GLAMOUR South Africa

magazine December 2020/January 2021 · GLAMOUR South Africa

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The must-have guide to looking and feeling fabulous, GLAMOUR is the upbeat glossy that inspires women around the world. In the mix: fashion trends, beauty expertise, advice for work, love and life - and 24/7 style!

The festive season’s here – and it’s time to celebrate!

Glamour South Africa


Unseen elements • Allow us to whisk you away to an earthly yet unreal setting this summer. be sure to bring leather, gold and this season’s elegant and ethereal neutral essentials.

CARRY ON • It’s as essential for us to look to our local designers for the highest quality and impeccably designed handbags as it is to carry one.

Will local fashion survive the pandemic? • We look to sustainable-design brand Selfi for answers and inspiration.

WHAT’S ON OUR Fashion Radar?

Butter me up • It’s melty goodness on a hot croissant, sunshine on a cloudy day, a warm hug from a friend, and it tiptoes along the line between neutrals and brights. Best of all, butter yellow looks as good as it tastes.

Beach babe • One-piece swimsuits are all the rage this season, some even sexier than a bikini! With a variety of colours, prints and cuts to choose from, you’ll find one that makes you feel confident this summer.

The ones to watch • New organisation In the Blk releases a fashion film series celebrating black excellence.


ALEXA, TIME TO PARTY • We’ve been cooped up for months, so naturally, we’re here to activate that festive mood. It’s time to feast your eyes on all the beauty inspo for the holiday season!

WHAT’S ON OUR Beauty Radar?

BEAUTY Q&A • The actress and Neutrogena ambassador often travels the world, but all that flying never seems to affect her skin. Nomzamo Mbatha talks no-makeup confidence and everything in between.

The future of fragrance • How perfumers are using artificial intelligence (AI) to create scents may be the last frontier of natural beauty products, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to craft a scent with natural ingredients. Here, Glamour explores the science and innovation of incorporating AI into the fragrance-making process.

SUMMER SCENTS • It’s time to celebrate. Introducing our favourite spritzes for every occasion this season.

WHAT THE COLLAGEN? • Why’s everyone jumping on the collagen bandwagon? Lucy Tavares from O’Nutricia Collagen shares all you need to know about the latest beauty beverage.

SUMMER HEROES • As long, summer days are fast approaching, we’ve rounded up our summer saviours, enriched with hydrating and rejuvenating properties and packed with antioxidants that’ll leave you glowing radiantly, from head to toe.

FREEZE WHAT YOU CAN SQUEEZE • Fat freezing is trending, although the noninvasive treatment has existed for longer than a decade. We decided to try it under the expert guidance of Fat Freeze aka cryolipolysis experts Mareldia Jones and Allan Scott.

Back to her roots • Sonto Pooe’S natural hair and body care range, nativechild waS born out of a leSS-than-ideal encounter with a hairdreSSer and fruStration with SuPermarket ShelveS Saturated with chemical-filled hair ProductS.


Nomzamo Mbatha Unfiltered • The It Girl gets candid about human rights, natural beauty and taking on Hollywood.

Switch TO digital • With a digital subscription, you’ll never miss an issue of Glamour, GQ or House & Garden. Here’s how to get the latest issues – without leaving home – in just a few clicks.



8 Low-kilojoule alcoholic drinks we love • Registered dieticians share their go-to tipples when they want to indulge

Summer on a budget • Beat the heat – and boredom – with these wallet-friendly ways to have fun.

Pandemic dating is hard – but...

GLAMOUR South Africa