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SOCIALLY FILTERED

Love it or hate it – social media is here to stay. But, is it really social in the true sense of the word? I’m not sure. Am I connected with more people by using Facebook and Instagram? Yes. Would I have been able to maintain as many relationships; staying connected with people all overContinue reading “SOCIALLY FILTERED”

HORMONE-FREE BIRTH CONTROL

From 2005 – 2013, I tried various contraceptive pills to combat my acne. Starting with Norethisterone and later Dianette, Microgynon, & Yasmin. At the time, taking birth control seemed like the best and only option. While I hoped that it would have a positive affect on my skin, I also used it for its originalContinue reading “HORMONE-FREE BIRTH CONTROL”

WHY GUA SHA?

If you follow me on social media you will know that I love Gua Sha facial massage. And it’s not just me! Gua Sha is a traditional Chinese Medicine practice that has more recently become a world-wide beauty trend. My favourite thing about Gua Sha is that it’s a simple but effective addition to anyContinue reading “WHY GUA SHA?”

BE THE CHANGE

Right now it’s hard to imagine that any good can come out of COVID-19. But I am confident that positive change is already in motion. And as always if you can’t see the change – be the change. In September 2017 I lived through the chaos that was hurricane Irma. It was the most powerfulContinue reading “BE THE CHANGE”

HOW TO USE YOUR LYS JOURNAL

Whatever your goal, believing YOU CAN means you’re already halfway there! But it’s not easy to stay optimistic when you feel like you’ve tried everything, and nothing works. The first few weeks of the LYS journal is a fresh start and the beginning of achieving the results you want. It’s time to put aside yourContinue reading “HOW TO USE YOUR LYS JOURNAL”

FOUNDATIONS TO CONCEAL ACNE

When my acne was at its worst, foundation ranked highly in a list of items that I could not live without. You could say that over the years I’ve established a very unhealthy relationship with makeup! Like other blemished beauties experience; there are times when I can’t leave the house or even answer the doorContinue reading “FOUNDATIONS TO CONCEAL ACNE”

CLEAR SKIN GOALS

It is not uncommon for most of us to grow up with a ‘life plan’, anticipating where we will be professionally and personally by certain milestones. Most of my friends planned to be married by the time they reached twenty-five and others mentally scheduled the date when they would start a family. We all know that havingContinue reading “CLEAR SKIN GOALS”

ACNE LIGHT THERAPY

A real turning point in my journey to clear skin was when I first discovered the effectiveness of LED lights for acne. I was invited to try it by EF MEDI SPA in London and like most things, I was sceptical with no expectations to see results. The lamp that they used was called DermaLux and by allContinue reading “ACNE LIGHT THERAPY”

MAKEUP TIPS FOR MEN

Applying makeup for the first time can be a daunting prospect, no matter what gender you are. These helpful tips will have you applying like a pro in no time!

ACNE HEALING FOODS

Food intolerances are responsible for a lot of us experiencing breakouts and if you suffer with IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) like me; you will probably find that the relationship between your skin and your gut health is very closely linked. A lot of the blemished beauties out there have heard that there are some foodsContinue reading “ACNE HEALING FOODS”

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