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DR Shaheen Kader, owner of the Cape Town branch with CEO of Reviv South Africa and owner of the Joburg branch, Sayed Mia. © African Star Communications.
Drip bar Reviv restores, rejuvenates, and replenishes

Juanita Pienaar got to experience the effects of an IV therapy treatment first-hand and spoke to Reviv South Africa CEO Sayed Mia about how it works, why and how he brought the Reviv franchise to South Africa, and how its different from other IV bars that have also popped up in the country...

By Juanita Pienaar 29 Mar 2018

Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report
Crimson, YouKnow launch social analytics-based trends report

YouKnow Digital in partnership with consumer insights platform Crimson Hexagon launched the South African Consumer Trends Report today, 12 October...

By Jessica Tennant 12 Oct 2017

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A look at four health and fitness business trends that are thriving

The health and fitness industry is rife with fads. Today's hottest product could easily be obsolete by next week and nobody would be surprised. That's just the way things work in the business arena...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Aug 2017

Seven simple ways to build a summer body in winter
Seven simple ways to build a summer body in winter

Rome wasn't built in a day and neither are summer bodies . As we move into the second half of the year, perhaps now is the time to revisit those New Year health-and-fitness resolutions we made at the beginning of the year.

By Janine Fourie 19 Jul 2017

A 'Winelands' getaway, away from the Winelands
A 'Winelands' getaway, away from the Winelands

As ex-Capetonians who would drive 40 minutes to Stellenbosch for breakfast on a rainy day, my husband and I are always looking for the positives to prove that ‘Joburg' isn't as bad as non-Joburgers make it out to be, and Kievits Kroon is one of them...

By Jessica Tennant 30 May 2017

Wearing the right socks for the job
Wearing the right socks for the job

If you suffer from sore, swollen, sweaty or smelly feet read on for how to address this issue to make your working day much more comfortable...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 3 May 2017

Get your glow on at Luxe Laser Studio
Get your glow on at Luxe Laser Studio

I recently spent a night at new Kloofnek gem, the uber-cool Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel and Spa, and was lucky enough to experience some of the signature treatments at the hotel's Luxe Laser Studio.

By Ruth Cooper 13 Apr 2017

Treat yo'self at new Lume salon
Treat yo'self at new Lume salon

Forget your usual quiet, white space with pan-pipe music and zen gardens, the new Lume Beauty Atelier in De Waterkant, Cape Town is pure glam bling. That's not to say it lacks the peaceful sanctuary vibe. It offers this, just in a highly polished, gold-glittering, glamorous way.

By Ruth Cooper 13 Mar 2017

Married 9-5: Rethinking your relationships
Married 9-5: Rethinking your relationships

Relationship expert and author of Embracing Conflict, Paula Quinsee is currently acting as a coach to the couples featured on the localised TV show, Married at First Sight South Africa...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Mar 2017

#DesignMonth: Blush (Paper Company) is the colour of a beautiful planner
#DesignMonth: Blush (Paper Company) is the colour of a beautiful planner

When asked how you are, the typical response used to be ‘Fine, thanks'. These days, it's more often than not ‘So busy!'. All the more reason for a planner to help organise your life and keep your daily schedule in check, and one that you actually would make the time to use and, better still, enjoy...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Feb 2017

An about face about non-invasive plasma soft surgery
An about face about non-invasive plasma soft surgery

I'm of an age now where my face is a little blurred around the edges, but I'd never considered doing anything about it until now...

By Nicci Botha 5 Dec 2016

#EntrepreneurMonth: Umhlanga-based founders buff up their business portfolio
#EntrepreneurMonth: Umhlanga-based founders buff up their business portfolio

Tracy Gielink, and Kim and Debbie Davidson, founders and owners of Umhlanga-based businesses recently launched their third, Buff Beauty Parlour...

By Jessica Tennant 29 Nov 2016

Conteu Magazine to launch special print edition
Conteu Magazine to launch special print edition

"There's just something so special about print. In today's fast-paced lifestyle the idea of carving time out of your day to sit down and enjoy a magazine is something we, and others like us, crave." - Words by Conteu Magazine's Chloé Kemp and Megan Rich, who are in the conceptual stage of a special print edition...

By Jessica Tennant 17 Oct 2016

Give skin some tough love with ZO Skin Health
Give skin some tough love with ZO Skin Health

I took some rare me-time out to treat myself to the media offer of a ZO Skin Brightening treatment at the Green Point branch of LegsEleven beauty and aesthetic specialists.

By Terry Levin 12 Sep 2016

Luxury Phuket more affordable than ever
Luxury Phuket more affordable than ever

Pavilions Phuket remains the exclusive enclave it set out to be but the nearby sister property offers something different - a focus on families...

By Brian Berkman 27 May 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Know your foods: Best fat-burning foods to eat on diet

If you really want to lose weight, you need to learn how different foods work in your body. Here are some great low-calorie, natural, fat-burning foods...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 May 2016

#CommerceMonth: Riding the wearable tech wave
#CommerceMonth: Riding the wearable tech wave

Inspired by the Internet of Things, Quantifi caters to the wearable tech market the sales and distribution...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Apr 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Keep your stress at bay the easy way

Do you work long hours at a computer desk with little to do in order to handle the stress of your job?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Apr 2016

Five ways to create exercise habits
Five ways to create exercise habits

With a challenging schedule and pressure on your time, how do you still fit in exercise?

By Adele du Rand 11 Apr 2016

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Cape Town Cycle Tour adds speed to tourism economy

Every year, the City of Cape Town welcomes cycling enthusiast from around the country and the world as they head to Cape Town for the Cape Town Cycle Tour...

By Enver Duminy 7 Mar 2016

Five fantastic gift ideas for newborns
Five fantastic gift ideas for newborns

When a new baby arrives, it's a special occasion for everyone involved. And to mark this special anniversary, you'll want to buy a gift that's memorable and will be treasured for many years to come...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 24 Feb 2016

TomTom sparks a fitness revolution
TomTom sparks a fitness revolution

Last week Thursday saw the launch of the all-new TomTom Spark GPS Fitness Watch at the ultra swanky Zenith Sky Bar in Cape Town. Utilising everybody's favourite fitness motivator, music...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Feb 2016

Photo by Cari van Wyk
Santé a la Tuscan lux

After you turn into the gates of La Bella Vita Wine Estate you are soon to be greeted by the tiled roofs of Santé Hotel & Spa. This is probably the closest you'll get to Tuscany in this country...

By Cari Coetzee 22 Feb 2016

Savas creates a blonde beauty
Savas creates a blonde beauty

As I walked into the Savas hair salon my nerves were in a rollercoaster of excitement as the realisation began to kick in that when I walked out I would no longer be a brunette, and this would be the last time I would look into the mirror and see those dark tresses.

By Kim Lawrence 27 Jan 2016

Is this Knysna hotel in a converted power station one of a kind?
Is this Knysna hotel in a converted power station one of a kind?

The Thesens founded a turbine-driven power station fuelled by their timber off cuts. The power station site is now the fabulous Turbine Hotel and Spa...

By Brian Berkman 27 Nov 2015

The Drostdy Hotel makes Graaff-Reinet a luxury destination
The Drostdy Hotel makes Graaff-Reinet a luxury destination

Graaff-Reinet has all the historic and architectural charm of Stellenbosch...

By Brian Berkman 17 Nov 2015

Royal treatment at the Queen Victoria Hotel
Royal treatment at the Queen Victoria Hotel

When I got invited to a lavish weekend stay at the boutique five-star Queen Victoria Hotel in Cape Town I answered with an emphatic "yes"...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Sep 2015

The Gentle Approach
The Gentle Approach

Have you ever stopped to wonder just how much styling or product goes into your hair on an everyday basis? Most hair products contain synthetic substances and chemicals, all of which can be very damaging to the hair.

By Ruth Cooper 27 May 2015

Hair today, gone tomorrow
Hair today, gone tomorrow

What began as an attempt to shave extra seconds off a finish time for cyclists has morphed into a growing trend of men electing to defuzz for cosmetic and hygienic reasons.

By Brian Berkman 19 May 2015

Natural beauty at GojiSpa
Natural beauty at GojiSpa

It can be somewhat of a daunting experience getting your hair done at a new place from a new person who might not be attuned to your particular hair quirks.

By Ruth Cooper 10 Apr 2015

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