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Marvellous Mangoes part 3

Marvellous Mangoes part 3
Hi Everyone   Here is the last of My Mango Recipes: Mango Milk Face Mask: Exfoliate normal skin 1 Peeled ripe mango Two spoons of whole milk Powdered almonds Crushed oats Mix all the ingredients together with a blender and apply to face as well as neck. Wait 20 minutes and...
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Coping Over Feastive Season

Coping Over Feastive Season
Unfortunately parties, alcohol and late nights can play havoc with your skin so don't be surprised if you have a few beauty emergencies along the way. Whether your complexion has lost its glow or your eyes are red and puffy there are lots of brilliant new beauty weapons on the market...
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Homemade sugar waxing recipe

Homemade sugar waxing recipe
Homemade sugar waxing recipe       You’ll need: 2 cups of regular granulated sugar 1/4 cup of water (some people use distilled water, but tap water is just fine 1/4 cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice (remove seeds).   Preparation: Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan. Start with heating...
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Day #7 Pantene Repair & Protect 3 Step Regimen for normal-thick hair. Health Restored!

b2ap3_thumbnail_Untitlemmmmmmmd.jpgToday marks exactly 7 days of when I first started using the Pentene 3 step regime and what a huge improvement. Even though I've had some ups and downs these past 7 days, I'm loving each day of fresh flowing healthy hair.My hair feels restored after my beach hair craziness and...
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Day #2 Pantene Repair & Protect 3 Step Regimen for normal-thick hair. Fly-Aways Tamed!

b2ap3_thumbnail_Untitled.JPGToday Marks Day 2 of my Pantene Hair Dairy. Usually on day 2 of my usual hair regimen, I struggle with "fly aways". We all have those stubborn hairs that just won't stay down.I usually have to use bobbypins to keep them tamed. Today I decided to tie my hair up...
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Romantic look with AVON

Romantic look with AVON
Hello beautiful chicas of Beauty Bulletin! So this weekend I woke up feeling inspired to create a beautiful look that showcases a women's natural beauty.I came across my ancient curling iron(family heritage) and since I haven't used it for so long I thought it would do good a different hair look....
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Enzyme Exfoliators: What, why, how and when?

By now we all know the importance of exfoliating our skin, so I am not going to get into that too much. My focus is going to be on enzyme exfoliators instead of the usual granular type.    So, WHAT is an enzyme exfoliator? An enzyme exfoliator contains either fruit...
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AVON Review "Reddy for me" Lip crayon

AVON Review "Reddy for me" Lip crayon
Hi beauties!   I just love the new lip crayons that AVON has launched.They are so easy to apply and the colour really stays on your lips for long. I am really impressed with all their colours,take a look : There are several shades I absolutely love including "Carefree Coral"  which...
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How to look hot for your night out with AVON

How to look hot for your night out with AVON
So safe girl here is going a bit bold today! Yay! That's the fun of playing the model for Beauty Bulletin. After looking at all the beautiful reviews on the 12 in 1 Eyeshadow Palette from AVON I decided to also get myself one.Best decision ever! Most eyeshadow palettes have some nice...
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Make-up Expiries

b2ap3_thumbnail_2605_expired-628x250.jpg This morning I opened a tube of concealer and noticed that it had seperated into a watery substance and a thickish base.  My concealer has expired! This is not ideal specially as I am away from home on a business trip and dont have any spare on me nor the...
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Winter beauty Tips

Winter beauty Tips
WINTER BEAUTY TIPS   Brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!!!!!!! Its getting quite chilly! We all need to keep warm and also look after our skin during Winter. Here are some tips i have gathered.Please comment with your Winter beauty Tips. :)       Colour Match Most of us lose our summer colour during Winter,so...
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Beauty products worth your money

  Hi all! I’m not calling this high end products because I’m not sure that they actually classified as high end, but they are a little on the pricey side in comparison to your lower end products. They really work for me and I think they’re worth investing in. Skin care...
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Combating dry winter skin

Combating dry winter skin
  I hate winter I’m not going to lie to you. Not only does it feel like my hands and feet are encased in ice blocks for three months, but I also suffer from terribly dry skin. Now I never talk about this. I always feel awkward, but this year I...
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Bye Bye Dry, Itchy Scalp

Bye Bye Dry, Itchy Scalp
So, yesterday I just about had enough of this dry, itchy scalp of mine, it was driving me insane. I tried everything and nothing worked.   What Causes Dry Scalp? The most common cause of dry scalp is dry skin, especially in the cold winter months, when the cold air outside...
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Cook Your Makeup, Darling!

Cook Your Makeup, Darling!
Makeup "cooking" is a term from the Drag community and it took men to teach women a thing or 2 about makeup. So what is this term, "cook" and what does it really mean for our makeup applications? If you've ever watch Ru Pauls Drag Race, you may already be familiar...
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The Art of Highlighting: What To Use and How It’s Done

b2ap3_thumbnail_haydenxmashair1208_400-Large.jpgIn the The Art Of Contouring: What To Use and How It’s Done we discussed the Art of facial contouring and now it’s time for part 2. Highlighting and Contouring go together like peanut butter and jam or an LBD with some killer heels. They’re just meant for each other. Since we’ve...
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The Art Of Contouring: What To Use and How It’s Done

The Art Of Contouring: What To Use and How It’s Done
As a beauty lover there is no doubt that you’ve come across the concept of contouring and while this information has been around for a long time, many women still feel a bit unsure as to what to do and which products to use. You may come across conflicting ideas and...
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Importance of Primers

Importance of Primers
Primers are a big help when it comes to the application of foundation and giving your skin an even, refined look. Primers can be worn alone or under foundation to create a canvas so that your foundation glides on more evenly and smoothly. It is applied after your moisturiser. It also...
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Salicylic Acid: Derivatives And Uses

Salicylic Acid: Derivatives And Uses
Salicylic acid is a name that pops up whenever we talk about acne fighting skin care and there is often discussion about which is better to fight the good fight, Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicylic Acid (SA)? I’m not going to talk about Benzoyl Peroxide in this article but rather SA as...
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My Clinique Experience

The brand new Chubby Stick for eyes is totally amazing, I was chosen to try it out a couple of weeks ago at the Clinique Counter @ the V & A Waterfront, I tested 09 Lavish Lilac and 11 Portly plum, it really is long wearing and non smudging, it...
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