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Making your lipstick last longer is easy as 1 2 3

We all love our lipstick to stay on our lips as long as possible. But be warned, lipstick that is designed to stay on your lips all day can sap your lips of moisture causing flaking and splitting. There are lip base products out there, which you apply to your lips before you apply lipstick. [...]

It makes scents

It makes scents

Most of us adore perfume but as you can’t actually smell it on yourself (no matter how you contort your body or try to trick your nose, it just isn’t going to work!) choosing the right scent can be difficult. Personally, I tend to find one I like and stick to it until the bottle [...]

Checklist for winter skin

We may love winter time skiing, snowboarding and skating but it is important that we remember to protect our skin. If you are spending a lot of time outdoors this winter, we have put together a short checklist for you to help safeguard your skin from the harsh, cold weather. Drink Lots of Water – [...]

How to find the right skincare program for your skin

First things first. To find the right system for you, you need to know what skin type you’ve got. Is it dry, is it oily, is it sensitive, does it need repair? Sit down in front of a good mirror and take some notes (write it down) what you see with your eyes. Then take [...]

Was cleopatra beautiful?

Was cleopatra beautiful?

Why is it that Cleopatra is considered by some to be one of the most seductive and beautiful women in all history? The Cleopatra of history was actually Cleopatra VII who was born in Alexandria, Egypt, in 69 BC. Her father, Ptolemy XII, was of Greek ancestry and was a cruel and unpopular ruler. He [...]

The lippy test

The lippy test

Surprisingly accurate! Take out your favourite lippy, girls and match it to the picture below to learn just how much your lipstick can tell about you! 1. Slant keeps close to original slant and tip shape Abides by the rules Great follower Doesn’t like too much attention A little self-conscious Somewhat reserved Likes a schedule [...]

Combination, normal and sensitive skin types

Everyone is different and has different skin types. Knowing what you are up against is often half the battle towards keeping your skin clear, fresh and young looking. NORMAL SKIN Normal skin is neither too oily nor too dry and it is unusual to find blemishes. Normal skin is generally firm and smooth with small [...]

The benefits of massage therapy are something you shouldn’t shrug off

The body responds immediately to stress with tensing of the muscles, shallow rapid breathing, increased adrenalin, and elevated heart rate and blood pressure. Massage helps eliminate the accumulative negative effects of stress. Muscles relax under massage while friction stimulates the surrounding soft tissues. Soft tissues include the muscles, ligaments, tendons and other forms of connective [...]

Cleanse your face

Cleanse your face

The most important advice you can have is always, always remove your make up before you go to bed. Wash your face twice daily – morning and night, this will help promote healthy skin. When cleansing, try to avoid harsh cleansers. Keep things simple, and often cheaper, try usinga plain old ivory soap. Other good [...]

Skincare for your face

The skin on your face is the most exposed to the elements of any part of your body. Delicate facial skin bears the brunt of environmental battering from the sun, wind and pollution. Using harsh soaps will further strip away natural oils that would normally protect your skin. Keeping your skin healthy and well protected [...]