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They say that your skin is the biggest indicator of how healthy your diet is. It is true that what you eat matters when it comes to a healthy outer appearance – you can buy the most expensive creams, treatments, and makeup in the world, but if you are not nourishing your skin from within…

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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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Eat to Glow: How Nutrition Affects Your Skin

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Skin is one of the most powerful indicators of health. It’s true that what you eat matters when it comes to a healthy outer appearance – you can buy the most expensive creams, treatments, and makeup in the world, but if you are not nourishing yourself from within you won’t be able to avoid fine…

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All About Sunscreens: Types, Brands, and Recommendations

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You need to protect your body using SPF all year round, but it is especially important now as the summer and heat are fast approaching. When making your choice of which SPF brand to go for, always look for a ‘broad full-spectrum’ SPF – one that protects from both UVA (they cause aging) and UVB…

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#CrispBeauty: 8 Skin Rituals from Around the World

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We took the time to highlight some of the world’s most known health and beauty techniques practiced around the globe. Most of them can be done in your own home and have been used for thousands of years. Rooibos Tea The native African tea is used in South Africa not just as a refreshing drink,…

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How to Manage Your Acne with Diet

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The diet-acne connection is strong, and making some changes to what you eat have been shown to be just as effective as abrasive topical acne treatments in extreme cases. The first food group which has been strongly associated with skin problems is dairy. Milk and milk products are pro-inflammatory; and in people with already unstable…

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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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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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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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Cheat Sheet: Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil has been having a moment for quite some time now in the health and wellness world. Today we’re sharing our two cents on the matter and telling you all you need to know. With a lot of hype, unfortunately comes many myths regarding the benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil is more than…

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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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