Cleopatra, the legendary queen of the Nile, was famous for her luxurious milk baths. So was Rani Padmavati (née Padmini), the iconic royal beauty, all the way in India. And every top-end spa boasts of an extensive milk menu in the 21st century. Why? Milk is a terrific source of lactic acid, a ... Read More about Ever indulged in a milk based beauty treatment? (If not, you’re missing out!)
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