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!
While we all know that acne is often an indicator of what's happening inside our bodies rather than on top of our skin, sometimes you just need that terrifying pimple to go away NOW. So, even though these tried-and-tested home remedies might not banish the chronic cause of your acne, they will ... Read More about 10 DIY ways to zap those zits faster (yes, even the toughest ones!)
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.
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