Beauty & the Blog

Why IPL or Laser in Winter?

Lasers and IPLs are attracted to pigment Laser and IPL hair reduction treatments work by emitting heat which travels to the root of the hair follicle. Removing the hair from the surface of the skin by shaving a day prior,…

Eye spy with my little i’s

Come’on open up! That’s what I keep telling the image in the mirror every morning. And in the process of applying makeup, I try not to blind myself with the eyeliner pencil and mascara wand. Babies, with eyes proportionally larger…

Make your BROWS talk

Brows can talk, just not with words. Whether you pluck, tweeze, shape them or leave them au naturel, you are actually saying ‘hello, I’m ……’ Egyptian men and women in 3,500BC – 2,500BC painted prominent eyebrows and sported kohl-lined eyes…

Good brow days, always

Semi-permanent makeup is not called permanent for a reason. The new dyes used in semi-permanent makeup is designed to fade naturally after a while. In some cases, there is noticeable fading after a year but in most other cases, the…

How to recognise ingrown hair

A quick search on the internet resulted in a confusing number of images and an abundance of information on how ingrown hairs are formed, but not necessarily on how to tell the difference between ingrown hair and something else. After…