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6 Simple Ways to Save Money at Home

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  With the economy being what it is, people are more conscious about their expenses. The last thing you want to be doing is spending money on things that are not essential. There are simple ways to save money at home, which can cut down your bills significantly. Use energy-efficient appliances If possible, buy energy-efficient appliances such as washing machines and dryers that have lower water and energy consumption levels. These will help save energy and thus money over time because they consume less electricity than their non-efficient counterparts do. Consider replacing your old refrigerator with an energy-efficient refrigerator. You may not be aware of the fact that your fridge is one of the biggest consumers of power in your home. An inefficient refrigerator can use up to 300 kWh per year, which is more than 10% of the total household energy bill. So, it is important to get an efficient one that uses less electricity and saves you money on your electricity bill. Use en

Maskne: The New Skin Condition to Watch Out

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Wearing a face mask together with the face shield has become the new norm. It is required to be worn at all times in public places as a barrier to slow down the spread of the Covid-19 virus that spreads through respiratory droplets. However, constantly wearing a mask can develop skin issues and breakouts, and this condition is known as Maskne or mask acne. Maskne is a common side effect of using a face mask. According to Healthline , it doesn’t simply cause pimples, it may result to other skin issues like irritation, bumpiness and redness. Skin conditions caused by wearing face mask Acne . Sweat, make up, oil, dead skin cells can clog pores which can cause blackheads or whiteheads and pimples. Rosacea . Wearing a face mask can flare-up rosacea - the skin condition that produce small, red, pus-filled bumps and causes redness and visible blood vessels in your face. Contact dermatitis . Not all face mask may suit your skin. If you have a sensitive skin, the material of your mas

6 Tips in Embracing the New Normal

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Adapting, adjusting and embracing the new normal could be a difficult challenge for all of us. The Covid-19 virus and its mutated strains global pandemic is ceaselessly impacting our way of life and drastically forced us to establish new habits. Different types of Covid-19 vaccines have been developed by internationally legendary scientists and researchers like Moderna, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Pfizer, Sinopharm and more. These vaccines were developed to prevent the illness, suppress transmission and scale back mortality. However, we all know that these were all newly developed vaccines, though proven effective in clinical trials, still most of us are worried in their possible side effects particularly to people with underlying health conditions. Still the choice is yours if you wish to be immunized. One thing is certain, we are living in a situation that has never happened in this lifetime. Embracing the new normal, the sudden shift in our way of life can be challenging. Her