy and nature therapy, it all started in Japan, in the 1980s as a psychological and physiological tool called shinrin-yoku which means forest bath.  It is the official […]

Why I spent over $12,000 on beauty treatments a year.

The lockdown has saved a fortune in beauty maintenance (and fitness classes) and many are not going back to pre-covid beauty standards. Every cloud has a silver lining, and for many women during the Covid-19 crisis, including me, that lining has come in the form of savings on beauty treatments and fitness classes. It’s now […]

All Dressed Up And Nowhere To Go. Why Natural Beauty Is Back.

The lockdown has not only given me a new approach to my beauty routine, but a new relationship with myself. My beauty salon opened last week, and I haven’t made it through the door yet.Why? I’m enjoying living with a more low key approach to my beauty routine, and it’s all about natural beauty. During […]

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