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Courage, Darling, Courage
Mom, I think I’m really ill.” With these words my family’s journey with Covid-19 started. A week of celebrations with friends from all over the world had culminated in a joyous wedding the day before, and the newly-weds had set off on honeymoon. My
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Hello Gorgeous!
Enjoy a new take on the smoky eye this season. “The best smoky eye is what I call the wrap-around eye,” says make-up artist Caroline Barnes. 1 First, use a neutral matt colour all over your lid, taking the shade close to your lash line and up into
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Look After Your Gut
✣ Gut bacteria plays a crucial role in digestion – from banishing bloat to keeping things moving. ✣ “Gut flora also influences mood, stress levels, and immune-system health,” says Dr Eileen Murphy. ✣ Take a clinically proven probiotic to manage your
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New for YOU
Inject some sunshine into your life (and kitchen) with Le Creuset’s Nectar, a gold-toned hue swirled with caramel and honey. It’s just the thing to keep the cold-weather blues away, and this casserole is perfect for those tasty and comforting stews.
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Jason On Screen
Jason makes his acting debut in Little House on the Prairie. In family sitcom The Hogan Family, he plays a charming teen. Jason is voice-of-reason Michael Bluth in Arrested Development. As the morally suspect fraudster Marty Byrde, he thrills in O
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Keep On Going
When I read our article The physical power of positive thinking on page 30, I couldn't help but think how much we all need a Mary Poppins-style dose of optimism and hope in our lives. The changes we're experiencing in our daily lives, along with the
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Family ROYALTY
Think celebs like Tom Hanks, Catherine-Zeta-Jones and Jim Carrey, and you may be surprised to hear they are grandparents. So, too, are Whoopi Goldberg and Mick Jagger, who’ve joined the prestigious ranks of great-grandparents. According to experts, t
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What I REALLY USE
Jane Seymour Wonder Set Liquid Hairspray Firm Hold, R72,99 for 300ml Given how busy I get, I need a product that’s easy to use and leaves my hair looking good with a natural finish. A quick spray of this keeps my blow-dry neatly in place all day, and
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Sleep Enhancers
Calm Sleep Stories (free for Apple/iOS; Android). Well-known people like Joanna Lumley, Stephen Fry and Leona Lewis narrate calming tales to help you nod off.  This Bluetooth mask blocks out light and plays music through the integrated earphones. Wi
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Picture Perfect
After working and travelling abroad for years, Victoria Bresler and her husband Matt were looking for a new home in Cape Town with their three children: Jonty, Hannah, and Ollie. Matt discovered a house in the Constantia Valley, bordering Cape Town’s
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Loves & Hates
Massages  I’d go for one every day if I could. It’s one of the best gifts you can give yourself. Running It’s my meditation time, when I can clear my mind and think about the day. My tardiness  l used to get upset when I’d be late to drop my girls
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Treat Yourself
MARTINIQUE STEVENS; THATO PULE FOR WHERE TO BUY, SEE STOCKISTS PAGE ATWOMANANDHOMEMAGAZINE.CO.ZA PRODUCTS AND PRICES CHECKED AT TIME OF GOING TO PRINT*; SEE PAGE 156 ■
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Irna Van Zyl
Irna, 63, lives in Tamboerskloof with her partner and their dog, Jake. The couple also has a home in Hermanus. READING I read anything from classic literature to non-fiction. Now, because of my career, I also focus on crime writing. I recently disc
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Winning Hands
1 Make a statement with cherry-red Catrice Iconails Gel Lacquer in Caught On The Red Carpet, R59,95. 2 OPI Long-wear Lacquer in Do You Sea What I Sea, R290, is a fun way to perk up an otherwise neutral beauty look. 3 A nude manicure makes any outfi
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Drop Off In 2 Minutes
“A trick reportedly used by the US military, this technique is said to work for around 96% of people after practising for around six weeks,” reveals Rob. Try the following below tonight… ✣ RELAX muscles in your face, such as tongue, jaw and eyes. ✣
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NEW WINTER TRENDS For Your Home
Blending Scandinavian style with Japanese influences, this minimal look still creates a warm atmosphere. A calming colour palette, together with carefully curated buys, will turn your home into a sanctuary of uncluttered space. Studio G Sakura Colle
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Meet Our Contributors
SUSAN QUILLIAM is a relationships expert specialising in love and sex. On page 54, she provided expert commentary on the effects affairs can have on everyone involved. * My guilty pleasure? I love a well-crafted crime novel – but it has to end with
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I Had To Tell Prue To STOP TALKING SO MUCH!
Can you believe it’s been over three years since Prue Leith replaced Mary Berry as Paul Hollywood’s co-judge on The Great British Bake Off? But, Prue has very much made the role her own, and now we can’t imagine the show without her. The hit series
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Scrub, soften & GLOW
I recently looked at a colleague’s forearm – she’s 10 years older than me, yet her skin was easily 10 years younger. “Dry body brushing,” she said. “Heard it before,” you say, but do you do it? If you mainly concentrate on buffing below the waist...
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Stress Less, Sleep More, Stay Well
Rob Hobson, nutritionist and author of The Art of Sleeping, explains, “Longterm chronic stress has the biggest impact on your immune system and can lead to depression, anxiety, and high blood pressure, as well as increase your risk of heart attack an
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June’s GREAT READS
(Bloomsbury) by Isabel Allende Starting at the end of the Spanish Civil War in 1939, we follow two characters – Roser and Victor – who flee Franco’s dictatorship and board a ship to Chile, commissioned by poet Pablo Neruda. Historical fact is entwine
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EDITORIAL DIRECTOR FRITH THOMAS DESIGN ART DIRECTOR Samantha Lewis DESIGN FREELANCER Kewin Esof PRODUCTION CHIEF SUB-EDITOR Jenna Grenfell HOMES AND FOOD FOOD AND DECOR EDITOR Claire Badenhorst FASHION FASHION EDITOR Tiamara Singh SENIOR FASHIO
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DAD, The Things I’d Like To Tell You...
Remember my wedding day when we stood together outside home affairs before the ceremony? It was a boiling summer day and we were both clammy from nerves and the heat. You asked me if I was OK, and I waited for the father/daughter Big Speech. It didn’
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Glow Easy On Yourself
Effortless to apply, add a glimmer and gleam to your skin, whatever colour you naturally are, with a buffing of Guerlain Terracotta Light The Healthy Glow Vitamin-Radiance Powder, RRSP R925; or highlight tops of shoulders, cleavage, and shins with a
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8 Ways To Manage Stress For A Healthier Immune System
✣ WORK IT OUT Try an indoor workout – run up and down the stairs, or do brisk housework to burn up cortisol and work off that adrenaline. ✣ STAY CALM As you breathe out, you signal to the parasympathetic nervous system to instruct your body to calm
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HOW I WRITE Liz Moore
Liz Moore’s new book, Long Bright River (Cornerstone), is a nail-biting crime novel about a string of murders. She lives in Philadelphia. I’m very good at writing regularly when my life has structure. And I’m very bad at it when my routine is out o
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I’m So Much BOLDER Now!
Emily, 37, is enjoying a wave of career success, appearing in one box office hit after another. She first made a name for herself as Emily Charlton in The Devil Wears Prada, and the last few years have seen the actress take on more demanding roles in
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‘I’VE LED A LIFE Full Of Adventure’
Maye Musk has travelled the world giving lectures on wellness and anti-ageing practices. She started modelling at 15, and was recently featured on the covers of iconic glossies like Harper’s Bazaar Brasil and Vogue Korea . Her eldest son, Elon, found
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Shower Yourself With Love
* Apply a gritty scrub to damp skin before your bath or shower. Try Kalahari Phyto Body Buff, R252 for 200ml, with exfoliating pumpkin enzyme; cult classic Elemis Frangipani Monoi Salt Glow scrub, R1 030 for 490g, with Tahitian monoi oil and frangipa
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Why can’t I LOSE WEIGHT?
Think it’s trickier now to stay slim than it was in your twenties? Sadly, you’re right. But the good news is that you can still turn things around if you discover what’s derailing your diet. “Yes, it’s harder to lose weight after 50,” says nutritioni
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