We want your spring to be a fabulous affair (as it should be!) and our October magazine will help you to do just that! Especially since it is CHOCK-FULL of genius ideas and expert tips. Here are more than a few reasons to buy the latest issue of Essentials…
1. Find out how you can fake flawless skin
The key to faking flawless skin is finding a foundation that really works for you. Luckily, our beauty did all the hard work for you and has rounded up a whole list of excellent bases to suit different budgets, lifestyles, skin types and occasions.
2. Want to make money from your hobbies? We’ve got the scoop…
Learn how you can cash in on your crafts with our breakdown of smart solutions. In this economy, any extra income would be welcomed and selling your crafts could be an easy way to do that. Turn to the home section for expert tips.
3. Get to know our cover star, Hayley Owen, a little better
You’ll probably know Hayley from the M-Net soap opera The Wild. Get to know more about this talented actress with our fun behind-the-scenes Q&A from the October cover shoot. Hayley chats about falling in love with the boy next door, what’s it like to be an actress in SA and more.
4. Workouts to improve your sex life – it’s a win-win!
Say no to injury and yes to fun! We found some simple exercises to help you become a top-class athlete in the bedroom ????
5. Find out what your food cravings say about you
Can’t resist a mid-morning snack? Do you regularly replace those pick-me-up treats in your office drawer? We set out to find out why we get such intense cravings for certain foods and then how to curb these cravings for good.
6. Win a gin experience for you and your friends
Gin & tonic, anyone? You and five of your best friends could win a gin experience with Ginologist. The prize includes a talk on the science of gin, taste testings, a mini gin distillery course and lunch.
7. Get the garden you want in a weekend
Want to update your outdoor space for the warmer weather and longer days? Well, our home section is full of fun, creative ideas to make your garden, patio or balcony more welcoming.
8. Our fashion editor shows you how to style yourself slimmer
We’ll help you choose the right brights, accessories, trendy pants, lingerie and more so that you can make the most of your shape this season.
9. Fresh and fruity desserts EVERYONE will love
Simple and delicious recipes that will help you to transform your favourite fruits into incredible desserts! We can’t get enough of this honey, lemon and raspberry semifreddo:
10. Expert advice on how to let go and move on
Struggling to let go of emotional pain? We want to help you find a way to move on and start anew this spring. Try our useful advice and emotional remedies for a fresh start!
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11. Find a new scent for the sunny season
Can a fragrance really help you get promoted? Do you know what a gourmand scent is and why you should have one? Well, to answer these questions and more – plus we’ve rounded up a list of must-have perfumes.
12. Budget-friendly supper ideas for the whole family
Give your rice repertoire a makeover with these budget-buster recipes. This rice pilaf with roasted vegetables looks absolutely delicious!