Beauty | Wellness

A place that needs more sunscreen

By on January 30, 2018
Sandy beach and blue sky

One of the places that should have more sunscreen Sunscreen products are crucial during any time in the sun. There’s one body part where I’m trying to remember applying some SPF. The rest of my body is quite covered. I live in a tropical climate. There’s plenty of time outside in summer and all year. […]

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What Makeup Is In My Handbag Right Now

By on December 11, 2017
Woman holding a red handbag and wearing a white cape

Words: Melanie Suzanne Wilson  Makeup for Everyday Life My approach to makeup stays low-maintenance and almost minimalist. I keep a versatile set of essentials in my handbag, ready to wear a few cosmetics at any moment. Here are the basic makeup items I carry at all times: Sunscreen Whether sunscreen is classified as makeup or […]

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Nail art ideas at any age

By on August 30, 2017
Creative nail art

Creative nail styles Nail colours and art can be age-appropriate for us women in our late twenties and beyond. Here are some ways to get colourful nails. Classic Red Fingernails Red makes a statement in any look. A romantic hue will make a nail varnish look more daring, without big dramatic changes. One Bold Colour […]

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How Long Does Mascara Last

By on January 29, 2017
Mascara for everyday makeup

Mascara is a complicated cosmetic. It can go clumpy and gunky after a while. But don’t throw it out too fast. Here is what the internet says about keeping this eyelash basic: There are different answers on the lifespan of mascara. Ni’Kita Wilson, cosmetic chemist, spoke to  Allure. This expert recommends 12-18 months. Meanwhile, Popsugar recommends […]

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Summer Makeup

By on December 11, 2016
Makeup can be colourful or minimal in Spring/Summer. Image: iStock/Getty

Summer Makeup Beauty should be about what suits the individual. Minimal Makeup Summer is a great time to embrace minimal makeup if this approach is preferred. Swimming in the outdoors could cause most cosmetics to be removed. Extra sweat in the sun can be an uncomfortable condition for thick layers of makeup. Plenty of reasons abound for […]

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