Author Archives: Candice May

Dining Out, Featured

Farm to table … and table to soul at Olives & Plates Hyde Park

Oct 16, 2019, Author: Candice May

Amid concrete, skyscrapers and the Gautrain, the harvest table at the new Olives & Plates Hyde Park proves that people crave the flavour and nutrients of natural ingredients – even if there isn’t a farm in sight.  READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. With the owners being Greek, you can bet that […]

Dining Out, Featured

Mythos Rosebank – where your plate will sing with fresh flavours

Oct 11, 2019, Author: Candice May

To satiate a serious Greek craving in Joburg, head to the brand-new Mythos at The Zone @ Rosebank for ultra-fresh whole grilled fish, juicy lamb prepared myriad ways plus a smattering of excellent options for dipping into creamy, garlicky spreads and digging into grilled octopus.  […]


Editor’s pick: The best products to shied icy blonde strands from damage and dullness

Oct 9, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, the world may never really know if blondes have more fun. But as a bottle blonde myself, I’ll be the first to tell you that it’s all fun and games – until you use the wrong haircare products. Using the wrong shampoo and conditioner just once […]


#LushHaul: We reviewed Lush’s brand-new products

Oct 8, 2019, Author: Candice May

I’ll admit it, Hello Joburgers: I’m borderline problematically obsessed with Lush and have spent years trying their products and perfecting my routine. So, I understand that when you walk into a Lush store and see a plethora of bright new products, it can be overwhelming […]

Beauty, Our Top 5

Editor’s pick: Skincare products to swap in for spring

Oct 8, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, our skincare product needs naturally change from season to season – especially once winter ends and spring begins. During the cold weather, we use more nourishing, protective and hydrating products like thicker moisturisers due to the dryness in the Jozi air. Then, once […]

Dining Out, Featured

Meat is meat and a man must eat at Rodizio Melrose Arch

Oct 7, 2019, Author: Candice May

Joburg may be known for its Mexican food – particularly our tacos – but there’s a type of cuisine from even further south of the border that we have an eye on since Rodizio Melrose Arch opened its doors: Brazilian food. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. Here, there’s more […]

Featured, Night life

A hot night out on the town: The best queer spots for cabaret, drag, dancing and beyond

Oct 4, 2019, Author: Candice May

Nightlife in the City of Gold may always be in flux, but for the LGBTQ community, some places will always be home. Whether you’re seeking out some landmarks to learn about queer history or your quest is more hedonistic and vibrant clubs are your thing, there’s […]

Featured, People of Joburg

7 min with Candîce van Eeden from Vision Works Optometrists

Oct 3, 2019, Author: Candice May

Eye Care Awareness Month is commemorated from 20 September to 17 October to raise awareness about the importance of eye health. With that in mind, we sat down with Candîce van Eeden, owner of Vision Works in Fourways and Dainfern, to find out everything you could possibly want to […]

Beauty, Featured

Gloriously golden: Our top 5 spray tan spots

Oct 3, 2019, Author: Candice May

Sunbeds are old news! Before you even think about using a sunbed to turn your skin tone from pasty to peppy, make for a salon instead. Not sure where to start? We’ve ranked the five best spray tans in Joburg so you can glisten all […]

Beauty, Featured

Editor’s pick: Get your best skin yet at Grace Skin & Wellness

Sep 26, 2019, Author: Candice May

There’s good news on the horizon, Hello Joburgers: Temperatures are expected to climb in the City of Gold this week. But before officially swapping out sneakers for sandals, consider a similarly ritualistic approach to skincare. While the last three months have been spent shrouding wind-chapped […]