A deliciously warm, sweet and slightly powdery mist rising from the cobblestones, flower stands spilling with freshly cut lilies, bustling cafés serving smoky teas, cozy boulangeries waking up the mornings with crusty baguettes, the rich wood and crystal interiors of Versailles, the endless eras of ... Read More about The Beauty Gypsy’s first book: The Paris Bath & Beauty Book
For the past 24 days, I have been unable to get into The Beauty Gypsy. Neither have many of you, as your mails and messages tell me. No, the blog is not shutting down. Not now, not ever… at least as long as I have eyes that read and hands that write. This is my world and I would be utterly ... Read More about Someone mean and nasty destroyed my blog and now I am fighting to put it all back!
You know your life has gone beyond crazy when the only time you can sit down peacefully for half an hour is 35,000 feet up in the air. I don’t know what Michael Douglas was wailing about… give me an airplane journey any day, the longer the better. As frequently as you can. Not only because I love ... Read More about Blog? Or mom? What would YOU choose?
A new day, another bit of news about XYZ blog getting a multimillion dollar boost from angel investors. Screaming industry headlines about a blogger designing a range of makeup for a cooler-than-cool beauty brand or putting their name on an edgy collection of accessories. Blog streams filled to ... Read More about I recently turned down a million dollars for this blog. Was it the right decision?
There has been a reason I have been erratic in posting these last few days. Very erratic. And very many reasons. It all began with THE TRIP. The Great Family Vacation, that has been years in the making. I grew up in Stockholm and my parents haven't been back ever since. So, when my dad retired last ... Read More about I am back… and have a lot of goodies for you, all the way from Paris, Rome, Geneva and Stockholm!