Author: Zodle

Hair today, gone tomorrow

I wish this was my hair but I have never been blessed with a bountiful head of luscious locks – I have my dad to thank for that, who still insists on combing the 3 remaining hairs on the left side of his head, over to the right side of his head :-0 And, having suffered from chronic telogen effluvium (TE) or diffuse hair loss for the past 11 years or so, which I can attribute to some fairly major medical and non medical events in my life, I’m well aware that the sudden loss of hair or even...

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Endermolift – could this be the answer to the non-surgical facelift?!

So this week I was fortunate enough to be offered a complimentary skin tightening treatment at the Cavendish Clinic in Parsons Green.  As with most clinics, the Cavendish Clinic will from time to time, offer specials to it’s loyal customers, and this week I underwent a session of Endermolift Aga, my practitioner for the duration, was extremely knowledgeable about this treatment and having used the LPG techology for the past 10 years, was very positive about the results.  Having discussed my current skincare routine, Aga talked to me about my concerns, chiefly my droopy jowls, and explained how the treatment works. Then she set to...

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Coconut oil to the rescue!

To combat that post lunch slump (or even mid morning), take one tbsp of organic unrefined virgin coconut oil, either neat or stir into a green or herbal tea. It’s high in lauric acid, which boosts your metabolism and can help suppress your appetite, so you’ll be less tempted to pick at unhealthy snacks 🙂 Coconut oil has both antifungal and antibacterial properties – upon waking try the ancient Ayurvedic remedy of swilling or ‘pulling’ the oil around your mouth for 15-20 mins, then discarding it. It’s supposed to draw out toxins so you may find your breath gets...

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