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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
By Lesley Ellen Mirza
Ahoy Me Hearties! We Buccaneers came across some beauty treasure that you land-lubbers will want to get your hands on…
Enough of the pirate-speak? Ok, here’s the scoop:
Launching in conjunction with the fourth installment of Disney’s blockbuster film franchise, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Isla Sirena by DuWop is a pirate-themed collection that is sure to make you say, “Shiver Me Timbers!” (more…)
Thursday, August 20th, 2009
Thursday, August 13th, 2009
When you’re heading off for that must needed vacation, don’t complicate your life by taking too many things with you. Don’t you find that shoes and toiletries are something you go overboard with? Beyond the basics like skincare products and toothpaste, bring the absolute minimum number of toiletries — just what you can’t get by without.
Here are our suggestions: (more…)
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Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Tanned skin makes you look healthy and maybe even a tiny bit more fit, but UVA and UVB rays permanently damage the skin. The safe way to get bronzed is to fake it. Sunless tanners have improved leaps and bounds over in the last few years.
Dihydroxyacetone (DHA) is the most common active ingredient in sunless tanning products. It reacts with your outermost layer of skin to temporarily darken it. The colour won’t wash off but will eventually fade with exfoliation in five to seven days.
For the best results, and to avoid zebra stripes, use a tone that matches your skin’s shade. The darker colours will give you faster results but won’t look as natural. Exfoliate and shave your legs before you apply any product, and wash your hands afterwards. Try using less on areas with thick skin, like around the feet, elbows and knees. These spots tend to absorb more product. (more…)