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How to Reduce Dark Circles and Under Eye Puffiness Naturally?

How to Reduce Dark Circles and Under Eye Puffiness Naturally?

Dark under-eye circles are the story of my life! It may be due to my Indian ancestry and genetic predisposition to what is medically known as perio...
6 Yoga Poses for Glowing Skin

6 Yoga Poses for Glowing Skin

Yoga, should in fact be second nature to me  since my mum was a Yoga Instructor way before it became popular and trendy. My mum used to take my bro...
Can Skin Problems Affect Mental Health and Vice versa?

Can Skin Problems Affect Mental Health and Vice versa?

This blog was prompted when I was asked by Zipho Ntloko, the Senior Beauty Editor at Cosmopolitan, about an overview of "Psychodermatology" and it ...
7 Medical Reasons to Drink Water for Good Health

7 Medical Reasons to Drink Water for Good Health

      Water is my favourite drink followed by herbal teas.  I grew up being told to drink water because it is healthy for me and so with every mea...
6 Top Reasons Why You Should Exfoliate Today

6 Top Reasons Why You Should Exfoliate Today

  Your skin naturally renews itself about every 25-28 days, but as you age the rate at which cells regenerate slows down which can result in dull,...
Why you should eat an apple a day?

Why you should eat an apple a day?

  Did you know that apples are one of the most cultivated and consumed foods of the world. Apples are extremely rich in antioxidants, flavonoid...
How to use a Duo Jade Facial Roller?

How to use a Duo Jade Facial Roller?

Using a Duo Jade Facial Roller is much easier than you think . You just need to follow a few simple steps when rolling.  Always use your Jade Rolle...
What Ingredients to Avoid for Sensitive Skin?

What Ingredients to Avoid for Sensitive Skin?

It is so important to learn how to deal with sensitive skin by getting familiar with what to avoid using on your skin. Here is a list of pointers of harsh chemicals found in some lotions and creams that could potentially aggravate your sensitive skin.
How to Massage Your Baby?

How to Massage Your Baby?

  As a first time mother there is so much excitement and anticipation for the arrival of your baby. There is also many aspects that need preparati...
Benefits of Using a Jade Facial Roller

Benefits of Using a Jade Facial Roller

The Jade stone is believed to have healing and protective properties for the skin. Some beauty strategies stand the test of time and this is true for the jade roller! Jade is a non-porous stone which means that it will not retain bacteria and it has a cooling effect.The rolling action, stimulates blood circulation in your face and and this may diminish the appearance of fine lines around the forehead and reduce any puffiness around the eyes. It also assists lymphatic drainage which can prevent or clear breakouts. The Jade roller can be used  with facial oils like argan oil or jojoba oil or serums or moisturisers that will allow for deeper penetration of the active ingredients into the skin. The duo jade roller has a large and smaller roller at the bottom. The large roller is typically used for larger areas of the face such as the cheeks and the smaller roller is great for use on smaller areas of the face or around the eyes.