Category: Lifestyle

Beauty, People of Joburg

Meet Lara Wicksteed – the owner of Youbar

Aug 16, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Lara Wicksteed had a successful job working for a skincare brand for four years before she gave it all up to start her own business, the ab-fab beauty bar that is YouBar in Thrupps Illovo Centre. We sat down with her to find out what her average day consists of, the […]

Home and Decor

Our guide to moving in together – almost seamlessly

Aug 16, 2019, Author: Carly Ritz

You like your gun metal couch with the pop of colour from your grandmother’s green scatter pillows. You admit that you’re emotionally attached to the framed photographs of every dog you’ve ever owned that line the passage of the wall. But now that your other half is […]

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 […]

Beauty, Our Top 5, Shopping

Our top 5 most exciting skincare products to try this month

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Candice May

Hello Joburgers, if you think last year topped the list when it came to innovative beauty launches, think again! As it turns out, 2019 is giving it a serious run for its money with some smarter-than-ever skincare and basic daily essentials that have gotten a […]

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 […]

Dining Out, Leratos Corner

A candid review … Shucked – An Oyster Bar

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Hello Joburg

Oysters are well-loved by seafood loving-folks, so it’s big news that a dedicated oyster bar has opened in Joburg. Owned and run by the same twin brother team as The Royale, Shucked – An Oyster Bar occupies the space that was once Warm & Glad […]

Beauty, Featured

Flutter is the secret to big, beautiful eyes

Aug 14, 2019, Author: Candice May

You’ll be giving swoon-worthy butterfly kisses in no time thanks to this luxury eyelash studio tucked away in the office towers in Hyde Park Corner.  READ MORE ON BEAUTY HERE. If you’re in the market for long, voluminous lashes, you’ll be happy to know that Joburg […]

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 […]

Featured, People of Joburg

Candice Philip: The female chef of the moment

Aug 12, 2019, Author: Candice May

At Grei, head chef Candice Philip brings elements of the unusual to your dining experience. Whether you’re looking for one of the best tasting menus in Joburg or simply a high-class spot to celebrate a special occasion, she has you covered for a candlelit dinner […]

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 […]