Only worth it if you’re perfect: why L’Oreal’s attitude is damaging to us all

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Last month, beauty blogger Kadeeja Khan, aka @emeraldxbeauty on Instagram, claimed she was fired from a L’Oréal project for having “skin issues”, according to their statement. Khan was understandably distraught when she was informed of the bad news via email. She called out L’Oréal publicly on Instagram, saying “I’m already use to ‘trolls’ trying & […]

Makeup hacks to look stress-free during exams

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It should go without saying that you should get at least 8 hours sleep, eat healthily, take time to relax and wash daily during the exam period… however, we all know that’s all going to go out the window come the first week of our exams. Although we may not feel so great at this […]

Time to say goodbye to coconut oil?

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When it comes to natural ingredients, the use of coconut oil in beauty routines has truly blossomed, not to mention its popularity in cooking and baking. However, it turns out that lathering the stuff on your face can do more harm than good. Beauty bloggers may be obsessed with it, but skin experts believe that its not all its cracked up to be. […]

Lost Looks: 70’s Glam Rock

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“Lost Looks” is a new feature in the Lifestyle and Fashion section of SIN. These articles will be dedicated to studying musicians that influenced a specific genre and their impact on fashion during this time. The purpose of these pieces is to show a connection between the music in an era and its effect on […]

Homemade face masks: what to choose for your skin blues

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As March seizes us for another most likely rainy and miserable month, it seems our skin can be the first one to be affected by the harsh weather. With shallow pockets and skint bank accounts creating a face mask from bits and pieces lying around the kitchen is the easiest and most fun way to […]

Swapping liner for lip filler: the Kylie Jenner effect

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Kylie Jenner said that 2016 would be the year for ‘realising stuff’ and there’s certainly one thing the world has realised about her – the power of her influence on all things beauty.  Along with the rest of the Jenner-Kardashian clan and associated figures such as Gigi Hadid, Cara Delevgine and Jordyn Woods, she has […]