You've all heard of fasting for your health or for weight loss but what about fasting for your skin? People do fasts to help their bodies expel toxins and rest their digestive system. What if you could do something similar for your skin? I first came across skin fasting when I did some research on … Continue reading Skin fasting: How to give your skin the night off
Chipped polish, puckering, streaking, pooling around the edges. We've all committed the cardinal sins of painting your nails at home. Here are a few really simple tips to help you reform your bad nail polish habits and get a professional look without the professional price tag. This post contains affiliate links. Sin #1 Soaking your … Continue reading Manicure sins and secrets: How to paint your nails perfectly at home
I haven't been for a facial in ages but I need one. I really do. It's wonderful to have a professional massage, cleanse and treat your skin until it glows. That glow can last for days if you listen to your aesthetician's recommendations and avoid some of the silly mistakes that can irritate your skin. … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts after a facial
We all need to take some time for ourselves. Here are a few tips on how you can take care of your mind and body in small daily steps. Develop the skills to calm mind, spirit and body while getting rid of stress and fatigue. Get to know yourself, learn new things about yourself and … Continue reading Simple self-care tips to pamper your mind and body daily…
In the first post, we took a look at how and why you should check in with your skin from time to time. It helps you to spot any changes or problems early which in turn lets you do something about them sooner rather than later. Sometimes our skin issues are due to good old … Continue reading Have you inspected your face lately? Part Two: What now?
When was the last time you took a good look at your skin without any product on it? In all its natural glory, in natural light? The horror! Have you touched it? Squeezed it? Poked it with a finger? A clean finger mind! Well, that took a weird turn... How are you supposed to know … Continue reading Have you inspected your face lately? Part One: How to check in with your skin
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