Vamp up your water

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Ditch the fizzy cold drinks and the sugary flavoured bottled water. This summer, lets be healthy with natural fruit-infused H20 you can make at home!

natural flavoured water recipes

These simple-to-make waters are quick, healthy and will satisfy your sweet tooth. Don’t be put off by the subtle flavouring. Because you are using natural ingredients, the taste will depend on the sweetness / potency of the fruit or spice you are using. Add some ice and served chilled.

The BeautySouthAfrica team prepared our waters and let them settle for a while to reap the flavours and benefits of the added ingredients. We stored them for easy access in these fancy Brita Fill & Go Filter Bottles. This way our water was clean and pure thanks to the filter inside the bottle lids (which should be replaced every week). They are easy to grip and drink from, and really are of great quality.

These are the flavours we tried:

Cucumber, lime & basil

Strawberry & mint



For all the above, all you need to do is cut your fruit up into whatever shapes and sizes you like, and add it to the water. Leave to infuse for about 30 minutes and then serve chilled or on ice.

What flavours have you tried? Share with us below.

Brita Fill & Go Filter Bottles, R250:
Customer Care number: 011-426-2605
Stockist details :

Brita Fill & Go Bottles are available at the following stores:
• Pick n Pay Hyper, Super & Family stores
• Dion Wired stores as well as their on line store
• Dischem
• online store

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Zoe has a bachelor’s degree in motion picture medium. She loves all things beauty and fashion. When she is not writing articles for the latest issue of Clicks Club Card magazine or, she is obsessed with gel nails, lengthening mascaras and healthy glowing skin! Zoe on Google+

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  1. Sashnee Rambaly

    This is such an amazing idea. I look forward to trying it out

    5 years ago •

  1. Tanya

    Good idea, thanks! This is perfect for these hot days!

    5 years ago •

  1. Bianca Welgemoed

    Such a good idea, and perfect for Summer! Looking at the picture automatically makes me want to drink it. I will definitely be trying these out.

    5 years ago •

  1. Liesl Nel

    I have a pitcher in the fridge that I sip from all day. Lemon, Cucumber, ginger, orange and mint. You can mix up just about any flavour combination, and you will want to ditch the soda drinks!

    5 years ago •

  1. Pseudo_kate

    Love the combos above. The bottles are too pricy for my liking though. I often add a few mint leaves in my water bottles for a fresh addition.

    5 years ago •

  1. Stacey

    I just love this idea. Makes drinking water much more joyable.

    5 years ago •

  1. AndreaM

    Sounds so yummy. I need to try the infused water.

    5 years ago •

  1. Chantelle Thompson

    I love lemon and mint water and then just plain cucumber water. I have been drinking it for years.

    5 years ago •

  1. Hess

    I’ve been drinking the strawberry and mint water since reading this, and it makes drinking water SO much easier.

    5 years ago •

  1. Candice Petersen

    Wow this really looks amazing. Who doesn’t want awesome tasting water.

    5 years ago •

  1. Sue1N

    Great idea and awesome article, thank you!

    5 years ago •

  1. NaturalDiva

    Cucumber, lime and basil sounds tasty. I also like orange and mint infused water :)

    5 years ago •

  1. anisha

    Mmm, looks delicious! I will be packing my daughter and I one of these refreshing Brita bottles. The orange filled one looks so delish. Try grannysmith apple water infusion, it’s amazing!

    5 years ago •

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