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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. September 22, 2016

    Elevating Nutrition with Miss Vitality

    Did you know? The adult body is made up of over 100 trillion cells, with every square inch of the body containing around 19 million skin cells! With this in mind, the experts at Miss Vitality were determined to bridge the gap between health and wellbeing by developing an innovative health system.

    Miss Vitality nutritional supplements are built on two core ranges. The cleansing range works to detoxify your system and boost energy while offering countless other benefits. The hero in the Miss Vitality Cleansing Range is the Miss Vitality Clean Tea, which is packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. The Clean Tea is the perfect way to get a healthy start to the day, while offering a healthy alternative to regular coffee and tea. The key ingredients that make Miss Vitality Clean Tea a daily essential include Rosehips which are packed with antioxidants, Vitamin C & Lemongrass to stimulate the cleansing of the liver and Peppermint to soothe digestion.

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  8. June 06, 2016

    While You Were (Beauty) Sleeping

    Sleeping as part of our beauty regimen is probably the closest that you will ever get to a fountain of youth. While you are sleeping your body works to repair itself, which means that the key is to get a solid 7-9 hours of quality shut eye every evening. But what if your skincare could work with your body’s natural repair and rejuvenation process to achieve supercharged results?

    Introducing the new Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel…

    Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel

     

    Alpha-H Beauty Sleep Power Peel w/ 0.5% Retinol

    This nighttime beauty treatment is Alpha-H’s newest and most exciting innovation. Hidden away in the pretty pale lilac bottle is a dual resurfacing treatment and anti-ageing restorative. The way this peel works is by using a combination of Glycolic Acid 14%, Retinol 0.5%,

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  9. June 06, 2016

    New Look Cosmedix

    If you’re not familiar with this range, Cosmedix works to create a healthy relationship with the skin by combining the nest plant-based ingredients with Nobel prize-winning chemistry. The best part is that Cosmedix is gentle yet effective, free of synthetic fragrances, dyes and parabens and are always cruelty free.

    From cleansers to serums, Cosmedix works synergistically with the skin to correct some of the most troublesome concerns. You’ll notice that over the coming weeks we will be launching the new and improved packaging for Cosmedix with a stunning new look.

    New look Cosmedix

    Some of the most notable changes include the new size of Cosmedix Hydrate+ with now 60ml of moisturiser in every tube. The stunning new

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  10. March 17, 2016

    Pantone 2016 Colour Makeup Trends

    Pantone, the world colour authority, has for the first time announced two colours of the year for 2016. Rosy warmth and cool tranquility the theme this season, introducing 'Rose Quartz' and 'Serenity'. Gracing the world's fashion runways , these colours are setting the trend for makeup artists and fashion designers alike. Get your Pantone 2016 colour makeup trends with this Youngblood Cosmetics guide to nailing the look!

    Channel one of the Pantone colours of the year with an ethereal makeup look. This look will leave you looking and feeling feminine and illuminated, with light pastel tones making an understated impact, and Pantone’s colour of the year (well, one of them) ‘Rose Quartz’ owning this look using Youngblood Cosmetics.

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