The world of cosmetics is not only limited to skin. Let’s not forget hair. It is in itself a science. How can you take the best care of your hair? I have discussed shampoos frequently in the past. But what about conditioners? Are they really necessary? The need for conditioners The need for conditioners[...]

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The three most helpful hair removal facts and fables at a glance: ‘Does hair grow back thicker, darker and coarser after shaving?’ ‘Does waxing cause less hair growth?’ ‘Does your hair grow more quickly in the summer?’

Finally, summer is here! But to be honest my legs aren’t quite ready for it yet! And I’m sure that I am not the only woman who is guilty of some overdue maintenance… To get you in the right frame of mind today I have listed the three most helpful hair removal facts and fables below: Hairs grow back thi[...]

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In my previous blog I promised to bring you some Oatmeal-Do-it-yourself tips. Oatmeal contains lots of different active properties, making it very versatile. You'll discover this if you search the internet; oatmeal is used for treating athlete's foot, chicken pox, insect bites, itching, eczema, dry skin,[...]

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I was asked by Tros Radar about the truth and nonsense with regards to special shampoos. You can apply all sorts of substances onto your scalp under the shower: caffeine to counteract hair loss, keratin for fuller locks and vitamins for healthy hair. But does it really work?

A couple of weeks ago I was waiting in the pharmacy for a sales assistant to serve me. She was busy persuading a nice old lady to buy an expensive shampoo which would prevent hair thinning… I had to bite my tongue to stop myself from interfering, but afterwards, I wished I had said something. For the wom[...]

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I promised you all a couple of weeks ago that I would place a list of suitable shampoos on my blog. It is finally here! It wasn’t an easy task and to be honest I was shocked by the enormous amount of rubbish on the market… As I wrote in my previous blog it is also important to check the ingredients list [...]

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I promised in my last blog to provide you with a list of suitable shampoos. Before I give my list of good shampoos I have 12 tips on how to keep your hair full, strong and glossy. They are worth memorising!

When reading this just remember that hair is dead material; if it breaks it can no longer be repaired. Just compare it to a piece of fabric, the gentler you are with it, the longer it will stay in good condition! Handle with care 1. Don’t comb your hair while it is still wet. It is evident from studies[...]

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Iris Apfel was right. If you own a pair of good shoes and great hair the world is yours! Although not so hard to find a great pair of shoes, acquiring great hair is a whole new challenge. Why is it that your hair always looks ab fab just when you are about to step into the shower, go swimming or on those[...]

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A few months ago I was asked by the MAMA magazine if I would give some tips for hair. Although I normally write about skin issues on my blog, I would also like to share this with you....After all you can also see a Dermatologist about hair problems.

So just this once: Brittle nails and thin, frizzy hair If you suffer from brittle nails and thin, frizzy hair it may be that your Biotine (vitamin B3) level is on the low side. Through various investigations it has been shown that Biotine makes your hair (and nails) strong and shiny and can also reduce [...]

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It always happens; your skin is smooth and radiant for weeks and then you wake up on that all important day with a pimple on your nose. And if it isn’t a pimple, then the bags under your eyes (not had enough sleep), red patches, dry flaky skin, or the peeling skin on your lips can considerably spoil your fun.

The advice on my blog can help a lot, but be aware that most of the tips require quite a bit of patience. But what can you do if you are suffering? The quick fix! A pimple The most important tip: leave it alone! Squeezing it will produce more swelling and redness. White heads are the only ones that yo[...]

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Last week I was asked by Cynthia (also known as Miss Lipgloss) if I could let her know what the difference is between Sodium Lauryl Sulphate and Sodium Laureth Sulphate. It struck me that in no time there were more than a 100 people who had reacted to the piece on her blog.

This shows that there is a lot of confusion about SLS and SLES (and that Cynthia's blog is read very much)! So below, you can also see my story about the two ingredients that make your soap, shampoo or face cleanser foam up well. And that have perhaps turned your skin into sand paper…. Sodium Lauryl Sul[...]

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