JOKER FACE

I have a love-hate relationship with makeup: I love it on others, but hate it on me. I can spend hours watching tutorials on YouTube and admire people and their skills. And there are many talented individuals out there. They have perfected the art of makeup to such an extent that just a few swishes … [Read more…]






FEAR OF THE SCISSOR-HANDS

I was sitting at a hairdresser’s waiting for my mother to have her hair cut, when a young lady with lovely long hair came in. She asked for a trim to get rid of split ends. The hairdresser washed the lady’s hair and took a pair of scissors. What happened next seemed to me like … [Read more…]






LIFT ME UP

As a person interested in creams, lotions and other beauty related products I am always on the lookout for new, inventive and natural ways to improve my skin condition. I was shopping online the other day in one of my favourite healthy food stores when I saw a bottle of frankincense oil. The short description … [Read more…]






FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE

When I go shopping for hair and skin products I want the best. And by best I mean parabens, silicones, SLS and other harmful substances free and as natural as possible. The less chemicals in my life the better. Nowadays almost all of the cosmetics claim to be ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ but when you look … [Read more…]






VITAMIN C – A GIRL’S BEST FRIEND

Madonna sang that diamonds are a girl’s best friend but when it comes to skin care vitamin C is the real treasure. Among other things it brightens and tightens skin, reduces wrinkles,  increases collagen production, reduces the effect of negative sun exposure, evens skin tone and repairs its damage. Ready-made cosmetics with vitamin C cost … [Read more…]