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Dear Deer: Beauty while you sleep!

by | Mar 8, 2018 | Clean Beauty, Home, Things we love | 2 comments

I’m no beauty blogger. In fact, my attempts at contouring and creating gorgeous hair styles are more suited for Halloween than a night out… I’m also all about keeping things “clean”, natural and cruelty free. Surgery and other cosmetic enhancement procedures? HELL NO, way too much of a wimp and although I wish I had the confidence to just “be okay with ageing gracefully”, I don’t! Being a  mom has the added bonus that most of the time, I have no time… This has me scouting for easy beauty solutions that will not just make me look good but also feel good with minimum effort (and cost). Imagine my surprise when I stumbled upon one of these solution on Instagram. A satin pillow case by Dear Deer! Who knew doing something as small as switching our cotton covers to satin would make such a difference?

JustaMamma Dear Deer Satin Sleep Pillows

After losing her mom to cancer, Chelle Lovat was inspired to re-evaluate her life and Dear Deer was born. A little “weekend project” aimed to raise funds for the many charities Chelle holds dear, a way for her to honour losing her Mum (and best friend). Now, a few years later Dear Deer is Chelle’s full-time focus.

Dear Deer owner

Dear Deer is a fun, cheeky brand with the motto “LOOK GOOD – FEEL GOOD”

These satin pillows will have you LOOKING GOOD with listed benefits like:

  1. Anti-aging, protecting your skin’s natural moisture levels.
  2. Minimising facial lines, wrinkles and puffiness.
  3. Preventing dry frizziness, split ends, breakage and hair loss.
  4. Helping your blowouts to last longer.
  5. Another plus? Satin won’t absorb your expensive night creams.

Dear Deer Satin Pillow Slips

It’s a pillow, not botox. It’s not going to reverse the signs of ageing. It will however be kind to your skin, protecting it and making it look and feel much better. I saw the biggest difference in Eliana, our eldest’s hair. For years we have been struggling to comb her dry, curly hair. I tried every detangling spray, oil and hair product available, no success. Mornings were a torture session filled with tears and frustration. Not anymore. Now her hair is softer, not as dry and almost completely tangle free thanks to sleeping on her mini Dear Deer satin pillow slip.

Dear Deer slumber party

You can also FEEL GOOD knowing you’re supporting a brand that supports those helping make this world a better place… All just by getting a good night’s sleep!

Dear Deer Satin Pillow Slip Pillow FightDear Deer Satin Pillow Slip Pillow FightDear Deer Satin Pillow Slip Pillow Fight

I’m sold and even a little obsessed with our satin pillows. I DO sleep better and my skin DOES feel and look better too! I think every mama needs one… This season of our lives might not include a lot of sleep but at least we get maximum benefits from the small amount we do enjoy!

Dear Deer Satin Pillow Slips

Get your satin pillow slips in sizes mini, standard and king online at

Also be sure to check them out on Instagram and to like their Facebook page.


PHOTO CREDIT | Anje-Ilana Nel from Madison and West.

Special note: My beautiful pyjamas are by BENA Loungewear. The girls are all dressed in Annapatat Kids. MAtching mommy and me head wraps by Mia Mae and the pretty deer dolls are Kara Kenya.


  1. Tanzi

    I have read so much about using satin pillowcases and the benefits it has. Might just invest in some because postpartum hair loss sucks and cotton pillowcases just add to that misery.

    • Mari-Louise

      I feel your pain Tanzi. These pillows are such a small change but really does make a huge difference. I definitely recommend using them. x


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