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Latest Tech in Skin Firming: Saponaria Pumila Stem Cells

The Saponaria pumila is a perennial plant of the alpine mountains. The flowers of these plants are a deep rose pink flower with small fleshy leaves. It has survived through the extreme weathers of the last ice age by moving to rare ice-free peaks called nunataks. Exposure to extreme cold temperatures and high amounts of UV radiation, the Saponaria pumila has adapted to these challenging environments by developing protective and repair mechanisms. It is for this reason that we have chosen to use the Saponaria pumila in our new *Complete Body Firming Lotion. Research has shown that the stem cells extracted from this plant has the ability to protect our skin from daily environmental challenges, whilst also helping to increase...

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When Period Pain is Not Normal

DISCLAIMER: This is an article about endometriosis. There are some detailed stories of my experience with endometriosis in this article. I felt that this needed to be an article with a certain amount of honesty and transparency in order to bring about greater awareness of this disorder and for readers to have a better understanding. I recommend to readers who may not be comfortable with the use of certain medical terms, at times gory descriptive language or for those who just don't want to get to know me that personally, hit the home or back button now. Things I have written in this article are not to be taken as medical advice. I do not have the qualifications for that....

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Best Gifts for Dad

With Father's Day quickly approaching, we've compiled a short list of products to help make your Father's Day shopping a little easier.  1. AGE REVITALISING EYE DEFENCE Ever since its highly anticipated launch last year, this eye cream has been on the tops of people's list. Don't just take our word for it though. Watch what The Skincare Obsessive has to say about it on an episode of Beauty News or read what Ken of Mr Ken Denis has to say about it. 2. MICRODERMABRASION EXFOLIATING SCRUB If your Dad is a true-Aussie bloke who wants to "feel" the effects of the product working on their skin and see instantaneous results, the our Microdermabrasion Exfoliating Scrub is definitely a favourite.   3. VITIS VINIFERA...

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Sweet Potatoes

Today we are talking sweet, potatoes that is. What can I say about sweet potatoes?  Well it’s a vegetable, easy to cultivate, simple to prepare and most importantly my absolute favourite vegetable and I love them!!! My love affair with this deliciously sweet legume began during my early childhood, it’s one of very few memories I had as a child.  Every winter, my father would roast sweet potatoes as a treat for my siblings and I in an effort to stop us eating unhealthy food such as cakes and drinking hot chocolates.  It is still one of the most simple, cost effective, healthy, delicious and will be a favourite of mine always. Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of vitamin A (in the...

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Shaving for the Modern Man

As someone who doesn’t have much time for myself, I find the idea of a full scale shaving regime enough to make my head spin.  I normally leave five minutes or so each morning for my facial routine (cleansing, moisturising and so forth) and same each night before I sleep.  A proper shaving procedure would take a good twenty or so minutes.  In essence, shaving can be quite time consuming and is just not always a feasible task. In the effort to save some time, I did a little research on the evolution of shaving for the modern gentleman.  After a little intense reading and product analysis in the current market, I discovered that I can combine both my facial...

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