When I think of Japan, I think of rituals, traditions and history. Of geishas, parasols, steaming onsen and cherry blossoms. That and some of the best skincare products in the world full of natural ingredients. Japanese women are known for glowing, youthful skin and silky hair. It's not just skincare products though. Beauty starts from … Continue reading 10 Japanese beauty rituals to try at home
Japanese women are known for their gorgeous skin and hair. We all think of Geisha with their painted faces and beautiful kimono but the average Japanese woman has her own rituals and secrets for beautiful skin passed down from her mother and grandmother. K-beauty has been a thing for a while now but the latest … Continue reading Japanese Beauty Secrets – 6 traditional japanese beauty treatments that you can try at home
I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!
The Berber women of Southern Morocco are known for their beautiful skin and hair. The secret to their exotic beauty is the rich oil from the fruit of the Argan tree. Moroccan Argan Oil appeared mostly in hair care products not too long ago but has been in use as a beauty product and healing … Continue reading Moroccan Argan Oil: Is it really the skincare miracle it’s cracked up to be?
You've probably heard about Marula oil all over the place. Beauty gurus were buying really tiny, very expensive bottles of the stuff and smearing it on like butter. We're talking £80 for 30ml of the stuff...don't get me started! The Ordinary brought out a cold pressed marula oil that is quite affordable and everyone has … Continue reading Marula Oil: What’s all the hype about?
Most of us would love to have smooth, wrinkle-free skin, long eyelashes and a mane of thick shiny hair! Well, everybody, meet castor oil! Yes, we've heard of this stuff. It smells weird and people use it for constipation...right? Did you know that it is full of essential fatty acids that will nourish your skin … Continue reading 10 Simple Beauty Uses for Castor Oil
Baking soda or bicarbonate of soda is an alkaline powder that most people would use to bake, clean their silverware or deodorise the fridge. It can also be used to give you brightened, smooth skin and shining hair. Who knew!? What is baking soda? Baking soda is also known as Sodium Bicarbonate. It is a … Continue reading Beauty Uses For Baking Soda! Why is this a thing?