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Dark Spots Be Gone

Dark Spots Be Gone

If you suffer from acne you know what it feels like to have dark spots and it’s one of your primary skin concerns. Being of Indian origin and having a melanin rich complexion means we are more prone to dark spots than those with lighter skin tones. Some of us want to flaunt bare makeup looks but don't have the luxury or the confidence to do so. So what do we do about dark spots?
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Skincare Routines For Your Specific Skin Type

Skincare Routines For Your Specific Skin Type

It’s important to create healthy routines in your life so it becomes a normal part of your day. Your skin being the largest organ of your body and one of the most important barriers between the external environment, it’s essential that we take good care of it. We tend to only think about our skin when we start to age or see problems with it, like dark circles, puffiness and acne, but all this can be prevented if we have a simple daily skincare routine in place.
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My Body Positivity Story: Why Loving Yourself is A Choice

My Body Positivity Story: Why Loving Yourself is A Choice

I’ve always been super skinny all my life. In fact I’ve been a straight 45kg from 6th grade to now (grown up me in my 30’s). I could eat whatever I wanted and would never see it affect my body. I’d hear people make fun of my siblings or cousins that gained a couple of pounds but could never really relate to them in that respect. 
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Diwali Gifting Made Easy

Diwali Gifting Made Easy

I LOVE the festive season - the warm, fuzzy feeling of catching up with family and friends, eating all things delicious and dancing the night away is something I look forward to all year. Unfortunately after every festive season comes the post-festive season, when your body and skin send you that dreadful SOS - trying to recover from all those sweets, food, alcohol etc. 
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One Size DOES NOT Fit All: A Skincare Guide for the Acne Prone

One Size DOES NOT Fit All: A Skincare Guide for the Acne Prone

As someone who has dealt with acne from her early teens into her late 20’s I’m skeptical of skincare products that tout, “For all skin types”. There is no such thing. People have been trying to give me advice about my skin ever since I got acne and let me tell you, nothing worked! ...
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Frizztastic: Get rid of that Frizzy Mane

Frizztastic: Get rid of that Frizzy Mane

Growing up, I struggled with frizzy hair and never really knew why. After seeing my friends learn how to tame their manes whilst I still suffered with the ‘Albert Einstein’ look I decided enough was enough and started digging around the web as well as asking friends what they did - the answers were pretty consistent...
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