My secrets to self-love

Far too often in life, we are bombarded with this misconception that we need to be like someone else in order to be our best selves. Which, when you really sit down and think about it, is just silly. Why should your best YOU be defined by someone else?



Breathing…it’s as simple as taking air in and releasing it again. So simple in fact that our bodies do it automatically without us ever thinking about it.

Zero is not a size

Recently I was rewatching one of my favourite TV series, One Tree Hill, and there was an episode where Brooke Davis (played by actress Sophia Bush) was launching her new fashion line. The very last model to walk the runway came out in a t-shirt that boldly stated ‘zero is not a size’. Doing a…

Get your glow on

Let’s be honest, there is nothing quite as appealing as a tanned body, glowing in the South African sunshine. It denotes a feeling of health and wellness, makes you look thinner, and is an enviable quality in all who possess it.

Workout tees that actually get you motivated

I love fashion just as much as the girl next door and if I can combine my love of fashion with motivating myself to get into the gym, well my lovelies, that is what I call a win-win situation.

Charcoal. not just for the braai

Gwyneth Paltrow swears by it and Shailene Woodley can’t get enough it; you and I, on the other hand, are more accustomed to seeing our significant other use it when starting the braai (that’s a barbecue for my international readers 🙂 ).

Healthy hair in 6 easy steps

Let’s face it – we all want gorgeous flowing locks that turn heads and make us look like we’ve just stepped out of a shampoo commercial.

Hands up for Hannon (review)

Being the managing editor of MPSAmag certainly has its perks – especially when I get to trial and test a variety of beauty products to ensure that they really live up to their brand promises. Recently, I was asked to review a range of products from South Africa’s very own Glam Guru, Hannon, and who was I…

Beauty is in the eye of the laser (review)

If anyone talks about anti-ageing, weight loss or cellulite treatments, the common treatments which come to mind are facelifts, liposuction, tummy tucks, etc. The problem with a lot of these concepts is not only the pain involved but the recovery time.