Category: Health & Lifestyle

Home hair colour 101

August 22, 2015 - 3 min read

Before Dying If you are going to dye your own hair, speaking to a colour professional is highly recommended. Extremely dry or pre-coloured hair may change how dye molecules react, so ensure you know what you are doing before applying colour to your locks. Here is how to select the right dye for your hair […]

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Hearing Awareness Week

August 21, 2015 - 2 min read

Hearing loss and everyday life Although hearing impediments are common—with one in six Australians suffering from a hearing impairment, deafness or ear disorder—some of us are unaware of the not-so-physical effects. After reading through some real-life experiences posted on the Deafness Forum of Australia, it becomes quite apparent that hearing loss impacts heavily on the […]

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Your guide to concealer

August 20, 2015 - 3 min read

Liquid Concealer Suitable skin types: normal, combination, oily, sensitive, and blemish-prone A liquid concealer is extremely versatile, perfect for covering blemishes and using on wrinkled areas, as it won’t cake up and is unlikely to cause breakouts. The coverage is buildable and you can find a liquid concealer in any finish to suit your skin […]

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The perks of being an early riser

August 20, 2015 - 3 min read

The benefits of waking up earlier Better grades In a 2008 Texas University study, it was found that students who identified themselves as “morning people” averaged a full point higher on their GPA’s than those who were “night owls”. That could make the difference between a credit and a distinction! Increased productivity Whether with your […]

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Fall in love with these bridal hairstyles

August 19, 2015 - 3 min read

Before you start planning your perfect hairstyle, there are some important aspects you need to consider: – Make sure the style you choose resembles your personality—after all, no body wants to walk down the aisle, only to surprise the guests for the wrong reasons. – Your hairstyle should complement the theme of your wedding, whether you match it to your bridal […]

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The benefits of yoga

August 18, 2015 - 3 min read

#1 Perfecting your posture Many people who spend a lot of their time in an office will know back pain all too well. Sitting down for long periods of time can be quite detrimental to your health, leading to more severe issues. Practising yoga will help your joints get their full range of motion, especially […]

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How to extend your makeup's shelf life

August 17, 2015 - 3 min read

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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DIY natural deodorant

August 16, 2015 - 3 min read

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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Easy ways to get your 5-a-day

August 15, 2015 - 3 min read

Meals It’s an obvious one, but thinking closely about what meals you’re going to consume, makes it easier to plan your 5-a-day. Whether you opt for a handful of strawberries in your morning cereal, a moorish vegetable stir-fry for lunch, or a delicious fruit salad for dessert, planning to incorporate a bit of fruit and veg into every […]

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Cardio vs. strength—what's right for you?

August 15, 2015 - 3 min read

We’ve broken down exercise into 3 main groups. Discovering what you want to get out of your routine, as well as assessing your daily lifestyle will help paint a clearer picture for the fitness path you could run down. Aerobic exercise Commonly referred to as cardiovascular exercise, or ‘cardio’, aerobic exercise includes running, cycling, playing […]

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