Category: Health & Lifestyle

Simplify your beauty regime!

July 30, 2015 - 3 min read

Combine face moisturiser & foundation Whether you buy a tinted moisturiser or simply rub together a drop of face moisturiser and your everyday foundation, combining the two can save you plenty of time in the morning! One application will be much easier than two, and it will give you a smooth, flawless coverage. Make an […]

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Best ways to battle fatigue

July 30, 2015 - 3 min read

Health check The most important thing you can do if you’re feeling overly fatigued is rule out any underlying illness. From diabetes, arthritis and heart disease to anemia, sleep apnoea and a change in medication, there could be a range of different medical reasons for your loss of energy. If you’re more tired than normal […]

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TV hair trends of 2015

July 29, 2015 - 3 min read

Discover the top 3 hairstyle trends inspired by TV show characters this year. Not only do all these characters have flawless hair, they are also fierce and strong—everything we love in a female character! Can you guess who we’re going to feature? Read on to find out! Daenarys—Game of Thrones When you think strong female […]

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6 benefits of massage in exercise recovery

July 29, 2015 - 3 min read

Get pumped When you have tight or damaged muscle tissue after your workout, your body naturally squeezes blood out of this area depriving it of the nutrients and energy it needs to repair. The stroking techniques used in a massage will pump fluid through the blood and lymph vessels helping with recovery. Lactic acid A […]

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Bad nail advice you need to ignore

July 28, 2015 - 2 min read

Bad advice #1: You need to take breaks in between wearing polish People claim that you should take breaks in between wearing nail polish, to let your nails breathe. The truth is, your nails are dead skin cells anyway, and any cracked or damaged nails are usually due to your health and not your nail […]

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How to maintain French-tip nails

July 27, 2015 - 2 min read

Use long-lasting nail polishes If you’re after beautiful results, you simply can’t skimp on a good polish. While these may come in at around $15-$20 a pop, investing in a good polish will be more durable, making it more cost-effective and able to last. If you’re applying directly to your real nails, try the manicure […]

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Effects of stress on your skin

July 27, 2015 - 3 min read

#1 Breakouts From a few pimples before a special occasion to a couple of blackheads the night of a date, there’s never a good time for a breakout. So stop stressing! Stress has an adverse affect on our immune system; your body battles stress by directing blood flow and oxygen away from your skin and […]

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How to design a shabby chic wedding

July 26, 2015 - 4 min read

Location Location is key to any big day. If you’re hoping to have the perfect shabby chic wedding, decide on a very simplistic location, that offers natural charm. Some spots that work well are converted barns, venues on the beach, vineyards and even farms. Colour Scheme The most important thing to remember when considering your […]

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An easy workout for when there's no time

July 26, 2015 - 3 min read

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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9 beauty essentials to carry in your bag

July 24, 2015 - 3 min read

Moisturiser Nobody wants to step outside with dry skin—however, winter weather forces us to do just that. With this in mind, always be prepared with a moisturiser that can be applied to both your hands and face. SOS concealer Dark circles and unwanted pimples are definitely not a girl’s best friend. Always carry a handy […]

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