The Next Step in Cardiology

Introducing the Siemens Artis Icono Biplane PRO system Worldwide, minimally invasive procedures are growing by more than ten per cent annually. These procedures are becoming more complex with older and sicker patients than before. Standardisation of procedural workflows and outstanding imaging quality in interventional laboratories are crucial factors for optimal patient outcomes. Siemens Healthineers’ purpose is to enable healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care...

The Medical Man Cave

A new generation of performance enhancement. For the most part, modern-day males have started paying greater attention to their health and wellness. Realising the importance of self-preservation and the benefits of a healthy mind and body, we have seen an increased focus on nutrition, exercise regimens and, particularly, grooming. This is a step in the right direction for men, but what about the concerns not often discussed? When the matters that contribute to confidence are...

FABSTUFF JUNE/JULY 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love!     SOCIETY MOCHACCINO Do you love coffee or hot chocolate more? Now you don’t have to choose. NEW Society Mochaccinos are made from the finest 100% Arabica coffee beans perfectly paired with indulgent cocoa – bringing together premium coffee and chocolate for an indulgent, luxurious taste experience. Packaged in convenient single-serve sachets, you can now enjoy the best of both. Retail price from R38.99 www.joekels.co.za...

The World of Health & Beauty

We got an insight into the passions of a few health and beauty professionals. They gave us a range of important information from the benefits of a new smile to how to maintain youthful-looking skin.   Dr van der Linden The Cosmetic and Dental Emporium Helena van der Linden has a keen eye for detail and understands the balance between perfection and natural aesthetics. She believes in minimally invasive treatment and practices a holistic approach...

FABSTUFF APRIL/MAY 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love! GUARDIAN AFRICAN GIN Is not only a craft gin of exceptional class and character, but it is also a guardian of nature, dedicated to conservation.  Only local botanicals such as juniper, baobab, spekboom, orange and lemon zest, are wild harvested to craft a most flavourful gin in a “London Dry Gin” style. It is beautifully packaged in a majestic box including a surprise package of the...

FABSTUFF FEBRUARY/ MARCH 2022

We’ve got loads of stuff you’re going to love! TASHA’S FANTASTIC FUDGE  Is a handcrafted, artisanal product made from a third-generation recipe using only the best ingredients, the most important of those being butter. What started with the original fudge block sold in jars, now includes various packages as well as an entire plethora of flavours. Added to the range are a few delish fudges by products namely Fudge Sauce, Fudging Popcorn and Fudging Millionaires-Shortbread. Tickle your...

Making a Heartbeat

Falling pregnant can be easy for some yet difficult for others. That’s why Vitalab is committed to helping couples build families through a fertility journey.   Who are We? The Vitalab KwaZulu-Natal Fertility Clinic in Umhlanga has been around since 2019 and has a sister unit based in Johannesburg that is also committed to helping couples build families since 1984. We have pioneered a holistic approach to fertility by supporting our patients medically, physically and...

Five in One

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...

The Ballito Pro presented by O’Neill to go ahead with its COVID-19 safety programme

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...

Unmasking Masculinity

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...