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Sensitive Skin? Oh hey there. You with the sensitive skin. Do we need to talk? It’s a topic where I‘ve tried to bite my lip, but for me, biting my lip? Difficult. The words just tumble out. I’m as diplomatic as I can be, but still, the words just blurt on out. It’s not that I […]
Giving up Sugar? It’s not just about the white stuff. When I quit sugar, even though I read much about the subject, it was the voice in my head and my heart that I chose to listen to and it was telling me it was time to quit a few things, including giving up sugar. You would think it an […]
Will it ever end? Ever wonder why even in your forties you’re still suffering from oiliness, blackheads, clogging and in some cases pimples and breakouts. Or perhaps it’s happening to someone you know? It all seems a bit unfair. It’s even got a name—Adult Acne. Perhaps you thought to reach your forties was going to […]
When does the first wrinkle show up? There’s something about turning 40. From my own personal experience, the thought of it, was far worse than the actual ‘being 40’. Although for the first month or so it was really hard to let those words pass my lips. I’m 40. Even worse when it feels like everyone […]
Another year, another wrinkle. Last years birthday pics troubled you. Of course, you’re confident, assured and yet, seeing those changes is unsettling. It’s subtle but you can’t deny your beginning to notice a change in your appearance. Those lines around your mouth? When did they appear? And, as if out of nowhere, you seem to have […]
Once upon a time, way back in the day. Well okay, not that long ago, but a few years ago, I was sharing a house with a friend, when on a typical single girl evening, my flatmate exclaimed that she was in desperate need of chocolate and, as I was venturing out, would I mind […]
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A quick fix solution for wrinkles? We all know the saying. If it sounds too good to be true, it must be too good to be true. Right? When it comes to quick fixes, I’m always just a little sceptical. Never one to believe anything in life can be fixed in an instant unless of […]
Diary of an orthorexic. This is a story about balance. A story about pushing through all the noise, advice and good intentions and listening to what you and your body needs. But first a story about Orthorexia: Which, if you look up this word, is defined as an extreme or excessive preoccupation with avoiding foods perceived […]
A juice revolution is born. It was late, getting close to midnight on a Sunday night. Time to settle in for a night of restful slumber. But, night owl that I am. I’ll just watch a little bit of television before I drift off.. or so I thought. But, I couldn’t switch off. I was compelled. Here was […]
Some of us just seem to age better than others. Why is it that some of us with the passing of time just get, well, old, while others manage to keep a youthfulness that belies their chronological age? I’m not talking about how many lines begin to trace the face, no, it’s the demeanour, the posture, the way […]
Dismantling old beliefs. Over my many years working in the beauty industry I have heard my fair share of beauty myths and misconceptions or just plain old media hype. Strangely, it takes a long time for a myth to be busted (if ever). Sometimes we just want to believe they’re true and even when all the evidence […]
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