It all started with the French Paradox. The question about how the French eat a high fat diet, smoke and totally shy away from active exercise, yet they have half the rate of heart disease (143 vs. 315 per 100,000 middle-aged men) and live 2.5 years longer than anyone else in the world. French ... Read More about Boozing with benefits: The right way to drink red wine for weight loss
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. Time to visit the dermatologist – who takes one look at my blotchy complexion, flaking ... Read More about What stress (or anger!) does to your face… and how to fix it!
Through more than a decade of marriage, Mr. TBG has realised that when I twitch with sore muscles or cry over a strained back it's more conducive to call the spa before summoning a doctor. But I am not alone in my belief of massage before medicine: Hot herbal pouches have travelled a long way since ... Read More about How to make totally indulgent herbal compresses (Time: 10 minutes)
Black Friday is a bit of a shock to my system every year. On the one hand, there are SO MANY cool deals to bag. On the other, though, I will inevitably end up buying about 7436578686 things that I never needed in the first place, out of sheer temptation. And since my family has a super-strict 'no ... Read More about Top 9: The ONLY Black Friday beauty and fashion sales worth shopping this year
Over the past three weeks, I have found myself using Lord Jones High CBD Formula Body Oil for: – My crazy migraine headaches – Sore muscles post a new workout (Pilates may just kill me!) – Backache from hunching over the laptop for nine hours at a stretch one day (yup! that happens with me ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy Review: Lord Jones High CBD Formula Oil