Having a good night’s sleep is as equally important as exercise and a healthy diet. Research has proven that poor sleep affects your bodily hormones, physical movement, and brain function. Bad sleep means a higher risk of sickness and eating more while good sleep means the ability to be more active and be healthier. Studies have shown that sleep quality has declined due to numerous factors and that many people get poor sleep. Here are some things to consider for better sleep at night. Take Melatonin One of the most common options is taking over-the-counter Melatonin, a key sleep hormone that signals your brain to relax and fall asleep. It is used to treat insomnia and one of the easier ways to fall asleep faster. Take one 1–5 mg pill an hour before heading to bed. Other sleep helping supplements include Ginkgo biloba, Magnesium, and Lavender. Use a relaxing body…View Post
This column is devoted to beauty in every sense of the word. Here I offer advice around skin care routine and share my tips on how to embrace what nature has given us. I also share makeup reviews and feature my favourite beauty brands. Created with young women in mind, this column aims to encourage them to look after themselves and use makeup in order to emphasise their attractiveness. Furthermore, to guide them through the latest product launches and educate on available treatments. I discuss my pampering sessions and show that they don’t have to break the bank. Using my personal experience, I hope to readers to navigate through a rich world of makeup and care products.
We all feel stressed out from time to time, yet the challenge with stress is that it tends to hit us most when we most need to be at our best; rendering us almost paralysed in a state of anxiety, tension and exhaustion – meaning we find ourselves in a reactive rather than responsive state. Of course, there are the emotional effects of stress as described above, but also, there’s a physical response to stress that over time can make us look much older than we are no matter what expensive beauty regime you follow. Indeed, many of us experience “stress headaches” when we are feeling particularly stressed which is a tangible sign of the negative physiological effect stress has on the body. There’s evidence to suggest that stress is a key component of serious illnesses such as cancer, heart disease and stroke. It’s therefore important we find ways to…View Post
All-year wear sun shield, BY TERRY UV Base SPF50 invisible perfecting primer provides a high level of broad-spectrum SPF 50 protection and helps the skin to fight against external factors of aggression (pollution, UV rays, stress). Enriched with antioxidant Vitamin E and protecting UV filters, its fresh light-weight gel-cream texture creates a non-greasy matte velvet finish for a perfect unified skin. Making a great thing even better, the formula features a high level of broad-spectrum SPF 50 to shield your complexion from the sun’s pesky skin-damaging rays. Enhancing the protective capabilities, antioxidant vitamin E guards against free radicals and pollutants, so you can rest assured that your skin is safe. This is the perfect way to slot sunscreen into your regime without any of the hassle and ensure that your skin has the best protection possible – simply apply it daily before make up and you’re good to go. How…View Post
Eclectic. Eccentric. Enigmatic. Flowers go free-spirited with famed fashion designer Erdem Moralioglu’s captivating mix of originality and oddity. Modern, unexpected shades and petal-soft textures meet the British visionary’s signature floral aesthetic, creating an exclusive, custom-designed collection for NARS that flourishes with feverish femininity. Lips feel the rush. Cheeks get flushed. Eyes mesmerize. When fashion goes full bloom, expect the unexpected. SHOP ERDEM X NARS LIMITED EDITION MAKEUP COLLECTION: Erdem x NARS Fleur Fatale Eyeshadow Palette Review Fleur Fatale Eyeshadow Palette is a garden of inspired shadows. Two six-well palettes of luminous, light-reflecting colours and highly pigmented matte shades. Can be applied sheer or layered for a more dramatic effect. Easily blendable and includes the trendy shades. SHADES: LIMITED EDITION Mythios (shimmering ivory) LIMITED EDITION Thistle (metallic mink) LIMITED EDITION Flourish (shimmering steel blue) LIMITED EDITION Belladonna (matte soft brown) LIMITED EDITION Daydream (shimmering copper) LIMITED EDITION Holly Hock (satin mulberry) Erdem…View Post
Skincare seems to be quite complex and overwhelming. There happen to be a large number of products in the market out there each geared for a specific purpose. Sometimes, it gets extremely difficult to figure out what is more suitable for your skin. Most people want to have clear information and a simple answer to their problems. Yet they get swamped with information and various products with many variations. In the end, one would simply want to give up the dream of having a clear beautiful skin. Well, worry not! Because I have combined a list of 5 steps that can lead to a better body skin. These include the following. Improving Your Diet It is said that we are what we eat. Considering the relationship that your skin health has with your diet, this notion is indeed true. So improving your diet should be the first step that you…View Post