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?
My recent quest for a healthier existence took me to a yoga school yesterday morning. Where I realised (much to my horror) that it's quite different from simply strolling into a gym, water bottle and towel in hand. Yoga requires a certain amount of prep-work even before you step into the class ... Read More about The essential guide to prepping for yoga
If it wasn't bad enough that sugar wreaks horrors on our health (diabetes, Alzheimer's, mood swings, candida, hormonal balances, cholesterol... anyone?) research now shows that it's terrible for our skin as well. An excessive intake of processed sugars can fast track the aging process, leading to ... Read More about Why sugar hates your skin (and how to quit it without going crazy!)
Yes, green tea makes you lose weight. No, having it in the form of ice cream or noodles does not count. Neither does wearing green tea perfume. Or dropping green tea scented bath bombs in your 'tub. That's because the weight-loss benefits are in the epigallocatechin gallate (a.k.a. EGCG, a ... Read More about Sip up to slim down: The right way to drink green tea for weight loss
To say that this week has been mind-numbingly stressful and muscle-achingly exhausting would be an understatement. Now, all I want to do is slip my weary, achy body into a warm, relaxing bath, then slip under a fluffy duvet with a hot chocolate in one hand and The Winters in another. But first, ... Read More about Stressed? Tired? Have a headache? Try one of these ULTIMATE feel-better-right-now baths