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In my career as a makeup artist, clients often ask me skin care questions. Through this column I decided to share the wealth of knowledge I have amassed working in the American beauty industry; and from my experience pioneering my own makeup line here in Kenya. My goal is to empower the Kenyan woman to be in full control of [...]
The other day as I was cooking dinner, I thought of some of the amazing skin-foods we often take for granted. Contrary to the glossy magazine advertisements claims, simplicity is often best to achieve great skin. Most of us already have the ingredients in our homes for yummy and effective skincare treatments. Here are a few classics I had in [...]
“The best thing is to look natural, but it takes make-up to look natural” Calvin Klein My friend Karmen grew up as the only girl among four rather handsome brothers. Her brothers were always adamant that they “don’t like women with makeup.” Have you heard similar complaints from the men in your life? Often they are categorical that they just [...]
Oh, this weather! Decide already! Dressed in your perfect (read new) sundress flaunting your curves, clear blue skies, sunglasses, sunscreen, you are really rocking this look! Wait, hold up! Is that the rain? Where did this come from? Oh drat! Running mascara, ruined foundation, and drained hair, with no warning whatsoever! The last few months, we have seen weather with [...]
Mother Nature is the best place to get products for your skin. Pure essential oils, for example, have the healing and soothing effect that works to bring balance in your mind, body and soul. However, before using these essential oils it’s important to know your skin type so that you can choose the right product(s) for it. Oily skins easily [...]
I remember when I was younger (am still young), my mum always told me how drinking water is life. Her motto was pure water – not sodas, juices or smoothies. Well, I must admit (hope mum is not reading), I always chose those sweetened liquids over water. When puberty knocked, I developed acne and pimples that bejeweled my face. With [...]
Jennifer Lopez is the infamous ambassador of glowing skin. Every time she steps out, her skin shimmers at the slightest hint of light. As such, every lady aspires to have glowing skin. Achieving this is easy and cost effective through the use of homemade polish treatments which you can easily prepare from your kitchen. These treatments help remove dead skin [...]
It’s a fact that skin ages over the decades whether genetically passed down from parents, chronologically (which means the normal aging process) or environmentally (caused by lifestyle). The aging process is natural and no matter the factors listed above, your skin will experience aging. Teenage period During this period, teenagers experience a lot of hormonal changes; and many a times [...]
Skin as one of the largest organ, it becomes susceptible to diseases and ailments. There are many pollutants and dangers that can affect your skin leading to skin ailments thus requiring a lot of care. Here are the common skin ailments and some treatments. Excessive Dry Skin Many people are affected by dry skin which can either be caused by [...]
Want great skin or your make up application to appear like your second skin? It starts with the basics steps of your skin care. Step 1: Cleansing First find an appropriate make-up remover. Next, look for a skin cleanser that fits your skin type. A creamy cleanser is advisable if you have dry skin and a clear cleanser if you [...]