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What to do when your foundation is too light, or too dark?

What to do when your foundation is too light, or too dark?

Finding the right foundation colour that matches our skin tone can be quite a challenge. Sometimes, we buy the wrong shade if we shop online or if we choose it in a physical store under inadequate or yellow lighting. Our skin tones may even change after coming back from a holiday, especially if we’ve been enjoying a sunny beach holiday! In case you have already bought a foundation that is too light or too dark for your skin tone, it is not too late! Let us share some tips to still use your foundation without doing a beauty faux-pas! If the foundation is too...

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Paw Paw to the Rescue! 5 Ways to Use This Amazing Multipurpose Balm

Paw Paw to the Rescue! 5 Ways to Use This Amazing Multipurpose Balm

Papaya enzymes work to naturally soften skin and enhance cell renewal. They also have exfoliating and anti-inflammatory properties that work gently to improve the tone and texture of the skin. Compared to some leading brands that use just one type of Paw Paw extract, Organic Island uses two certified organic Paw Paw enzymes to ensure your lips are perfectly moisturised! How is Organic Island Paw Paw Lip Salve Different? Most other Paw Paw ointments contain petroleum jelly which is a mineral oil and a potentially harmful carcinogen. The Organic Island Paw Paw Lip Salve is petroleum free - and, therefore, worry free!...

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The Truth About Face Oil

The Truth About Face Oil

An oil isn’t necessarily greasy. Does that sound odd? And yet, an oil can be dry! It’s even a very common ingredient in cosmetics. To obtain this non-greasy effect, esters are added to the pure oil. Don’t worry, these esters are natural (derived from a plant or fruit) when it’s about certified organic cosmetics. Be careful, if it’s a conventional or non certified organic product, it is often... petroleum!  No to imperfections! You think oil clogs the pores and greases the skin! Well, no! If you have skin imperfections, you may find a definitive solution to your problems by turning to oils. Often, you are in a...

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How to spot silicone, the NO NO ingredient?

How to spot silicone, the NO NO ingredient?

Why are they used so much in skin care and hair care products? Because they give the hair a soft, easy-to-untangle look, and the skin looks softer, smoother ... Silicone traps dirt and cause congestion and acne on your skin. It blocks nutrients from nourishing your skin and hair, making them look dull and dehydrated. You may not be able to remove the silicone completely with just a single wash. So, stay away from silicone to start having a healthy and glowing beauty. They are not biodegradable, and can take centuries to disappear. It is particularly because of their polluting nature that they are banned...

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Organic Aloe Vera Gel...how it benefits us....

Organic Aloe Vera Gel...how it benefits us....

The aloe vera gel is known to have an infinity of benefits and therefore can be used in several ways. Here is a list (not exhaustive!): - Moisturizing cream Aloe vera gel is an ideal for oily skin that needs moisturising. Thanks to its hydrating and nourishing virtues, it will impregnate your skin softly, without saturating it. So you can use it as a day cream, especially in the summer. It will give you a fresh effect, a smooth and matte finish, without shining! Perfect, isn’t it ? - Soothing skin care Redness, irritation, sunburn or even after you have been shaved, the aloe...

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