As if horrid zits and murderous mood swings weren't enough, now we can thank those blasted hormones for messing up our hair as well. Turns out, hormone levels affect both the quality and quantity of hair, making it thin, brittle or lustreless during certain times. When? And how? Here you go. Hair ... Read More about How hormones secretly affect your hair (and what to do about it)
What's bright, fresh, smells of summer and heals the driest, most sensitive skin in a flash? Calendula salve. A vintage skincare remedy that's so powerful, it's being repurposed by everyone from Korres and Kiehl's to Jurlique and Farmacie. Calendula is a variety of marigold that is excellent for ... Read More about What heals dry, sensitive skin, acne AND eczema? That would be calendula salve
Teary eyes, a red nose, swollen cheeks, dry and patchy skin... a cold and flu definitely do not make for a good beauty 'do. And as anyone who's ever been laid up with a box of tissues knows, conventional cold and flu treatments leave much to be desired. So, try these tips to avoid going under the ... Read More about How to skip the cold and flu this season (sans all those medicines!)
This month, the world glows pink with the "light of hope" that was first lit by Evelyn Lauder 12 years ago. New landmarks such as Dubai's Burj al Arab and China's Nanpu Bridge join established stalwarts like New York's Empire State Building and Belgium's Amsterdam Bridge to remind women about the ... Read More about Why is breast cancer ‘pink’?
Imagine your tired limbs sinking into a delicious vat of steamy hot chocolate. Or your hair sending off tiny little wisps of aromatic wonderfulness every time you shake your head. Or your fingers being caressed by smooth slabs of creamy chocolate as the magic takes over all the senses. Or... tempted ... Read More about Beauty recipes: Chocolate for super-awesome skin? And ultra-glossy hair? Yes, please