Lately, despite the twice daily cleansing and moisturising, an hour at the gym, weekly scrubs and face packs and copious amounts of water, I have been noticing that my skin has never ever looked this terrible. It's reached a point where strangers at the malls are asking me if I am sick and need ... Read More about What stress (or anger!) does to your face… and how to fix it!
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