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Oily skin – what can you do about it?

Oily skin is due to the oil produced by the sebaceous glands. These glands are larger and most active around the nose area of the face. This is why people experience the most problems in this area. The neck, chest and back are also areas where sebaceous glands are most heavily concentrated so it is [...]

Clean hands and nails make the impression

Clean hands and nails make the impression

When you shake hands with a new client( or friend) or an old one, they will notice your hands and nails. So taking the time to treat them well will improve their condition and help you project a healthy selfworth. Firstly, always wash your hands after going to the bathroom, and I don’t mean let [...]

Toners and lotions

You don’t need to rely on the cosmetic industry to supply your toners and lotions – after all, your grandmother and great grandmother certainly didn’t need to. A toner is particularly good for oily skin. The gentle astringents remove all excess oil and dirt which can often be missed in cleansing. Other lotions can smooth [...]

The secrets of sleep

The secrets of sleep

What do our dreams mean? There can’t be many of us who haven’t wondered at some time what their dreams have meant. Dreams are your minds way of analyzing the things that have happened to you during your day. One dream can represent many different events at one time, meaning a dream can be about [...]

The biggest secret

Come on now, admit it, how often have you looked at a successful person and wondered how they made it, what is their secret? Well, the answer is really very simple, successful people have… …high self-esteem. A successful person believes in their abilities. They are motivated, they have vision, goals and ambition and they know [...]

What is your skin type?

It is quite easy to determine your skin type and once you have learnt how, it will be easy to decide what moisturiser, cosmetics and cleansers you need to buy. Wash your face with a skin cleanser, then rinse and pat dry, wait an hour. Does your skin feel “tight”? Next, press a separate piece [...]

How to straighten your hair

So you have curly hair and think it is time for a change? Here’s how you can do it…. Wash and condition hair. Blot dry. Hair should be almost dry when you begin. Gather up hair into several sections and secure or clip hair on top of your head. You will be drying the bottom [...]

All about dry skin

When your skin is dry, it will feel tight, rough and be dull in appearance. Dry skin occurs when there is a lack of keratin which helps keep skin soft and supple. Keratin needs water to keep it pliable and healthy and when there is not enough water the keratin crumbles which then causes the [...]

Ten tips for a sound sleep

We’ve all experienced sleepless nights at some point in our lives, some of us more frequently than others. It is perhaps one of the most frustrating conditions inflicted on normally healthy human beings – staring at the ceiling and Knowing that you have to get up in x hours and x minutes and that you [...]

Beauty tips from our realwomen

From the number of beauty tips we have received over the years from our members, it’s clear that you don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars trying to achieve the movie star look. Here we’ve gathered together all the tips you have sent us, using ingredients found in every kitchen cupboard which we are told [...]