Category: General

August 17, 2015

How to extend your makeup's shelf life

Shelf life for all products The recommended shelf life for any beauty product can be found by locating the open jar symbol with a number, followed by the letter M, normally on the bottom of the product. This number is the use by date, and indicates the number of months you can safely use the […]

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August 16, 2015

DIY natural deodorant

Why you should make your own deodorant Have you seen the ingredients in your store-bought roll-on deodorant? Take a look at this: Aluminum: Linked to breast cancer Parabens: Linked to birth defects Propylene glycol: Can damage your central nervous system, liver and heart Phythalates: Also linked to birth defects Sweat blockers: We need to sweat […]

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August 15, 2015

How to ease the pain of high heels

Style You may love sky-high shoes with pencil thin heels, however you are almost guaranteed to have aching arches and blisters in no time. Take a look at current fashion and assess which current high heel trends may be less painful. Whether it is a block heel, wedge or a shorter heel, these styles will […]

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August 14, 2015

Tips for easy meal prep

Storage: Stock up on containers in various sizes, zip lock bags and water bottles to store every meal, snack and drink you plan to create. By having filtered water bottles ready to go, you will never have an excuse to avoid staying hydrated. Shopping: Before going grocery shopping, work out your meal plan (including exact […]

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August 13, 2015

How to create the perfect smoky-eye look

COLOURS A classic black and bronze smoky eye is perfect-less intense for the day and more intense for the evening. Playing with different shades will allow you to enhance your outfit or make your eyes pop. Try these shades for your eye colour: Brown eyes: Warm shades with golden flecks Blue eyes: Blue tones such […]

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August 12, 2015

Top 5 fashion hacks

You can’t predict when or how a fashion crisis will happen, but being armed with the right knowledge will ensure you are never left in a panic. Our top 5 fashion hacks will ensure you look your best at all times. 1. Racer-back tops and bra straps Never show unsightly bra straps again by altering […]

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August 11, 2015

Simple tips for personalising your wedding

From the engagement party through to the wedding reception, check out these fresh wedding ideas to suit any personality type! When all of the big arrangements have been taken care of, take a look at these Tablelands florists for those little, flowery details. The engagement party 1. Champagne towers are always a fun option, and also […]

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August 1, 2015

Authentic Thai green curry recipe

You don’t have to be chef or from Thailand to create a great-tasting traditional Thai dish! If you and the family are always going out, why not try cooking restaurant-style food yourself? For a taste of Thailand in the comfort of your own home, follow this easy-to-make Authentic Thai green curry recipe. Serves This recipe […]

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July 30, 2015

Look younger with these anti-aging habits

Healthy food, healthy life We’ve all heard the saying, you are what you eat. When it comes to your overall health, every cell in your body is impacted by the foods you eat; so it only makes sense to eat plenty of nutritious fruits and veggies if you want the best results for your body. […]

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July 26, 2015

An easy workout for when there's no time

Five moves in five minutes This routine is extremely easy—consisting of just 5 moves, you’ll be on your way to a more toned body in no time. Get ready to feel the burn! 1. Skier Swing: Grab a set of dumbbells that suit your strength and hold them by your side. Bend your knees slightly […]

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