Category: Featured

Beauty, Featured

Natural beauty by Wellness Warehouse – locally handmade with 100% natural ingredients

Oct 10, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

There are a host of reasons to replace chemical-laden personal care products with equally effective natural alternatives.   READ MORE ON SHOPPING HERE. Natural beauty products work with (rather than against) the skin, don’t make use of the harmful parabens that can alter the functions of your […]

Featured, Leisure Activities

Let’s paint Jozi rainbow colours – a snapshot of this month’s must-do activities

Oct 9, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

Living and expressing our gender, sexuality and identity is something to celebrate every day. But with October being Pride Month, now is a great time to revel in the freedom to be whoever we want to be … together!  READ MORE ON ENTERTAINMENT HERE. Pride of Africa Lifestyle Conference  The Pride of Africa Lifestyle […]

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 […]

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, 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 […]

Arts and Culture, Featured

Lights, camera … gender? Who cares! A standing ovation for character fluidity in the arts

Oct 4, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

The performing  arts has been challenging gender boundaries for decades.  From men playing women in ancient Greece to Nancy Cartwright playing the voice of Bart Simpson, the changeability of gender roles in the arts is something to be celebrated. These are some of our favourite performances.   READ […]

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 […]

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

A golden nugget in store for Jozi’s foodies

Sep 30, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Joburg’s food scene is heating up as another culinary masterpiece joins its ranks. READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE. AURUM Restaurant, meaning GOLD in Latin, is due to open its doors in late 2019 and will overlook Sandton from the 7th floor of South Africa and Africa’s […]