Once limited to royalty, saffron is one of the most expensive natural beauty products in the world. And even at approximately $5,000 per pound for the purest versions, it’s worth every bit! A paste made from saffron, applied on the face and bare arms, was used to impart smoothness and give skin a ... Read More about Which is the most expensive natural beauty product in the world? (And how to bring it home for $14)
There are people who sell you beauty products. And then there are those who help you live them. And live your best life alongside. Leilah Mundt has made me live beautifully. One Sunday, two months back, I was taking stock of my dressing table and realised how many products scattered on it have ... Read More about Leilah Mundt: Changing the beauty industry, one clean brand at a time
Roasted, fried, brewed, sautéed or smoked, mushrooms have always been the stuff of culinary delight (can you even imagine pizzas without the 'shroom?), and a way of exploring alternate realities (remind me to tell you of my Amsterdam 'experiences' one day). In fact, there is possibly no other ... Read More about The magic of mushrooms: Skincare’s latest must have ingredient
After my last post – 50 amazing beauty tricks with coconut oil – I have received tons of queries about the best type of coconut oil available in the market. How do you pick the best, most healthy version? Which one will work best for the skin and hair? Virgin or refined? What do "cold ... Read More about Virgin? Expeller pressed? Organic? Cold pressed? Centrifuged? How do I choose the best coconut oil?
I am obsessed with lip balms – especially tinted ones that give just the right touch of color for daytime lip looks. I often use them instead of lip gloss when I want a shiny lip, given that they have the added benefits of being nourishing, sans the tackiness. And are they getting fancy nowadays, ... Read More about Lip care with a hint of color: The best tinted lip balms for your pout!