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Natalia Does Trends: Back to Black

The nineties called… They said they’re more than happy to see us lining the whole eye again! This throwback look of a smudged, worn in eyeliner, was celebrated on the runway this season and guarantees to give you an instant cool-girl effect. Black eyeliner was the indispensable backstage tool of Chloé, Rochas and Emilio Pucci. An elegantly smudged kohl pencil liner left a sophisticated impression in Roberto Cavalli’s show. Marc

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Top 5 healthy snacks for the office

Snacking in the office isn’t just about what’s easy, or necessarily what’s deemed “healthy”. What I’m trying to say is, is that snacking on a few carrots here and a banana there will still have you reaching for the chocolate bar come 3pm. The best way to get you through the hours at your desk is to fine-tune healthy snacks to improve your concentration, astuteness and energy levels. The 2

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Top 15 foods for the skin

The wonders of food contain many benefits with topical application—there’s much more to them than keeping you fed, healthy and happy. Just as consuming these foods gives you a glow from within, using them topically allows the surface of your skin to benefit from their wonderful anti-aging, anti-inflammatory or cleansing properties. These foods can hydrate, tighten, heal and exfoliate, leaving your skin looking fabulous. It’s becoming noticeably more popular for

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My body hair! It’s everywhere!

The hair that we have on our bodies and what we choose to do with it is as unique as a January snowflake. Body hair creeping out from all our creases and edges is a kind of pleasant reminder of our mammalian roots—one which we may choose to either embrace or hide the traces of. Let’s go back to the beginning, what the heck happened? From crawling fur balls, to

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Decluttering your Life – 7 Things I learned from Marie Kondo

When you gaze through the shelves at your local bookstore, you might have seen the name Marie Kondo pop up. Known as the “queen of tidying up”, the young Japanese woman and author of several books tells her readers how to live a happy and organized life. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying: A simple, effective way to banish clutter forever has become an international best seller, with over 1 million

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