Soft or Hard Toothbrushes: What’s Best For You?

soft or hard toothbrushes
Category: Healthy Living

As simple as it sounds, choosing between soft or hard toothbrushes sounds like a difficult choice for most people. We’ve dug into research done by experts in the dental industry, from dentists to toothpaste manufacturers and now we have answers for you. What are the different toothbrush bristle types? Generally, there are four kinds of toothbrushes available in pharmacies and stores: extra-soft, soft, medium-soft and hard. Which toothbrush is best: … Read More

Getting a pap smear: Nigerian women share their experiences

Getting a pap smear: Nigerian women share their experiences

If you’ve ever wondered what a pap smear is about, how it’s done and what to expect, you’re in luck. We got a few Nigerian women living in and out of the country to share their experiences and they had interesting things to say. Read and learn, perhaps, you’ll be motivated to get your test done after you hear from them. How did you learn about the Pap Smear and … Read More

‘Detty December’ weight: 5 ways to lose the holiday fat

Detty December weight
Category: Healthy Living

During the holidays, all good intentions of trying to eat healthily or stay fit often go out the window because there is a feast everywhere you turn. From parties to concerts and family hangouts, you’re never short of activities that ensure you keep eating and drinking. This is a fine recipe for ‘Detty December’ weight gain. A distinction must be made here. Most people don’t gain more than two kilos … Read More

Health goals in 2022: 7 key areas you should focus on.

Health goals in 2022
Category: Healthy Living

As we settle deeper into the New Year, a lot of us will evaluate whether we’ve been keeping to all the promises we made to ourselves during the ‘new year, new me’ phase. For some of us, this includes health goals in 2022. To make things easier, we’ve broken down the steps to staying healthy in 2022 into 7 actionable steps. Be proactive about your health. If you’re ill, never … Read More

#AvonBaby2021: Our search for the cutest mini-me photo is on!

For the fourth year running, we are celebrating maternal and infant health with our #AvonBaby2021 campaign. From December 4 – 17, parents stand the chance to win amazing cash prizes, exclusive professional photoshoots, exquisite baby hampers, premium pampering sessions and other daily and weekly rewards. It’s bigger than ever. Last year, parents were asked to post their babies as fashion models and this year’s task takes the excitement further and … Read More

Menstrual periods: 5 disruptive factors women struggle with

Sanitary pad with blood imagery

For most women, there is nothing as scary as not getting their menstrual flow as and when due. If you would like to find out why your period is heavy, erratic, or missing altogether, and what to do about it, read on