Movie Nights Just Got a Whole Lot Better

When was the last time that you went to the movies?  Its something that I’ve stopped doing because le boyfriend and I have an amazing television system at home and we can watch 3D movies if we wish. Sure we miss the latest releases until they are available on DVD but we still watch them – eventually. Going to movies was a huge part of the initial dating scene for us and we watched a lot of movies at the cinemas. We talk a lot about going to the IMAX cinemas when we were kids and always said that we would go to the movies if we could watch an IMAX movie. Well, good news for us because Ster Kinekor is launching a new IMAX cinema at Cape Gate on in December. This is following the successful launches of the IMAX theatres in Gateway in Durban and The Grove Mall in Pretoria. BRND_IMAX_CMYK_DPI300

Fiaz Mohomed, CEO of Ster-Kinekor Theatres explained,

Following the successful openings of our first two IMAX theatres at Gateway and The Grove, and their ongoing performance since then, we have been assessing a variety of sites for the next IMAX theatre. It was always our plan to open an IMAX cinema in Cape Town, and CapeGate was selected as the most feasible venue to accommodate the complex conversion. We believe this new cinema will prove as popular with local cinema audiences as our other two theatres.

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The public opening of the Cape Gate IMAX is on 11 December will feature a pre-release screening of the last of the Hobbit trilogy, The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies. Tickets for an IMAX experience will be R99 each and the new breath taking cinema experiences will be made not-to-be-missed. Other exciting blockbuster titles to look out for launching on IMAX in the next few months – Exodus: Gods and Kings and Taken 3. A lot of things to look forward to over the upcoming holiday season and an IMAX experience to mix-up the date night routine is a fresh fun holiday date vibe this season!The Hobbit

To stay in the loop download the Ster Kinekor app on your mobile device for show times and scheduling a  booking or visit Ster Kinekor’s website, like them on Facebook or follow @sterkinekor on Twitter.

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Guest Contribution : Foods for Fit and Fab Health

Have you for long craved a good health? Are you always at the doctor’s because your body is a frequent target of diseases? Well, there is a big possibility you have not been that careful on the choices of foods you make as part of your daily diet. The poor health that has kept you agonizing for a long time could become a long-gone memory if you put the following foods in your shopping list every time you hit the supermarket.

APPLES APPLES

Apples can be quite expensive compared to other fruits but they are among the most important pieces you missed in your daily meal. Apples fight signs of ageing by providing anti-oxidants to your body. The antioxidants found in apples are known as polyphenols and are thought to increase lifespan.

FISH FISH

One of the biggest sources of protein in the world is fish. Salt-water fish, to be specific, are the most consumed and are arguably the healthiest. Overfishing has really had an effect on the availability of fish lately, but you can still afford to obtain one once or twice a week. The best thing about fish is that, unlike cattle, they do not eat foods raised with chemicals and fertilizers.

MUSHROOMS MUSHROOMS

Mushrooms are rich in iron and proteins. They are also important in raising the immune system of your body and defend it from infections. Mushrooms have also been found to be able to fight some diseases such as breast cancer and are also becoming very important in the manufacture of medicines. Be aware of poisonous mushrooms though. Continue reading

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Wet n Wild Megalast Nail Polish

Using this nail polish was my first ever experience with a very well known and sought after drugstore brand, Wet n Wild which is available at selected Clicks stores.

The application of the polish was fairly easy, as the formulation of the polish is smooth and applies to the nail with ease however I did battle a little bit getting used to the oversized brush but once you get the hang of it works really well. Being that the shade I am wearing is not a dark or a light shade the pigment was lovely with one coat but for a fuller coverage I applied two coats and finished it off with a top coat. I am really loving the colour ON A TRIP and my nails are looking good!

Wet N Wild - MegaLast - On a Trip

All the shades In the Wet n Wild megalast range retail for R54.95 each.

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Disclaimer: This product was sent to me for review purposes. This has in no way altered my view of the product in anyway. 

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Sorbet Skincare Collection

Sometimes being a beauty blogger has additional perks like going to flashy events. Last week, I was fortunate to be invited to attend the launch of Sorbet’s latest offering. The Skincare Collection. The event was the #SorbetSkinShow which showcased the new range in a different light on a runway.

In a nutshell, this collection of skincare is split into 3 ranges for specific skin conditions, concerns and care. The ranges are:

Hydro SkinSorbet Hydro Skin

Developed specifically for tired and dehydrated skin that needs a boost. The 4 products in this range are designed to restore a bright and healthier looking complexion by incorporating moisture back into the skincare regimen.

Salon Skin Sorbet Salon Skin

Developed specifically for problematic skin concerns and curb irritated skin. Mixing a bit of science and nature together has resulted in the 8 products in this range which are designed to stop problem skin in its tracks.

Age EffectSorbet Age Effect

Developed specifically for mature skin that the signs of ageing skin are a concern. The 6 products in this range are an intense anti-ageing solution for a more plump youthful appearance with reduced appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Over the course of the next few weeks I will be incorporating a few products into my skincare routine. I will share my experience with these products with you.

All of these items will be available at Clicks and Sorbet stores nationwide. I believe a great present for anyone who is looking for an updated skin routine over the next few weeks of festivities!

XO flea143

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Let’s Talk About Argan Oil

Oils are a buzz word in the beauty world recently. The most popular oil for the past 12 months, and it seems like its not going away anytime in the future has to be Argan Oil. Everyone claims that their Argan Oil is the best but how much do you actually know about Argan Oil or are we just falling prey to clever marketing tricks?  Here are some facts on the so called liquid gold.

What is Argan Oil?

Otherwise known as Moroccan oil is a product of the Moroccan Argan tree. It is extracted from the kernels of the Argan tree to be used as a moisturiser, conditioner and softener for skin and hair. It is frequently referred to by beauty experts as liquid gold for the simple and effective qualities that are beneficial to an overall healthy state of the skin, hair, scalp and nails.

What is Argan Oil Used For?

Often it is used as a hair treatment. It is extremely beneficial for hair and scalp and is commonly used as a leave-in conditioner however it can be present in shampoos and conditioners.

Argan Oil In Shampoos

Often a key ingredient as its ability to restore softness, strength and shine to hair particularly for anyone who suffers from dry, brittle or damaged hair.

Noteworthy product collection of Argan Oil Shampoos and Conditioners and treatments from INOAR Professional

Noteworthy product collection of Argan Oil Shampoos and Conditioners and treatments from INOAR Professional

Argan Oil as Leave-In Conditioner

Pure argan oil can be used as it is an amazingly effective, chemical free leave-in conditioner which can prolong and intensify the benefits of the Argan oil on the hair. It makes an ideal conditioning agent since it makes hair soft, sleek with added shine.

Noteworthy product to try, Faithful to Nature's Pure Argan Oil

Noteworthy product to try, Faithful to Nature’s Pure Argan Oil

Argan Oil as a Styling Agent

When styling hair in a hurry Argan oil can be a saving grace. It gives hair an immediate gloss to it and is a great way to tame frizzy hair into submission.

Noteworthy styling treatment serum from Kevin Murphy containing Argan Oil, the Young Again Imortelle Argan Oil.

Noteworthy styling treatment serum from Kevin Murphy containing Argan Oil, the Young Again Imortelle Argan Oil.

Argan Oil as a Hair Mask

Although the key with argan oil is that a little goes a long way, an overnight treatment is a great way to maximize the effects of argan oil on hair. Using a larger quantity of argan oil as a hair mask means that as many of nutrients as possible will be absorbed. This is a great treatment to use the night before a special event when you want your hair to be extra smooth, sleek and voluminous.

What does Argan Oil Contain?

Large quantities of Vitamin E for healthy hair growth which contain antioxidants, which help boost cells and encourage them to produce healthy hair. Argan oil is non-irritating to the skin and actually reverses much of the damage done by artifical chemicals and treatments on hair. It is often used in its pure form for healthy, soft and shiny hair.

How long does Argan Oil Take To Work?

Immediate benefits can also be seen in people who use Argan oil for their hair. It is an excellent agent for taming frizz and promoting shine and gloss as well as softer more manageable hair. Long term it can soften broken and damaged hair.

Argan Oil can be used either on its own in its pure form or as ingredient in a hair care product. On its own it is expensive as the oil is a rare ingredient. Within other hair care products it is also more costly than items that do not contain argan oil but it is incredibly effective for damaged hair, although even the healthiest of hair can always benefit from a little extra nutrients and magic that Argan oil has to offer.

XO flea143

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