At the end of a summer of swimming, dyeing, backcombing and general tonsorial debauchery my hair resembles a desiccated haystack.
Not a problem. There is a simple and inexpensive way to transform dry hair from thatched-roof to red-carpet condition, overnight. Women all over the South Pacific have been doing this for millennia and, think about it, have you ever seen one of them with a barnet that did not resemble a waterfall of black silk? Continue reading
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Are you loving the Good Glamour Guide? Intrigued by the possibility of switching to a life of non-toxic gorgeousness? Flummoxed as to where to begin?
Well, here is a glamorous offer that will smooth your path.
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humectant – adj. retaining or preserving moisture. n. a substance, especially a skin lotion or food additive, used to reduce the loss of moisture. Oxford English Dictionary
Daily dry skin brushing helps lymphatic drainage to promote glowing skin
Dry skin brushing is a technique that’s meant to detoxify the body by encouraging lymphatic drainage.
It only takes a couple of minutes. Continue reading
tending to cause blackheads by blocking the pores of the skin. comedogenic – adj. Oxford English Dictionary
The more I have researched cosmetics, the more I have cottoned on to the sly marketing dodges that big beauty companies use to push their overpriced, cheap, nasty products onto our bathroom shelves. Here are a few of their sneaky tricks. Continue reading
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Happy new year! Let’s get off to a fabulous start:
1. Eat a healthy diet
2. Don’t smoke
3. Use a mineral-based (zinc oxide or titanium dioxide) sun screen