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5 Skincare Swops To Make From Your 20s Into Your 30s

Skin, like the rest of the body, behaves one way in your 20’s and quite another once you hit the 30’s. In your 30’s, the skin becomes more demanding and needs a little more attention. You are no longer going to get away with long nights and early mornings, sleeping with your makeup on or overindulging in that wine without seeing the negative effects on the skin. There are ways,

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Here’s What Smoking Does To Your Skin.

Smoking is one of the most difficult addictions to quit. It’s a habit that used to be very cool before we knew just how damaging it can be to our bodies. It’s bad enough that it’s increasingly becoming impossible to smoke in public spaces but we’re about to add salt to the wound and tell you that it’s also ruining your skin. Carbon monoxide, found in cigarettes, displaces the oxygen in your

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Is Your Makeup Ageing You? Here’s Why.

Ageing is unavoidable and really, we shouldn’t be trying to avoid it.  More and more women claim to feel most beautiful at 40+, which is great news. It is also true that nobody really cares how old anyone is anymore. People are starting to look ageless, anyway. So why does it still leave a little pang when someone guesses your age to be 45 when it’s really 32? It could be your makeup.

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How To Make Sure Your Makeup Stays Put All Night

While some people like the idea of re-applying fresh makeup every few hours rather than using long lasting or waterproof makeup – others want to apply the makeup once before they leave the house and never have to think about it until they get home again. This post is for the latter… PREP Use a primer to create a fine barrier between your skin and the makeup. This helps to

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