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pkchemo

PREPARING FOR HAIR LOSS

The ‘cold cap’ is found by many people to be beneficial in lessening hair loss during *chemotherapy*. However, it does not always reduce hair fall and can cause significant, sometimes unacceptable discomfort, particularly when initially worn. Some patients prefer to completely *shave* their heads before their treatment, giving them a sense...
rolene

SEARCHING FOR MISS SA

The search for a new *Miss South Africa* to replace current ambassador Rolene Strauss, when her reign ends in March next year, has begun and the final open casting will take place at The Maslow in Sandton on Sunday, October 26.   Castings have already been held in Cape Town,...
pickspan

BE LICE FREE, NATURALLY

For thousands of school children the threat of lice infestation looms large as the warmer season approaches, leading to increased lice activity.   Head lice are small, wingless parasites which live on human hair and feed on tiny amounts of blood drawn from the scalp, causing skin irritation and sometimes infection....
CANSAbreast

REDUCED FEE ON MAMMOGRAMS IN OCTOBER

*Mammograms* are used as a screening tool to detect early breast cancer in women experiencing no symptoms. It also plays a central part in early detection of breast cancers, because it can show changes in the breast up to two years before a patient or physician can feel them.   *CANSA*...
spirulina

COUNTER SPRING ALLERGIES WITH SPIRULINA

Spirulina, widely regarded as one of the world’s most nutritious super foods, has been shown to significantly help alleviate the effects of seasonal allergies.   Springtime can be a struggle for allergy sufferers with a host of triggers setting off allergic reactions.  The most common triggers are:   Tree, grass and weed...
elasticizer

PHILIP, AUDREY AND THE EVOLUTION OF ELASTICIZER

In *1974*, *Audrey Hepburn* first visits *Philip Kingsley* to help with the condition of her hair. *Elasticizer*, the world's first pre-shampoo conditioning treatment is born. Philip Kingsley recounts his first meeting with Audrey Hepburn, who inspired the creation of Elasticizer and helped to make it the timeless classic it...
TS1

TREVOR SORBIE - 50 YEARS IN HAIRDRESSING

2014 sees iconic hairdresser *Trevor Sorbie* celebrate his 65th birthday, but there’s no plan for retirement on the horizon. The son and grandson of barbers, Sorbie was born in Paisley, Scotland in 1949, and began working with his father after leaving school at 15 with no qualifications.  He worked there...
lapelle

ISSUE 6 OF LAPELLE IS OUT

With Summer just around the corner it's time for some skin pampering, get the latest in beauty and skincare from the professionals at Lamelle Research Laboratories in Issue 6 of Lapelle. Medical Director at lamelle research laboratories, Dr Bradley Wagemaker, answers a few FAQs around serums.  *1. What is the...
ESPA1

ESPA - REVERSING THE AGEING PROCESS

The only spa in South Africa to carry the exclusive *ESPA* range of beauty and body treatments and products, *One&Only Cape Town* *Spa* recently launched the brand’s new LIFESTAGE Facials as well as ProSerum, an age-defying product that offers immediate results. These groundbreaking skin treatments have received much praise and...
ghdaura1

GHD’S NEW DRYING EXPERIENCE WILL BLOW YOU AWAY

ghd has launched a new and extraordinary hairdryer, *ghd aura™*, that is set to change the way we style hair. The *ghd aura™* has been developed by the team at the brand’s research and development facility in Cambridge. ghdaura   ghd’s global creative director Sam McKnight – who used *ghd aura™*...