Skin fasting: How to give your skin the night off

You've all heard of fasting for your health or for weight loss but what about fasting for your skin? People do fasts to help their bodies expel toxins and rest their digestive system. What if you could do something similar for your skin? I first came across skin fasting when I did some research on … Continue reading Skin fasting: How to give your skin the night off

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The Do’s and Don’ts after a facial

I haven't been for a facial in ages but I need one. I really do. It's wonderful to have a professional massage, cleanse and treat your skin until it glows. That glow can last for days if you listen to your aesthetician's recommendations and avoid some of the silly mistakes that can irritate your skin. … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts after a facial

Have you inspected your face lately? Part One: How to check in with your skin

When was the last time you took a good look at your skin without any product on it? In all its natural glory, in natural light? The horror! Have you touched it? Squeezed it? Poked it with a finger? A clean finger mind! Well, that took a weird turn... How are you supposed to know … Continue reading Have you inspected your face lately? Part One: How to check in with your skin

Japanese Beauty Secrets – 6 traditional japanese beauty treatments that you can try at home

Japanese women are known for their gorgeous skin and hair. We all think of Geisha with their painted faces and beautiful kimono but the average Japanese woman has her own rituals and secrets for beautiful skin passed down from her mother and grandmother. K-beauty has been a thing for a while now but the latest … Continue reading Japanese Beauty Secrets – 6 traditional japanese beauty treatments that you can try at home

Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!

I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!