So, where sleep is concerned, how much is really enough? The National Sleep Foundation (yes, this exists!) has the first-ever concrete guidelines for how much sleep we need on a daily basis: Newborns (0-3 months): 14-17 hours Infants (4-11 months): 12-15 hours Toddlers (1-2 years): 11-14 ... Read More about How much sleep do you really need? And what happens when you don’t get it?
It's skincare's latest buzzword: Chronic inflammation. Everyone from dermatologists and endocrinologists to physical trainers and nutritionists are reaching out for this term to explain (and treat) skin problems like acne, eczema, wrinkles, fine lines, dullness and sagging. And that's not all: ... Read More about What is chronic inflammation? And why is it giving me acne? Or wrinkles?
From the quirkiest nail art ever to hot tubs full of beer, here are the beauty scoops that are not to be missed this week. Ultrasound nails? The latest beauty trend to hit baby showers and gender reveal parties, nail art reflecting the little jelly bean growing in your tummy is the latest way to ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy’s Sunday Scoop: Beer Spa, Lady Gaga, Ultrasound Nails, Avocados & More
My first blog was called Sandalwood & Jasmine, in honor of my two favorite beauty ingredients. A few years back, I even had the good people over at L'Artisan Parfumeur make me a fragrance with only these two luscious notes, and the bottle still sits on my table – rare and precious, brought out ... Read More about Secrets of sandalwood: 11 health and beauty benefits of this luscious oil
It's Monday and I have just received the most mammoth box of Nespresso's Intenso coffee pods, complete with all my favourite flavours (Roma, Dharkan, and Kazaar), from my brother. This is the kind of gift that keeps on giving, because not only does coffee wake you up, get you through a lousy day and ... Read More about 11 reasons you should drink coffee. Every. Single. Day.