It's freezing (actually way below freezing) and whether you are curled up at home with a fluffy quilt and the latest episode of The Crown or are trudging through the frosty streets on wayward errands, you skin (and soul) could use some cozy comforting. Right? This super-simple face mask will take ... Read More about Beauty DIY: Self heating vegetable face mask (cold weather beauty must-have)
A German friend suggested this new (actually old – they've been using it in Germany for some 12,000 years!) beauty recipe for hair that's lost its mojo and seems totally dry and dull (MINE!). I took it for a road test this week and after ages had hair that actually seemed bouncy and healthy and ... Read More about Beauty recipe: The apple hair mask (it makes hair all smooth & shiny!)
Speaking of French women and their beauty quotient, it doesn't get more intriguing than Marie Antoinette, who lived and died by her utter glam-ness. So, while visiting Versailles, it was simply impossible for me not to poke around the gleaming archives and uncover this 18th century royal's beauty ... Read More about Beauty tips from a French royal: The Marie Antoinette face mask (perfect skin, here I come!)
These past few weeks that I've been in Provence, the region 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 ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
Having beautiful, glowing, flawless skin is not always about rigorous dermatological treatments or expensive products. Sometimes, simple goes a longer way and every skincare pro I've ever spoken to has sworn by at least a couple of kitchen shelf DIYs they call upon in their own life. Some of these ... Read More about 12 seriously strange skincare secrets the experts swear by (I kid you not!)