As trivial as it might sound, the best sun protection out there is about wearing hats, sunglasses and clothes. You can also rely on zinc oxide and astaxanthin in that respect. And then there is sunscreen, which you shouldn’t actually rely on. For decades, doctors and media have been recommending the use of sunscreen before going outside. Why then, one might wonder, the incidence of cancer cases has increased dramatically since people started using sunscreen? Well, all these specialists avoid talking about the specific types of sunscreen that are actually efficient for their purpose. How often have you heard recommendations on how to efficiently “use” sunscreen in order to protect yourself from skin cancer and at the same time increase levels of vitamin D, which is so important for your health and plays a vital role in preventing melanoma. 

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It’s a beautiful place we went to this weekend, it’s got a high-end pool area and a restaurant, a wine celery and glamorous rooms to stay the night. Outside of the walls, it’s a village, the most left behind village you can ever imagine. I fed two dogs with something I bought from a place licensed to sell food to people and to be honest I was a bit afraid the dogs would be poisoned by that. I told my mother: 

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I’ve always believed that genius lies in simplicity and I’ve been striving towards it my whole life: in character, in manner and in style. I was fascinated by the simplicity and straightforwardness of African jewelry for the first time as a child, when my mother traveled to Cape Town and brought me several items from the local market. Continue Reading

What is true of fashion generally and of sunglasses specifically is that whatever looks best on you is what you should wear this season. If something is trending right now but it doesn’t feel or look right on you, forget about it. However, there are certain styles of shades that the designers have opted for on the S 2018 runways. Now, you will notice that some of these trends are not meant to protect your eyes against sunlight and will only serve for aesthetic purposes. Still, some researchers say that sunlight is actually beneficial to the eyes and it’s only a matter of whether the sun rays disturb your comfort or not. So, with all of that in mind, let’s take a look at what’s trending right now in the shades department: Continue Reading

Blue says “hire me”

Navy blue is considered one of the best colours to wear on a job interview. According to a Career Builder survey of 2,099 hiring managers, interviewees wearing blue were considered team players. The colour symbolizes relaxation, loyalty, confidence and control. Continue Reading