While I have yet to achieve Louis Litt's levels of mudding (What? You don't watch Suits? Why??!!), the lure of a simple clay mask that literally sucks out toxins and other accumulated grime from deep under your skin is massively ooh-worthy! That's why this innocuous ingredient, which literally ... Read More about Clay 101: Which one’s best suited for your skin. And hair. (Because clay masks are everything!)
Embryolisse and La Roche-Posay sit at every pharmacy around the corner. Avène and Bioderma are possibly even more easily available Stateside than in France. Le Petit Marseillais and Lierac are present at Walgreens. French beauty, in short, is under threat of becoming almost generic. Surely, ... Read More about Secret files: 11 cult French beauty products you haven’t heard about a zillion times already!
Want to look prettier? Want to banish acne? Or maybe chase away those fine lines that are slowly creeping up under your eyes? Or turn your tresses blonde? Try a beauty spell, the coolest or craziest (depends on your perspective!) beauty trend to hit our shores this season. Beauty spells? As in ... Read More about WTF of the week: Beauty spells. As in spells to make you more beautiful. Yes, really!
I am not high maintenance – just extremely practical. So, let me explain why I need to sleep on silk pillowcases. It's not because of the luscious, cool, glam, makes-me-feel-like-a-queen factor but because the skin needs silk. Why? Silk and hair Sleeping on silk can help prevent hair from ... Read More about Can silk pillowcases save your skin (and hair)?
A German friend suggested this new (actually old – they've been using it in Germany for some 12,000 years!) beauty recipe for hair that's lost its mojo and seems totally dry and dull (MINE!). I took it for a road test this week and after ages had hair that actually seemed bouncy and healthy and ... Read More about Beauty recipe: The apple hair mask (it makes hair all smooth & shiny!)