Three surprising beauty problems you might be experiencing right now

Undeniably, the events of the past changed every facet of our lives – even our beauty routine. As we retreated inside, salons closed and by default (much to the dismay of our trusted experts) we added “hairdresser”, “dermatologist”, “manicurist” and “aesthetician” to our resumes. So, 12-months later, following a few botched box-dye jobs and skin flare-ups, how is our skin now?


The three best vitamins for your skin

Sad news – summer is on its way out and winter is fast-approaching. While the cooler months have some perks (who else is socially exhausted and ready for some home time?!), no one is immune to a case of the post-summer blues…even our skin.

Everything you need to know about vitamins in skincare

By now, you’re no doubt well versed in the benefits of taking a daily vitamin, but what about vitamin-based skincare? If you count yourself a bit of a skincare connoisseur then you’ll already know you’re ABCs, but for the unacquainted (of if you just need a refresh), ahead is everything you need to know.

Vitamin D Explained: Benefits & Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency

In the spirit of summer – which is next week by the way – we’re shining a light on vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”. Arguably one of the most downplayed vitamins when it comes to its myriad of benefits, it plays an integral role in keeping the body healthy.

Sunscreen 101: Common Questions Answered

Slip, slop, slap – it’s been drilled into us since day one but somehow New Zealand still has one of the highest incidence rates of melanoma skin cancer in the world. With over 4,000 Kiwis diagnosed each year and summer on the way, we thought it was about time we consulted the experts for the lowdown on sun safety and to shed light on some longstanding myths.

What Is Face Yoga? Plus How To Do It

Just when you thought you’d heard it all, enter ‘face yoga’, the latest anti-ageing bandwagon celebrities are jumping on board with. You may have read about face yoga ‘for a younger face’ on Gwyneth Paltrow’s Goop or perhaps it was via an episode of Keeping Up With The Kardashians when Khloe, Kourtney and Scott called upon the assistance of Koko Hayashi, the founder of Face Yoga, to embark on some unusual sounding, peculiar-looking facial exercises in the name of anti-ageing.

Either way, you’re here because it’s piqued your interest. You’re wondering whether it’s a legit thing and curious to know whether it’s worthy of your time. Spoiler alert: if you’re considering injecting some cash into any kind of face-lifting, muscle-freezing, age-preventative treatment, you may just want to read on to discern whether face yoga is a more befitting place to start…

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Beauty Supplements: Do They Actually Work?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ll have seen the slew of supplements on shelf and online boasting a host of beautification benefits. You’ve no doubt asked yourself: “can you actually change your appearance through supplementation?” And it’s a fair question. Below we explore the rise of beauty supplements and sort the fact from the fiction.

Post-Pill Acne: My Experience Coming Off The Pill

When it comes to contraception – specifically the pill – there’s no shortage of women talking about their experiences online, especially it’s benefits for skin. However, the consequences for your skin when coming off the pill are less talked about. If you’re considering stopping the pill, it’s definitely worth doing your research so you know what to expect. Below is my experience (for what it’s worth!)…

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Top tips for cutting back on alcohol after summer

After a festive season and summers holidays filled with overindulgence, by the time February rolls around your body is probably begging for a health kick.

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Want radiant, beautiful skin? These are the vitamins and supplements you need

You’ve got your skincare routine nailed, you drink at least two litres of water per day, down green juice on the reg, exercise often and eat a balanced diet of predominantly wholefoods. YGG, you’re doing almost everything right but if your skin can still do with some improvement, it might be time to try supplements.

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