Beauty trends have been around for years – from Hollywood glamour in the 1940’s to bold hair and statement eyes in die 1980’s. Celebrity stylists in the fashion, film and music industries play a powerful role in determining these trends. However, the one thing they wouldn’t have been able to
“You can’t always control what life throws at you, but you can control how you react to it.” How often have we heard this mantra? But what does it really mean to have a capacity to manage the challenges that arise in your life? Many people will tell you this
In the field of genomics, we love the saying “you’re what your grandmother ate!” as it pretty much sums up the idea that genetic variations and DNA have a hereditary tale. If you make poor choices throughout a lifetime such as smoking, excessive drinking, chronic stress, poor diet, no exercise
When they say ‘life begins at 40’, it means being finally settled down with life and having more time to enjoy your interests and hobbies. As you reach this age, you will also become more in tune with your emotional and psychological state, and you learn to appreciate more of
As of Thursday, specific types of breast implants – namely those with a textured or polyurethane coating – are no longer allowed in France. The ban of these implants are due to concerns that they have the potential to cause a type of cancer called anaplastic large cell lymphoma (BIA-ALCL).
No more than a few decades ago, taking care of your eyes meant nothing more than eating your carrots, going for your annual eye test to make sure everything is still functioning as it should, and vaguely believing your mother when she says you’ll get square eyes if you stare
Floating calmly on or in water sounds like a strange thing to do regularly. I know what it’s like to be completely consumed by stress, anxiety, depression, and noise triggered by the world around us. It’s tough out there and as we get older we realize how valuable those silent
To suggest that dealing with my oily skin is easy would be a lie. Aside from ensuring that my bag contains enough blotting paper to last me throughout the day, there is also the fear that the extra oil on my face will lead to acne and breakouts. Although adolescence
On a cold and cloudy Friday morning in August, we were whisked away from Joburg’s grey, smog-covered skies and neatly deposited in a previously-hidden world near Franschhoek. Here, wellness, healthy living and holistic medicine rules the day, and this is how we spent our weekend. Yes, this was real life.
Native to South Africa, rooibos tea has developed a large following due to the plethora of benefits that it can provide. In fact, it was recently announced that the SA Rooibos Council (SARC) is set to invest more than R4.5 million into research efforts to better understand how the tea