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When things start to change. Now, this is an article about your skin care dilemma’s but first, let me begin with a story. When I was in my mid forties I started to notice a change in my body shape. I was beginning to gain weight around the midsection of my body. In my opinion this […]
Sun protection, no matter where you live. So, you either live in the southern hemisphere like me, or you live way over there in the Northern Hemisphere, in which case, summer for you is wrapping up and you’re on your way to the cooler winter months. You can put your sunscreen away. Woah! Hold up […]
A career in beauty. I began my career as a beauty therapist, which covers everything related to beauty. Facials, painting nails, plucking eyebrows, extending lashes or waxing away the hirsute needs of clients are just a few of the services you can expect. I realised very early in my education; a career in beauty was […]
The more things change, the more they stay the same. Or is it the more time passes, the more things stay the same? Yesterday, while thinking about what I’d write about today, my mind was cast back to a friend who I hadn’t seen for years, I literally bumped in to, so out of the blue, it […]
You know that saying. Out of the mouths of babes? Quite a few years ago.. around the age of 40, I was given a compliment that at first you would think, not really a compliment at all, more of a comment. But really, I love this kind of backhanded compliment or perhaps it’s just me […]
No need to miss out on the sweeter things in life, is there? Satisfy your secret sweet tooth with these four sugar-free recipes. If you have been following this website for a while, you may know that I live a sugar-free life and have done so for the last two years. Most of the time, […]
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Christmas cheer all the way through to the new year? Ah, Christmas, time with friends, loved ones and distant relatives. A time of giving, of gratitude, and would it be Christmas without a family argument? Personally, I’ve always loved Christmas and I truly treasure all the traditions my own family have created over the years. But […]
Can you have your cake and eat it too? I don’t eat sugar, in fact I have not eaten any significant quantities of sugar for nearly 3 years. I never really ate that much sugar anyway, but it seemed like a good way to improve my health and as I often say, it takes the everyday sweet […]
More than skin deep. I write a lot about how to take care of your skin. I’m absolutely evangelical about wearing a good sunscreen. If you don’t believe me you better read this. I get frustrated at the amount of skincare that is available that doesn’t stack up from a scientific point of view. Beauty […]
The musings of a madwoman. Just like the mad musings of Lady Macbeth once they appear those damned brown spots of pigmentation can be quite the curse. You may think with despair in your heart that what has been done from a lifetime in the sun cannot be undone. But all is not lost. The […]
Is it just me or is it my hormones? There is a well known belief that admitting you have a problem is the first and biggest step to conquering the problem. This is a belief usually applied to problems with addiction. Another way of looking at this idea is that once you admit to a […]
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