Deodorant

Deodorant Body odor is a perceived unpleasant smell our bodies can give off when bacteria that live on the skin break down sweat into acids some say it is the smell of bacteria growing on the body but it really is the result of bacteria breaking down protein into certain acids Every day we produce on average one litre of sweat Our skin contains millions of glands and it is some of these that produce sweat When we are hot active nervous or stressed our sweat glands are stimulated to produce more sweat As sweat evaporates from our skin it absorbs heat energy from our body and so cools us down Sweat itself is virtually odorless to humans it is the rapid multiplication of bacteria in the presence of sweat and what they do break sweat down into acids that eventually causes the unpleasant smell The smell is perceived as unpleasant many believe because m

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Face Powder

Face Powder Face powder is the makeup artistrsquos best friend as it can make your skin look really wonderful and is very versatile in its uses It gives the skin a glow as well as makes it smooth It has a lasting effort in comparison to foundations and moisturizers It can be used as a finishing layer in makeup application or it can be applied directly on bare skin without the accompanying foundation layers You need two types of powder a loose form at home and a powder compact for your handbag Whether you choose loose or pressed really depends on your skin type and the look that you desire If you are a natural girl who likes a gentle finish consider loose powder If you are more active and sporty the matte look of pressed powder may be ideal for you 1 Loose Powder This gives the best and longestlasting finis

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Fragrance

Fragrance Nowadays we are more likely to treat fragrance as an accessory changing our perfume daily or even more often to suit our busy lives and shifting moods Perfume is a scented liquid worn on the skin to impart a pleasant odor Deciding on a signature scent comes down to personal preference but it can still take time and too much choice can lead to confusion There are several types of perfume that we can choose according to its strengths This is in essence a breakdown on the differences among perfume oil eau de toilette eau de parfum cologne body spray etc Fragrances are priced according to their essential oil and alcohol content The higher concentration of essential oils the more expensive the perfume will be 1 Perfume oils are highly concentrated and up to ten times more concentrated than departme

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FOUNDATION

FOUNDATION Foundation is a skin colour cosmetic applied to the face to create an even uniform colour to the complexion to cover flaws and sometimes to change the natural skintone The very best way to achieve a smooth and even complexion is to apply foundation before you do your eye makeup cheeks or lips Finding that right type of foundation will allow you to get the right coverage you need to for a flawless beautiful face This article will help to find your best fit from various types of foundations Liquid or Cream Foundation Liquid foundation is a basic term for foundations that come in liquid form There are many specialized versions including oilfree oilbased waterproof and even 24hour They can go from medium to full coverage depending on how much you apply To build foundation simply apply a layer

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Jan 27

Paintings and Sculpture by Gede Arya Sucitra and Nyoman Agus Wijaya At Komaneka Art Gallery, Jl. Monkey Forest, Ubud Tel: 976090 Currently, the Komaneka Art Gallery is having a lot of fun with a rather humorous exhibition, entitled ‘Friend or Foe’. The unlikely alliance of images of cows and dogs on display seems comfortable at […]

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May 20

Did you know? that in the heart of Umalas, half way down the road, heading towards Spoiled Hairdressers, there is a new little ‘Juiceteria’ called PULP ART. Many of us know about the benefits of eating Goji berries from the Himalayas – wild, natural berries, full of anti oxidants. So now we can buy GOCHI […]

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Cupping

Coming up to the summer season, when we all want to look our most ravishing, thought it timely to mention some lesser known beauty salons that seem to keep going on for years & years and are well patronized by people living here. When speaking about beauty salons, just about ‘everyone’ has something to say […]

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Miracle

For all mere mortals, the ageing process is inevitable, as one grows older, our faces & bodies will show the ravages of time! We have done what we have done! one can’t turn back the clock (sadly, there are few who are blessed with a non blemished, clear complexion & that are relatively unlined by […]

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Jari Menari

Over recent times, I have often been asked about where can one go and learn massage. This art as we are all aware is centuries old, it’s a technique that only so many can master, after years of experience. However, to give you an insider glimpse and ‘feel’ for what the art of massage is […]

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Bodywork

We must have all walked /driven past this pale green building surrounded by lovely vegetation, located on the corner of Jl Kayu & Jl Oberoi, Petitenget. Thirteen years strong and this business keeps on going! Decided I needed to pop by & find out what their secret was – well, the place was heaving, who […]

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