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
Long weekday nights with crazy work deadlines. Longer weekend nights with crazier socialising. No sleep. Tons of junk food. And makeup that's more often slept in than not. In the middle of all this craziness, who has the time for long detox rituals and complicated concoctions? Instead, try ... Read More about The 5-minute, 2-ingredient detox that you can (easily!) do at home
Right now, everything in Provence 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 beauty industry ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
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
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)