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CHANEL LES AUTOMNALES – FALL 2015 COLLECTION

The French luxury brand has unveiled its Fall 2015 makeup collection inspired by earthy, natural colors of the autumn season.  Here is everything you need to know about ‘Les Automnales’ collection     LES 5 OMBRES DE CHANEL This five-shadow Entrelacs palette is limited edition and features lovely nude shadows from light to deep, satiny to matte. Pretty compact and easy to carry around.               LES 4 OMBRES  With two medium tones to colour and contour this new LES 4 OMBRES has a vibrant, pigment-rich formula inspired by threads of Chanel tweed.    …

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Beauty Edit: Best Mineral Sunscreens

Choosing the correct SPF for your skin type can often be confusing, and even overwhelming. Here at Blix, we love everything natural, organic and chemical free. So we researched, tested and picked the best natural sunscreens for you to stay protected from head to toe while bathing in the sun. From water resistant sports creams to sensitive skin solutions, we have rounded up the best sun protection to help you get through summer healthy and sunburn-free. Click here to see our guide to mineral sunscreens.

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A guide to mineral sunscreens

Tanning season is upon us, and while we all know how important it is to protect skin from the sun’s harmful rays we often forget to apply the sunscreen when we go out. It should be part of the daily routine,  even in those cloudy summer days as it protects the skin from both UVA and UVB rays. Many foundations include sun protection, but it’s always best to use a separate sunscreen or moisturiser with SPF.  We advice you to opt for SPF 30, as it blocks about 96% of the sun’s rays. Classic vs Mineral Sunscreens: what is the…

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Best Foods for Gorgeous Skin

What’s a secret for healthy and glowing skin? It’s not in the expensive makeup products. It’s in your diet. Certain foods have a power to keep your skin supple and smooth, and help to prevent acne and age related damage. Fish and seafood Red varieties of fish – sardines, mackerel, herring , tuna, mussels and oysters – are rich source of vitamin D and A , omega- 3 fatty acids and zinc.These products are more effective than moisturizers because they help form a protective barrier ,which helps to prevent the appearance of acne and soothe inflammation. Try it grilled, baked…

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Beach Inspired Nails

Summer is always a good excuse to grab the blindingly bright polishes and make a statement with your nails!  The sun, the waves, the palm trees— why not bring along some of that beach spirit closer to you by recreating this lively and colourful art. Seashells, starfish, seahorses are all part of the beach inspired themes, as well as anchor signs. And of course, don’t forget about those palm trees and sunsets!                                              All photos are via Pinterest  …

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Eye skincare. Simple rules.

The skin around your eyes requires special care at any age.  And the sooner you think about it, the more beautiful your eyes will shine in years to come. Beauticians recommend to start your eye care in your twenties. Why start so early? First of all, it is the most delicate and sensitive skin in your body which is already a risk factor. Secondly, there’s no muscle or fat underneath this skin to support it. Third,  all of our problems and unhealthy lifestyle gets instantly reflected here: tiredness, poor nutrition, diseases of internal organs, sleepless nights, neuroses and psychoses turn into…

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How to: apply eyeliner

Eyes are the mirror of the soul and your business card. Therefore, they require special attention and care. Whether it’s for office or party, eyeliner will help to emphasize your beautiful eyes and hide all the flaws. However, most of us twenty something women still don’t know how to perfect the basics.  If you’re still unsure about how to apply eyeliner then this article will give the right advice for you.  Eyeliner can define the shape of your eyes yet it can change the shape of your eyes. If this is your first time using eyeliner then we recommend you…

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