The June 2021 Self-Care Box


The June 2021 box contained: chocolate chip biscuits from Mama Bongi; a Simply Bee lip balm; a ball of wool and knitting needles; hand sanitiser from The Apothecary; a quartz crystal; a string of photo-hanging clips; Hug in a Mug hot chocolate; a mask from Sia; a citrine bracelet; and access to a community of self-care devotees, suggestions for self-care practice, and community activities.

Spotlighting Brands in the Box

Behind each item is a wonderful small business made up of dedicated founders and creators. Here are just some of the fabulous brands featured in this box.

Mama Bongi

With support from her mentor Julia, Mama Bongi sells yummy choc-chip cookies made in Cape Town. She has managed to employ an additional two workers to help out in the small business!

Simply Bee

Helena and Pierre van der Westhuizen founded Simply Bee with the aim of creating hypo-allergenic, eco-friendly beauty products. The products are made in the small town of Hopefield in the Western Cape.

Jenna Solomon

Jenna is a journalism, African studies and social development graduate. She writes about active citizenship and lifestyle in South Africa.

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