As the weather gets cooler, there’s no better time to snuggle up with our May issue and enjoy some priceless me-time. (And if you have to turn the TV on for the kids so you can get 30 minutes to yourself, there’ll be no judgement from us!)
1. Must-see makeovers of four fabulous women
Have you ever been stuck in a style rut and wanted a team of professionals to break you out of it? Well, that’s exactly what we did for these ladies! Check out one of the transformations below:
2. Get to know our cover star Marciel Hopkins
We’re a little obsessed with our May issue and Marciel’s striking cover has a lot to do with it! Marciel is a life coach and curve model who believes that ‘confidence is being comfortable with who you are’. Take a behind-the-scenes look at our cover shoot:
3. Your annoying beauty problems solved
We all have at least one pesky problem we hate dealing with – from hair removal to uneven skin tone. Luckily our beauty department has done the work, and found out how to fix them and what products to buy.
4. How to stop the spread of contagious conditions
What do head lice, tummy bugs and cold sores have in common? They’re all contagious and none of us wants to take off sick for any one of them. That’s why we brought in the experts to give us some guidelines on how to treat these conditions and stop them from spreading.
5. One-pot meals for the win!
The beauty of cooking everything in one pot is that there’s a lot less washing up to do… Plus, most of our meals will be ready in an hour or less.
6. Tweaks for a calmer home
It seems that the world has fallen in love with Scandinavian’s style of décor which focuses on tranquil and practical design. Who wouldn’t enjoy that? We show you how to bring the Scandi style to your home with easy-to-implement ideas.
7. Win a luxury bush getaway for the whole family
You could win an unforgettable Karoo getaway to Aquila Private Game Reserve, worth just over R27 000!
8. Get a flatter tummy without doing any crunches
Do you sigh every time you have to get down on the mat for ab work? Well, you’re not alone. So much so that personal trainer Zanna Van Dijk put together a stand-up core workout that will give you a flatter tum in 30 days.
9. Tarts, tarts and more tarts!
If you’re a fan of tarts, then this is the issue for you! We’ve got everything from a rustic apple tart to a raspberry meringue:
10. Find the perfect winter coat for your style
Our fashion editor put together a round-up of gorgeous coats that you could wear forever. Let us know which one is your favourite?
11. The secret power of naps
Turns out that experts think napping is actually good for you! And while napping is a luxury we can’t all afford, we have a list of some unexpected benefits that will motivate you to try sneak in a power nap (or two) whenever you can.
12. Romantic crafts with candles
Transform simple candles into glamorous décor pieces with these easy DIY projects.
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