Beauty Blog

Unveil the Historical and Modern-day Wonders of Blue Lotus Tea

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Have you ever wondered about the significance of the Blue Lotus in ancient Egyptian culture? Let's take a closer look at this mystical flower that held a special place in the hearts of pharaohs and spiritual leaders. Symbol of Divinity The Blue Lotus, also known as the Sacred Lily of the Nile, was not just a beautiful flower used for decoration. It was a symbol of the divine connection that the ancient Egyptians sought to cultivate. Pharaohs and priests were often depicted holding or wearing the Blue Lotus, signifying their link to the gods and their quest for spiritual enlightenment....

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Sunbathing for Health

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When you're looking to soak up the sun's healing power, here are some tips to keep in mind: Plan Your Exposure: Do not try to get all your sunbathing done in just two or three weeks of the year. Instead, spread it out over a longer period. If you want to achieve a tan, pay close attention to how your tan develops gradually. Test your sun tolerance first before exposing sensitive areas and avoid burning. Red, inflamed skin is a bad sign. Your tan will last longer if you expose your skin gradually to the sun. Be sure to obtain the full spectrum...

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Mica – the dark secret of the beauty industry

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  It might well be the darkest secret of the beauty industry: mica. Mica, the little shimmering particles that are in everything from eyeshadows to highlighters, from bronzers to make-up, to day cream and sunscreen. Mica is the reason products give that sparkle, and that glow. It gives glamour – but the way in which mica is mined often has a cruel side that remains invisible. It is mined with child labour in India, where children as young as 4 years work in mines that are barely secured caves and tunnels, dangerous and narrow and often deadly. So what is sustainable...

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HOW TO PREPARE YOUR SKIN FOR THE SUN - Training Your Skin to Tan Safely

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In Spring, the days get longer and we are exposed to more UV radiation. To prepare our skin for sun exposure and prevent premature aging, we need progressive exposure, cellular renewal and good nutrition. Sunscreen with a high SPF may prevent sunburn, but it cannot protect from UVA damage if the skin is unprepared and undernourished. The sun is our friend. A best friend. Vital for all life on the planet. It's been here for over 4 billion years and will stay for another 5 billion, according to science. Life on this planet is only possible because of the sun....

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How to do winter: tending to the body, mind and spirit during the Holiday Season

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How to do winter: tending to the body, mind and spirit during the Holiday Season//between the years Let’s face it: The holiday season is a lot. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, you’ll feel the energy and the stressed buzz in the collective. Additionally, it is a time of transition, and so many things seem to need finishing before the new year. Finally, winter has just reached its peak – two further months of cold and dark can feel a bit daunting. So, it’s important to take good care of the body, mind and spirit. What follows is a collection...

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