Sun Protection : Selecting the Correct Sunglasses

When selecting a pair of sunglasses, what do you normally look for? Shape, size, frame, lens colour? How many of us actually seek out the correct lens? I’m talking about sunglasses chosen to protect your eyes from the dangers of the sun.

The right pair of sunglasses will not only protect your eyes from the damaging UV radiation, but essentially protect the skin around your eyes as well – remember that the skin around your eyes is the most delicate and most susceptible to damage and ageing.

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The Magic of Activated Charcoal and Garnier Pure Active Intensive 3 in 1 Anti-Blackhead {Beauty Review}

The first time I heard about activated charcoal for the skin a few years back, my immediate absent minded image resembled plastering my face with hot coal from the braai/barbeque. This embarrassing barbaric misconception was quickly put to shame once I actually discovered the wonder skincare ingredient that is activated charcoal. The skincare brand market has burst into serenade with activated charcoal products and I’m sure you want to know just a little bit about this ingredient. So…

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Vichy Pro EVEN Night {Beauty Review}

Out damned spot! Out I say.

I cannot begin to explain the countless amount of times I have recited these reknowned words of Shakespeare’s Lady Macbeth while combating many a dark spot caused by the ocassional breakout.

Almost, as if by second nature, I have an affinity toward products which aim to assist in the continuing battle against dark spots and uneven skin tone. I found somewhat of an allie in ProEVEN Night by Vichy.

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Take a Bao MOMO BAOHAUS {Food review}

Freshly steamed, soft, airy and light bao filled with some of the most mouthwatering and tantalizing bao fillings I have ever tasted-Momo’s Baohaus menu items are a clever treasure.   Not only are they a sensation on the palette, moreover, each dish which I have tried, encompasses a unique, tasty combination of flavours, texture and presentation.

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Elixir of youth? Could it be?  Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate {Beauty Sample Review}

An innovative formula for all age groups, all skin types and all ethnicities, Lancome Advanced Genifique Youth Activating Concentrate boasts that it takes action against the ten key signs of ageing to maintain youth, namely; 

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African Extracts Rooibos Rejuvenating Eye Cream {Beauty Review}

Since my late 20’s and having very recently surpassed them, I have purchased, tried and tested a number of eye creams from various local and international brands.   It is an absolute mission to find one which actually produces effective results without sitting behind a promotional ruse or hefty price, claiming to do the trick.  

See the thing is, eye cream selection is not really dependent on skin type (i.e. oily, combination, dry or normal) nor is it as easy as selecting a daily moisturiser or cleanser.  Confused ?  Don’t be.  There are certain helpful guidelines found here to assist you in selecting an eye cream ideal for your concerns.

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Beauty Basics : Guidelines on choosing an Eye Cream

The reality of aging gracefully is that the skin around your eye area remains to be vulnerable to the first signs of ageing and environmental damage.  This is understandably so since the skin in this region is extremely delicate, thin and evidently susceptible to damage.

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