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Guys’ and Gals’ Skin – Know the Difference

Guys’ and Gals’ Skin – Know the Difference

Do guys and girls require different skincare routines? Yes. Guys’ skin is thicker, oilier and ages differently to girls’. Guys also produce more sweat than girls. A skincare routine should be based on your skin type, condition and lifestyle. Guys are often reluctant to follow a good skincare system, so when it comes to the…

Travelling Tips for Teens

Wanderlust: the wish to travel far away and to many different places. When I was 16, I visited an aunt in Tanzania. Needless to say, I was bitten by the travel-bug there and then. Learning about the culture and history of a place by physically being there made me feel alive. Travelling changed the way…

Hygge: The Danish Recipe for Happiness

In 2016, Denmark was ranked as the happiest country in the world! Their secret? Hygge! Hygge, pronounced ‘Hoo-ga’ can be roughly translated to “Hominess,” or “Cosiness.” It’s like a hug without touching. It’s socialising for introverts. In Denmark, winters are long and unforgiving. Hygge was developed to ensure Danish well-being throughout the tough winter months….

Hey Ellen

RITES has been lucky enough to collaborate with an illustrator! Hey__Ellen’s illustrations are vibrant, honest and undeniably unique. She tackles social issues in a light-hearted and easy-to-relate way, engaging in what we might think as taboo. Her mission with us is to #NormaliseAcne through her work, helping teens accept that blemishes, pimples, scarring and ‘imperfect’…