"I'm too grumpy to to deal with this" and other load shedding complaints

News and Trends

Load shedding can be really frustrating. Our readers relate their most annoying load shedding stories with us.

13 seriously awesome movie heroines

Series Addicts

These women kick ass, take chances and stand up for themselves in our favourite movies. WARNING: Might contain spoilers.

Keep your relaxed hair sleeker for longer

Great Hair

Mizani teaches you how to keep hair smooth and moisturised while you sleep, and keep your relaxed hair sleek for longer.

9 make-up tips for women who wear specs

Beauty

Avoid letting your frames compete with your make-up. Here are 9 easy make-up tips to remain looking optically defined.

Are your skinny jeans bad for you?

Body

Are you at risk of 'skinny jeans syndrome'? Everything you need to know and more…

Getting involved with your office crush

Career

Developing feelings for a colleague isn't always the best idea, especially if you go about it the wrong way.

‘Why my baby girl must love her natural hair’

Great Hair

This mother wants her daughter to accept and love her natural hair.

Culottes are still boss - even in winter

Fashion

A throwback from the Old West, Crystal Kasper shows us how to do cowgirl chic in sleek navy.

How to have a white wedding

Planning

Celebrate your nuptials with all things white - from crisp white tablecloths and elegant china, to flowers and even paper decorations delicately suspended above the tables.

Betrayal is the greatest eye-opener

Mind

Saffiya Ismail puts betrayal into perspective, as painful as it may be.

How to make your table surfaces as stylish as possible

Home

When it comes to surface designs, what you put on your table is as important as the table design. Here are some ideas you can try.

Win tickets to Decorex Joburg 2015!

Competitions

Themed the ‘Home of Great Ideas’, Gauteng’s biggest annual décor and design event – Decorex Joburg 2015 – promises to bring visitors more inspired ideas than ever before.

Why I won’t be hating on the Fifty Shades of Grey author

Book Club

Why I’m defending an author whose books I, honestly, greatly dislike.

“Load shedding melted my curtains!”

News and Trends

Warning: Always read the label thoroughly when machine washing - especially if load shedding is posed to strike in the middle of your cycle.

I accidentally scared my neighbour's kid and other load shedding stories

News and Trends

From shadow puppets to unpaid bills, our readers share their worst load shedding stories with us.

Book review: The Electrical Field by Kerri Sakamoto

Book Club

A Japanese family disappears after a tragic death, leaving two women to uncover the secrets within.

Win 1 of 3 organic beauty hampers from SOiL

Competitions

Get a R300 voucher to spend on SOiL's online beauty store.

Yes, you can! How to deal with winter dreads

Great Hair

The elements of winter may have a weakening effect on your hair. Here's how to treat your dreads during winter.

This woman made the most powerful video after being told she looks disgusting

Always Clear

After receiving thousands of hateful comments about her skin online, this blogger made a stunning video to show how mean and contradictory the internet can really be.

‘A black woman’s hair is a political statement’

Great Hair

From s-curl to weaves and everything in between - one woman talks about her hair journey.

Amazing and funny pet ads on Gumtree/OLX

News and Trends

Got no friends? It might be that boa constrictor you keep in a cage in your bedroom. Or the nest of tarantulas. Check out these amazing/funny pet ads on Gumtree and OLX.

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Featured Articles

All the latest on your favourite local and international drama shows.

The importance of finding that perfect pair of trousers

Fashion

Fashion editor and blogger, Raya Rossi, show us how to fight the winter elements, one piece of clothing at a time.

Durban July outfit inspired by Nkandla's thatch roof

Fashion

This year everyone is going bolder than ever before in both nautical-inspired looks (fitting with this year's theme, The Captain's Table); and bold, over-the-top bursts of colour. See all the outfits (and hats) here.

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