Tag - holistic lifestyle

10 Natural Beauty Tips for long-lasting make-up for a special occasion

Most special occasions are about the outfit – but your make-up is important too. Here are some tips from industry make-up artist, Kelli Waldock It’s a tired old saying but ‘get lots of beauty sleep’. The fresher your skin is without makeup, the fresher it will be with make-up on. Ensure you keep your skin hydrated by drinking plenty of water, using a light natural moisturiser and by keeping your bedroom ventilated at nighttime. Some people like coconut oil to moisturise, [...]

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How Can I Avoid Indulgent Foods this Festive Season?

As the festive season draws near, you begin to dread the prospect of having to attend Christmas office parties, family get-togethers, and a host of generally over indulgent chow-downs. But you’re still committed to your schedule of carefully measured calories, exercising, and reasonably good and healthy eating habits. Or are you? The problem with overeating, or not, is it’s so easy to give in to temptation. Especially when the environment you’re in expects you to dance to the same familiar [...]

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Food at Work

Kristina Locke, MD of multi award-winning health food company, Conscious Food, shares  the key ingredient to eating at work… Just Chew It! According to a recent survey*, the average person spends just 23 minutes a day eating all three meals, so it is hardly surprising that 73% of us now suffer from some form of digestive difficulty; not to mention weight gain and malabsorption of nutrients. We need to reclaim our mealtimes and start eating more mindfully; savouring rather than [...]

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