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Why you can afford and should pay for medical aid

May 11, 2018

It can be quite intimidating browsing through medical aid schemes. And it can seem to be an unaffordable monthly expense. The truth is, medical aid or coverage at the least is something you need in your life. And if you aren’t sure why or how you can afford medical coverage, you need to read on. Why you need medical aid Let’s start with the motivating factor: why you need medical aid. You and your family haven’t had any major medical…

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Why CBD oil should be part of your daily wellness routine

April 30, 2018

We do a lot of things to take care of our minds and bodies on a daily basis. We drink water, wake up early, eat healthily, practice gratitude, take herbal remedies, pop multiple vitamin tablets, do breathing exercises to relieve anxiety, have nutritious snacks and do yoga. Something that most of us haven’t yet considered adding to this routine is CBD oil. Which could, potentially, replace and enhance a few of those already set steps.   And before you start…

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How to use essential oils for better health

March 10, 2018

Living life naturally can result in better health, especially if you combine essential oils into your daily routine. You might think essential oils are mostly used for adding to diffusers or oil burners, but they have other uses and unique health benefits when used correctly. Balance hormones Some oils are beneficial for those who may be experiencing hormonal imbalances. These oils, such as clary sage, can help to balance estrogen, progesterone, cortisol, thyroid and testosterone levels naturally and effectively. Conditions…

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Family Health

A morning routine to boost your confidence

February 19, 2018

Starting the day with that “something extra” is exactly what you need to seize every opportunity that day may bring. It’s about more than just waking up on the right side of the bed. Having a morning routine to boost your confidence from the moment you open your eyes will set your confidence bar high for the rest of the day. And with all that confidence, every business meeting, job interview, client phone call and general interaction will be a…

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Fashion Health

Finding the right fit: Why shoes require some serious thought before purchase

January 5, 2018

Ladies, it’s not always about the highest heel, brightest colour or prettiest looking shoe. When you’re browsing for shoes, there are other things to keep in mind. Things that will have an effect on your body if ignored. It’s about finding the shoe that fits as perfectly as Cinderella’s magic glass slipper. Foot problems as a result of the “wrong shoe” There are a few issues that can arise as a result of you forcing your foot into a shoe…

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Prepare your skin for the winter season

November 3, 2017

After the intense heat of summer, winter is a welcome relief to most of us. Now in the changing of the season, we need to start thinking about our skincare routine and how it too should change as the weather does. You see, your skin – no matter how healthy you believe it to be – takes a beating from the weather. Many of us pay a lot of attention to protecting our skin during summertime. We’re flooded with information…

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7 Pamper party tips

October 27, 2017

Whether it is your birthday you want to celebrate or if you just feel like having a night with the girls, pamper sessions are always fun. It’s an excuse to treat your hands and feet to some well-deserved love without spending large amounts at a spa. Organising a home pamper session with your girls can be loads of fun and a relatively inexpensive event too. Here are a few tips that will guide you in creating an amazing pamper session…

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What are the most common skincare problems?

October 9, 2017

When you look in the mirror each morning, what do you see? Your face and skin, of course. It doesn’t matter whether you spend 30 seconds every morning or have a  pre-bedtime ritual, almost everyone has a skincare routine. You might have the best intentions when it comes to taking care of your face, but you sometimes sabotage your skin without realising it. Many people are obsessed with their skins and will do anything and everything to protect it. Your…

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The ins and outs of suffering with a flakey scalp

August 28, 2017

It is extremely embarrassing to admit to suffering with a flakey scalp. With the flakey scalp comes greasy hair, itchiness and red skin. However, the flakes are what cause true embarrassment and wearing dark clothing becomes a nightmare. Interestingly, this is a common problem and if you’re suffering with this problem then you’re not alone. But trying to find a quick fix for a flakey scalp is not really possible. There are, of course, many different shampoos and treatments available…

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Why you should give your face a break from makeup

August 26, 2017

Less is sometimes more. When you’re used to wearing makeup every day, it may be hard to imagine heading out of your front door with a bare face. But in order to keep skin looking youthful and radiant, you need put away your makeup brushes and eyeliner once in awhile. Having the courage to stay away from your foundation, blush and mascara can be hard but it’s important to give your skin a little rest and recuperation. Here are a…

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