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May 23, 2018

I’m sure you’ve heard that we should start sooner rather than later when it comes to anti-ageing products. But how soon is too soon?

Using anti-ageing moisturisers too soon can actually cause breakouts if you’re in your twenties. This is because they contain oils that older skin needs, but which younger skin still produces. Adding more of these essential oils onto your skin causes an excess, which leads to clogged pores and… you guessed it! Breakouts.

So here’s a list of everything you need to be doing and most importantly: when! At each stage, remember you’ll want to continue doing everything you’ve done before (taking your makeup off properly at night is never not important!) and Vi...

May 16, 2018

Face Wipes are super convenient. You can hop into bed, run a wipe over your face and voila!

Make-up is gone. Right?

Well… not quite.

Makeup wipes are actually pretty bad for your skin. And when we say pretty bad, we mean terrible.

One of the main reasons for this is because they don’t actually take off all your make-up. Sure they give the impression of it, after all, you can see the orangey-black smudges of your foundation and eyeliner right there on the wipe! But they don’t work deep into the pores and stop the makeup from clogging them. Often because we’ve used a wipe we won’t then go and wash our faces with a gentle cleanser, and herein lies the problem.

It’s as good as us leaving a...

May 9, 2018

Massages are a great relaxation tool, and many of us will have had a massage at some point. But massages tend to be seen as ‘one-off treats’ and are rarely incorporated into most people’s health and wellbeing regimes.

Sure, we might go to the gym, or try and drink enough water, but what about giving our muscles some regular me-time, too?

What do massages do for my body?

Massages can provide you with a lot of health benefits. Not only do they improve blood circulation and lymphatic circulation, but they also calm the nervous system and relieve muscle pain. Massages can also be used to treat conditions such as arthritis, sciatica and muscle spasms.

You build muscle tension over time, so...

May 2, 2018

First impressions matter more than we might think, and one of the first thing that we notice about other people (apart from their shoes) is often their hands. This is because they’ll go in for a handshake, or perhaps offer a business card.

As a woman shaking hands with another woman, you’re also likely to notice her nails. And like it or not, we start to form an idea of someone based from all these tiny cues. For example, have you ever seen a woman with letterbox red nails and thought, wow, she must be super confident?

Nails can say a lot about a person, so what do your nails say about you?

Nude

These are the classic, clean and always appropriate. Nowadays we’ve also incorporated beige,...

April 24, 2018

Having good skin is something we all want, or (the lucky ones!) already have.

But how do we get that dewy, glowing look without using highlighter?

Your skin is an organ

Your skin is an organ, the largest organ in your body, in fact. And just like your overall health, your skin can be healthy or unhealthy, nourished or malnourished.

Our skin ages as our supply of Vitamin A, collagen & elastin depletes. It also gets exposed to sunlight and harsh weather conditions and so it changes as we age.

But there are steps we can put in place that help our skin keep its natural elasticity and help us have healthy, glowing skin regardless of how old we are.

1. Making sure your skin is hydrated

Our skin...

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