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Wellness

5 Proven Natural Remedies for the Common Cold

“A-A-a-a-at-Chooooo!”  Drat! You recognise the familiar homa symptoms: Headache, red eyes, a scratchy throat, fever or a runny nose. You feel like your skull is stuffed with cotton wool, and you just want to lie down. You have caught one of the over 200 viruses that cause the common cold. Take heart – here are five proven remedies to drastically shorten the duration of your next cold. Sleep The number one remedy for a cold is to give your body what it is crying for – rest. Most of us try to  ...

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Beauty

Pineapple’s amazing Benefits for Smooth Skin and Hair Growth

Stop the presses! Pineapple does what??!! No doubt you already know that pineapple is high in vitamin C, which provides protection against colds and flu. You probably also know that it is good for weight loss because of its high fibre content. Bonus : It is also anti- helminithic, which means that it helps destroy intestinal parasites aka worms.   But that it has superpowers for skin and hair? Yasss!     Pineapple’s secret sauce can be summed up in one word: Bromelain. What’s  ...

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Wellness

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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