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For the love of all things sweet. Why give up sugar? Sometimes it’s hard to reconcile with the idea that something you love is nothing more than an addiction. Why is it that those things we enjoy become addictive? Is it just that we lack self-control or when it comes to something as sweet and […]
A little light relief. Madonna recently posted an image on Instagram bathing her face in a comforting blue light. I stared at the picture, daydreaming about what it would be like to have my very own blue light device. I imagined Madge strolling down to a purpose-built wing of her home where all manner of […]
Gelatin. The overnight sensation. What’s a family get-together without a big bowl of Jelly trifle? But have you ever thought of jelly as a health food? No? A superfood? Are you kidding? Reduce wrinkles? Really? They say it takes 20 years to make an overnight success. When it comes to Gelatin, you could say even […]
The path to flawless skin. Indeed it’s a rocky one—a journey to a destination you may never reach. You, your skin, ever-changing, influenced by so many factors. Time, the sun, your diet, the bad habits you refuse to give up or the good ones you wished you’d taken on so much earlier. Of course, this […]
No guilt here. Okay, so it’s hard not to stumble over the meaning behind Easter and get completely lost in mass consumerism. Is it me or does each year seem that ‘we the people’ are seduced and manipulated to dizzying heights of chocolate ecstasy and a huge sugar rush that’s going to take weeks to […]
We all want glowing skin. It’s probably the one thing we notice, long before lines and wrinkles appear or other visible signs of ageing like hyperpigmentation. It’s the loss of luminosity in the skin—your skins youthful glow. A dull, lacklustre kind of appearance becomes your new normal. Makeup doesn’t look as good as it once […]
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The perfect skincare routine. You might think putting together the perfect skincare routine is fraught with complexity? Or perhaps you’re a beauty maven and curate your own bathroom cabinet essentials. Or it’s all just trial and error which may lead you to ask questions and find you trawling the internet or even the supermarket aisle […]
The promise we rarely keep. You made a promise to yourself, maybe more than one. Inches to lose, bad habits to break, better ones to form. How’s it all going? Or, like many of us, did you give up? I know, we rarely stick to our resolve. In fact, we almost expect to fail, after […]
100 years young. Olivia de Havilland, one of the last Hollywood actress from the golden era of the motion picture in America. The 30’s 40′ and 50’s. Born on July 1st, 1916 in Tokyo, Japan to English parents Lilian and Walter de Havilland. In 1917 Olivia’s mother persuaded her husband to move back to England. But […]
Rose Hip Oil. I’ve been looking at the ingredient rosehip oil. For me, this oil conjures memories of childhood. It was one of those remedies my mother would spoon out regularly to ward off colds and other such ailments. I think it may have worked, as I was rarely sick. But can it be as useful for […]
Suddenly, you have winter skin. Almost overnight your skin goes from seemingly fine to well, sensitive, dry, parched, and just terrible. Your makeup exacerbates the problem. Your skin feels tight and looks red and blotchy. Okay, you expect this to happen. It happens every winter. The usual winter chill wreaks havoc with your sensitive, dry skin. […]
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