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The Best Homemade Charcoal Face Mask

Charcoal face masks have received a lot of hype on social media groups. Does it really work? We decided to try it for ourselves. Some charcoal peel off masks on the internet use office glue. It is said to pull out dirt from the pores. I would rather not risk experimenting on my face, so I used food-grade ingredients instead of glue. Here are the results of this all-natural face mask!   Charcoal Mask Ingredients 1)Gelatin powder 2) Activated Charcoal Tablets 3)Bentonite Clay Stockists:  ...

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This Face Mask Changed my Life

By Naomi Mruttu Image Consultant, Former Model. Turmeric Face Mask – an Amazing Beauty Booster For centuries turmeric has been a well-kept secret for smooth, glowing skin. The Indian subcontinent has literally millions of brides (and grooms) who have slathered it on their faces in preparation for their wedding day. They even have a ‘turmeric’ ceremony as part of their week-long wedding celebrations. Our Somali sisters are also famous for using it as one of the ingredients  ...

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This Drink will Supercharge your Health

By Tricia Wanjala Suppose I told you an ancient drink exists that can transform your life today? A tonic nicknamed ‘Jewish penicillin’, because of it’s natural antibiotic effects? The same beverage Hollywood women are calling ‘Botox in a cup’ because of it’s youth-regenerating effects?  The Chinese call it ‘longevity tea.’ 12th-century Jewish physician Moshe Ben Maimonides recommended it to his patients for respiratory tract infections. Now in the 21st century science has proved  ...

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Cellulite – What causes it and how to get rid of it.

By Naomi Nasinyari Cellulite affects 90% of women and up to 20% of men.  Cellulite is not fat. It is caused by weak collagen structure or poor lymph drainage. You develop cellulite when your muscles shrink, your body holds onto toxins or you retain fluid. Here are  6 ways to naturally reduce cellulite. 1. Exercise Exercise vigorously (sweat) for a minimum of 20 minutes three times a week. The best exercise for cellulite is not cardio, but strength training. This builds the atrophied  ...

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Acne solutions that work

By Naomi Nasinyari, Former Model, Certified Image Consultant and Personal Trainer. Getting Rid of Acne from the Inside  For the last 15 years, I have struggled with acne. I have had strangers on the street stop me and recommend products, pills, or professionals who can help me. I have struggled through blackheads, and whiteheads, and deep cystic acne. I have spent tons of money on acid facial peels, antibiotics, and salicylic acid products. Finally, after all these years, I have smooth,  ...

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Why you don’t need this skin care product for your face

Remember the mantra for healthy skin,“Cleanse, tone, moisturize?” Well, it has changed. Cleanse? Yes. Moisturize? Definitely. Toner? No. Aestheticians, dermatologists and skin care experts are now endorsing serums as the new vital product in your 3-step skincare regimen. Toners are now defunct, or redundant. Nairobi-based Aesthetician Lily Potgieter advises, “You don’t need a toner after washing your face. They used to say toners were meant to remove any leftover dirt that your  ...

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