DIY: Oatmeal Scrub and Face Mask

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My new life as a human guinea pig can make my sensitive skin unhappy. But as soon as I get any irritation I have an instant cure. It came as a recommendation from my friend with psoriasis during my pregnancy. My whole body would itch and my face went from normal to super dry. Until she handed down her special recipe which I’m now going to share with you.

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Inika Facebook Fan Competition

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We heart Inika, we really do. They’re certified organic, vegan and halal. And we were super excited to be sent Tempest, their new colour collection valued at $95. So excited in fact that we decided to give it away to one of our loyal readers.

To win, all you need to do is like us on Facebook (if you haven’t already) and submit your name and email address on our competitions page. The competition is open to Australian residents only and closes at 5pm Sunday, 26th of May AEST and the winner will be contacted by COB on Monday, 27th of May. Good luck.

Certified organic and vegan products valued at $95

Tempest is certified organic, vegan, halal and valued at $95

Natio – Moisturising lip balm

Emma Salkild's review of Natio lip balm on My Fair Lipstick

It’s not the most exciting beauty item one can purchase, but lip balm is probably a must-have for the majority of us. The heat and air-conditioning can wreak havoc on our lips in summer, while the winter wind is the arch-nemesis.

I use lip balm – a lot. Reviewing it was harder than I expected because I’ve always had multiple lip balms on the go. You’ll find them scattered around, next to my bed, at my desk, in my handbag … I’ve even found one nestled in the pocket of last year’s winter coat. And usually they’re different types and brands, making it tricky to narrow down the good from the bad.

Not anymore. It’s time to scrutinise …

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Maniday: Natio – Divine

It’s maniday. Every Monday we like to share what we’re wearing on our nails and why.

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Ed’s note: This post was written by Contributing Editor, Kate Derrick.

Brand: Natio

Colour: Divine. It’s a neutral beige colour with a really cool hint of sparkle.

Price: From Myer, David Jones, Priceline and many chemists for $9.95. Or shop online.

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