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It starts with procrastination. I’ve been tinkering around the edge with an idea to write a blog and create a website for a while. First in 2008 then later in 2010, but my plans were shuttled off into a slightly different direction, still with a blog about beauty at the heart of it. Beauty and […]
#1 Getting the basics right. Everyday! Like almost everything in life worth having, beautiful skin is going to take some commitment on your part, even if you already have skin that you’re happy with, committing to beautiful skin is like going to the gym or commencing on a healthy, life-changing diet, but in some cases, […]
Quitting sugar? Cold turkey or just cutting back a little? For me, cutting back on sugar began on April 10th 2012, and as my sister likes to remind me, it was the Easter Weekend. What great timing, what a great way to prove my resolve. You may think giving up sugar at a time when […]
I love Marilyn Monroe. I always have, vulnerable, radiantly beautiful and intelligent. She craved love, and yet it eluded her, but despite this, there is something Marilyn can indeed say to us about love. Let me share with you an idea for a love story. I was transfixed. The young woman whose voice channelled across […]
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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’d think, not a compliment at all, more of a comment. But really, I love this kind of backhanded compliment or perhaps it’s just me finding the […]
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, […]