Are you our next Cover Star?

We are excited to introduce our first ever nationwide reader search for the ultimate Women’s Health cover star, presented by TROJAN. We’re looking for a healthy, fit, inspirational role model; the kind of woman who has the combined energy and inner strength to be an inspiration to others. Enter today for a chance to be on the cover of the Women’s Health Nov/Dec 2024 issue.

Entries Open: 1 May 2024 | Entries Close: 5 July 2024

Entry Process

Tag your entry with the hashtag #WHCoverStar and @WomensHealthmagSA on social media. 

Complete The Entry Form

Complete the entry form along with 3 photos: a clear pic of your face, and 2 full-length body-conscious pics. An additional video is optional. Entries close on 5 July 2024.


Promote Your Entry

All entrants will also be encouraged to promote themselves on their own social media platforms.
Tag your entry with the hashtag #WHCoverStar and @WomensHealthmagSA on social media. 

Top 20 Announced

Once entries have closed, the Top 20 will be selected by the Women’s Health editorial team, industry professionals and sponsors. The Top 20 will be notified and announced on the Women’s Health social media platforms.

Voting Begins!

The Top 20 entry profiles will be featured onto the Cover Search landing page and voting will begin. Here readers, family and friends will be able to vote for their favourite.

Top 8 Announced

From these votes, social media engagement and a panel of judges, the final Top 8 will be chosen, photographed and interviewed for the main editorial feature in the November/December 2024 issue of the magazine.

Winner Reveal

The Women’s Health Cover Search winner will feature on the cover of the  November/
December 2024 issue.

Entry Form


Can I enter WH Cover Search if I have previously appeared a Women’s Health cover?


What will the judging process entail?

See entry process.

Is there a cut-off age for entering the WH Cover Search competition?

No, but you have you to be 18 years or older to enter. 

What is WH looking for in a winning physique?

All bodies are fit bodies.

On what basis will an entry be disqualified?

You have to live in South Africa from the time the competition opens (1 May 2024) to the end of the campaign (31 Dec 2024).

What will be expected of the winner?

Be an ambassador for the Women’s Health brand.

Will my entry be affected in any way if I already have a commercial sponsor?

No. But, but you will not be able to promote your personal sponsor for the rest of the Cover Search campaign if you make it through to the Top 20.

What do the winners win?

Apart from the winner being on the cover, our sponsors have been very generous with gifts and prizes for the Top 8 finalists. Watch this space.

Do you need a certain amount of followers to win?
No, but you are expected to at least have an Instagram or Facebook profile.
When are winners announced?
On the cover of the Nov/Dec issue of Women’s Health magazine.
Is there an opportunity for the readers to vote?
Yes, readers vote for their favourite in the Top 20.
Can the motivation for consideration be in video format as well as written?
Yes, please email it to

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