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The Skin-ny On Problem Skin You May Be Ignoring

In the quest to rid yourself of problem skin, there are a few areas you probably focus on. Your face is the most obvious. Redness, dryness, discomfort and acne – they can all combine to make you feel uncomfortable. If your facial skin is not feeling the best, it can also have an impact on your mental health too. It’s not vain to be concerned about what others see when they look at you, and there’s no area more prominent than your face. The areas prone to dry patches, such as the elbows, ankle joints and knees. Given their propensity…

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The Countdown To Wedding Season Is On! The Best Tips For Beautiful Brides To Be
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The Countdown To Wedding Season Is On! The Best Tips For Beautiful Brides To Be

Are you getting married in 2017? If so, you’re probably swamped by lists and putting your energy into organizing the best day of your life. You’re probably also thinking about what you’re going to look like on the day, and how you want to feel when everyone turns around and sees you walking down the aisle in your dream dress. Every bride wants to feel incredible on their big day. If you’re counting down the days until you say ‘I do’, it’s time to start prepping. Here are some of the best tips for beautiful brides. Start prepping your skin…

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What Does A Gal Need To Do To Prepare For An Extended Trip
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Beauty 101: What Does A Gal Need To Do To Prepare For An Extended Trip?

So, you’ve finally done it – you’ve booked that trip of a lifetime you’ve been dreaming about for years. Congratulations on being brave enough to take the leap and do what makes you happy! Far too many of us sit back and let our dreams slip away, only to regret it later in life. Traveling is such an enriching experience, especially when you’re traveling for an extended period. Of course, with this type of trip comes the need for a lot of planning and organisation. One area that a lot of travelers tend to forget about is beauty and what…

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Best Highlighters

Highlighter is one of the worst kept beauty secrets. If you want to fake a healthy glow, it’s not really bronzer you’re after — it’s highlighter. Available in powder, liquid, or cream forms, with or without shimmer, the amount of highlighters available are endless. However, not all highlighters are created equal. Just like foundation, not every highlighter is made for every skin tone. In this post, we’ve rounded up our favourite highlighters for different types of skin. Powder Highlighters Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick Compact – Nectar  – creates a soft, coral glow. It’s perfect for everyday fresh and gorgeous look, it also visually…

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We love these glow-giving face masks

February is a perfect time to invest in your beauty regime. And what better investment than a brightening, hydrating, deep-cleansing or detoxifying face mask to make your skin look healthy and glowing? These are our favourites. This luxurious rose-scented face mask from the luxury French skincare brand is enriched in anti-aging ingredients. Sisley face mask will dehydrate your skin to ensure its left visibly plump, smooth and rested.           Dry skin is NOT comfortable.  Suitable for all skin types and Enriched with Community Fair Trade Soya Oil from Brazil, this light and creamy slather of antioxidants from Body Shop will moisturize and…

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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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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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