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  1. March 21, 2020

    8 Eye creams that make a difference


    Do we really need an eye cream when we’re already using a moisturising cream? Couldn’t we just use the same cream? In short, the answer is no. Paying special attention to the skin in the eye area is essential for your beauty routine, especially if you are in your 30s or older. The skin in this area is very delicate and prone to wrinkles and fine lines. A good eye cream is an irreplaceable product for the modern woman, not a whim.

    What you should know about eye creams is that they are ophthalmologically tested, and don’t contain ingredients that can cause irritation. A good eye cream is gentle but highly efficient. Another vital thing to mention about eye creams is that, in most cases, the miracle doesn’t happen overnight. This means that you should use them regularly, according to the indications on the label, for at least three to six months to see results.


    What to look for in an eye cream:

    - Comfort for the eyes Just like the pro

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  2. February 10, 2020

    Top 5 makeup trends for 2020

    Top 5 makeup trends for 2020

    The fashion trends for 2020 are daring and so creative! It's only natural for the makeup trends for this year to exude boldness and courage with a touch of impudence. We've seen the red lipstick on the runway of many fashion shows, so it is making a come-back in style this year. Golden, glitter and smokey are key words for the makeup trends for 2020. So, it's about time to embrace your inner diva and let her shine this year! Here are the top 5 makeup trends for 2020:

    1. Glitter & golden for eye makeup

    This year you should give metallic textures a try, as well as embrace glitter and golden for eye makeup. Graphic designs with different colour eyeliner (different textures too) are very fashionable this season, so let your imagination guide you. Golden is a colour no longer reserved for dressy attire, and now you can wear it pretty much anywhere as it is undoubtedly the colour of the year in

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  3. January 13, 2020

    Travel size skincare and haircare – the complete guide

    You are traveling for a couple of days, and you don’t want to carry all your makeup and skincare products with you? Well, it’s only natural, and most of us avoid taking off on a holiday or a work trip with all the contents of the bathroom drawer. Fortunately, the travel size products have been specially designed to provide us with the same quality we are used to at home, but at a more affordable price and a smaller size.

    More than great for traveling, the travel size products are also fantastic when it comes to trying out a new product before committing to the full size (and price). You can get the travel size version of the product you like and test it thoroughly before making the decision for the full-size purchase.

    And there is another thing with the travel size products – they are just too adorable to resist them – small, delightful packages filled with so many promises! To help you make the most out of these little gems, we have put together a guide to travel size sk

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  4. January 04, 2020

    10 Skincare New Year Resolutions

    New Year, new beginnings! A great time to be grateful for what you have and plan for the future! A time to think about what you want to experience and what you want to change, what you want to achieve, and how. In other words, the New Year’s Resolutions! Here are ten ideas for your New Year’s Resolutions in skincare:


    1. A daily skincare routine

    This is more important than getting the latest, most expensive serum, and the benefits are amazing in the long run. Even if you are in your early 20s or your 50s, you need a daily skincare routine that you can commit to. It can be as simple as cleansing and hydration or more elaborate with cleanser, toner, serum, moisturising cream, eye cream, and so on. It can be once a day or twice a day. Consistency is the key here. Patience too! Don’t change skincare products after just a few applications (not unless they are not suitable for your skin type). Use the same products for at least 2 to 3 months before moving on to

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  5. October 28, 2019

    Gifts for him under $50

    Until recently, men were not overly concerned with issues considered exclusively feminine such as skincare. Fortunately, things have changed with time, and today they are more and more interested in their appearance, including skin and hair care. The truth is that a daily skin routine can lead to a healthy, attractive complexion for both women and men alike. Now we have products designed especially for men that can make great gifts (in case you were looking for something to surprise your significant other, father, son, or any other important man in your life).

    It is a well-known fact that a man’s skin is different – stronger, more resistant to the damaging influences of the external factors, and also producing more sebum. It is also true that men’s skin tends to age slower than women’s skin; the wrinkles become visible often no sooner than 35 years old. However, with the natural aging process, the skin loses the capacity to retain hydration, and the wrinkles become more and mor

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  6. October 14, 2019

    Best skincare routine for your 30s

    Skincare is an essential step to maintain your beauty and glowing complexion for as long as possible. The care and interest you show to your skin will reflect on your face after decades. The skin is like a business card displaying information about ourselves, our lifestyle, and the things we care about.

    Each age has its beauty and benefits. Most women start a beauty routine as early as in their 20s while others only feel the need to do so after reaching their 30s. And each woman develops a daily routine that is suitable for her age, lifestyle, and time she has available. Generally speaking, we can’t talk about a universally valid age-related skincare routine. However, there are general rules that should be considered when it comes to taking care of your skin in your 30s. 

    Cellular renewal starts to slow down once we reach our 30s, so the skin might start looking a bit tired and dull. Fine line and wrinkles might start to occur, especially the ones known as expression w

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  7. September 30, 2019

    Spring Skin Care Tips for Glowing Legs

    Spring is almost upon us! Are you already thinking about the summer wardrobe, all those dresses and skirts you plan to wear? Before going shopping, you might want to consider a spring skincare routine to get glowing legs and feet!

    With a little love and care, your legs will be ready for summer in no time!

    1. Exfoliate with care

    During winter we tend to wear trousers and warm clothes, so the skin accumulates plenty of dead cells that give it an unpleasant texture. This is the reason why spring is the perfect time to gently exfoliate the whole body. A dry brush is an excellent idea if you want to revitalize the skin on the legs. Using the dry brush before your shower for a few weeks can considerably improve the feel of the skin on your legs. More than this, it will help you get rid of the dead cells. While you shower, you can also use a scrub to exfoliate the whole body. This scrub can be using all-natural ingredients that you find around

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  8. December 23, 2016

    Alpha-H Review: Vitamin B

    Vitamin B has been gaining momentum in the beauty industry for some time now. In particular, Nicotinamide, a derivative of Vitamin B3 (Niacin), because of its proven ability to strengthen the epidermis which allows for higher and longer moisture retention. Vitamin B3 in skincare helps to achieve softer, smoother skin with less dryness, working to also combat fine lines.  

    Alpha-H’s latest innovation is their Vitamin B Serum with Copper Tripeptide. Don’t be fooled though… this super serum contains a powerful combination of Ferulic Acid, Copper Peptides and Hyaluronic Acid blended with Vitamin B3 and B5 in a silky serum to bring radiance to even the most devitalised skin to find out what all the fuss is about. I road-tested the Vitamin B serum in the morning and evening before applying my moisturiser for 7-days and honestly, I was amazed at the results!  

    You only need 2-3 drops of the Vitamin B serum each morning, meaning that a little of this serum, truly

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  9. December 23, 2016

    Transform your skin in 2017 with Skinstitut

    We all love setting goals and resolutions at the end of each year to improve our health, wellbeing and happiness for the year ahead. However, sometimes these resolutions are not always practical or simply go by the wayside when work and family commitments kick into full swing in the New Year. Maybe it’s a new meal plan, exercise program or for some of us this could be our skincare regime.

    We may not be able to help out with your boot camp challenge but we can certainly assist when it comes to achieving a flawless complexion in 2017.  

    With a structured home care regime we can create dramatic results with a few simple steps. You just need to know when andhow to make changes.

    So let’s start with the basics (and pay attention because this will transform your skin). A results-driven homecare regime incorporates 5 steps.  

    Relax, we can already hear you stressing about the time factor. We are here to make it easy for you. Even the

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  10. November 03, 2016

    Dermalogica Review: Phyto Replenish Oil

    I’ve always believed there was no such thing as a non-oily facial oil… until now! Dermalogica’s latest innovation in treatment oils has been formulated to give your dull, tired skin an all-day dewy glow. Although it may seem that Dermalogica is a late-comer in the facial oil party, the truth is they were pioneers in the early days with their now cult-status PreCleanse.  

    My skin is normal to combination, and oily skincare products are usually not my friend. The fear of breakouts and a high-shine are at the forefront of my skincare and makeup decisions… and a facial-oil would generally be at the bottom of my list, making this very interesting.  

    Unlike many other facial oils, you’ll find the Phyto Replenish Oil to be feather-light, and from the moment I applied it to my skin, it rapidly absorbed. To apply, I tipped the glass bottle upside down to release 4-6 drops into my palm, before pressing the oil into my forehead, cheeks and chin.  

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