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Your very own skincare makeover

  Detox your beauty cupboards with Victorian Cosmetic Institute‘s Lisa Brown’s edit of what to keep, what to cull and what to invest in now.   Cleanser Why use it?: to gently nurture the skin while removing dirt, surface impurities and make-up.  Look for: a simple list of ingredients, including plant surfactants and cleansing agents such as kiwi and coconut sugar extract. Aloe vera, peppermint and cucumber will soothe and calm the skin and naturally maintain PH levels. For oily skins, opt for a deep cleanser with plant extracts to decongest…

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4 skincare features to look for in your spring beauty products

  Feeling the pressure of spring’s social calendar to look and feel photo-ready? The next time you open your beauty cabinet, check the ingredients list for these four skincare elements for flawless, healthy skin.  1. Home in on natural ingredients   Many skin care products, including cleansers and moisturisers, contain harsh chemicals that could be doing your skin more harm than good. Look for a simple ingredient list containing primarily organic, natural and plant-based extracts.  “It’s common sense that nature’s whole foods are the best choice for optimal health –and…

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