I have grown up with the sweet, spicy and herbaceous aroma of fresh coriander (also known as cilantro or Chinese parsley) wafting through the house at mealtimes. I know it's great for lowering cholesterol and treating digestive issues, when taken internally. However, it wasn't till I was reading ... Read More about Coriander: My skin’s new BFF (you may know it as cilantro!)
Speaking of French women and their beauty quotient, it doesn't get more intriguing than Marie Antoinette, who lived and died by her utter glam-ness. So, while visiting Versailles, it was simply impossible for me not to poke around the gleaming archives and uncover this 18th century royal's beauty ... Read More about Beauty tips from a French royal: The Marie Antoinette face mask (perfect skin, here I come!)
'Tis the season of the pumpkin. They are already making their way into decadent desserts and soothing stews... and soon, these luscious members of the gourd family are going to be carved up for Halloween. However, while pumpkins look, smell and taste delicious, they're even more effective as a ... Read More about Kick of autumn with these pumpkin spiced beauty recipes
These past few weeks that I've been 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 ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
We've all had them. No matter how well you maintain your beauty routine – and let's face it, things can be erratic at times – nobody escapes a pre-party zit or hungover eyes. Or you could be like me and have it all at once at least four times a month! My skin ages 10 years, my make-up only makes ... Read More about Beauty emergencies: How to fix a bad-everything day