How to make a natural exfoliator!

This quick and easy beauty recipe will leave your skin feeling fab Looking for a natural exfoliator that is certified organic and preservative-free? Follow our beauty recipe to slough away dead skin: Simply mix a teaspoon of water with a tablespoon of ground organic brown sugar and massage into your skin. For a deeply moisturising […]
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Menopause – 3 things you’re not too young to know!

1» Smoking can result in early onset of the menopause Smoking hits fast forward on the menopause remote, expediting onset by up to seven years. A recent study found that smokers who chugged 20 or more a day encountered menopause at an average age of 46, while in non-smoking healthy women it was 53. The […]
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Cleansing – an essential step in your beauty regimen

A solid cleansing regimen will keep your skin fresh, radiant and blemish free. With so much focus on finding make-up with more staying power than Bruce Springsteen, getting it off is often a race season afterthought. But a solid cleansing regimen throughout the racing carnival will keep you blemish free beneath the face paint. As […]
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Generic food brands – what’s the difference?

Are you paying for sexy packaging or added nutritional cred? David Gooding investigates the divide between our supermarket favourites and the generic brands. When the first generic products first hit shelves in 1977, they barely made a dent in sales. Thirty-five years later they’re dominating grocery aisles and don’t look like going away any time […]
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Sun-specific 
anti-ageing serums

Looking for the best anti-ageing serums? Look for skincare products with 8% vitamin C and 0.9 per cent vitamin A. Sunscreen goes without saying, but to dodge the sun’s ageing effects you want a crack team of integrative potions. “When I was 27 I was advised to use a vitamin C serum in the morning […]
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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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Chase the blues away

Depression is likely to affect one in five women in the course of their lifetime. It is a complex and serious illness, but there is medical evidence that regular exercise is as effective as other treatments, including medication. Susanna Nelson reports Over two thirds of Australians do not meet the minimum level of physical activity […]
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Are you iron deficient?

Iron is an important dietary mineral essential for providing the energy you need for daily life. It is involved in many body functions including transporting oxygen via the blood around the body. Most of the iron in the body is found in haemoglobin, a protein in the blood, and myoglobin, a protein in muscle tissue. […]
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Not-so-super foods

It’s the buzzword of our fast food times. It’s the buzzword of our fast food times. From legitimate power foods to marketing gimmicks, labelling foods as ‘super’ is super-attractive to consumers who desire their daily nutrients packaged up for easy consumption. It all started with the flashy blueberry and seemed to spread like wildfire. Before […]
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Modern-day meditation

According to research, meditation reduces high blood pressure and high cholesterol levels. David Goding investigates its far-reaching health benefits. The science of meditation is at once very simple and incredibly complex. On a basic level it requires little more than inner calm and focus though it provides us with a wealth of lasting mental and […]
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