Monday, January 24, 2022

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What is activated charcoal and how does it work?

When activated charcoal hit the shelves, the dark gray bottles could have easily been another temporary trend. In reality, it has stuck around for the simple reason that many people have claimed it actually works.

You may see a lot of claims about activated charcoal as you scan beauty aisle shelves, but we’re here to explain how it works and why it can be an important element in your skincare routine.

What is activated charcoal?

Activated charcoal is a fine black powder that appears in a wide range of beauty products, most often masks and cleansers. Similar to regular charcoal,

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Natali Kelly: Women at Work

Natali Kelly’s eponymous clinic in Chelsea is making waves on the beauty scene, thanks to its unique concept which offers cutting-edge treatments, skincare, injectables and wellness all under the same roof. V.F. spoke with the woman herself to uncover her secrets for success…

Can you give us a bit of background on your work, and how you got to where you are today?

I am a medically qualified Aesthetic Practitioner, Lifestyle Consultant and Reiki Healer, and I have over 10 years of experience combining my surgical background with non-surgical facial aesthetics and cosmetic dermatology. After spotting a gap in the

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Retinol benefits: Does it work for your skin?


Skin care might be a science — but it varies so widely for everyone that it’s often hard to figure out what works for you without some trial and error. But there are a few widely accepted, almost universal skin care truths: stay out of the sun, drink plenty of water and start using retinol.

Even if your goal isn’t to look a decade or two younger, wrinkle-fighting retinol can work wonders for keeping your skin healthy, even-toned, plump and clear. In fact, it’s known as a miracle ingredient among dermatologists, many of whom we spoke to

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What is livestream shopping and can it work in Europe?



Livestream shopping is huge in Asia and OOOOO is a British company hoping to bring that commercial success to Europe. 

Its app connects sellers with buyers via live interactive video streams, and currently has agreements with UK and Brazilian retail groups. 

Livestreaming has succeeded in China through its accessibility and also a sense of community, which engages users and keeps them coming back every day. The sector is worth more than $300 billion, according to estimates by Forbes


Sam Jones, the company’s CEO, told CGTN Europe why the world should follow Chinese shoppers and join streaming services. 


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Giles Deacon creates ‘work from anywhere’ fashion collection | Fashion

With the government possibly announcing the end of working from home and hybrid working options being discussed, the British fashion designer Giles Deacon has created a capsule collection for those whose workspace is now undefined.

Using data collected by the workspace company IWG on what people want to wear during their return to work, Deacon set about creating the wonky WFA (work from anywhere) outfits. Although searches for suits have increased 49% between April and May, according to Digital Loft, IWG found that generation Z workers also want to express their individuality through their clothes. “In a working environment people

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One Stop Jewelry Shop to open for sales, repairs, custom work

Joe and Denise Jacobs will open One Stop Jewelry Shop at 7 E. Oak Ridge Drive on June 1.

“I’ve been doing jewelry for 25 years,” Joe Jacobs said Monday.

He’s worked at other stores and been in business for himself. Most recently, he said, he and Denise operated out of their home in Spring Mills, W.Va.

Joe Jacobs poses outside One Stop Jewelry Shop on Monday, May 24, 2021. Jacobs and his wife, Denise, will open the new business on June 1. A grand-opening celebration is scheduled for June 4 and 5.

“We had a studio in our basement,” he said.

He said they had been looking for a location for a while and decided on the spot on Oak Ridge Drive just east of South Potomac Street. It’s a high-traffic area, he said.


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