Few weeks ago, when I was in Provence, the region literally seems to glow bluish-purple. The color of soft lavender bushes shimmering against a blue sky... rolling up balmy country days and the soulfulness of summer into one pretty package. But as I've come to realise through talking with both ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
I have been pretty much obsessed with Sisi – Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837-1898) ever since I first saw her portrait in Vienna. Stunningly beautiful, with a tiny waist that even four pregnancies could not alter, a perfectly oval face, delicate features and sparkling eyes, it is not surprising ... Read More about Sisi: Modern-day beauty tips from a 19th century Empress
Turmeric is pretty much skincare's magic elixir, tackling everything from acne and hyper-pigmentation to wrinkles and eczema. But many of us are super-wary of putting this bright yellow spice on our faces, since the Lisa Simpson look is not really too attractive on normal mortals. So, how to reap ... Read More about Beauty DIY: How to remove turmeric stains from your skin
So, did Queen Elizabeth wake up on her 92nd birthday and have a nice laugh at Prince Charles' expense? Hoo boy, doesn't seem you're going to be the king anytime in the near future. After all, the world's oldest monarch isn't going anywhere soon, considering her sprightly step and reigns-well-in-hand ... Read More about Discovering Queen Elizabeth (and Duchess Kate’s) Britain, one beauty recipe at a time!
Today, my thoughts keep wandering back to roses... I have no idea why! Maybe it's the Fresh Rose Deep Hydration Facial Toner that landed on my table in the morning. Or the fresh batch of rose water I made last evening... the lush fragrance is still wafting through my rooms. Or the Herbivore Coco ... Read More about Beauty DIY: Rose recipes that pack a potent skincare punch