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More beauty tips for hair, make-up and skincare, from the pros

In this blog I’ll be sharing more tips and tricks from the pros and general public, regarding hair, make-up and skincare. Make-up Colour will brighten the whites of your eyes.  You don’t have to put a lot of eyeshadow on during the day; even just some mascara and/or eye liner can define and “open up” […]

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Beauty tips to keep your body, hands and feet in tip-top condition; coming to you from the beauty pros

There are some beauty secrets every woman should know and, reading through old magazines, I came across a number of great tips, that I’ll share in 2 blog posts.  Here are the first tips for your body, hands and feet. Fabulous feet and hands Applying a thick layer of Vaseline or other moisturizing foot cream […]

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Discovering, reconnecting with and loving the real you

In the modern world it is, for some bizarre reason, more important to some to take care of their external bodies, but neglect their inner self.  However, as more and more people are becoming aware that our bodies function as a unit, more and more people realize that, in order to live a truly happy, […]

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Collagen: the secret to a firmer, younger-looking skin

Collagen is a long, fibrous, structural protein, that gives the skin its elasticity and strength.  It is an ingredient which you will find in many serums, masks, moisturisers and also in supplemental powders, capsules and liquids.  However, you can also find it in many foods (which I will mention a little bit later). Apart from […]

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Pedicures at home

Before you start, make sure you have all the tools you are going to need:  file, nail clipper, nail polish removal, pumice stone (for hard and/or dry skin on the heels), warm water, a towel, and of course, lovely salts / foot soak-oils and lotion. If you are wearing nail polish, first remove it (try […]

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Home-manicures

At the present moment, when many of us have to stay indoors, a manicure and/or pedicure is something that can be sorely missed by many of my lady-readers I’m sure!  Nothing makes you feel more fab than putting on your make-up, dressing beautifully and classy, and having your nails (and yes hair) done.  Apart from […]

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A few more nutritional-tips to help boost your immune system

Whether there is a virus, cold or flu going around, it is always important to boost your immune system and keep it strong.  Oftentimes, people get ill when seasons change.  This often happens because of sudden drops and spikes in temperature, or being in a cold environment (for example aircon), then going outside into the […]

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Stress

With everything that is going on at the moment, I thought to change gears, so to speak, and talk about stress. Most importantly; how to deal with it and keep yourself calm and healthy during times of stress.  Stress is “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.”  […]

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Natural antibiotics

I am sure all of us, at one point or another, were given antibiotics by our medical practitioner or pharmacist.  In this article I am not going to defend it, nor am I going to tell you not to use it.  Instead I am going to tell you, my readers, more about antibiotics that you […]

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Exercises / movements that’ll keep your circulation going whilst on a flight (and even at your desk)

I am sure we all stretch, stand up and walk around a bit when we’re on a long-haul flight; and even when we’re at the office, sitting for long hours a day.  Our bodies are not made to be / stay still all the time – movement is vital.  Not only to keep blood circulation […]

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