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August 2019
Outside The Box

Skin Health & Nutrition

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written by Emma Kamara-Sesay Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) and Aesthetician In Training It’s no secret that the skin needs a balance of essential nutrients to function effectively. Our skin cells rely on carbohydrates for energy to function, protein to provide the building blocks for our skin and fats to give structural support, volume and aid […]

August 2019
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When Cos Box met 2 Queens in a Pod

Reading Time: 1 minute Back in July we (Gloria & Wilma) had the pleasure of catching up with the ladies from @2queensinapod. From beauty tips to business and everything in between, we discussed it all. Click the play button below to have a listen…

June 2019
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What can be used for acne?

Reading Time: 1 minute Amelia Maysun (Cosmetic Scientist and Founder of Shop Amelia Maysun) has returned for the final edition of her skincare series with us. This post is all about acne! Check out her amazing tips below! What can be used for acne?  A gentle, water-soluble cleanser that you use morning and evening is great for managing acne. […]

June 2019
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What can I do to reduce blemishes?

Reading Time: 1 minute Our girl Amelia Maysun (Cosmetic Scientist and Founder of Shop Amelia Maysun) is back with more top skincare tips. Today she’s giving us the tea on dealing with blemishes. Check out her blog post below! “Blemish” is a broad term that refers to any type of skin mark. There are numerous types of blemishes. Acne, […]

June 2019
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What products should I use for hyper-pigmentation?

Reading Time: 1 minute “First things first…Sunscreen is a must!” – Amelia Maysun Founder of Shop Amelia Maysun and Cosmetic Scientist Amelia Maysun gives us her top tips for hyper-pigmentation. Daily use of sun protection (that’s 365 days) of a broad-spectrum sunscreen rated SPF 30 or greater is the best way to reduce the appearance of an uneven skin […]

June 2019
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Tips for oily skin

Reading Time: 1 minute Cosmetic Scientist and Founder of Shop Amelia Maysun gave us her tips for dealing with oily skin. “It may seem like a good idea to use products that dry out your skin, but in the long term that is not a good idea as they stimulate the production of more sebum. Instead opt for a […]

June 2019
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What shall I do about dry skin?

Reading Time: 1 minute We caught up with the Cosmetic Scientist behind the brand Shop Amelia Maysun about all things skincare. Check out her tips for dry skin below! Things to avoid: Bar soaps, these often leave your skin feeling tight and dry. Harsh scrubs, many aggressive cleansing brushes can lead to even more dryness. Avoid products containing skin […]

June 2019
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Which ingredients should we look out for in skincare products?

Reading Time: 2 minutes We sat down with Cosmetic Scientist and Founder of Shop Amelia Maysun for the low down on everything skincare! Today’s edition is all about ingredients… Which ingredients should we look out for in skincare products? It’s not easy to narrow it down to a few ingredients… (wish there was a set list, that would make […]

June 2019
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The June Edit: A Closer Look Inside Your June Cos Box

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘THE GLOW IS IN YOU‘ Your Cos Box has officially landed and it’s time to step into a world of sparkle. Here’s a closer look inside your June box… Narloa – Witch Hazel Facial Mist Narloa’s Witch Hazel Facial Mist is the perfect clarifying and oil-balancing toner for your skin.It’s a great stimulant for dull-looking […]

May 2019
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Self-Care Tips!

Reading Time: 2 minutes In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week, here’s a rundown of a few of our fave self-care tips. Curated by us and some of you. Be sure to check out the Cos Box Playlist on iTunes for the best tracks to listen to during your pamper routine!

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