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!)
While I have become pretty good at eating my hair healthy, the super-lazy super-busy side of my personality much prefers an easy shot of liquid nutrients that can be prepared in about 60 seconds. So, when I chanced upon the Instant Energizer at the iconic Juice Bar in Hari's salon, it was like all ... Read More about Drink your hair healthy (the super-easy, expert approved way)
Blonde or brunette. Paris or New York. Cocktail evening or work meeting. When it come to hair, only one rule holds: thicker is better. Way, way better. But surprisingly, even though all of us want thick and healthy hair, few of us do the easiest thing to get it – snack on something really ... Read More about Want thicker hair? Munch on this super-powerful beauty food. Bonus: it’s delicious & costs pennies
Few weeks ago, when I was 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 with both ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
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