BEAUTY GURU

8 BEAUTY BENEFITS OF ROSE WATER

Throughout history rose water has been presented as a miraculous potion, with different beneficial uses in medication, beauty, nutrition and  in the perfume industry.  Remarkably versatile, this highly prized woman’s weapon is currently playing an important role in most of our skincare and hair care regimens. Here are some of the most important benefits of …


HOW TO GROW HEALTHY HAIR

To wash it every day or to go for the “once a week” rut, to condition or not to condition, to go for homemade masks or to try the newest salon products your hairstylist recommends? When it comes to hair care there are hundreds of different opinions and treatment ideas, all of them promising Rapunzel-like …


SPRING TREATS

The warm embrace of the sun rays covering my whole body, the wind playing gently with my hair, the delight of my ears at the sound of the birds taking over the still naked trees – after so long without I am surprised to feel all of the aforementioned, making me forget all about the …


HONEY FACE MASKS FOR GLOWING SKIN

In my constant search for organic beauty products I noticed there are a few ingredients that make it to the shortlist in most of the DIY recipes. One of them: the oh-so-sweet honey. Thanks to its antibacterial properties and its phytonutrient antioxidant compounds, raw honey improves the appearance of two of our main assets: the …


THE BENEFITS OF RICE WATER FOR THE SKIN

Rice – one of the most important food grains, consumed on a daily basis by more than half of the world’s population; still, asides its valuable nutritional benefits rice is said to be a staple in the Japanese women beauty rut. For years, female rice farmers from Southeast Asia bathed in the water they used …


SPICES FOR SKINCARE

Spices are well known throughout history as owning powerful healing properties that helped generation after generation – today, they are mostly coveted for the delicious flavor they lend to our meals. Still, the spice cabinet we only turn to while cooking can quickly become our best kept beauty secret, becoming a super-useful at-home SPA. Here’s …


HOW TO WAKE UP LOOKING GORGEOUS

We all know the importance of a good night sleep – at least 8 hours/night can work wonders for our skin. Still, asides the aforementioned there are other methods that, if applied regularly, are supposed to help us get that gorgeous morning look we only see in movies. If you want to start your days …


9 FAT-BURNING FOODS FOR A HEALTHY LOOK

Every New Year brings along a list of resolutions meant to help us improve our lifestyle –hitting the gym more than once a month and eating healthy (no more chocolate chunks in the evening) would be some of the most popular. And let’s face it, after the long series of parties and endless dinner events …


THE BENEFITS OF WEARING WIGS

“Blondes have more fun” – as much as I’d want to test the aforementioned quote I’m not willing to trade my natural brunette hair color for a platinum hue. Why? Though a new hair color could seem like a super-fun thing to try, the moment I step out of the salon I’d probably want to …


HAIRSTYLING TRICKS

  Going to the salon to get a haircut is almost like paying a visit to the dentist: painful, stressful, overwhelming…therefore I do anything humanly possible to avoid it as much as I can. It may take even three months to consider stopping by the salon and when the miracle finally happens, I instruct my …