How to dress with confidence

We all want to look, and feel, good, but being able to stand in front of the mirror and smile at what we see, can be hard. Self-love isn’t always easy, and there are times when insecurity casts a shadow on our days, but we have looked at ways that …

How to have happy winter hands

While we try to make sure we wear gloves and dry our hands thoroughly when they are wet, life is busy and quite often our digits just don’t get the love they deserve. The problem with skipping basic hand care is that is can lead to cracked skin, sore knuckles …

Bare-Minimum Beauty

It’s fair to say that beauty regimes are a spectrum, with some people spending hours and hours on their routines while others prefer to get up and go with minimal effort. We’ve written many times about the optimal skin routines and all the things  that you should  be doing, but …

Take a break and relax in five minutes

You’ve got 87 new emails in your inbox, the next conference call starts in five minutes and your to do list is growing by the minute – arghhhhh. When you are feeling frazzled, and a long weekend at the beach to regroup isn’t on the cards, you can reset your …

What to wear this Christmas

There is nothing worse than getting ready for a Christmas party only to breakdown because nothing fits or looks right. Along with presents, politics and the turkey, fashion during the festive season can add to our stress levels and bring out the worse in us. We have put together some …

Micellar Madness at Pure Beauty!

You may have noticed that micellar products have become all the rage recently, with just about every beauty brand out there getting in on the act. Decleor and Elemis are no exception and have released their own products using micellar technology (which, by the way is pronounced MEE-cellar, not MY-cellar!) …

How to look good in photos

Let’s face it, from selfies to group hugs, photos are becoming a part of everyday life and with many snaps being put online, you want to look good. Double chins, closed eyes, smudged make-up can be filtered out of the equation, but our guess is you would rather they weren’t …

Walk your way to health in May

With so many of us walking far less than any previous generations, we sometimes need reminding that walking doesn’t just get you from A to B but it can also reduce your risk of disease, improve your physical and mental health, help the environment and boost your social life too. …