There’s no feeling quite like hitting the road and getting out of town for the weekend. Whether you are heading to the beach with the family or to the bush for a weekend of stargazing around the fire, you are in for a treat that breaks up the day-to-day of the work week and provides memories that last a lifetime. Any extraordinary journey requires the right vehicle, but driving off-road without fully understanding how to approach different conditions can be intimidating and even dangerous. So here are some tips from Ford South Africa to help you get the most out of your journey and takeRead More →

Would you like to know how one of South Africa’s favourite presenters, actors, models and all-around stars of the scene; Minnie Dlamini-Jones gets #TotallyReady for presenting a live show? Read below! THE LOOK. When I have a live show, we first decide on the overall look for the show. That will determine all our other choices. Mainly, that is about the outfit I’m going to wear. That then usually inspires the rest of the look. THE MAKE-UP. The make-up I wear must fit in with the fashion choices. It must amplify the aesthetic we have decided to go for.  THE HAIR. After make-up, I go to my hair.Read More →

Did you know that smoking kills your eyesight? You may need to consider quitting soon! According to The Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, 49% of men and 34% of women in South Africa are smokers. Though the detrimental effects of smoking to your overall health is well-documented, many South Africans are unaware of the damage smoking does to the eyes. If you quit smoking, Vision Works says you’re most likely to prevent the following eye diseases and disorders: Infant Eye Disease – Smoking is highly discouraged for pregnant women, as it transmits dangerous toxins to the placenta and may potentially cause harm to the unborn baby.Read More →

If you’re from Limpopo, you are probably the most proud person because of the artists hailing from the province. From Sho Madjozi scooping the SAMA25 and BET Awards to the Ndlovu Youth Choir wowing the audience on America’s Got Talent, Limpopo is definitely leaving a mark. Sure, it is not only Limpopians that are proud, South Africa as a nation is proud as well and the recent appearance of the Ndlovu Youth Choir on America’s Got Talent has won many hearts around the world. Ndlovu Youth Choir was founded in 2009 at Moutse village in Limpopo and sings in all 11 South African official languages. TheRead More →

Need to touch up on your manicure before going out to have a good time with friends after work but pressed for time? Then let a beauty spa come to you. Let’s be honest, being a career driven woman is hard and it is even harder when you have a 9 to 5 job or you are an entrepreneur with dreams to chase everyday because you have to strike a balance between work, family and your social life. My female colleagues and I are in the same boat and we all agreed we cannot let busy hours take a toll on our beauty, so weRead More →

Whole mouth health is becoming trendy as people seek a more holistic approach to overall health and wellbeing. Women today live fast-paced lives and have to multi-task to get through the day – not to mention date night! Luckily, it’s now possible to find a toothpaste that helps protect not only your teeth, but your gums, tongue and cheeks – giving you confidence with fresh breath, to be totally ready to dazzle your date with your beautiful smile. Here are some tips from Colgate on choosing a toothpaste that gets you totally ready, with confidence… Bye, bye germs: Choose an advanced fluoride toothpaste. It helpsRead More →

The ever-present Candy Tsamandebele has won the Best Traditional Album category at this year’s South African Music Awards  – #SAMA25 which took place last night at Sun City in the North West. Hupenyu Unenge Viri which took a year and a half to put together was produced by various producers from South Africa, Kenya, and Nigeria. This is not the first nomination in the same category for Candy Tsamandebele, however, it is the first win at the South African Music Awards as a solo artist. Easy Come Easy Come, was also nominated at the SAMA23. Easy Come Easy Go explored various themes like self-love, identity,Read More →

Sho Madjozi debut album “Limpopo Champions League”earned her two South African music awards this past weekend. Sho Madjozi is also nominated for best new international artist at the BET award. As announced during one of her acceptance speech at the 25th annual South African Music Awards this past weekend, yesterday saw the release of multiple award winning Tsonga rapper Sho Madjozi new music video ‘IDHOM’. The track taken from her critically acclaimed debut album “Limpopo Champions League” is one long selfie video made with the kids from her hometown Shirley Village in Limpopo and it means “you’re an idiot.”. The video is raw and shot on a regularRead More →

Drama graduates across South Africa often have to do other jobs like waitressing and bartending while waiting for that big break but, drama graduate, Mathabo Mothibe, decided on a different approach. Mathabo Mothibe who plays the Khensani Mudau character on Giyani Land of Blood graduated with a Bachelor of Technology in Drama at Tshwane University of Technology in 2015. She focused on industrial theatre doing a roadshow for the Department of Public Works on Occupational Health and Safety, a programme for the Department of Arts and Culture for young kids in Mamelodi while auditioning for various roles including that of Khensani on Giyani Land ofRead More →

As the season’s change, so does your fashion repertoire, and there is no better accessory to update your winter wardrobe than a brand-ne pair of frames. The winter chill brings with it a variety of eye-catching specs to suit any style sensibility. The name of the game this season is stylish and favours the bold, but can be toned up or down depending on your personality. Vision Works Optometrists have compiled a list of the six hottest glasses trends for winter: Understated Clear Frames Clear framed glasses are one of the most popular eyewear trends of 2019, so it’s no surprise that this trend hasRead More →