Right now, everything in Provence 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 beauty industry ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
Imagine if you could just dab a bit of transparent gloss on your lips and be out of the door, looking perfect? Or if your lip color did not show through lipsticks and change their hue? Or if you woke up looking gorgeously kissable? All this can happen only when you have naturally pink, rosy, supple ... Read More about Want pretty pink lips? Or looking to lighten dark lips?
I have worshipped at the shrine – or rather, beauty counter – of Mathilde Thomas, ever since she founded Caudalie in 1995. Today, this French skincare brand has garnered a cult following and created a global spa empire, which has given the world a whole new beauty vocabulary, peppered with potent ... Read More about Beauty recipe: This crushed Cabarnet scrub is the ultimate smooth skin secret
What's bright, fresh, smells of summer and heals the driest, most sensitive skin in a flash? Calendula salve. A vintage skincare remedy that's so powerful, it's being repurposed by everyone from Korres and Kiehl's to Jurlique and Farmacie. Calendula is a variety of marigold that is excellent for ... Read More about What heals dry, sensitive skin, acne AND eczema? That would be calendula salve
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!