For some people, luxe pampering means an ultra-soft cashmere blanket. For others it's a chilled bottle of Krug. For me, it's the soothing combination of flickering candlelight and my favourite scents: the perfect ingredient for me-time, duvet days and combating daily stress, while also creating a ... Read More about The 9 best mood-lifting candles that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy
Winter is on the way and we can already envision the absolute bliss of snuggling under a fluffy quilt as chilly winds rage outside the window. And who would say no to making the experience even more idyllic? That's why, yesterday night I decided to go back to grandmom’s times when quilts and duvets ... Read More about Agarwood oil: Making winter wonderful again!
This time in Paris, I had an epiphany. A huge one: All these years, I have been wearing a false Chanel No. 5. Not fake, just false. That's because what we know as Chanel No. 5 Eau de Parfum is not really the legendary fragrance created by Ernest Beaux for Mademoiselle Chanel in 1921. It is, in ... Read More about Parfum vs EDP vs EDT: What the brands will never tell you (it’s more than just concentration levels!)
Bobbi Brown leaves Bobbi Brown. Jennifer Anniston exits Living Proof. Revlon purchases Elizabeth Arden for US$870 million. L'Oréal acquires IT Cosmetics for $1.2 billion. In cash. Coty merges with P&G Specialty Beauty Business, taking on 43 big league brands, including Wella and Max ... Read More about Who owns what in the beauty industry (prepare to be surprised… very, very surprised!)
You know the best part about travelling? About being a "gypsy" – beauty or otherwise? The friendships you develop with people from across the world. Unshakable, everlasting friendships. Because midnight conversations deep in the lush rainforests of Amazon and bone chilling treks up the fjords of ... Read More about Beauty recipe: The Queen of Hungary’s Water (the world’s first cure-all skin tonic!)