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You South Africa 21 Jan 2021

You has a simple recipe for success – spoil your readers and give them exactly what they want. It’s part of everyday life for more than 2 million English-speaking South Africans, filled with excellent articles which interest, inform and touch readers. There are human dramas, medical and scientific discoveries, general interest news, consumer issues, fashion and glamour. And don’t forget the interesting fiction, sport, motoring news, craftwork, recipes, home and school projects, crosswords and exciting competitions. It’s an irresistible combination, and everything is presented in a well-finished, colourful magazine.

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Media 24 Ltd
52 Issues

in this issue

1 min
charlene’s hair statements and style evolution

EDGING IT UP Princess Charlene of Monaco shocked royal fans when she debuted a striking new punk-style hairdo shortly before Christmas. MICRO-BANGS Before going all out with her new half-mohawk, the royal tested the waters with on-trend micro-bangs, which she debuted at the annual Monaco Gala last year. THE CLASSIC BOB Before lopping off her locks, the stylish royal grew her hair longer than she had in previous years and paired her blond tresses with softer style choices. SHORT AND SWEET The blond waves were preceded by a cropped pixie cut phase which Charlene complemented with chic, understated jewellery. BANG ON The arrival of the twins ushered in another iconic hairstyle, an Anna Wintour-esque bob with longer bangs which she often paired with soft, more neutral style choices. THEBOUFFANT CBOB A look she’ping off her locks, the stylior glamorous w,her hair…

1 min
dre’s health fails amid divorce drama

Rapper 50 CENT said exactly what many of us were thinking when news broke that hip-hop veteran DR DRE had been rushed to hospital after suffering a brain aneurysm. The In Da Club rapper, who worked with Dre for years, shared his thoughts on Instagram, telling the legendary rapper that he needs to “relax” – apparently referring to Dre’s recent relationship woes. The 55-year-old music mogul is in the midst of a nasty divorce from his wife of 24 years, NICOLE YOUNG. The couple, who share son Truice (23) and daughter Truly (19), called it quits in June last year with Nicole citing “irreconcilable differences” as the reason. The 51-year-old wants spousal support from Dre, whose net worth is around $800million (R12,4billion). She’s also asking the judge to reject a prenuptial agreement which she…

1 min
new dinosaur species identified

A PREVIOUSLY unknown dinosaur species has been found in Brazil. Scientists have dubbed it Ubirajara jubatus. “Ubirajara” is a word in the local Tupi language meaning “lord of the spear”, and “jubatus” is Latin for “with mane” or “hair”. The fossil was discovered by quarry workers in the northeast of Brazil. It looks as if the animal had a long, thick mane of feathers on its back. Ubirajara, which was about the size of a chicken, roamed the earth about 110 million years ago. It also had stiff, ribbon-like structures protruding above its shoulders – which is unique to it and so far hasn’t been seen in other dinosaur fossils. Researchers reckon the purpose of these feathers and ribbons might have been for the male dinosaur to attract a female. If confirmed by the…

1 min
beat the sugar habit

It’s no secret that our busy, convenience-driven lifestyles have us eating more processed foods. But these are often high in sugar. Start 2021 by kicking the sugar habit with YOU Low Sugar. This magazine offers advice so you can make smarter choices. Find out how much sugar lurks in everyday foods, weigh the pros and cons of sugar substitutes, and learn to kick cravings. There are also recipes for guilt-free treats. Get a digital version on magzter.com, or order a copy at youstore.co.za or contact Johan Terblanche on 021-406-4962 or johan.terblanche@media24.com to have it delivered.…

1 min
in brief

The winning letter from Pam Appelgryn about the paramedic who attended the car crash in which her son died had me in tears (YOU Say 31 December). What an angel Tobie is! Bless him. BARBARA, SOMERSET WEST A big thanks to YOU magazine and the sponsor for the lovely set of Roald Dahl books I won in your competition. I now have a very happy niece and nephew. MAUREEN CANNELL, SMS Imagine if we’d had Jacob Zuma at the helm now. All we’d have had is a “heh, heh, heh” and dancing around while we crashed and burned. Thank goodness we have our President Cyril Ramaphosa who’s tried his best for our country in the most appalling situation this world has found itself in for a long time. GRATEFUL, SMS If 2020 was the year of…

4 min
your stars

AQUARIUS 21 JAN – 18 FEB You’ll need to make some tough decisions You could feel caught between a rock and a hard place this week and it would be best to consider your response instead of reacting on instinct. Big decisions affecting your personal life as well as your domestic life are bound to take your in a different direction than you’d anticipated. Now’s the right time for you to take responsibility for the direction in which you’ve decided to go. Make en effort to embrace the uncertainty. YOUR LUCKY NUMBERS 36, 22, 11, 17, 12, 38 PISCES 19 FEB – 20 MARCH Activities behind the scenes at work may require you to become a negotiator of note as far as your working environment is concerned. If whatever is developing needs to remain a secret for…