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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

Get Ready for Work in Half the Time

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We’ve all been there. Dazed, confused, we look at our alarm clock in horror as we realise that we’ve overslept. With only half the time to get ready, how do we get to work looking 100% gorgeous? Don’t despair; you can still look effortlessly hot. Just follow our advice and you’ll get into the office with time to spare. Hair With Volume So you’ve had the fastest shower of your life. Blow dry your hair until it’s fairly dry with your hair upside down, then wrap it up into head-top bun and clip it into place. Go about fixing yourself some breakfast and doing your makeup as usual. Only when you get to the door should you let your hair down and give it a ruffle. Instant volume. You’re welcome.  Double-Duty Choose makeup products like Ofra Cosmetics  which have more than one application. Tinted moisturiser is the perfect example of a beauty aid which cuts time in half. Perfect for summer, a light smattering of makeup is all you need to look fresh and fabulous. Some eyeshadows can bec

Changing Up Your Beauty Routine – and Growing Old Gracefully

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So you've arrived at that age where you feel like you don't have to try so hard anymore – not in terms of your external appearance anyway. But au contraire! There's plenty you can do to  look and feel young , while still growing old gracefully. All it takes are some small changes, like exercising, socialising, or changing up your beauty routine. There’s no reason why you can't maintain that youthful feel! At 52, natural look is timeless Use Argan Oil It's never too late to enjoy the benefits of argan oil. Some rely on it for all their beauty needs: on the face instead of anti-wrinkle cream, on dry hair, as a body moisturiser, as lip gloss, as cuticle oil... the list goes on!  You can  shop this miracle oil  online to get a great deal and best value for your hard saved money. Update Your Hairstyle You may have greys now but,these days, grey is the new brunette. Or blond, or red, or black…Plus, a really graceful way to stay current is to have your hair

Everyday Makeup

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Most women have more makeup than they will ever reasonably need. After all, it is too easy to save money on makeup purchases by making use of special promotions and coupons for such shops as Birchbox , and you just never know when certain items are going to come in handy. But how do you know which products to use on a day to day basis ? Follow this helpful step by step guide, so that you can step up your everyday makeup game! Foundation Many women use their fingers to apply foundation, when a liquid foundation brush works much better. The fingers can be used to dab your chosen product on the chosen parts of the face, but the brush should be used for proper blending. Brush back and forth to apply foundation to the forehead and chin. For the cheeks, be sure to brush down and away from the center of the face. Concealer For smoother blending of your concealer product, simply add a drop of moisturizer to the brush you are using to add the product. Once the water has

Anti-Ageing Skincare Tips for Moms

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The other day, my son and I were buried in his Science homework, talking about the different types of textures.  When we were on the topic of “roughness”, he jokingly held up a sheet of sandpaper against my face and said, “Mom, you know, sometimes the skin on your face feels like this!”  Since when did my son grow up to be annoyingly cute?  At that moment, I wasn’t quite sure whether I wanted to smother him with kisses or kick him to the curb! With the countless responsibilities we moms are faced with, day in and day out, it comes as no surprise that we often neglect the things we shouldn’t.  Like our skin, for example.  Before we know it, our kids are making fun of us in the name of science. If you’re starting to notice that your skin isn’t as glowing or supple as it was when you used to be a carefree woman of the world, take action.  Here are some anti-ageing skin care tips for moms: Ban the Sun How many times has your grandmother told you to never forget to

Choosing the right Hair color to look younger

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Strong and intense hair colour is nice and lovely when you are in your 20s, yet will make you look older when you are in the middle age. Beauty experts say that as we mature, we lose the pigment in our skin thus our skin color changes. To take years off, the key is to lighten up your hair color   It is wise to determine the right shade for you. If you like it red, do not pick a fiery red, go for a more auburn tone instead. A chocolate brown can make you look younger too. For women who likes it blonde, a honey blond is advised and never a platinum blonde. If you would like to maintain the hair colour when you were younger, low lights or highlights can do wonders. According to beauty specialists, blonde is the most youthful colour you can go as it fits and sits well to any skin for as long as it is applied correctly. To get the right hair tone next to your skin will definitely knock years off your age.  When covering up grey hair, it is necessary to keep the base neut