Skincare may be daunting for many, especially those who are new to the game. From cleansers to toners, serums to creams - figuring out the differences between brightening and whitening, hydrating and moisturising, anti-ageing and more. There are just so many terms which may seem so confusing and intimidating.
As a society, we have always been obsessed with the idea of the ideal beauty. From Cleopatra’s fame as a femme fatale with indisputable beauty, to the iconic 1950s star Marilyn Monroe, and even now with stunning celebrities like Scarlett Johansson and Lupita Nyong’o, we are constantly trying to keep up with the ever-changing beauty standards. But beauty itself is an unpredictable quality that fluctuates, depending on whose view we’re looking from.
4 simple exercises for a V-shaped faceAttaining a slimmer and sharper jawline is perpetually on our minds, but surgery and other invasive methods comes at a jaw-dropping price! Do you know that a V-shaped face is actually not that hard to achieve? To get rid of those chipmunk cheeks and sagging pockets, here are some facial exercises you can do for a more sculpted facial contour - even from the comfort of your bed.
5 ways to overcome self-doubtIf you often feel sceptical about yourself and think that you are less important or worthy than others around you are, it’s time to pull yourself out of that rabbit hole, and start to see yourself in a more positive light. No one should ever feel like they are worth less, and below are some tips on baby steps you can take to feeling better about yourself!
5 ways to keep pimples at bayOur skin has its up and downs and on really bad days, we just want to hide under our blankets. And it can affect anyone – even stars with access to the top dermatologists in the world. Kendall Jenner addressed critics of her skin at the Golden Globes by saying “Never let that s— stop you.” New Zealand pop star Lorde has been opening up about her own “years and years and years”- long acne battle and is letting people know she doesn’t need any unsolicited advice, #thanksbutnothanks. The singer let out all her grievances of dealing with acne in an Instagram story saying, “For the real though, acne sucks.”
Foods you should consume for a healthier youDo you often feel sluggish and tired? Are you struggling to fit into that favourite dress of yours? Do you put on pounds as effortlessly as a hot knife cutting through butter? Do you fall sick more often than your peers?
5 superfoods for superskinWhen it comes to skin health, it is not just merely what you put on your skin that matters. Beautiful skin starts from our diet and the food we consume is as important as the skincare products we apply religiously.
5 tips for clean, healthy poresDo you know that the skin is the largest organ of our body and has millions of pores and follicles on it? Now, imagine each follicle to be a straw and each pore to be an opening where this straw is inserted. It is through these openings that sebum (oil) from the glands underneath your skin comes to the surface of our skin.