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International Women’s Day: African Women Killing it

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International women’s day is upon us, the first since we launched the blog, yay! This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter.

In honor of our very first international women’s day, we thought it’ll be lovely to showcase some African women who are absolutely killing it in their various fields. (more…)

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Beauty & Skincare

Why Your Acne Keeps Coming Back

Reading Time: 3 minutesAcne is easily the most common (and annoying) skin condition we know, and its causes are diverse. Acne can be caused by simple things, such as what you had for dinner last night, your pillowcase, or your makeup brushes; it could also be as complex as your genetics. Whatever the causes might be, here are 5 common reasons why your acne keeps coming back. (more…)

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Fitness

Climbing the Ladder of Exercise

Reading Time: 3 minutes“Sitting is the new smoking.” Around 2 years ago while prepping in the gym with my teammates, our new strength and conditioning coach introduced himself with this bold statement. On initially hearing this quip, I thought our coach had lost the plot. Could you really compare the damaging effects of smoking with the potential outcomes of a sedentary lifestyle? (more…)

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Fitness

3 Practical Ways to Up Your Health Game, Like a Pro

Reading Time: 3 minutesRaise your hands if you can relate to statements like “I’m off soda this month. It’s water or nothing”, “I’m having green smoothies every day for breakfast this week”, “I’m going for a run/ walk three times a week for the entire month of June” etc. The list is endless. Let’s face it, we all desire to be the healthier version of ourselves, who doesn’t? The sad truth, however, is (more…)

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Beauty & Skincare

The Building Blocks of a Skincare Routine

Reading Time: 5 minutesTo kick off our skincare section we’ll be exploring the basics, you know, the simple stuff like building a skin care routine from scratch. Think of it as skincare Lego or a skincare Jigsaw puzzle, or even better, a skincare buffet (more…)

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