I love traditional health and beauty recipes and remedies. Sometimes, indigenous wisdom is more effective in its simplicity and potent connection with nature and the human body in ways that modern medicine seems to have forgotten. However, our grandparents did not get everything 100% right – as ... Read More about Why our grandparents were so happy… (think opium tablets for asthma and cocaine drops for toothaches)!
I was a complete mess at my wedding. With a psycho boss and the craziness of launching a new magazine, soothing spa sessions were the last thing on my mind. Instead, I was in office till midnight every single day and missed my last wardrobe fitting because I was shooting – most ironically – a bridal ... Read More about Save the date: The ULTIMATE bridal beauty guide
Look what I got in the mail today... a gorgeous, gorgeous candle to celebrate Bourjois' 150th birthday :) But wait... 150th birthday?? I never realised Bourjois was that old a brand. Really. Which set me thinking about what else I did not know about this chic and quirky Parisian makeup house. Quite ... Read More about Happy 150th Birthday Bourjois… and a journey down memory lane!
While I was sampling the new Shiseido Lacquer Rouge (lipstick? gloss?), a fellow-tester commented on how it felt like "nail polish for the lips". I couldn't have put it better myself – this "liquid lipstick", which is inspired by traditional Japanese lacquerware, is an opaque lip product with strong ... Read More about Shiseido Lacquer Rouge: Tried & Swatched
Hey everyone, the reason I have been a bit erratic with posts these last few days is because I had to finish the first draft of my book (more details on that later!) before rushing off to Singapore! But now that I have finally taken root in this gorgeously eclectic city for the next couple of weeks ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy is in Singapore!