Category: Health & Lifestyle

Maintain your style in between trims!

August 5, 2015 - 3 min read

Use a colour depositing shampoo and conditioner If you opt for an all-over dye when you visit the hairdressers, you might find that it quickly loses its vibrance. One of the best ways to keep that colour fresh (without resorting to a DIY job) is to invest in a quality colour-depositing shampoo and conditioner. These […]

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Face washing 101: looking after your skin

August 5, 2015 - 3 min read

Take your time When you’re washing your face, the old-fashioned wash-and-go technique just doesn’t cut it. If you’ve been wearing makeup or sunscreen during the day, be sure to remove it all first using an oil-based cream or emollient wipe. Then wash with lukewarm water, before adding a dime-sized amount of cleanser. Rinse again and […]

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Beginner's guide to tea varieties

August 5, 2015 - 3 min read

Black Tea One of the most popular types of tea, black tea, is made from fully oxidised leaves, which make for a deep and hearty cuppa. The process of making black tea involves withering and rolling the tea leaves followed by an extended period of fermentation, resulting in a full-bodied, strong flavour. Black tea has […]

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Fact or fiction? Home beauty

August 4, 2015 - 3 min read

Beauty sleep: Is this really a thing? Yes, actually sleep does impact the appearance of your skin. While we sleep, the body has time to regenerate cells, including skin cells. Those who don’t get enough sleep tend to have a higher levels of cortisol in their systems, which is a hormone produced by the adrenal […]

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Golf: Learn to hit a longer drive

August 4, 2015 - 3 min read

Customise your club Everybody is shaped differently and has unique idiosyncrasies with their swing. So if you’ve purchased an off-the-shelf driver, then there’s a good chance it’s not the right fit. Make the most of modern technology and have your driver custom made for you. Be sure to opt for a light shaft and if […]

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Dry shampoo tips to rock your world

August 3, 2015 - 3 min read

Proper application While most people adopt the ‘spray on at arms length’ technique, this is actually one of the worst ways to use dry shampoo. Similarly to normal shampoo, you only want to apply dry shampoo to the roots of your hair (where most of the grease will be). Part your hair, spray some on […]

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DIY beauty tips you'll use for life!

August 3, 2015 - 3 min read

Honey face mask In order for this beauty tip to work properly, you need to make sure you’re using raw, organic honey and not the processed stuff. Raw honey has anti-bacterial properties that helps acne-prone skin. Just lather your face, let it sit for 10 minutes and wash off with warm water. The honey draws […]

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How to apply long-lasting lipstick

August 2, 2015 - 2 min read

If you’re a fan of flaunting bold-coloured lips, you probably know the struggle of lip colour that doesn’t like to stick around. Whether you’re trying out this year’s latest beauty trends or simply opting for a classic red lip, check out these great tips for making that lipstick look luscious all day long! 1: Lip […]

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Turn your home into a day spa!

July 31, 2015 - 2 min read

Bring the salon experience home with these easy home-relaxation tips! It’s an oldie but a goodie—a bath with scented candles will work wonders Nothing beats a nice hot soak in the tub, surrounded by candlelight and amazing aromas. Lavender is one of the most relaxing scents available, so be sure to have a few of […]

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To dye or not to dye?

July 30, 2015 - 2 min read

Here are a few things to know before setting out on a quest for DIY hair colouring. Buy a few boxes of dye, not just one. Unless you have a pixie or bob cut, and depending on the thickness of your hair, you may need more than one box of dye. If you have lush, […]

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