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Hair washing day

I know. You’ve been washing your hair all your life and never felt the need to go into the whys and wherefores of it. But what if you’ve been doing it wrong the whole time? Surely, that dreadful thought is enough to make you stop and read the post …

How to contour for beginners

Contouring seems like such a daunting and difficult task, something you would normally want to leave to the professionals. Now you won’t have to, because this blog post will provide you with a few easy steps to achieve a flawless and beautifully contoured …

How to choose a hair dryer

Have you ever wondered why the very same hair (yours) that looks smooth, sleek and shiny when the stylist blow dries it turns puffy, frizzy and dull when you do it? The secret is not only in the expertise. It is also in the hair dryer.   You …

How to clean makeup brushes

Every now and then (usually sooner than you expected) you realise that it is time to clean your makeup brushes. You may heave a sigh, but you perform the chore because you know that:   Clean brushes are kinder to your skin than dirty brushes …

Top make up trends at the 2014 Cannes film festival

It is the time of the year again for the famed Cannes Film Festival that attracts celebrities from all over flock to France to attend.  The red carpet showcases  the best of fashion and is a powerhouse for trend spotting.  These are my favourite make up …

Hair types and treatments

Finding the right products for your hair can be difficult if you don’t know what the best product for your hair type is. Most people struggle to get their hair tamed.   Hair is categorised by three characteristics: porosity, elasticity and texture. …

The right fragrance for you!

Do you opt to have a signature scent that everybody will recognize and remember you by or, do you treat your fragrance as an accessory, and change it daily depending on your mood and outfit?Whatever your poison is, we need to get to the basics and find out …

Orange is the new red, for lips

Undoubtedly, orange is the new trending lip colour for spring 2014. It’s bright, it’s cool, summery and will definitely have heads turning. This colour was spotted in numerous runway shows at the New York Fashion Week, 2014. Fashion houses such as Rag and …

NBAT: Natural Beauty for Africa

We recently had the pleasure of introducing NBAT “Natural Beauty for Africa Trading” to the bidorbuy Health and Beauty category.   NBAT is a distributor of natural, organic, sustainable and eco-friendly products. The company was founded in early …

Natural ways to look and feel good

                                    Do you remember your youth? All that energy and zest for life. Perhaps the …