How to choose your signature fragrance


There are two major reasons everyone should have a signature fragrance (even if you occasionally stray from it): First, wearing one fragrance greatly simplifies getting dressed in the morning or for a night out, because you don’t have to match your scent to your outfit or your mood. Second, the right scent can attract women. Finding your signature fragrance can be ...

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‘Catalyst for Change Seminar 2014’ ends


Hundreds of participants thronged the College of Physicians & Surgeons on Saturday to participate in the Accra edition of ‘The Catalyst for Change 2014’ seminar. The event was organized by the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Allure Africa, Dzigbordi K. Dosoo. The program, held annually, is aimed at equipping attendees with essential tips to enhance their intellectual and ...

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Why did men stop wearing high heels?


For generations they have signified femininity and glamour – but a pair of high heels was once an essential accessory for men. Beautiful, provocative, sexy – high heels may be all these things and more, but even their most ardent fans wouldn’t claim they were practical. They’re no good for hiking or driving. They get stuck in things. Women in ...

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Living with purpose amidst the chaos

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Is the daily routine of life getting you down? Find your passion and live a more authentic life! Do you ever have those times when you have been on the go non-stop trying to stay on top of all your responsibilities and get all the necessary things on your “to do” list accomplished —and then it hits you like a ...

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7 scary truths you need to know about manicures


Choosing the wrong polish shade isn’t the only danger when visiting the salon for a manicure. Just like any salon you go into (waxing, hair or otherwise) you should always be on the lookout for cleanliness when it comes to your nails – potential for infection could await if the salon you go to doesn’t properly take care of their ...

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Unexpected beauty uses for coconut oil


There are very few beauty products that we can honestly say are cure-alls, but coconut oil comes pretty close. You can use it for everything from healing scars to moisturizing dry knees. Recently, all the talk about relying on this oil for fresh breath got us thinking: What can’t coconut oil do? The answer: mattify (and it took us a ...

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How to say “Goodbye” in any situation


Au revoir, adios, see ya—there are plenty of ways to say goodbye, but it’s not always easy to know the right way to bid farewell to certain situations. It’s especially tricky when faced with things like a bad date, in-law visit or a party where you’re making new acquaintances. To help navigate the tricky waters of social mores, we turned ...

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Cosmetics queen battles against skin bleaching


She started her business with just £100, lugging her beauty bag from door to door, but some 25 years later Grace Amey-Obeng has built a multi-million dollar cosmetics empire that’s helping change the perception of beauty for many. One of Ghana’s top entrepreneurs, Amey-Obeng has turned her mobile therapist venture into the FC Group of Companies — a thriving conglomerate ...

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What to do 15 minutes before a job interview


The 15 minutes before a job interview can be harrowing. Job seekers  are never quite sure what to do with that time — but experts suggest that you look in a mirror, take deep breaths, and do whatever else it takes to get focused and stay calm. “Those 15 minutes are your opportunity to get yourself into the right frame ...

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The best times to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner if you want to lose weight


 Dieters are, understandably, preoccupied by what they eat. But new research suggests they should also be careful about when they eat.Researchers have pinpointed the best times to eat each meal if you are slimming.They found the optimum time to have breakfast is shortly after 7am, with 7.11am being the best. Lunch is best enjoyed earlier rather than later, with the key ...

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