CATEGORIES

Beauty News

Meghan Markle shares one of her top beauty products; Reese Witherspoon releases a lipstick with a cause, and the new Chanel fragrance is here!

2 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

Financial Infidelity

I recently stumbled across a whole world of financial secrets and intrigue. It happened like this…

6 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

Should AIRBNB BE.Regulated In SA?

Should AIRBNB BE.Regulated In SA?

5 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

This Is What Losing Two Children Has Taught Me

Simone Blanckenberg on the searing pain of losing two children, and what helped her cope.

6 mins read
Fairlady
April 2018

Who Is Melania Trump?

William Langley heads to the tiny town in Slovenia where Melania Trump was raised to find out the truth about the former model who is America’s new First Lady.

9 mins read
Fairlady
March 2017

Does Less Stuff = More Happiness?

Whether it’s a cultural shift or a passing fad, there’s no denying that minimalism is having a moment. But is there anything to the idea that paring down your possessions will bring you happiness?

9 mins read
Fairlady
March 2017

The Kerry On Top

Actress Kerry Washington is intelligent, straight-talking, compelling enough to keep us glued to our screens and intriguingly private. So who is she?

8 mins read
Fairlady
March 2017

How I Learnt To Love My Thighs

Most of us have at least one part of our bodies that we wish were smaller, or smoother, or sexier… Maybe a mindset change is what we need.

4 mins read
Fairlady
March 2017

Can You Outsmart Your Genes?

Yes and no. The good news is you can influence how much impact some of them have on your health. Karen Fitta finds out what you need to know.

5 mins read
Fairlady
October 2017

Born To Rule

Emilia Clarke’s role as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones has taken her from relative obscurity as an actress to mega stardom. And it couldn’t have happened to a nicer person.

5 mins read
Fairlady
October 2017

Bosom Buddy

Frustrated by lengthy waiting times for patients who needed mastectomies and the pressure on Groote Schuur Hospital’s breast clinic and oncology unit due to a lack of resources, surgeon Dr Liana Roodt accepted a challenge from her wine club friends to do something about it. And that’s how Project Flamingo started.

6 mins read
Fairlady
October 2017

Let's Do The Hygge

Apparently we can all do with a little ‘hygge’ (pronounced ‘hoogah’) in ourlives… And what better time than winter to embrace this hot Danish lifestyle trend for getting cosy while making the most of life’s simple pleasures?

2 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

How To Unlock Your Inner Calm

We can’t simply flick a switch and relax, but research shows that we can train our minds to alter the way we think and behave to free ourselves from stress.

5 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

Nicole Kidman

‘I don’t choose roles that are going to please’The Oscar winner says she has a stoic yet sensitive approach to life – which is probably why she’s tackling the thorny issue of domestic abuse not just on screen in Big Little Lies but also on the ground, as a UN Women’s Goodwill Ambassador.

6 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

Heart & Mind

From serving as a national planning commissioner in the Presidency to producing South Africa’s first cashmere, Vuyo Mahlati is a multifaceted woman. And while she exhibits an incredibly diverse skill set, her focus has been singular – to drive social change.

6 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

Health Living

We’re celebrating medical advances right here on South African soil, and share interesting facts about chronic back pain.

2 mins read
Fairlady
June 2017

Good Grief

In her new book, Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy, Sheryl Sandberg talks about becoming a widow at 45, facing a future she’d never imagined and ‘leaning into the suck’.

10+ mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

Sustainable Success

Any entrepreneur that combines their flair for business with a passion for sustainability is worth celebrating – we’re saluting three who have created successful enterprises based on the art of recycling.

4 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

10 Gorgeous Holidays You Really Can Afford(even on the rand!)

Has the travel bug bitten? We’ve rounded up a list of rand-friendly destinations – international and regional – that can still come in at under R20 000 per person.

6 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

7 Things To Stop Doing Right Now!

No, we’re not talking about procrastinating,eating junk food or wasting time watching reruns on TV – we’re talking about the things you’re doing because you think you should.

7 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

I Sailed Across The South Atlantic In A Gruelling Ocean Challenge

With little previous sailing experience, Colleen Carstens participated in the 2015-16 Clipper Round the World Race, the world’s toughest ocean racing challenge. It was, she says, the experience of a lifetime.

4 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

Speaking Truth To Power

Thuli Madonsela became a household name for holding government to account, without fear or favour, during her seven-year tenure as Public Protector. We chatted to Thandeka Gqubule about writing the recently published biography, No Longer Whispering to Power.

7 mins read
Fairlady
August 2017

Magical Safari

Umzolozolo, a magnificent safari lodge in the Nambiti Private Game Reserve, set the spectacular scene for our fashion feature this month.

1 min read
Fairlady
November 2017

Ask The Doc

Specialist surgeon and lecturer Dr Sarah Rayne answers your questions on menstrual concerns, acne and dizziness.

3 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

What If You Lose Your Job?

No one wants to think about the possibility of being retrenched or of losing their job in any way – basically, of the cash flow drying up. But what if it does?

2 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

Reclaiming Her Space

Jennifer Aniston is tired of being told how to make a happy life, so she's created her own narrative.

5 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

I Am A Ballerina

When Christa Calitz had a serious accident that ended her dream of becoming a professional dancer, she nearly lost her will to live. It took her 20 years to get back on her feet.

6 mins read
Fairlady
November 2017

I Want Women To Embrace Ageing, Be Proud Of It, And Do It Well.

That’s what Cameron Diaz wishes for us! And in her two books on healthy living and ageing, she pulls together a strategy for doing just this. We loved this no-nonsense interview with her, and we definitely plan on taking a leaf out of her book.

7 mins read
Fairlady
February 2017

How I Became Jackie Kennedy

Natalie Portman shares the surprising discoveries she made about the iconic First Lady when she took on the role of Jackie Kennedy in what is being touted as an Oscar-winning performance.

8 mins read
Fairlady
February 2017

The New Nude

Don’t be fooled: the ‘no-makeup’ makeup look is anything but. The key is to keep it stripped downand subtle – but extremely effective. 

3 mins read
Fairlady
February 2017