Archives for September 2011

Review of The Water Secret Dr Murad

the-water-secretGenerally speaking I’m not that fond of beauty guru books – they always seem like one long infomercial for the author’s own products with little new to offer.

The Water Secret changed my view.

I bought the book at the back end of last year soon after it came out – mainly because I am an unashamed fan of Murad Skin Care and I was intrigued by the title. [Read more…]

Apples and pears reduce your risk of stroke

reduce-stroke-risk-applesOf all the illnesses to afflict us as we get older – suffering a stroke is one of the most feared.

They can hit you without warning and have a major impact on your quality of life. Who among us over 50 year olds hasn’t wondered what we can do to reduce our stroke risk?

According to recent research – changing your diet in quite a small way can dramatically impact your chances. Specifically – eating just one or two apples or pears a day could halve your stroke risk.
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Best eye makeup for older faces

eye-makeup-for-older-womenThe option of wearing eye makeup is one of the blessings of being female. The older you get the more you appreciate it too.

How many times have you looked in the mirror first thing in the morning and thought – thank goodness for makeup.

Eyes are a dead giveaway in more ways than one. How much or how little sleep you had, how happy or sad, how much alcohol you drank last night or exercise you didn’t get time to take – it all shows up in our eyes.
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