My succinct article on sun protection and selecting the correct sunglasses sparked a number of requests for an article on UV (ultra violet) and why sunscreen is an absolute necessity. So by popular demand and research I hope that this article will enlighten and encourage you to be safe out in the sun.
A fruity scent to match the mesmerising liquid, Essie Apricot Oil has become part of my weekly nail care regimen for quite a few months now.
I’m not really a cuticle moisturiser fanatic, mostly because I never really felt the need to moisturise my cuticles, but when I saw this attractive neon liquid in it’s recognisable Essie nailpolish bottle across the beauty department store, it was love at first sight.
Essie Apricot Oil contains a nourishing medley of Cotton Seed oil, Sweet Almond oil, Soybean Oil and Sunflower Seed oil.
Oh, the shame!
I have been on the hunt for a really good activated charcoal mask and may have found an ideal one. Formulated to unblock clogged pores, Activated Charcoal peel-off mask by Allura, gently peels away black heads and dirt. Ideal for combination and oily skin, the mask can contribute to healthier and more youthful looking skin.
Endorsed by beauty without cruelty and enriched with Bio-Active Rooibos, African Extracts Rooibos products have rapidly become a firm favourite in my skin care beauty regime. You may want to wet your appetite about this amazing South African brand with my review of African Extracts Rooibos Rejuvenating Eye Cream, here, which is just the tip of the iceberg.
So some of you may have noticed the eerie silence on the blog. There are quite a few reasons and words which may be used to describe the silence, which include retrenchment, jobloss, influenza, life changing decisions etc. However, as much as I would therapeutically like to write a post on these somewhat depressing life altercations, I shall not bore you with such a tedious post.
Instead, bearing these words in mind, especially life changing decisions, I will tell you that I have decided to sell my house in Cape Town and start over in another province.
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.
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…