Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba

Pie Mulumba is a beauty and wellness writer, who has a passion for poetry, natural hair, and skin care.

With a journalism degree from Pearson's Institute of Higher Education, and identifiable by either her large afro or colorful locs, Pie aspires to continuously provide the latest information, be it beauty or wellness, on how one can adopt a healthy lifestyle on a day to day basis.

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With homes becoming smaller, there is rarely enough space for lush gardens – horizontal ones, at least. Plants are part of our everyday lives, and for good reason. They improve the environment by absorbing pollutants from the air, and according to research conducted by the Institute for European Environmental Policy, being

Toxic beauty regime | Longevity LIVE

A recent study by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) found that beauty products marketed at women with darker skin tones have higher levels of toxicity compared to products aimed at women with lighter ones. Thus begins the toxic beauty regiment. The EWG analysed 1177 cosmetic products marketed specifically at women with

blueberries & brain | Longevity Live

One of the better things about 2017 is the tendency of consumers becoming more and more health conscious and educating themselves on true well-being. Basic nutrition is one of the aspects enjoying more and more attention, with superfoods taking center stage as the buzzword. One of the elite members of

World Obesity Day is celebrated on the 11th of October and to commemorate this day, Discovery invited the Longevity team to witness the launch of their Discovery Vitality Obecity Index 2017. The index looks at the weight statistics of Vitality members in six South African cities. It also provides an

anxiety and hormonal imbalanceLongevity LIVE

A 2015 Bloomberg study revealed South Africa as the second-most stressed country in the world. (1) In 2017, these statistics still seem plausible. While the ‘flight or fight’ response we get from stress is all part of basic human survival. Persistent stress was not something we had to worry about

POUND | Longevity LIVE

Rocking out has never felt so good. With a pair of drumsticks in hand, workout studios have transformed into stage concerts, thanks to POUND. Last week Sunday, the Longevity team had the pleasure of attending a private POUND class at the Virgin Active,  Eastgate Mall alongside the Eastgate Look of Fashion