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You can transform your skin just by eating the right foods

July 26, 2017

Surely the best food for your skin is just food, right … fresh food? Yes, says naturopath Lisa Guy, but some foods have special magic powers that transform your skin from blotchy and flawed to beautiful and flawless. Someone who knows that is Cameron Diaz, who went from fast-food junkie with acne to clear-skinned advocate […]

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Your skin will probably look youthful for longer

July 26, 2017

Teenagers cursed with acne may have the last laugh over their peers with perfect skin, new research suggests. Their cells have a built-in protection against ageing that is likely to make them look better in later life, a study has found. Experts had already noted that signs of ageing such as wrinkles and thinning skin […]

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Do you really need to use toner?

July 26, 2017

For as long as I can remember, the debate for and against toner has raged. I am a non-toner person myself as the mere thought of adding any extra steps to my pared-down, three-step, skin care routine of double cleansing, serum and moisturiser with SPF50 for day, plus night cream in the evening, is enough […]

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Yes, there is a right way to wash your hair

July 26, 2017

Washing your hair should be as basic as slipping on your favourite blue jeans. After all, the process would seem rote at this point. But if the clients at Christophe Robin’s Paris salon are any indication, there is plenty of confusion.”That’s my most asked question at the salon now: ‘How do I wash my hair?’” […]

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How to update your hair for spring

July 26, 2017

To avoid hair colouring disasters there are a few simple things to keep in mind. First and foremost, choose a hair stylist with a keen eye for colour and up to date with the latest techniques; this is a definite must. From there… Hair contouring. Identifying your face shape with the help of your stylist and […]

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For women, the buzz cut will always be more than just a hairdo

July 26, 2017

Derksen had wanted to shave her head for years but refrained out of fear of how her “conservative” family would react. Then, late one night last summer during a tense trip home, she finally gave in to the impulse, cutting off her hair in her parents’ bathroom and using a Bic razor to finish the […]

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How to cut your own fringe

July 26, 2017

The Gloss recently ran an excellent article on how to cut your own ‘bangs’ (which, by the way, is a word I wish would catch on – so dramatic). If you love Zooey Deschanel consider it required beauty reading. One of the most annoying things about having a fringe is the constant upkeep to keep […]

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Why lip crayons are the ultimate mutitasker

July 26, 2017

Those fabulous chunky lip crayons, AKA chubby sticks, are one of my beauty obsessions and at current count I own about 30 of them. I just can’t get enough. Clinique, who launched their version in 2011, cleverly own the name that has become the generic term. According to Clinique HQ, Chubby Sticks comprise around 40 […]

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