Tumeric Face Mask

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Started using tumeric and milk as a face mask and I noticed every time after I wash my face it looks bright,so I use this mixture in the morning after a late night to give that fresh well rested look.

Make a paste of tumeric and milk
Apply it to your face
Leave it for 5 minutes
Rinse of with warm water and pat to dry

Tumeric contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory. Its good for dark circles, acne and eczema. Tumeric rejuvenates and brightens the skin. It is also known that tumeric helps with rosacea – a chronic skin condition that is characterized by redness and pimples. It eases the redness and treats this disease.

Some other options are adding lemon and honey into the mixture.

Happy New Month

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Its June already, wow I cannot believe in Greece its a tradition that on the first day of each month you greet everyone by saying Kalo Mina which means have a good months, so Kalo Mina to you all and myself.

So over the weekend I bought wine, I don’t drink but I saw on the latest issue of True Love an article saying that red wine may aid with losing some weight, so why the hell not. I am feeling good and excited today not sure why. I have also started a new diet going to be eating clean no carbs or starch I am still thinking about the sugar because I am a sugar addict. I am looking forward to having a good month.

Homemade Custard Pudding

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Tasty homemade custard pudding in minutes the ingredients include:

Custard powder (as desired)
Milk 500ml
SugarSugar 45ml

Directions:

Mix custard powder,sugar and 50ml milk together
Bring 450 ml of milk to boil in a pot
Add the custard mixture into the boiling milk
Let it boil and continue stirring until the custard thickens

Serve hot or cold.

The thickness and sweetness of the custard is up to you.

I serve it hot, it taste better and love it during the winter as it warms me up

Trendy Accessories

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I totally forgot about these 3 items that I ordered online from the online shop www.sammydress.com, I have bought from scarves from them before. The earrings and watch arrived this week after months.

I spent about $5 dollars and sammydress offered free shipment. Loving the bracket watch ad vintage look earrings

Xoxo

Monthly Beauty Buys

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I decided to spoil myself this month with some beauty products so I looked for the most affordable ones to fit my budget:

Cala Precision Eyelash Curler R37.0000

Sunkissed 12 Shadow Eye shadow R29.0000

Essence XXXL Shine Lipgloss-01 Transparent R29.00

Essence XXX Shine Lipgloss-25 Orangey Pink R 19.00

Essence All Eyes on Me Waterproof Mascara-Black R35.00

Essence Mattifying Compact Powder No-5 Caramel R 54.00

Essence The Gel Nail Polish -No.22 R25.00

Essence The Gel Nail Polish -No.44 R25.00

I bought all these goodies online from www.takealot.com

Xoxo

My Journey to Weightloss

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Well after having my baby I have been struggling with my weight, I used to eat anything and I would still look sexy and slim but after I had my baby I noticed that if I eat any how I gain weight and I have gained way too much. I have tried almost everything from joining the gym to home exercise dvds. I went from a size 32 to a size 40 and its been hard and depressing. I quit gym after 6 months because I didnt have the stamina after work as I have to get home help my daughter with homework and still cook so I could not keep up.

I currently have Zumba DVD, Gillian Michaels Inferno Yoga dvd, excersice ball, dumbbells but I just cannot bring myself to get moving. Been drinking different diet teas and stopped half way and oh yeas even bought meal replacement shake but I just cannot get myself to get active.

Today I put the Zumba DVD and I moved hopefully I will keep up and shed some weight very soon

Thank you for reading xoxo

Review: Demelan Cream

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I started using this cream a wee ago and so far I am happy with it. Demelan cream evens skin tone in hyper pigmentation.In dermatology, hyperpigmentation is the darkening of an area of skin or nails caused by increased melanin.

The cause of hyperpigmentation include inflammation, UV exposure and hormone imbalance. It is available over the counter and it mostly recommended by dermatologist to treat hyperpigmentation.

The cream contains:
Kojic Dipalmitate
Alpha-Arbutin
Glucolic Acid.

Its crucial to use sunscreen of at least SPF15 while using this product because it will may your skin more sensitive to the sun.

If you are suffering from scarring from ezcema, have dark spots’marks from using contraceptive and any other pigmentation Demelan cream may be just the product for you.

Apply every second day to the affected areas.

xoxo Ponie

Inside My Beauty Cabinet

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I don’t keep much but the products that I have I use them religiously.

Avon Solutions Cellu Sculpt I use it to treat cellulite on my thighs its a tri-roller easy to use .

Justine Anti-Aging Mask I love because it d nuoes not dry out my skin like other masks it very gentle and soothing.

Organics shampoo and conditioner love the smell and the feeling I get in my hair when I use it

GND Body Luv Bath Oils the smell is define and it good for rough and dry skin as it hydrates the skin

Garnier BB Cream love it and easy to use currently the only makeup I use

African Extracts Rooisbos Toner,Day cream with SPF15 and Night Cream its really good n my skin and natural too

Johnsons and Johnsons 3in 1 toner and Fair Complexion day cream with SPF15 I have been a fan of these since forever

xoxo Ponie

Mince Curry with Sweet Potato and Pasta

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Well today decided to cook dinner after we had bread and jam last night. I cooked mince, pasta and sweet potato.

Ingredients

Ground Mince Meat
Carrots
Onion
Garlic
Spices
Pasta
Sweet Potatoes
Tomatoes
Beef Stock cube for seasoning

Organics Kids Shampoo Review

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I recently received a box of Organics Kids shampoo and conditioner 2 in 1 mango and strawberry scents. I have tried the strawberry scent on my daughter I love it, It nourishes the hair and the smell is so pleasant and makes the hair easy to comb . Its a no tears formula, has no artificial dyes ad its hypoallergenic. Its gentle and easy on the eyes