Look Post

Halloween Edition – Do you wanna play a game? Jigsaw x Evil Nun

Happy Halloween…  It seems myself and Sheri have started a Halloween tradition. Last year we did a photoshoot with Tegan recreating the famous Harley Quinn character from Suicide Squad and a pink-haired Day of the Dead Princess. Check it out here. This year we decided to dig a bit deeper into our “darker” sides (truthfully, […]

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Fashion
Health & Fitness

Summer Guide – Fashion, Beauty & Fitness Tips

Hey, gorgeous, oh I mean flawless… How absolutely stunning does Tracey-Lee (@fitnessgirl_za) look on this month’s Wellness Warehouse cover??? Haven’t seen it yet? Get your hands on a copy today! Without even realising it, we had somehow recreated Tracey’s cover look when shooting a few months back. So, we thought when better to release these images […]

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Fashion

Ai Pappie – denim & hoop earrings

I am rather excited to share these images, not only am I obsessed with this outfit but I also got to be apart of Tegan’s behind the scenes video for her #socailstar entry. Tegan’s entry can be found on her Instagram, the video was shot by the talented Ryan Scheltema, also known as @rsdutch on […]

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Health & Fitness

Getting your mind in shape – Happiness starts with you

We put a lot of pressure on ourselves to sustain and maintain a healthy lifestyle, a lifestyle that consists of exercise and nutritional foods. However, we find our biggest challenge to be obtaining a healthy mind. It doesn’t really matter what your body does if you have an unhealthy mind. Humans, we are a naive species. […]

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Health & Fitness

A weight loss journey with Tracey from fitnessgirl_sa and Adidas

Tracey began her weight loss journey as @fitnessgirl_za on the 1st of January 2016, weighing 109kg. However, with no guidance and doing it alone, it was an unsuccessful start to a hopeful beginning. At the time, Tracey wasn’t following a strict eating plan or at least one that was designed for her, and as a […]

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Hair

My Hair My Way with DoveSA

#MyHairMyWay journey started from the age of thirteen. I still remember begging my mom to take me to the hairdresser, as I wanted fresh layers and blonde highlights for my first day of high school. Since then, I have had every single hair colour and hair style imaginable. From sleek black to a short brown […]

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Hair

Embracing the journey – Look Post

I was quite reluctant to post about this topic, so I have been holding it off for a while until I could put the right words together. However, it was only while writing when I realised; I’m not always going to say the right thing, or write the perfect post, and that’s the beauty of […]

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Hair

How I became a freelance copywriter – One dream at a time

If your dreams don’t scare you, they not big enough… This is a statement I chose to live by every day. For those who don’t know, I am a freelance online copywriter among being an in-house IT programming administrator for a large Tour Operator, and then, of course, I am better known here as a […]

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Hair

Cheers to two years – My Blog Turns 2 today

Sjoe! 2 Years…I can’t believe it has been that long since starting my blog. What an amazing journey it has been. I am getting a bit emotional writing this blog post, so bear with me, I promise not to get too soppy. When I look back to when I first started Raw Explosions, I would […]

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Fashion

Coffee Date with Meg – Body Positive

Meg de Jong otherwise known as @mindthecurvesza on Instagram is a 30-something quirkaholic who uses laughter as a way to survive life. And speaking from experience, I have been exposed to Megz infectious laugh and was drawn in from our first encounter. With a love for vintage vibes, and mashing unlikely things together — pearls […]

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