BEAUTY GURU

USES OF TEA IN SKINCARE

As a tea aficionado, I’d say there’s nothing to restore the tranquillity to my senses faster than a cup of herbal tea – either it’s rooibos, green tea or pu-erh (my absolute favorite) I feel like new every time I take a few sips from the miraculous substance.  Besides its well-known calming effect – craved …



CITRUS-COCONUT SUGAR SCRUB RECIPE

After the last few sun-soaked months, when the mornings of beach side fun quickly transformed into full days of pleasure/torture under the ball of fire (time has a different dimension when you’re having fun by the water) – our skin is most likely to feel the urge of a little pampering. And what better way …


A SUMMER SALAD FOR GLOWING SKIN

From the raw-vegan restaurant around the corner of your street, to your favorite beauty sites, the health-freak you’re working with, or your BFF – they’re all flooding your brain with the latest on healthy-nutrition – how eating kale for breakfast, lunch and dinner is (*cough* apparently poisonous) the key to a young, healthy body – …


AT HOME SUMMER SPA

We all enjoy spending time outdoors during the hot summer months, but the endless hours of beachside-fun are most likely to leave their unwanted gifts on our skin – dullness, dryness, flaking, even the most advanced SPFs can’t protect us against the aforementioned. Maintaining your skin rejuvenated, hydrated and soft, is quite easy if you …


HAIR EXTENSIONS

“I wonder if I should get a new haircut” – every now and then (usually during the painful process of blow-drying and straightening my hair in front of the bathroom mirror) the aforementioned question pops to my mind, unwilling to leave till I come out with some seriously strong arguments against the topic. “From long …


BEAUTY BENEFITS OF VASELINE

There are only so many items a beauty cabinet can host – mine proved quite the contrary…Not more than a week ago, while frenetically searching for my Estee Lauder Sumptous mascara (no sign of it in my beauty pouch) I open the beauty cabinet (aka. Pandora’s Box) in the dressing room – the place where …


NATURAL WAYS TO GET LONGER LASHES

“You have really pretty eyes”, “I could get lost in your eyes” – though always nice to hear it, there are moments you might begin to wonder why are the exact same words coming out of the mouths of the ones trying to flatter you – do they mean it? Are the eyes a woman’s …


CREATE YOUR OWN FRAGRANCE

More than a year ago, when writing my “things to own before hitting the thirties” list, I added “finding a signature fragrance”. Completely turned-off by the on-the-shelf selection – some might ask “how could one get bored with the zillion of different options out there?”; since we aren’t all born with the same sense of …


NUTS FOR COCONUT OIL

During my countless hours spend on Pinterest – one must have his favorites, right? – in search of the latest in home deco, travel and organic beauty products – “organic”, how I love this word – I ran into dozens of pins featuring a beauty multitasker we’re all familiarized with in our kitchens: the coconut …