Aloe Vera is well known as a treatment for sunburn but it can also be used to treat eczema, dandruff and even acne. Aloe is now found in many drugstore products including moisturisers for sensitive skin, shampoos for dandruff and many anti-aging products. You can keep it in a pot in your house and snip little … Continue reading The beauty benefits of Aloe Vera – A natural treatment for sunburn, acne, pigmentation and much more
What is hyperpigmentation? Hyperpigmentation happens when the body produces too much melanin in the skin due to hormonal, inflammatory or external factors like sun exposure. It presents itself as darker patches on the skin of the face, arms, hands and chest. Mostly areas exposed to frequent sunlight. Melanin is our natural sunscreen. It is the … Continue reading Hyperpigmentation: How to get rid of dark patches, sun damage or acne scarring naturally
We take water for granted. So much so that we don't drink it. Only two out of five people drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. Our brains and blood are mostly water, we need water to regulate our body temperature and even to breathe! We all know what it's like to be … Continue reading Water for your health and Beauty: Why you really need it
A few drinks after work turned into a night out and it's only Wednesday! You've had a few drinks too many and you have to wake up and drag yourself to work. How do you get through the day looking bright eyed and bushy tailed while everyone else looks like death? Step one: Start drinking … Continue reading SO! You have the world’s worst hangover? How to survive a day at work!
Do you want that post-facial glow? Facial massage should be part of every skincare routine but most of us don't do it! Applying pressure to the skin improves circulation and brings wonderful anti-ageing oxygen to the facial tissues. You face is full of tiny muscles and nerve endings that benefit from regular stimulation. If you regularly … Continue reading How to do a facial massage in 10 Easy Steps
I have cellulite...dimples, hail damage, orange peel...Pick your euphemism. Most women have it. There are several causes including weight gain, hormonal changes, bad diet and plain old genetics. Cellulite occurs when collagen fibrils stiffen and wrap themselves around fat cells. This seals in fat and toxins which is why we get the "orange peel" or … Continue reading How to treat cellulite naturally – You can improve the appearance of cellulite without expensive treatments!
Both French and Korean women take great care of their skin. Get the basics right and your makeup will always look great. French women want to look like they barely put any effort in at all and in Korean culture flawless, even skin is a must. The French use as little makeup as possible for a natural "undone" look where-as the Korean approach is a little more "sculpted".