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Diet And Acne, Are They Related?

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Diet And Acne, Are They Related?

While acne is often viewed as a miner ailment of adolescence, it can have serious psychological effects during critical periods of development. Hardly a life-threatening condition the embarrassment and discomfort it causes should not be underestimated. Sadly, the effects of acne aren’t limited to teenagers, middle aged adults are also forced to deal with breakouts right along with developing wrinkles…like really, how unfair!!! There are several studies to suggest that acne is an inflammatory condition. And that the biggest driver of this inflammation is food, specifically a diet high in sugar, dairy, gluten-rich grains and processed foods. So, what is...

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How To Incorporate K BEAUTY Into a South African Lifestyle

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How To Incorporate K BEAUTY Into a South African Lifestyle

It’s no secret that K-beauty is 10 years ahead in terms of ingredients, formulations and skincare trends. It’s also no secret that these products are becoming more widely available here in sunny South Africa. The question is just how to incorporate them into a South African lifestyle, where high doses of sunshine and a carefree attitude are the orders of the day.

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The A to Z Of K Beauty

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The A to Z Of K Beauty

To help you navigate the vibrant, fast-paced world of Korean beauty and skincare, we’ve created a short rundown of ingredients, products and trends. While K-beauty may seem complex, with more steps than you care to count, knowing some of the popular terms can make it a little easier to find your holy grail. Let’s get started.

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Know Your Skin Type?

Know Your Skin Type?

    You know how it goes, everyone is using “that brand”, “that product” and you feel you need to as well!   If you don't, you might just be missing out? Right, absolutely! For the very least, make sure you know your skin type, a product that works for a million people, does not necessarily mean it will work for you. Knowing your specific skin type is essential to your skincare routine.   It can be especially tricky to figure out your true skin type because it can change over time and can be affected by climate, hormones and...

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SPF Is Not Just For Sundayz!

SPF Is Not Just For Sundayz!

October 15, 2019  As a woman of colour and one growing up in the 80’s I don’t ever recall any hullabaloo about SPF…SPF on myself or anyone else for that matter! My earliest memory of my slight obsession with SPF can be traced back to my years in London. Walking the streets of Oxford circus, stepping into elaborate beauty stores aesthetically displayed with the most amazing array of skincare/bodycare and delicious fragrances. So, needless to say, it was on one of my trips to Oxford Circus that I found myself purchasing my very first tube of SPF. I can’t...

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