How to avoid ingrown hairs

Ever wondered why you can’t seem to avoid pesky ingrown hairs? We turned to the team at Brazilian Butterfly to help! Here are five things you might be doing that promote ingrown hair.     1. You aren’t exfoliating: The most common cause of ingrown hairs is a lack of exfoliation. Whilst we have all […]
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Is your job ruining your looks?

Stress, lack of sleep, poor diet and even too much time in front of your computer can wreak havoc with your looks, says Dermatologist Ann-Maree Kurzydlo. Here are 5 culprits to look out for. Getting up with the birds to make 6am Pump, checking emails when you get up to the loo and fuelling said […]
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Anti-ageing ingredients that WORK

10 of the best anti-ageing ingredients for your skin. According to The Me Clinic aesthetic nurse Mike Clague, who founded Regenerate Skincare after more than a decade in cosmetic medicine, many commercial products contain insufficient amounts of key active ingredients to achieve the desired effect. The doses established as being effective in scientific studies are […]
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Laser hair removal

As the menu of ways to wax, whiten and wow expands, so does the list of hazards. Charmaine Yabsley gets the inside word on laser hair removal WATCH FOR Although this treatment is simple in its outcome, basically killing the hair follicle so that you’ll be hair free forever, it’s imperative that you visit a […]
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Face mapping – what is your skin telling you?

Face mapping is a form of skin analysis that helps us to understand the causes of spots or breakouts. Linda Smith investigates the different ‘zones’… Zones 1 & 3: Digestive system & spleen Breakouts and other problems in this area often relate to a build-up of toxins in the digestive system and spleen. Symptoms include […]
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Anti-ageing arsenal

Unless you’re genetically blessed with eternally youthful skin, chances are that by your late 20s the first signs of ageing will start to show. Unless you’re genetically blessed with eternally youthful skin, chances are that by your late 20s the first signs of ageing will start to show. The skincare industry does little to quell […]
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Your anti-wrinkle plan

Sap. erase and diminish! Here’s our guide to smoother and younger looking skin. USE A RETINOID According to the experts, retinoids can help smooth fine lines, fade sun spots and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. Retinoids are a derivative of Vitamin A and can be found in many over-the-counter concentrates. If you’re after faster results, […]
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Best natural lip plumpers

Want to give your lips an instant boost without needles? Non-surgical lip plumpers can create natural-looking bee-stung lips, subtly adding shape and volume. Lip plumpers: Common ingredients include cinnamon, ginger, peppermint or hot peppers, boosting blood flow to the lips and inducing mild swelling and redness. However, make sure to pick a reputable brand and […]
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What you need to know about laser hair removal

Signed up for a six month deal that’s promised you soon will be hairfree for life? Not so fast. Permanent hair removal is a delicate science, and not all the technology advertised is made equal. Here’s what you need to know. Sick of shadowy stubble the day after shaving but not quite masochistic enough for […]
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Venus Freeze – anti-ageing beauty treatment

Venus Freeze is an anti-ageing beauty treatment that stimulates the generation of new collagen and elastin fibres. What is it? The non-invasive Venus Freeze works to tighten the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and cellulite. You get naturally younger-looking skin without injections, bandages or cell damage. The technology uses radio frequency and magnetic […]
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