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Sh*t We Stole From The Beauty Closet This Month
Fact: you probably aren’t cleaning your makeup tools often enough. Another fact: this makes them the perfect breeding ground for all sorts of bacteria, which can be transferred onto your face. No thanks! This clever solid brush cleaner from Pink Cosm
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Un Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change Timeline
197 countries and the EU adopt the Paris Agreement. They commit to reduce carbon emissions and ensure global warming does not rise more than 2°C above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. The IPCC Special Report on Global Warming warns th
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Work
Need help coming up with new ideas? Brain surgeon and neuroscientist Dr Rahul Jandial* recommends doing a mini brainstorm when you’re in bed, getting ready to fall asleep. ‘Studies show this window of time is a portal to creativity,’ he says. Mull ov
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Down-to-earth Beauty
Got dry skin, dry hair or dry lips? Grab this baby and it’ll solve it all. While replenishing moisture in skin and hair, it also brings back some radiance to your complexion. The Body Shop 100% Raw Shea Butter (R200 at Clicks) High in vitamin E and
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Ready, Set, Runway!
@xia_narain Represented by: Topco Hometown: Durban Age: 24 Highlight: She closed the autumn/winter 2020 Burberry show and was described as a ‘goddess’ by chief creative officer of Burberry, Riccardo Tisci @thereal. annah Represented by: Fanjam
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How To Tell It Like It Is *and Finally Get A Promotion*
five short words. One terrifying phrase. ‘Can I offer some feedback?’ Wherever you’ve worked, the chances are someone has told you just how well – or not – you are doing. But do you really need it? Feedback is the subject of hot debate in the busines
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So This Is How Long You Can *actually* Keep Your Makeup
1 Storing your makeup in the bathroom is a hard no. Heat and humidity can cause faster bacteria growth, shortening expiration dates even more. Instead, leave it in a dry place, like your bedroom. 2 Don’t f*ck with your eye area. Get yourself a spray
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New- Season Knock-outs
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How To Give It
Be as specific as possible with what worked well and what didn’t. Vague feedback doesn’t help anyone. Stick to talking about actions and the impact they had, rather than personality traits, so it isn’t taken as a personal attack. Take a walk – esp
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Ed’s Letter
I am writing this letter to you from my couch. It is Monday, 30th March and we are four days into the nationwide lockdown. It is an eerie, ominous feeling. It’s as if the world has been turned into a dystopian movie set, and we are all being held ra
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I Got A CBD Massage And Blissed The Eff Out
CBD oil, which is derived from the cannabis plant, is big business. Not only can you now *legally* purchase non-psychoactive CBD supplements and tinctures for physical and mental ailments, but you can get a massage infused with the ‘happy herb’ as we
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Float Like A Butterfly…
Disclaimer: it sounds like hippy nonsense, but with swank studios (including Cape Town’s Float Zero, Johannesburg’s Cloud 9 and myFloat, and Float Wellness SA in Durban) springing up everywhere, it’s clear that floatation tanks are on the rise. These
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‘Good Mental Health Can Make A Positive Impact On All Industries’
I have always been passionate about helping people, teaching and making sure that I’m always learning something new in my career. Medicine fits perfectly into all of those categories and, now that I’m working with children as a training paediatrician
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Add To Cart
My favourite fashion finds this month, all proudly made in South Africa by Foschini ■
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The Best Brows Of Your Life
‘Apply gel against the grain of your brows first, then reload your spoolie and brush them back down again. Sandwiching each hair in gel makes brows look extra thick.’ -VINCENT OQUENDO (@makeupvincent) ‘If your brows are on the darker side, save cash
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Is Cardio A Scam? And 7 Other Not-stupid Questions About Fitness Things
Q I worked out yesterday and now it hurts to live. Whence this cruelty? A This is called delayed-onset muscle soreness, and it sucks. It’s the result of contracting muscles over and over, which tears their fibres, says certified personal trainer St
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Nokukhanya’s Inspo
The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. It provides practical steps to help you achieve your goals and work efficiently every day. Positively Psyched With Valorie Burton and PedsCases. ‘I am who you [God] say I am.’ ■
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Okay, So The Way You’re Reading This Mag Right Now ~reveals~ Something About You
You’re the type to show up right before the two-minute Uber grace period runs out and announce yourself like you’ve been waiting for hours. PS: we see you thinking about bailing on the rest of this page. Teachers called you out for texting in class,
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Answering All The Beauty Qs
How did your relationship with the Lancôme brand begin? A David Sharp (Lancôme makeup artist and trainer) and I bumped into each other after 14 years, and he happened to mention using Génifique as the reason his skin was so immaculate. Once he sent
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How To Nail The Perfect Mountain Climber
Yes, we know you’re proud of it, but your bum shouldn’t be reaching skywards during this move (something that happens quite naturally as the reps wear on). Resist the urge by keeping your core engaged and your back neutral. Keep driving them towards
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How To Get Sh*t Done
Reading this as an excuse not to get started on that book idea or work project? You’re not alone. When it comes to achieving our ambitions, it can be all too easy to put off what needs to be done. Whether it’s because of fear, busyness or, er, a new
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What These Other Habits Mean
‘It’s like this for a reason.’ – you, at least twice a week You lurve being different. You might even read backwards just to *look* different. Honestly, though, it’s working. Clout. You’re all about cutting to the chase – only the essentials matter
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Excuse Me, I’m Not Ready To Be Done With My Summer Clothes Yet
That cute bikini that looked so good in your vacation snaps? Yep, also works as a top, baby. It almost feels like the holiday never ended – thanks, bikini top, for extending my trip! Remember that flowing robe? Honestly, no-one will know it served as
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Basically No-one Has A 28-day Menstrual Cycle
Okay, not, like, no-one no-one – there are some women out there who get their period exactly every 28 days – but the vast majority? Nope. Only 13% have a precise four-week cycle, according to new data published in NPJ Digital Medicine. And guess what
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The Get-it-done Kit
Add in activities to help meet your goals. Each day you’ll be prompted to complete one, creating a ‘chain’ you won’t want to break. Aka ‘Stop playing small. Transform your life’. This Mac-compatible app blocks websites of your choosing for specifie
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FYI, There’s An Archive Of Everything Your Favourite Celeb Has Liked On Twitter
A few weeks ago, as I was trolling Rihanna’s tweets instead of doing my actual job, I discovered the Likes tab, just chilling there in the navigation bar. Um, click. There for my viewing pleasure was everything RiRi had ever hearted: an absolute gold
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Just A Bunch Of Cosy Knits That You’ll Want To Live In
RCS is a registered Credit and authorised Financial Services Provider NCRCP 38 / FSP 44481 PHOTOGRAPHY GETTY IMAGES AND COLLEEN COPPENHALL/DIS COMPILED BYLAUREN ADHAV, AMBER BARKER AND CLARE ROBERTSON STOCKISTS ON PAGE 121 ■
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I Tested Positive For The Alzheimer’s Gene At 26 Years Old
the day I got my genetic test results, I ignored them. I came home from work and put on a big T-shirt and fuzzy pyjama pants. My long-time boyfriend (now fiancé) cooked dinner. I didn’t even mention that the e-mail from genetics and research company
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Great African escapes
Namibia is a big country, so it’s best to pick a route based on what you’re interested in seeing. A road trip offers loads of selfie stops and you can take in the immense natural beauty of the arid landscape. Namibia shares a border with South Africa
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