Exfoliation Basics – Skin Care


WHY EXFOLIATE? Our skin cells constantly renews itself as part of its natural processes. Skin cells are shed from the uppermost layer of the skin to reveal the new, healthy cells underneath. This happensin an average cycle of 50 days. Factors such as environmental and seasonal changes, dietary effects, hormonal imbalances and even aging can…

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The Red Lip – My Chosen One


The red lip is a classic, statement lip. It livens up more than just the complexion, but also the confidence and spirit. When I wear a red lip, I like to keep everything else fairly simple – medium to full coverage foundation for a polished look, mascara to accentuate the lashes and thin sweep of…

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Oily Skin Solutions: A Series

People with oily skin have a smaller tendency to develop wrinkles compared to dry skin. I believe I read that somewhere and it makes sense! Although the greasiness can be offputting sometimes, it is these natural oils that delay the signs of aging. So apparently, having oily skin isn’t all bad. Just that us oily…

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Skin Care: Winter Revamp


In the winter time, our skin tends to do an overhaul and suddenly, none of our holy grail products that we have been using all summer long works anymore. As the season changes, the needs of our skin may change as well. And this means, changing out products to suit what your skin needs. I’m…

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The Power of Makeup

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Working as a makeup artist, I experience first hand people’s reaction to the power of makeup. The physical transformation is more often than not, the most obvious. However, what I also see is how it makes the wearer feel about themselves. Makeup, like a lot of things, is not permanent. Neither is youth nor external…

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