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Giveaway – WIN Remington S3500 Ceramic Plates Hair Straightener

Happy Friday Peeps! Hope everyone is having a lovely start to the weekend. I have another giveaway for you. This time I am giving away this lovely Remington S3500 Ceramic Plates Hair Straightener. It is a great hair tool to have around especially if you are a busy person. It takes only 15 seconds to reach 230C, and the smart heat ready indicator will light so you know when it is hot enough to use. The slim barrel and extra-long plates design means it can take more hair at once, straight from the roots, with one effortless glide.

This Remington S3500 Ceramic Plates Hair Straightener comes with 10 variable heat settings. These settings enable you select the right temperature to suit your hair type. Another great feature this Hair Straightener has is that if left for 60 minutes, an auto-shut off function will activate. This saves energy and helps prevent accidents from happening.

I have a Remington Hair Straightener and I use quite regularly on my wigs. It has changed my wig game so much. I can’t imagine how I coped prior to having it.

 

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Rules of the Giveaway

Here are the rules to take part in this giveaway –

  1. RT this post on Twitter and follow Fashion and Style Police on Twitter if you aren’t following me already.
  2. Follow Fashion and Style Police on Instagram.
  3. Leave a comment on this blog post telling me what your favourite hair care gadget is. Remember to leave your Twitter name so I know where to find you.

 

You can also follow my Facebook page for updates on blog posts and giveaways. The giveaway is open to UK residents only, and you have to be over 18 years. It runs for just under 2 weeks, ending 26th March at 10pm. The winner will be randomly selected and will have 48 hours to claim the prize once contacted. I usually make contact on Twitter within 24 hours of the giveaway ending.

Good luck everyone.

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Laser vs Waxing

To wax or to laser? That is the question for many. Waxing has been around for a long time and is very popular. It works by applying warm wax onto a hairy area and then smoothing down a wax strip on top. The wax sticks on to the hair, and when the strip is pulled away, the hair is also pulled along with it. It can be a bit uncomfortable (many find it painful) but it does the job of getting the hairs off from the root. While Laser Hair Removal treatment is the removal of body hair using the technology of laser. The treatment works by targeting the hair follicles with laser light. The heat damages the hair follicle and stops them from producing any more hair.

 

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To Wax Or To Laser

I prefer and recommend having a Laser Hair Removal Treatment over waxing if you can afford to. The treatments can be quite pricey but you clearly I have tried both ways and I found the laser method to be the most effective way of getting rid of body hairs. My laser treatment was on my chin. I had annoying hairs on there, so I decided to get them off using laser. It worked great. I had 6 Laser Hair Removal Treatment sessions in total, and the treatments left my chin feeling and looking completely hair free. You can read all about my Laser Hair experience here, here and other related blog posts.

With waxing, I still have some areas waxed quite regularly, like my eyebrows. Using laser on them won’t be ideal, so waxing does the job for that and other bits.

 

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If you are considering having a laser hair removal treatment done, I would say you should go for it. It is a great effective treatment to get rid of facial hair, hairs on the legs, and underarms. The team at Pulse Light Clinic do a great job, and they offer free consultation, which is amazing. You can find Pulse Light Clinic at the following locations –

 

Bank Clinic 1

1st Floor, Peek House, 20 East Cheap,
London, EC3M 1EB

0207 523 5158

 

Tottenham Court Rd

5 Percy Street, London, W1T 1DG

0207 205 4085

 

Bank Clinic 2 – Fenchurch Street Clinic

1st floor, 150 – 152 Fenchurch Street,
London, EC3M 6BB

0207 593 8055

 

You can find out more about this treatment at Pulse Light Clinic in this video. Mariam Must shares her laser hair removal experience with us.

 

 

Have you had a laser hair removal treatment before? What are you thoughts?

 

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Skincare Changes in Your 30s and How to Deal with Them

I’m sure you must have noticed that your skin is a lot different from it was in your 20s. In your 20s your skin was brighter and definitely more youthful. But as the years go by, the environment and hormonal changes can take a toll on your skin. And that may lead to various skincare changes.

You can combat the changes in your skin with the right skincare routine. Here are some skincare changes you should take note of in your 30s and how to deal with them.

 

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Your face is not as smooth as it used to be

When you’re in your 30s you’ll notice more wrinkles on your forehead, crow’s feet at the corner of your eyes and smile lines near your mouth. The reason is that as you grow older the rate at which your cells turnover slows down. Your skin doesn’t recover as fast as it used to.

 

Solution #1: Moisturize with sunscreen daily

The wrinkles and fine lines are all a sign of premature ageing and nothing beats wrinkles and fine lines as moisturizer. Wrinkles and fine lines are aggravated with exposure to the sun.

Apply sunscreen every day especially before you step out of the house. Make sure that you use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or above. For better results, you can incorporate skincare products that contain retinol. Retinol helps to increase the production of collagen and improve cell turnover. This will help with your wrinkles and fine lines.

 

Your skin is has a dull appearance

Since your cells’ turnover is slower in your 30s it takes a longer time for new cells to show up on the surface. The dead skin cells hide the new skin cells and that makes your skin look dull.

 

Solution #2: Exfoliate regularly

Exfoliation will help you to get rid of the dead skin cells and reveal the new skin cells. Once the dead skin cells are out of the way, your skin will be brighter and your skin will begin to glow.

There are many healthy exfoliating scrubs out there. But you need to remember to be gentle on your skin. Don’t exfoliate your skin every day, instead restrict it to only 2 or 3 times a week. That will reduce the possibility of irritating your skin.

 

Your skin starts to break out with cystic acne

Remember when you were a teen and you battled with acne and you longed to be an adult so that you’ll never have to deal with acne again? Sadly, acne never goes away. And in your 30s they turn into cystic acne.

As you grow older, your skin gets less resilient to acne and so it takes a longer time for your acne to disappear.

 

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Solution #3: Make acne treatment part of your daily skincare routine

Your skin gets dryer as you age. This makes your skin prone to inflammation and irritation. To keep your acne in check, you have to fight your acne daily with products that contain anti-inflammatory properties. Whether you use a cream, cleanser or toner, make sure that it has anti-inflammatory properties that will combat any sign of acne.

 

Are you dealing with any skincare changes?

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