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There’s nothing better than stumbling upon hidden gems in the most unexpected places. I was incredibly excited when I discovered Northshore and these five exceptionally talented women. They are firmly carving out their marks in their respective industries. Erisha Reddy – Bonafide Beauty “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself!” Qualified somatologist, Erisha has been in the beauty industry for over 12 years. She opened Bonafide Beauty two years ago and has watched...

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With the new Omnicron variant driving a fourth wave of COVID-19 infections, concerns have been raised about health and safety and public events. Fortunately, event organisers of the 2021 Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill have implemented a stringent COVID-19 safety programme to protect contestants and visitors. This will allow the KwaDukuza event to go ahead as scheduled from 9 to 19 December. “In planning for The Ballito Pro, our COVID-19 safety programme has taken into...

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By Carla Louise Gailey Photos By: Yuvi K In light of Movember, I chatted to eight exceptionally inspiring men who comfortably opened up to me, and shared their thoughts on men’s mental health in the hope to raise awareness and destigmatise these issues. It’s incredible to see how much power there is in vulnerability and I am honoured that these men trusted me enough to share their stories through my words.   Matthew Jones Co-owner of...

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Words by Lorinda Scott   Any time you can get to help your skin, it’s an opportunity to grab. Dr Kayla Andrew from Aesthetic Options invited me into her office to have a quick chat about my skin wants and needs, and from there we decided that we would start with RF focusing on my face and neck and end off with a gentle peel and light therapy.   Radio frequency (RF) using the amazing...

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If there’s one thing we have learnt over the past few months, it’s how important our health is! These fabulous professionals help us keep healthy and happy here on the East Coast.   Lulu Becker from LuluJay Physiotherapy   A mum of two little girls, a yoga teacher and a physiotherapist with a special interest in women’s and pelvic health: this is Lulu Becker! Her Physio approach is very holistic, drawing extensively on her insight...

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Orthodontics as we know it is changing, and at the forefront of this is The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium in Umhlanga. With a team of highly qualified dentists and a focus on the latest in technology and products, Dr Thinus van Niekerk and The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium team are at the top of their game when it comes to creating beautiful smiles!   While The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium has always offered Damon® braces...

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How many of you have ventured out of your comfort zone when it comes to eating? Whether it’s intermittent fasting, flexitarianism, beeganism, veganism, health-conscious eating or food substitutions, we got down to decoding different ways of eating – some of which we had never even heard of before!     VEGANISM   How can you tell if someone is a vegan? They will tell you. Okay, with all jokes aside, veganism is considered the kindest-to-animals...

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It takes a different kind of person to delve deep and not only transform their body, but transform their outlook on life, their persona and their viewpoint on the world. Going to gym for the physical and aesthetic benefits is one thing, yet going into a workout knowing you’re working on primal instincts along with conditioning your mind and every fibre in your body, is a whole other ball game. Terence Mitchell understands this ‘all-in’...

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Sometimes we outgrow our clothes, sometimes our homes and other times our business premises. It wasn’t a surprise that, with its following and its amazing name, Ringside Boxing Gym found itself moving to larger premises in the Umhlali Village, where it now has the space...