ARE HOME LASER HAIR REMOVAL DEVICES REALLY WORTH IT?

Laser hair removal is becoming more and more common as the accessibility and affordability of salon laser hair removal services have risen, and with it, so have laser hair removal devices you can use yourself in the comfort of your own home. While the initial outlay of these devices is usually pretty big, most see it as a more viable way to make themselves permanently hair-free without leaving the house. But are these devices really worth it? In this post I’ll give you my thoughts and experiences using the Remington i-LIGHT Smooth Sense IPL Permanent Hair Removal Device* in comparison to professional laser treatments.

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BLUE LIGHT & THE CIRCADIAN RYTHYM

It’s without a doubt that the advent of artificial lighting has completely changed the way we live our lives. Once shrouded in darkness, our nights are now filled with lights whether that be from domestic lighting fixtures, street lamps or even our electronics. But are we paying the price? I’m not talking electricity bills. Are we doing damage to ourselves every night without even realising it? Baxter Blue is helping to raise awareness of the issues with artificial lighting from electronic screens, and provide us an avenue to combat this with their innovative range of clear glasses that block out blue light.

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YOU’LL NEVER HAVE TO COUNT SHEEP AGAIN WITH THIS SOUND SLEEP COCOON

We all know the benefits of a good nights sleep for both our physical and mental health. You never feel good waking up from a disrupted sleep that’s full of tosses and turns. You might even notice that your skin looks lifeless, dull, perhaps even a little more saggy? Recently, Dermalogica has taken on a new wave of missions to help make sleep just that little bit more powerful for maintaining our skin health. The Sound Sleep Cocoon is the latest product to hit their arsenal with the hopes of taking full advantage of our overnight bodily processes to improve our skin when we wake every morning.

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO EPILATION: TIPS FROM AN EPILATOR JUNKIE

I have a revelation. I hate shaving. Always have, always will. Shaving as a form of hair removal has been my last resort since I started out as a young teenager. In fact, the first time I ever tried hair removal I went straight to waxing, and can honestly say that I’ve probably shaved my legs only about two dozens times during my life.

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Parabens in Cosmetics: A miscarriage of Justice?

Um.. sorry about the dramatic title, that’s just the forensic scientist in me. My post may not be as dramatic as the title suggests, but I wanted to explore the controversy surrounding synthetic preservatives in cosmetics, in particular the use of parabens, and to judge with my own opinion whether this controversy and the associated scaremongering marketing tactic is justified by real science and critical judgement.

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THE HAIR STRAIGHTENING BRUSH FACE OFF: HAIRSTYLA vs LVL HAIR

Welcome back beauties!

Since the hair straightening brush revolution started there has been so many new companies gracing us with their own version of this hybrid device. The number of hair straightening brushes currently on the market is enough to leave most consumers confused as to which one they should purchase. Two of these brushes include the Hairstyla, which I have actually reviewed in a previous post here, and the LVL hair straightening brush* which is a new product that has hit my desk! In this post, I’ll give you a comparison between the two to help you decide which one you should try out for yourself if you’re on the lookout for one.

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