Why we should pay more attention to cultural beauty pageants


I stopped watching beauty pageants, but here's why I might just start again.

Zulu weddings: traditional versus modern ceremonies


Traditional Zulu weddings have evolved somewhat over the years. Let’s compare the traditional wedding with the more recent version of the Zulu nuptial ceremony.

7 things you should spend money on


Here's what you should splurge on. If you have ever compromised on quality to get a good deal, you will want to read this.

Women who work part-time are more productive


Research shows that they actually waste the least amount of time at work.

Book review: Jani Confidential by Jani Allan

Book Club

This book, as much as it offers insights into Jani, offers insights into our history too.

8 bathroom trends to know about this season


Bathroom décor has never looked better. A bathroom decor expert reveals the major trends emerging in the world of bathroom design.

Why ‘Bad Blood’ makes Taylor Swift a bully

Celeb Gossip

Everyone believes that Taylor Swift's latest song "Bad Blood" is about Katy Perry. As much as the new hit is exciting, Anja shares why she finds it rather catty.

10 of the worst red carpet moments ever


Some have it, others just really, really, really don't.

Provocative campaign shows poor Kenyans holding luxury goods


It's been almost a decade since Cordaid People in Need, the brand that helps provide emergency aid to people and countries in need, launched a project called "Small Changes, Big Difference". And today, people are still talking about its incredible message.

WATCH: Women set the record straight on sexual arousal

Sex and Sizzle

Ever wondered what women think, know and want when it comes to sex? This video gives all the answers.

13 celebs who went from super rich to broke


Take note! Why handling your money properly is extremely important.

How to crochet a beautiful garland


Want to liven up your home with a bit of colour? These will not only make great decorations, but are pretty neat as coasters too.

Win a Dove hamper and R500 Spree voucher


Want to win some products from Dove, along with a Spree voucher? Tell us what colour you’ll be rocking this winter and you could win!

How to wear a classic trench coat like a street style muse


The Visual Journal blogger, Raya Rossi, shows us how to combine summer and winter all in one outfit.

Win a Wet n Wild® makeup kit worth R2500


Subscribe to our newsletter and you could win a fantastic beauty prize.

Beat your impulse buying addiction today


Is your impulsive buying putting you in debt? Here's how to kick the habit.

5 reasons why you should visit Jackie Burger's Salon58


Our fashion and beauty editor, Marisa Crous, describes a day of absolute wonderment after attending former Elle editor, Jackie Burger's walk-in/live magazine experience, Salon58, in Stellenbosch.

The turtleneck is back from the 90s!


The New Hipster brings back the oversized turtleneck - with all the Beyonce vibes.

Feeling sick? It may be mind over matter


Your mental health hugely affects your physical well being. A human behavioural expert shows us how to win in both aspects.

How to make your own shadow box


Here's how to make a great display to show off something special.

Mascaras that will give you Gigi Hadid's Bambi-like lashes


Supermodel, Gigi Hadid's go-to beauty look is a natural, fresh-face with a lot of mascara. Her doe-eyed beauty look is officially our favourite make-up look for winter.

"Pretty Girls": An open letter to Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears

Celeb Gossip

Anja van der Spuy humorously breaks down the lyrics of Iggy Azalea and Britney Spears' "Pretty Girls".

3 hairstyles we want you to try this year

Great Hair

Lob it, crop it or wave it. Mirrors Hair Lab owner, Candice Donadel, gives us her hair tips.

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