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
Alessandra Ambrosia, Adriana Lima, Isabeli Fontana, Isabel Goulart, Barbara Fialho, Lais Ribeiro, Daniela Braga... when almost every second Victoria's Secret model turns out to be Brazilian, you know the country is on to something. So, it's not surprising that I spent much of the Rio Olympics ... Read More about From Brazil to you: DIY beauty recipes for glossy, glow-y, super flawless skin (no waxing required!)
It's skincare's latest buzzword: Chronic inflammation. Everyone from dermatologists and endocrinologists to physical trainers and nutritionists are reaching out for this term to explain (and treat) skin problems like chronic acne, eczema, wrinkles, fine lines, dullness and sagging. And that's not ... Read More about What is chronic inflammation? And why is it giving me acne? Or wrinkles?
Last week, when I was ranting to my dermatologist about a sudden outcrop of acne and dull-as-dishwater complexion, she said all I needed was more sex. Um? Uh? What? Because... WHAT? Strangely enough, it seems she isn't the only skin expert who believes that more sex might be the answer to ... Read More about Why sex is good for your skin. And hair. AND it’s all backed by science!