Fall is here, complete with molten gold and ruby leaves, chilly breezes, snuggly sweaters, soft blankets, fireplaces spiced with tobacco woods... and bushels of fragrant apples. Lots and lots of apples. Especially if you are dwelling in the German countryside (as I am for the moment!), where ... Read More about Beauty DIY: An apple a day keeps the skin problems away!
'Tis the season of the pumpkin. They are already making their way into decadent desserts and soothing stews... and soon, these luscious members of the gourd family are going to be carved up for Halloween. However, while pumpkins look, smell and taste delicious, they're even more effective as a ... Read More about Kick of autumn with these pumpkin spiced beauty recipes
Few weeks ago, when I was 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 with both ... Read More about The (many) beauty benefits of lavender: Ultra-easy DIY recipes included!
As those who follow me on Instagram would know, I've spent most of these last weeks wandering around the inner reaches of France, Germany and Italy, with one conclusion: while French women are the epitome of understated chic and the Germans have a robust constitution, it is the Italian bellisima who ... Read More about Beauty recipe: The Italian secret to glow-y, flawless, PERFECT skin
There is a reason the humble carrot is figuring so prominently in many skincare products nowadays – the crunchy orange power food is loaded with beta-carotene, or pro-vitamin A, which is often referred to as the "beauty vitamin" because of its importance in maintaining the skin's health. Add in its ... Read More about Beauty DIY: The face mask that’s like a juice cleanse for your skin