My Brow Game Secret

Hey 20 Somethings!

Now my eyebrows have always been an obsession of mine. I used to have monster brows growing up, but at the age of 15 I discovered the beauty of threading!

I love getting my eyebrows threaded because of the incredible definition My eyebrow lady is able to achieve by doing it. But you can’t just get them threaded anywhere, lots of salons are completely over priced when it comes to threading and majority of the time they do a below average job.

When it comes to threading there are only two women in my life: Vasanta and Rashmi. Both situated in the Crawford/Rondebosch East area.

I started attending Rashmis beauty and Spa years ago, her home has been transformed into a beautiful salon and everything is incredibly decorated, neat and hygienic. The reason I stopped making appointments there is because I could never get a last minute appointment, because she became so popular that she was literally always full. So I haven’t been to Rashmi in a few years, but if you’re fine with booking two weeks in advance for an appointment, she’s the one for you.

When I found Vasanta, who’s literally just around the corner for Rashmi, the game changed. Though her establishment isn’t as pretty, it’s actually pretty rough. Two beds squeezed into a small room with a curtain separating them while Vasanta and her assistant Ashti get to work on your brows. If you can get over the look of it, your in for a treat because I pay R50 for lip and brow threading. R50!!! It’s insanely cheap. And she’s amazing at what she does. And what’s better, she fits me in whenever. Like literally I can whatsapp her and ask if I can come in 10 minutes and she makes it happen. Vasanta is bae.

Anyways, now you have my eyebrow secrets. Oh! Here are their numbers if you want to book:

Vasanta: (079) 608-9628 whatsapp her!

Rashmi: (021) 696-5354 call them!

Until next time.

Nadine!

Why You Should Give Your Gyno A Call!

Hey 20 Somethings!

Now I know, there is nothing more awkward than the thought of having to undress from the bottom down and place your legs on stirrups, exposing yourself in places you’d rather not be exposed in. But let’s be real. Gynecologist appointments are something you just have to accept as a part of your female life.

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A lot of 20 something women are under the impression that they only need to see a Gyno when they’re pregnant or trying to get pregnant. Nope! You should be seeing a gynaecologist as soon as you start having sex. Otherwise the recommended age to start making those appointments is 21.

Some experts say you should only schedule a pap once every three years, others recommend getting it done annually. It all depends on your body, you and your doctor will be able to discuss how frequent you should be coming in.

So what is a Pap Smear?
Pap Smears are tests that can detect abnormal cells in or on the cervix. (The type of cells that can be cancerous) Pap Smears help identify abnormal cells and treat them before they can become cancerous. (See why they’re important?)

Fact: Cervical Cancer is the number 1 ranked cancer in women aged 15 to 44 in South Africa.

It’s important you are educated about what’s going on down there. Ask your doctor lots of questions, it’s your body after all. Your doctor can also explain ways to avoid STDs and unwanted pregnancies if you are sexually active.

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Another important conversation to have with your Gyno is whether to get the HPV Vaccination, which can help in preventing Cervical Cancer drastically.

Also, Gynecologists are not what our mother’s experienced, so if you’re worried about having a man all up in your business, stop. There are PLENTY of amazing female Gyno’s who will make you feel so comfortable and at ease.

So what are you waiting for? Schedule an appointment now!

Until next time!
Nadine.