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Organic eye shadow powder

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Did you know you can choose to protect your skin from harmful ingredients by using only organic cosmetics?  Like these finely textured organic eye shadow powder from Sante

Voted one of their most popular products by customers, these trendy, eye catching colour palettes for the eyes are rich in certified organic jojoba and chamomile extract, olive and essential oils that care for sensitive skin, as well as made with certified asbestos-free talc.  In addition, the products do not contain any nano-refined particles, not even coated ones, so these ingredients cannot penetrate your skin.  In addition, they are free of parabens, phthalates, petroleum or mineral based oils, synthetic fragrances, colours and preservatives.

Origins No Offense Deodorant

This is the first in a series of reviews I will run on tried and tested anti-perspirants and deodorants.

343953947 80b20d1315 o Origins No Offense DeodorantI’ll kick off with this rather-expensive-but-did-nothing-for-me-sweet-smelling Origins No Offense

This is a swivel up, rub on alcohol-free clear stick type of deodorant which is supposed to eliminate offensive armpit odour.  It contains ingredients such as Cabreuva, Gaultherie and Bay Leaf to fight unwanted bacteria; Litsea Cubeba to refresh; while soothing Winterbloom and Neroli to keep user feeling cool, calm and collected. 

Foot cushions for comfortable heels

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I used to have a problem wearing certain high heels.  I couldn’t stop my feet from sliding forward and it was most annoying.  I also had to stop myself from buying certain shoes because the outer soles were too slippery and I dislike the idea of sending them to Mister Minit.   Well, now I don’t have these problems anymore.  All thanks to Tip Toes and Sole Stopperz from Foot Petals which help to keep my feet perfectly cushioned and allow me to strut confidently and safely. 

Ensure foot baths in nail salons are clean and hygenic

nail salon Ensure foot baths in nail salons are clean and hygenic

Much has been reported about the hidden danger lurking for women getting pedicures performed in whirlpool foot baths in nail salons.  If the tub is not properly disinfected, users could end up getting Mycobacterium fortuitum bacterial infections which start out as boils and turn into oozing sores, often leaving disfiguring scars.   

Apart from such bacterial skin infections, users can also get fungal nail infections, viral infections and in the worst scenarios, even blood-borne viral diseases hepatitis B and C, possibly resulting in cancer of the liver.