Flu season is here... joy to the world! And while it's fun to snuggle down under the sheets with a book and a steaming hot cuppa, it's not half as pleasurable to have the chills, fever, body ache, headache, cough, cold, fatigue and the zillion other maladies that accompany the flu. And like ... Read More about The DIY cold and flu tonic that will keep you healthy all season long!
If it wasn't bad enough that sugar wreaks horrors on our health (diabetes, Alzheimer's, mood swings, candida, hormonal balances, cholesterol... anyone?) research now shows that it's terrible for our skin as well. An excessive intake of processed sugars can fast track the aging process, leading to ... Read More about How sugar destroys your skin (and how to quit it without going crazy!)
If you were in Russia, your day would probably begin and end with vodka, which is called upon for everything from rinsing the mouth to curing hair loss. Translating as "little water" or "dear water" in Russian, this crystal clear liquid was invented in 1503 by Kremlin monks who used it as a topical ... Read More about Why you should wash your face (and hair) with vodka
It all started with the French Paradox. The question about how the French eat a high fat diet, smoke and totally shy away from active exercise, yet they have half the rate of heart disease (143 vs. 315 per 100,000 middle-aged men) and live 2.5 years longer than anyone else in the world. French ... Read More about Boozing with benefits: The right way to drink red wine for weight loss
Lately, despite the twice daily cleansing and moisturising, an hour at the gym, weekly scrubs and face packs and copious amounts of water, I have been noticing that my skin has never ever looked this terrible. Time to visit the dermatologist – who takes one look at my blotchy complexion, flaking ... Read More about What stress (or anger!) does to your face… and how to fix it!