Micronutrients & Fibre: Your Anti-Ageing Weapon

Nutrition plays an important role in the maintenance of healthy skin. Macronutrients (carbohydrates, proteins and fats) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals) work together to maintain the barrier function of the skin. Micronutrients also play an important role in keeping our skin healthy by preventing oxidative damage caused by free radicals. Two types of ageing Skin […]

So what’s the LOC method?

Each step of your hair routine should either 1.) add moisture or water to your hair or 2.) help to retain or prevent the loss of moisture. Once you understand the purpose your hair regimen its easier to moisturize more effectively. It’s scientifically one of the best ways to moisturize natural hair when done with the right […]

Sleep, The elixir of life

I believe in four essential pillars when it comes to Health and Wellbeing. Exercise, Nutrition, Not getting Stressed and Sleep. Of these four, in my opinion, Sleep is the most critical and yet most underrated and undervalued by all. Why is it then that I call Sleep – The Elixir of life. It is because […]

Jumbo Magwinya recipe

Finished vetkoek filled and ready to be eaten

What do you call Magwinya in your language? I’ve heard them go by several names in my lifetime from ‘amagwinya’ to ‘mandasi’ to ‘puff puff’ to ‘di bhebhe’ to ‘vetkoek’, but whatever you call them, one thing we can all agree on is that there’s nothing as wholesome as biting into that golden outer crispiness […]

A word on Accountability

Criticism is one hell of a drug. When faced with it, the normal reaction is one of defense and judgment. Recently I was taken aback by some advice that was very much needed. In the midst of a heated argument I had completely disregarded the one party, blinded by my own selfish needs and want […]

A DUO OF SPRING ICED TEA’S

Lerato holds joko rooibos tea with made iced tea infront of her

Are you a fan of Rooibos tea? Then you’ll find that these coolers are just what you need! My favorite tea brand Joko has created a variety of Rooibos flavors that will blow your taste buds and I’ve used my favorite one, African Marula, as well as the Pure Original Rooibos to make two yummy […]

Phuket For Everyone – Top Spots to Visit

Many holidaymakers come to south Thailand’s island in the Andaman Sea seeking R&R on tropical beaches. But there is also plenty of opportunity to explore history, ecotourism, and myriad other attractions. And the best way to get around is via motorbike (250 baht plus 100 bat for fuel), or especially if you’re a family or […]