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March 2017

Health

Do you have oily skin? This is for you

March 31, 2017

If you struggle with the daily annoyance of a face that resembles an oil slick, then you know how difficult it is to get oily skin under control. Adding to your frustration is that many of the products claiming to get rid of oil make matters worse because they contain ingredients that aggravate the skin and trigger more oily shine. People with oily skin are prone to acne, blackheads and spots. Their skin usually looks shiny and thick. Just as…

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Car

Why you should be buying a used car

March 31, 2017

Owning a car is expensive. Especially a new one. It’s expensive to buy a vehicle, maintain it, license it, fill it with petrol and so much more. But most of us do need cars. We need a car to get to and from work. We need a car to drive to the shops and to appointments. We need to take our children and elderly parents to doctor’s appointments. Sadly, while necessary, the expenses of owning a car just never stop…

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Life

7 benefits of donating to charity

March 31, 2017

Of course, you’re not supposed to donate to charity for selfish reasons. You’re supposed to be doing it for charitable reasons, to benefit others. But the reality is there are many reasons it actually benefits you to donate to charity. Even if you don’t have much disposable income, donating just a small portion of your salary can make a massive difference to your life and the lives of others. Recently, there appears to be a trend of giving becoming more…

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Home

5 Tips on creating a bathroom haven

March 31, 2017

You could love belting out a Beyoncé tune loudly in the shower. Or maybe you enjoy really long, warm bubble baths that leave you feeling relaxed. Whatever way you use your bathroom, you can make it a sanctuary you enjoy using by making sure that it’s clean, efficient, comfortable and equipped with everything you need. Bathroom sets Your bathroom should be cleaned often. It may be your least favourite chore but it has to be done. The toilet seat, rim…

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Fashion

5 Essential things you should know about your bra

March 31, 2017

  We should deal with our bras the way we deal with any relationship. Our bras should give us support, structure and comfort. And once they no longer serve that purpose, we should chuck them away. If you find yourself suffering from back pain and are uncomfortable all the time, you may be wearing the wrong bra. It may be your favourite and you may feel you just can’t let it go. But your breasts need the right structure and…

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Eight tips for throwing a great dinner party

March 31, 2017

Party season is here which means that it’s time to throw a great dinner party. Whether you decide to throw a party in your garden or host an extravagant sit down affair, it’s important to be properly prepared and organised. This way you’ll be able to be able to enjoy the party with your guests without spending the entire night in the kitchen. Follow these eight tips for throwing the best dinner party. Pick a good group.   It’s very…

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Family

Eight wedding gifts on a budget

March 31, 2017

It is no surprise that attending a wedding can cost a lot of money. Not only do you need to fork out money for your outfit and transport to the wedding, but the gift as well. Often couples request expensive gifts from a registry, there are plenty of ways to get creative when giving a wedding gift. It isn’t compulsory to buy from the registry. So, think of a thoughtful gift idea which won’t break the bank. With weddings seeming…

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Health

Six tips to destress

March 31, 2017

  We all deal with stress. There’s good stress and then there’s bad stress. It’s important to understand the difference and know how to deal with the different types of stresses. Good stress is healthy. It kicks in and gives you a sense of focus and tests your motivation and willingness to rise to the occasion. In times of emergencies, good stress can help you think on the spot and get out of a possibly dangerous situation. Then there are…

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12 reasons we love hotels

March 31, 2017

Can you remember the first time you stayed in a hotel? The grand lobbies, the impeccably made beds and the towels folded as swans. No matter what type of hotel you stay in, there are always certain reasons we just love when staying in a hotel. Here are 12 reasons why we love hotels Folded towels to resemble animals This has to be the cutest thing to see. You’ve just walked into your hotel room, put your bags down and…

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Work

5 ways to get rid of bad odour in your office

March 25, 2017

Unpleasant odours at the office can affect the mood, behaviour and work performance of employees. Bad smells are caused by mould, unhygienic work surfaces or unsanitary bathrooms. Bad odours will affect your organisation’s ability to deliver the best possible service to your clients. So it’s very important to get rid of it. There’s nothing less inviting than walking into an office with a bad smell. There are many things contributing to an office’s less than rosy scent. Smoke, mould and…

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