5 ways to brighten up your home this winter


Who wants to go to a cold, monotonous home? Here are five ways to make your home worth coming back to every day.

Load shedding ruined my mother's welcome home lunch

News and Trends

Treating your mother to a welcome back lunch after she was in the hospital is more difficult than you think - thanks to load shedding.

#WhatDoLaaitiesKnowAbout is the most nostalgic hashtag ever


If you’ve ever found yourself saying the words “Kids these days...”, then this one is for you.

Meeting people online is certainly not the only way to find love. Or have you forgotten?

Real Weddings

These couples share their adorable “how we met stories” on Instagram.

We want to be Giambattista Valli's punk princess


The Italian fashion master has done it once more at Paris Fashion Week. He is the biggest new fashion force. See his latest haute couture collection here.

Worried about the cost of vehicle finance? Here’s how to cut those costs


Here are simple and essential financial planning tips to take into consideration when thinking about owning your dream car.

"I'm too grumpy 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


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?


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

Getting involved with your office crush


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


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

How to have a white wedding


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


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

How to make your table surfaces as stylish as possible


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!


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


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.

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