This month we’ve got 12 incredible reasons why you should definitely pick up a copy of our April issue. Of course, there’s a whole lot more than this packed into our magazine, we hope you like it!
1. Try the no-moaning challenge
It might not sound like a lot of fun, because who doesn’t love a good rant. But avoiding the moan trap can help create a more positive outlook on life, and it can make you more mindful of the things you say. So we asked a mom of two to take on the challenge and report back…
2. Find out more about Carmen Pretorius
Our gorgeous cover star Carmen dishes on what it’s really like to be an actress and her most embarrassing moments on stage. Plus, Carmen reveals why she absolutely loves her role in Chicago, the fan-favourite musical.
3. A 15-minute full-body Pilates workout you can do at home
Feel stronger, fitter and calmer with a 4-week Pilates plan. You’ll only have to work out 3 days a week and you don’t need any special equipment – just your body and a mat. Gaby Noble (Pilates instructor to the stars) promises a ‘long, sculpted look’ with consistent practice.
4. Must-have wardrobe items for autumn
Transitional dressing at it’s finest. Our fashion editor rounds up trendy, practical buys for the new chilly season. Head to our fashion pages to find out what staple pieces you should dust off, and what items you should add to your shopping basket.
5. Eat your way to all-day energy
Struggling to get through the day? You can boost your mid-morning energy and power through afternoon slumps by simply updating your diet. We listed 15 foods you should start adding to your grocery list for increased energy levels.
6. Win your share of R25 000 in beauty products
CATRICE has all the latest make-up trends covered for the new season. That’s why we partnered with CATRICE to giveaway 20 make-up hampers, worth R1 250 each. If you’re a make-up fanatic, don’t miss out on this amazing competition.
7. Tricks on how to wake up tired skin
We’ve planned out a 5-step guide to fresher, plumper-looking skin, even if you’ve had a less-than-restful sleep. Plus, our trusty beauty editor has hand-picked a few must-try products.
8. Get a R250 discount at Dynamic Vision with our April reader offer
Looking to treat yourself to new fashion frames? Then you should visit Dynamic Vision, where you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to international brands. Think Jimmy Choo, Jeep, Dolce & Gabbana, and Prada to name a few.
9. Easter bakes everyone will love
These Easter treats taste as good as they look! And you’ll be able to show off your baking skills…
10. Easter crafts to keep the kids busy
Worried that you don’t have enough planned to keep your little ones entertained during the holidays? Then make sure you buy our April issue even if it’s just for our DIY section. Our craft pages are full of fun ideas that will keep kids busy at home.
11. Could the diet for you be linked to your body type?
Find out what body type you have – apple, hourglass, pear or inverted triangle – and follow our personalised eating tips; and hopefully, increase your chances of hitting your weight-loss goals.
12. Put supper on the table in 30 minutes or less…
These mid-week meals are quick, easy, filling and perfect for families!