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
After my last post – 50 amazing beauty tricks with coconut oil – I have received tons of queries about the best type of coconut oil available in the market. How do you pick the best, most healthy version? Which one will work best for the skin and hair? Virgin or refined? What do "cold ... Read More about Virgin? Expeller pressed? Organic? Cold pressed? Centrifuged? How do I choose the best coconut oil?
It's been a major bucket list item: Visiting Japan during cherry blossom season. Or sakura, as the flowers are known in local parlance. It's not like you can't see cherry blossoms elsewhere in the world – I have had some fabulous views in Geneva, and even closer home in Washington DC, where the ... Read More about Cherry blossoms: The Japanese skincare secret that will give you the best complexion ever!
Embryolisse and La Roche-Posay sit at every pharmacy around the corner. Avène and Bioderma are possibly even more easily available Stateside than in France. Le Petit Marseillais and Lierac are present at Walgreens. French beauty, in short, is under threat of becoming almost generic. Surely, ... Read More about Secret files: 11 cult French beauty products you haven’t heard about a zillion times already!
I love anything with turmeric – food and skincare included – so trying out Sunday Riley’s CEO Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil was a no-brainer. But while I was drawn to it for the turmeric, I ultimately stayed for the Vitamin C. That's because the CEO Glow Face Oil bypasses traditional forms ... Read More about Do you need this: Sunday Riley’s CEO Glow Vitamin C + Turmeric Face Oil