I simply cannot get through the day without a lip balm. Summer or winter, my lips need that buttery dose of nourishment to keep them soft, supple and flake-free. However, given the number of chemical additives in most store-bought balms, I am becoming increasingly wary of putting them anywhere ... Read More about Beauty recipe: You can make your own lip balm (and you really should)
Roasted, fried, brewed, sautéed or smoked, mushrooms have always been the stuff of culinary delight (can you even imagine pizzas without the 'shroom?), and a way of exploring alternate realities (remind me to tell you of my Amsterdam 'experiences' one day). In fact, there is possibly no other ... Read More about The magic of mushrooms: Skincare’s latest must have ingredient
Three months, 18 cities across five countries, a gazillion flutes of Champagne, double-gazillion shots of rum and vodka, my body weight (or more!) in cakes and sweets, super-rich cauldrons of scrumptiously evil meals... it's been a blissfully awesome stretch of wedding-hopping all the way from Los ... Read More about Skin needs rescuing in an emergency? This DIY face mask will do the trick. EVERY single time.
I almost didn't do a gift guide on the blog this time. Have been running it on Instagram for a while (you can check out all the bits and bobs on my feed here), but then a whole lot of you wrote in and asked for more. And there is nothing I love more about this medium than listening to actual ... Read More about The ULTIMATE gift guide to end all gift guides!
It's that time of the year when the world (read holiday stress, family dramas, chaotic travels, endless parties and gatherings, lack of sleep, pure exhaustion etc etc etc!) is conspiring to give you deathly-dull skin, a blotchy complexion, flakes, dark circles and insane spots. But this is also ... Read More about Beauty DIY: Is your skin freaking out? Fix it, fast