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How to lose belly fat or die crying

How to lose belly fat or die crying


How’s that headline?! That is how I feel at the moment about my belly fat! It seems as if I blinked and suddenly the body I was comfortable in had changed… and not in a good way. Initially I noticed my face had grown rounder and then I noticed how my upper arms looked huge in photos (how is it…

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Victoire Oh Natural Parkrun

My first Parkrun adventures


I have finally joined the over 2 million people around the world who take part in Parkrun. Yes, over 2 million and counting! Go have a look at their website, the stats are awe-inspiring. Parkruns happen every Saturday morning at various locations across South Africa, and the world. The best part about them is that they cost nothing and are open…

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Victoire Oh Naturale ManKind giveaway

{WIN} ManKind natural body products this Father’s Day


I am so excited about this giveaway with ManKind Products! Although I have been trying various natural skin care products myself, I haven’t really found many natural products geared towards men for my husband. Bonus if they smell great! When Liesl Krull and I discussed our collaboration with Margot Essential Products I was delighted to find out she has a product line geared towards…

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Victoire Oh Naturale Mother's Day WIN 2017

Introducing Margot Essential Products and WIN this Mother’s Day


Liesl Margot Krull is the owner and Therapeutic Aromatherapist behind Margot Essential Products. I met Liesl in a wonderful entrepreneur women’s group on Facebook, Hello Boss Creative. I have been intrigued by Liesl’s 100% natural products. Made from only natural ingredients, she has created a range of home and beauty products. Liesl’s journey with Margot Essential Products began in 2009…

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My favourite natural hair care products

My favourite natural hair products


This article contains an affiliate link to Faithful to Nature’s website, if you use this link you will receive R20 off your first order. I will also receive some Faithful points based on the value of your order, which will help me fund more natural products to review right here, awesome right?! After my last post, where I shared my…

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My DIY natural beauty secret


Hey everyone! I just wanted to say a quick “Hi!”, because I have been working so hard on my blog’s look and feel and branding… DIY designing a header and logo and learning so much about how to design, and use the right fonts, colours, etc. And although I have been busy with my blog, I haven’t been blogging all…

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Earth Expo 2016

Earth Expo intertwines beauty with sustainability


Disclaimer: I was invited to attend the Earth Expo 2016 media and exhibitor launch and received a gift of solar rechargeable candles and an urban growing gift of cherry tomatoes. Sustainability is of growing concern in our time. With an increased awareness of the impact our lifestyles have on our environment comes a growing need for alternative choices. I have been bubbling with…

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DIY natural household cleaner


What do you get when you soak citrus peels in vinegar? A very potent natural household cleaner! I have been dabbling with various DIY natural body and household products for a while now, making our home a healthier, less chemical-laden environment. Most of what I have tried involves just plain bicarbonate of soda or vinegar, so I have been itching…

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No poo: Water only


I finally caved in… I couldn’t take the grimy feeling of my roots and decided to simply rinse my hair in the shower. A day before I am planning on washing it, but I don’t care! It feels much much better. I still have the dry dry lengths, but I’m hoping that the honey wash tomorrow will make a difference.…

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I ditched shampoo and I liked it


I first heard of the “no poo” (hair care where commercial shampoo and conditioner are ditched in favour of more natural alternatives) phenomenon when my friend Gina wrote about it. I was intrigued, but not yet ready to take the plunge myself. In the middle of this year, as we reached the last of our shampoo a little too far…

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