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Fall Outfit Ideas That Flatter Every Body Type

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Fashion: it is for everyone, no matter what shape, size, or height they are. Wanting to break the myth about the existence of one perfect body type, we decided to launch a new series of fashion features where we will be rocking the hottest new fashion trends knowing that our diverse bodies are strong, healthy…

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We Tried Some of This Year’s Must-Have Egyptian Beauty Products

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The local beauty industry is at an all-time high, with an array of different brands catering to all tastes. So, why would we stock up on exported beauty products that’ll break our bank accounts when we can go for locally produced goodies of comparable quality? We decided to try out the latest releases from some…

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Beauty on a Budget: Top 5 Foundations under 250 L.E.

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Having flawless skin is the ultimate beauty goal, and when it comes to achieving flawless foundation you don’t have to spend big to win big! Nowadays, the technology in makeup has increased rapidly for both high-end and affordable brands. Sister companies such as Lancôme and L’Oreal are two vastly different brands; however, they use similar…

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#AskTheExpert: Everything You Need to Know About Liposuction

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Ever considered getting plastic surgery to correct those stubborn areas of fat that won’t seem to go away no matter what you do? Well, you are not alone because liposuction has become the most common surgical cosmetic procedure. However, there are some key points you need to be aware of before you taking the leap,…

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Finding the Right Foundation for Your Skin

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Foundation is very important to cover flaws and even out complexion. It’s a game changer, but when used incorrectly foundation can make skin look cakey, oily or lighter or darker than the rest of your body. Choosing the wrong shade or formula, even with a good brand, can lead to bad results. That’s why it’s…

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Get the Look: New Year’s Eve

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If you’d like to get this look created by makeup artist Sally Rashid, we’ve got the whole list of products here for you! Try something sultry and glamorous for your New Year’s event, and bring in 2016 in these perfectly placed shades. Face: MAC Studio Fix Foundation in NC15 MAC Prolongwear Concealer in NC15 Benefit…

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The Mineral You Need for Great Hair

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You know those infamous white nail flecks and spots? How about split ends and dull, tired looking hair? What is commonly thought to be caused by a lack of calcium could actually be due to a deficiency of a different mineral. Rapidly growing cells such as hair, skin, and nail cells need a constant supply…

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50 Shades of Hair Contouring

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Bye, bye Ombré and welcome hair contouring. Similar to Ecaille and Balayage, hair contouring is a hair coloring technique set to trend in 2016. What exactly is it? This coloring technique is created by mixing light shades to highlight certain facial features, and using darker shades to give a shadow effect. The difference between Balayage…

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How to Prep Your Face for Flawless Makeup

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Good makeup results come from good preparation and the right routine. It’s important to remember it’s also not just about skin-eyes and lips are essential too! Here is a rundown of a foolproof beauty routine to get your skin perfectly prepped and make-up ready. Skin: Remove any undesired facial hair, especially on upper lip and…

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Beauty Review: Body Bakes

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Body Bakes, the Egyptian version of Lush, provides a range of innovative and natural bath and body products to give you the perfect pamper session, because we all deserve it. The brand’s slogan, ‘Frost Yourself’, reflects their acknowledgment that women deserve to be pampered with the most luxurious and creative products out there, and we…

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Is Calorie Restriction the Key to Longevity?

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A phenomenon known as calorie restriction is currently being scientifically tested for health benefits and longevity. The practice stems from the idea that cutting back on your daily calories by 30% might be the key to extending your lifespan and avoiding diseases associated with old age. Though it may seem extreme from from its name (no…

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Makeup Mythbusting: Price vs. Quality

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Women often ask me, “Are drug-store makeup products more harmful than high-end ones? Does the price tag entail that the product will perform better and yield better results?” Well, let me honestly tell you that this is a myth. Think of the different makeup brands as an average car versus a high-end one. Let us…

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