beauty

POST BREAK-UP SELF-CARE

I have recently gone through a break-up and want to share some of my tips that have helped me. Heartbreak is painful no matter how tough we are. But how we deal with it is important. Also no break-up is the same. It depends why a relationship has ended. If people grow apart and it is an amicable goodbye, it might feel easier than escaping an abusive toxic coupling up. The healing time will also differ but a great self-care routine applies to all. Firstly accept that it is ok not to be ok. There is no shame in crying,…

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MY SEMI-PERMANENT BROW JOURNEY

I have always envied the likes of Cara Delevigne for her beautiful thick brows. I have been filling in mine with pencils, powders and gels for years. Basically my eyebrows have been a total work of fiction. After a careful consideration and a thorough research, I have received a consult and a patch test by Jessica Abbott. I was afraid of scarring or a botched permanent tattoo. This is why choosing Jessica was so important to me as she has 15 years of experience. She also trains future artists which is a testament in itself. There are different types of…

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OLVERUM BODY POLISH

I am a loyal devotee to body scrubs, but I had no idea one could be this special. And it is not ‘just a scrub’ – this is an Olverum Body Polish. And I like Olverum products just like I like starting my sentences with an and. This seductive newcomer quickly cast all my gritty oily scrubs aside. The luxe glass jar contains the best mixture of papaya enzyme, hydroclay and essential oils. I have used exfoliating papaya-based face masks in the past but never knew just how good a Fermented Papaya Enzyme would treat the skin on my body.…

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TROPHY SKIN ULTRADERM MD – DIAMONDS ARE A GIRLS’ BEST FRIEND

With the salons getting shut during the pandemic, we all turned to our home beauty treatments and face masks. I certainly missed my Botox and microdermabrasion. There is no amount of scrub that can mimic the wonders of deep exfoliation and creams to fake true radiance.  I am so excited to introduce you to my best kept secret, the Ultraderm MD by Trophy Skin 3-in-1 system. Fake no more and discover your best skin (you are welcome). This white and rose gold beauty comes with all the tips, charger and a year’s supply of filters. There is a built-in mirror; the device…

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LADY A – CBD

I am a huge fan of CBD oil, but I am also a brand and packaging snob. Lady A Anytime Tincture 750mg caught my eye; the luxe white bottle endorsed with a gold letter A screams premium. And the delicate orange flavour melts this tincture in my mouth without any bitterness. It is as smooth as the results. The drops deliver calmness and take the edge off my busy mornings and help me relax when going to sleep. Organic, vegan and gluten free, the tincture is a simple and effective way to add CBD to my daily wellness routine. The handy 15ml bottle…

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