Author Archives: Bianca Spinner

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 […]

Featured, Health

Fitbar at The Houghton hotel: Summer bodies are made in winter

Aug 13, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Stay fit for life with Fitbar at the newly opened Houghton Hotel!  READ MORE ON HEALTH HERE. Unfortunately, we’re not going to get the butt we want by sitting on it. Fitness is now less about fast fixes and more about longevity and we have found just the healthy […]

Beauty, Featured

Our 10-product eye-makeup routine

Aug 8, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

… that takes only 15 minutes! Prep the skin with the brand-new Rain Range of skincare. Start off cleansing with the Rain Botanical Cleansing Gel (R299). Tip: use cold water to cleanse – Naomi Campbell swears by it.   READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. Follow by dabbing […]

Travel

Top local travel picks of where to take your mother-in-law

Jul 19, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

It’s true that when you marry someone, you marry their whole family – including the much-loved (or much-loathed?) mother-in-law. If you have to go away with your overbearing, controlling mother-in-law, this is where to take her.  READ MORE ON ACCOMMODATION HERE.   Protea Hotel by Marriott Rustenburg Hunters Rest – Rustenberg  […]

Dining Out

A little taste of home at Café del Sol Botanico

Jul 12, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

There are few things more synonymous with a city than a great Italian restaurant. Here in Joburg, we’re fortunate enough to have a vast variety of options, but how many of these are actually quality? Without a doubt, Café del Sol is one of them – they don’t call themselves […]

Dining Out

Brunch-style dining at its best at the new Doppio Zero Bryanston

Jul 11, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

Joburg is full of things to do this chilly season, one of them being chowing through winter menus. Fortuitously, Doppio Zero has revamped their menu offering and opened a brand-new store inside Hobart Grove Centre where Junipers used to be. While we were adamant to […]

Beauty, People of Joburg

We’re not perfect, but our lashes are!

Jul 3, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

We think it’s fair to lash out because Romy Spiro, female entrepreneur behind the Fabulash brand, has taken her passion to soaring heights. We recently visited Romy at her brand-new fabulous lash lounge in Illovo Square. From the minute you walk in, you’re captivated by […]

Dining Out

The revival of pan-African cuisine at Urban Moyo

Jul 3, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

You might not be all that enthused knowing that a brand-new Moyo has opened in 24 Central in Sandton. In that case, you’re forgiven because we weren’t either. However, after licking our plates clean, it was clear that this African-inspired restaurant is a stellar addition […]

Beauty

Our top 10 cold-weather beauty tricks

Jun 26, 2019, Author: Bianca Spinner

To get you through the cold, dreary months looking and feeling fabulous, our beauty editor Bianca has put together her favourite winter beauty products to keep your skin and hair hydrated while evoking a warm, cosy feeling.  Featured image: Who needs ice-cold body butter when you have […]