Few weeks ago, when I was in Provence, the region literally seems to glow bluish-purple. The color of soft lavender bushes shimmering against a blue sky... rolling up balmy country days and the soulfulness of summer into one pretty package. But as I've come to realise through talking with both ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
Do I like wearing sunscreen? No. Do I wear sunscreen every single day? YES. What happens if I don't wear sunscreen every single day? To begin with, 80% signs of ageing (like fine lines, hyper-pigmentation, wrinkles and sagging) are accelerated by the sun’s rays, which penetrate deep into ... Read More about Why I have moved from chemical to physical sunscreen (and what’s the difference)
I have been pretty much obsessed with Sisi – Empress Elisabeth of Austria (1837-1898) ever since I first saw her portrait in Vienna. Stunningly beautiful, with a tiny waist that even four pregnancies could not alter, a perfectly oval face, delicate features and sparkling eyes, it is not surprising ... Read More about Sisi: Modern-day beauty tips from a 19th century Empress
Turmeric is pretty much skincare's magic elixir, tackling everything from acne and hyper-pigmentation to wrinkles and eczema. But many of us are super-wary of putting this bright yellow spice on our faces, since the Lisa Simpson look is not really too attractive on normal mortals. So, how to reap ... Read More about Beauty DIY: How to remove turmeric stains from your skin
For the last half-decade, we have been increasingly worshipping at the altar of K-beauty. Korea is where we've learnt a whole new skin vocabulary, with words like glass skin, BB creams, snail slime and #sheetmasking making it into the beauty lexicon. But for me, Korean beauty secrets have never ... Read More about 12 Japanese beauty secrets that will change your skin