Author Archives: Bianca Spinner

Beauty, Featured

Salon Geisha is for the boujee lifestyle!

Oct 7, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

This new beauty salon is definitely going to draw in the crowds! Without a doubt, there’s nothing quite like it in Joburg – or the whole country, actually. The preferential parlour is quirky, Insta-worthy and oh-so-eccentric … and should totally be on your radar this month. Okay, okay, we’ll divulge – we’re […]

Featured, Travel

Explore the magnetism of Mauritius and create stories with the family to tell for a lifetime!

Oct 1, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

All eyes are on this island destination that’s clearly overtaken the other star players within the Indian Ocean – and there’s good reason for it.   READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE. Mauritius is a mere four-hour flight from OR Tambo International Airport (kids under 12 fly for free on […]

Dining Out, Featured

Our top halaal desserteries

Sep 19, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

It’s a rather tough ask expecting us to select only four of our top halaal desserteries, but we managed to narrow it down and here’s the sweet proof. We came, we gobbled, we conquered!  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Jasmine Fusion  What to expect: Contemporary fine dining fusion  What to order: The Flower Brûlée. […]

Dining Out

Voodoo Lily has a bright new look

Sep 13, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Let’s be frank – Voodoo Lily needed a revamp. In fact, they were desperate for one. Cue Larry Hodes, restauranteur behind Arbour Café & Courtyard and Calexico, and his wingman Joshua Simon who also happens to be the head chef. With a little voodoo, they’ve transformed the once stale location […]

Beauty

Hello Skincare Awareness Month! 

Sep 11, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Did you know you’re supposed to exfoliate at least three times a week followed by a face mask? Oops! We’ve rounded up our favourite exfoliators and face masks for the new season to ensure your skin will be refreshed, glowing and oh-so-dewy this spring.   READ MORE ON […]

Dining Out

Eat more plants at Lexi’s Healthy Eatery

Sep 9, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Successful food franchises are hard to come by unless the name has the word ‘Famous’ behind it. Then there’s the shrewd team behind Lexi’s Healthy Eatery who’ve just launched their newest venture, Lexi’s Healthy Eatery Rosebank. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Just as you’d expect, the […]

Health

DNAlysis: what’s all the hype about?

Aug 21, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

We don’t know about you HJ, but it seems the latest craze at the moment is DNA testing. So we wanted to delve a little deeper and find out for ourselves, was it worth the splurge and what was all the hype about?  READ MORE ON HEALTH HERE. […]

People of Joburg

7 minutes with Victoria Massia

Aug 20, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Life Baby South Africa has revolutionised the way we see infant mobility and the way we view this water healing concept. Here, we get to know Vicky, the owner and brainchild behind the Life Baby hydrotherapy concept who’s also a fierce female and an absolute inspiration.  READ MORE ON […]

Beauty

Tried and tested preggy massages

Aug 15, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Hubbies, we went searching for our four favourite pregnancy massages in the city. You can thank us later!  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. If your bride is blooming with a babe, we’re sue you’re happy that it’s winter as this means she’ll have less sweltering nights, a more coupled stance with her preggy pillow and now […]

Accommodation, Featured, Travel

Our top four pet-friendly seaside spots

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

If you’re struggling to find the perfect partner, prince charming or perhaps lusting for a besty, don’t fret HJ because all you need to do is look right in front of you. There Buddy sits, salivating in anticipation. He offers unconditional love, he’s the ultimate spooning […]