Could there be anything more millennial than a squishy avocado? Whether blended into a smoothie, mashed into guacamole, or spread over toast, this buttery fruit has been ruling our palates, nutrition plans – and Instagram profiles – for a while now. An Australian cafe has turned it into coffee ... Read More about Forget the fruit, stock up on avocado leaves instead
Pardon me for being all high maintenance but when you have hair that’s as prone to unruliness as mine – think fine, frizzy, the unholy duality of dry ends and oily scalp, genetically predisposed to breakage – one tends to start investing in some kickass treatments. The latest in these have been ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy Review: Pantene Pro-V Intense Rescue Shots
After my last post – 50 amazing beauty tricks with coconut oil – I have received tons of queries about the best type of coconut oil available in the market. How do you pick the best, most healthy version? Which one will work best for the skin and hair? Virgin or refined? What do "cold ... Read More about Virgin? Expeller pressed? Organic? Cold pressed? Centrifuged? How do I choose the best coconut oil?
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!
Today, I was addressing a conference packed with Greek beauty-istas and the shine off their collective hairdos' was blinding. And it turns out that those thick, lustrous, super-smooth and magically shiny tresses were the result of one single ingredient: Yogurt. Yes, yogurt. Which is packed ... Read More about Beauty recipe: The one-ingredient mask for super-shiny hair