Positive body image renovation – Women’s Health & Fitness

Body image plays a huge role in our health and fitness, so positive body image is vital. Here are 7 tips to get you on your way to loving your body.   1. Focus on function & sensation Instead of fixating on the appearance of your body and others’, concentrate instead on what your body can do for you. When you think like that, you’ll find it’s pretty damn amazing! “Start focusing on your body as the vehicle of your experience rather than as a collection of surfaces to be…

Read More

How to treat skin rashes

Skin rashes can come about from a number of triggers. Here are a few treatments to keep in mind when they come about.   Treatment options vary depending on what instigated it; however, generally when a rash surfaces it will appear “itchy, red and blotchy”, says GP Dr Joe Kosterich.Kosterich.  Pharmacy treatment: Moisturising creams and emulsifying ointments How it works: Priceline pharmacist Monica Soliman recommends gentle moisturising cream as the first point of treatment for irritated, dry skin. Simply apply it liberally to provide relief. “Look for products that contain sorbolene…

Read More

Top tips for a pain-free Brazilian wax

Before you head to your next Brazilian appointment, prepare yourself with these simple tips and avoid the discomfort.    » Avoid coffee before your appointment. This stimulant can make the waxing more uncomfortable.  » Exfoliate and moisturise the area regularly. Dry skin and clogged pores will lead to ingrown hairs. » Exfoliate before your appointment. » Do not exercise after your waxing appointment as you will risk getting ingrown hairs.  » Wear cotton underwear and loose, breathable clothing when possible to avoid the risk of in-growns, particularly immediately following your…

Read More

What is self-acceptance? – Women’s Health & Fitness

Want to know how to build your self-love muscle? Here’s how to set the foundation of unconditional love for yourself.     Self-acceptance negates obsession with securing approval from others or your judgy self. In turn, you radiate confidence and positive energy that will fuel greater self-esteem and positive responses from others.   How to improve it » Ask, don’t assume: “Stop trying to second-guess what others think of you and assume they like you until proven otherwise,” says Fuller. “Tell yourself that you don’t need approval in order to…

Read More

The different types of Brazilian waxes

If you’re unfamiliar with Brazilian wax territory, this extensive guide from the team at Brazilian Butterfly will have you prepped for your next appointment.   They offer four distinct types of Brazilian waxes;  the X Brazilian, XX Brazilian, XXX Brazilian and  XXXX Brazilian. It’s a lot of X’s, so let us run you through them: X Brazilian: The X Brazilian is also known as the ‘extended bikini wax’ or the ‘bikini line wax.’ We start this treatment by trimming the hair down to keep it nice and neat, from there…

Read More

How to make your next Brazilian wax less painful

The team at Brazilian Butterfly are experts in hair removal, so we asked them to share their top tips on reducing pain for your next Brazilian waxing appointment.      Being the experts in hair removal means there is one question they are asked time and time again. “Is this going to hurt?” On a scale of feather touch to being mauled by a tiger, it’s certainly on the feather touch end. But there’s no denying there is a bit of a sting involved when it comes to waxing. What they can…

Read More