Why Is Washing Hair Bad for You?

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Washing your hair everyday is something we all love to do, the glossy locks and fresh scent have us feeling like Goldilocks. It’s not so good for your hair however, so washing it as little as possible is your best bet for the lushest of locks.   Shampoos, especially those that include sulfates, strip the […]

Why Oats Are a Superfood

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Oats have always been a personal favourite – I’ll never forget those golden, syrupy flapjacks mum used to bake as a child. Turns out, this wonderful ingredient is in fact a superfood. Here’s why you incorporate oats into your diet.   They’re 100% wholegrain and contain an abundance of protein. Protein is absolutely vital in […]

What Is A Konjac Sponge?

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Konjac sponges have been hitting the high streets recently so it only feels right to sing its praises in a little blog post for you all.   Konjac sponges are entirely natural, originating from a potato-like plant in Asia that grows wild at high altitudes. In fact, the Japanese have used konjac sponges as a […]

5 Skincare Myths – True or False?

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Ok, ok, the truth is, we’re probably all a little confused when it comes to what we can and can’t put on our skin. We are being told left, right and centre what to do if we want glowing skin, yet a lot of the information we’re being told is contradictory of the ‘hack’ we […]

Beauty Trend: Charcoal Facemask + Recipe

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Charcoal face masks have lingered around on the beauty scene for a while now. First, we were presented with the hilarious yet awfully painful looking videos of beauty bloggers peeling their charcoal face masks off. We all laughed and then we all thought “I am never doing one of those!”   Turns out, charcoal face […]

Cosmetology In: Renaissance Era

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Welcome back to our Cosmetology In series where this week we will be looking at the beauty trends during the Renaissance era.   The Renaissance era was a cultural movement which began in Florence, Italy, and dealt with the idolization of the art and literature from ancient civilizations, namely Greece and Rome. The general image […]

Why Is Toner So Important?

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Using a toner seems like a luxury in-between stage of your skincare routine that you don’t necessarily need to abide by unless you’re a skincare junkie.   In fact, toning after cleansing and before moisturising can be the difference between ok skin and amazing skin. Here are some of the benefits of toning your skin […]

The Pros and Cons of the Sun

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The weather is starting to warm up in the UK and we’re all getting a little excited  – the sun only has to make a whirlwind appearance and the whole country is celebrating with a BBQ in the garden whilst tanning under the mildly warm sun.   Whilst everyone enjoys sunshine, it’s particularly important this […]

Menopause: The Affects It’s Having on Your Skin

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Menopause is a process that freaks all women out, a word you try to avoid talking about but a change every single woman is inevitably going to go through. It’s a complicated bodily process, but the only comfort in it, is all middle-aged women are in the same boat!   Unfortunately, menopause affects your body […]