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Body blessings/body burdens?
Body blessings/body burdens?
Being young, entering the gauntlet of supposed adulthood and still feeling good about yourself is a tricky task — especially when you’re a...
Coffee delivers a kick to the hair follicles
Coffee delivers a kick to the hair follicles
Hair today, gone tomorrow. That's the reality for an increasing number of South Africans – men and women alike are at risk of hair loss because of...
To wax lyrical for a lad – or not
To wax lyrical for a lad – or not
Over the past few years I have come to feel content with the hairs on my legs. They are not especially long or thick or dark but if you look directly...
The female form through Wangechi
Mutu's lens
The female form through Wangechi Mutu's lens
The University of Cape Town’s Hiddingh campus hall is buzzing with noise. Already a few empty wine glasses lie discarded in corners, drained in...
Dark Girls: A way out of the dark
Dark Girls: A way out of the dark
What started out as the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People award-nominated documentary on skin tone, by...
Move over metroman, there is a spornosexual man on the loose
Move over metroman, there is a spornosexual man on the loose
"Don’t forget to pre-cleanse." I replay my wife’s words from just 10 minutes ago. I still managed to forget and now I dread facing the...
Body boost gives Lavender Hill's young minds a lift
Body boost gives Lavender Hill's young minds a lift
A far cry from its idyllic-sounding name, Lavender Hill has the reputation of being the most dangerous area in the Cape Peninsula. It’s a...
Kim Kardashian's butt - in hindsight
Kim Kardashian's butt - in hindsight
If Kim Kardashian’s ass could speak, I bet it would say only one thing: "Yay, I trended". But (pun intended), is that nearly enough?...
[Video]Four women and their hair diaries
[Video]Four women and their hair diaries
Ahead of #MGFridayBody, an edition on body politics, we tackled beauty standards by challenging women to grow their body hair. Here are their diaries.
Hair today, gone tomorrow
Hair today, gone tomorrow
No matter how many things a vagina lacks, it does not lack pubic hair -- Yoruba proverb

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