Good Housekeeping South Africa

Good Housekeeping South Africa

May/June 2020

Aimed at women who are looking to find quality and value in every aspect of their lives, Good Housekeeping and Afrikaans edition, Goeie Huishouding, offer them tried and trusted content that will inspire all areas of their busy lives from health and wellness to food and fitness, beauty and home to personal style and parenting. Good Housekeeping’s editorial promise is to offer ‘tried, tested and trusted’ content, underpinned by the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval. Please note: this digital version of the magazine does not include the covermount items you would find on printed newsstand copies.

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2 min.
reneé de wit my best beauty buys

1. Leave-in Conditioner BALMAIN LEAVE-IN CONDITIONING SPRAY (R545) ‘This is a great product for the whole family to use. I use it to detangle my girls’ hair and to add some extra shine to my locks. It also smells incredible!’ 2. Body Butter ECO DIVA #DIVAGLOWSHIMMER BODY BUTTER (R440) ‘This product multitasks as a body butter and shimmer, plus it offers UVA and UVB protection and protects skin against free-radical damage. My girls love it because it has a slight shimmer and smells like heaven.’ 3. Foundation 3. CHANEL ULTRA LE TEINT ULTRAWEAR ALL-DAY COMFORT FLAWLESS FINISH FOUNDATION (R945) – which is a staple for me regardless of the season – is ultra-lightweight and long-wearing, and I never have to do any retouching despite having oily skin.’ 4. Tinted Sunscreen DERMEDEN DAY PROTOCOLE ANTI-AGEING MEDIUM TINTED DAY CREAM (R920) a -…

1 min.
the good list

R59,99 HAPPY DAYS We think this planter from Sheet Street could do with a head of leafy green hair! R179 TURKISH TASTE The Cotton Company brings Turkish cotton towels, throws and scarves to our shores in a perfectly curated collection of colours and patterns. This gorgeous item can be used as a hand towel, tea towel or napkin. R75 each BUTTER ME UP These luxurious and fragrant body butters from Poetry are inspired by exotic destinations. R185 LOVE BOMBS Put the party into your gin cocktail with this elegant pack of Botanical Bombs infusions. It makes a great host gift too! Available at Bar Keeper. R79 each FRUITY FUN Head to Nifty Gifts for the coolest buys – like these lunchbox coolers. Just pop them in the freezer and slip one into a lunchbox to keep the cold chain…

2 min.
new arrivals

KIA SELTOS Bridging the gap between the Rio and Sportage is this compact and practical SUV. The entry-level EX and mid EX+ feature a 1,6l engine producing 90kW. The range-topping GT Line features a 1,4l turbo-charged engine with the new seven-speed DCT auto gearbox, returning 103kW. Cruise control, LED daytime running lights, steering-wheel controls and an 8-inch touch-screen infotainment unit are standard. All models have six air bags, ABS with EBD, Isofix points, reverse camera and park distance control sensors. FUEL CONSUMPTION: Not available PRICE: From R324 900 WARRANTY: 5 years/unlimited km including roadside assistance SERVICE PLAN: 5 years/ 90 000km TOYOTA COROLLA QUEST Based on the 11th-generation Corolla and built in Durban, this solid family car won’t break the budget, has everything you need in technology and drives like something beyond its price point. Powered by…

2 min.
best books for families

For Kids PERFECT PLOT This brilliant book teaches your child how to come up with a clever plot so they can write amazing stories. Full of tips, idea boxes and fun stuff. There is a whole series, so you can pick your child’s favourite Roald Dahl story: Matilda, The BFG, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, The Twits or James And The Giant Peach. Ages: 9 - 12 years Creative Writing With Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl (R110, Penguin Random House) ALTERNATIVE ABC Make this your go-to gift for birthday gifts. Fun, different and proudly South African, with wonderful illustrations. Ages: 5-9 years The South African Alphabet by Alex Latimer (R80, Penguin Random House) LESSONS FROM AFRICA This great book uses rhyming tales of African animals to tell meaningful stories. From the Pompous Elephant to the Toothless Lion, these stories…

4 min.
can the real moms please stand ?

The thing is, I never wanted to be class rep in the first place. I wanted to get out of that stuffy classroom and drink wine with my girlfriends, but it had become evident that the teacher was not going to let us leave the meeting till at least two parents volunteered. It was a sweltering evening, and in my mind’s eye I could see that cold glass of Chenin, ice cubes sweetly tinkling. I think I secretly told myself I could always resign or get myself fired if I proved to be totally incompetent. And so that is how I ended up scribbling my name and e-mail address on the form circulating among us moms. And, with that thought, I forgot about the whole thing and went out for…

5 min.
family security apps

SHARING IS CARING APPLE FAMILY SHARING Apple iOS, macOS (free) www.apple.com/family-sharing Apple allows you to create a family care circle using its Family Sharing feature. Every Apple device requires an Apple ID to get set up, so you can now invite any other users to join by sending invites to their Apple ID names. On accepting an invitation you can choose how much information and what Apple services to share with the group. If an Apple ID has been marked as belonging to a minor then you automatically get full control of their iDevice, including approval of their app downloads and online purchasing. You also get complete control of screen time on your child’s device and can set lockout periods. What is especially useful is that you can choose to share many Apple services…