De-stress your skin with Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Serum

Neal's Yard Remedies Frankincense Intense Serum review, antiageing serum, organic skincare, destress your skin, destress, relax,

Ever noticed that you tend to break out just before an exam, that big presentation, job interview or first date? That’s stress. And it can literally wreck havoc with your skin. In fact, studies have shown that extreme stress can lead to accelerated ageing. While it’s impossible to give up your job and move to the mountains where you won’t have road rage or train breakdowns, angry bosses and deadlines, there are ways to minimise the effect of stress on your skin.
Continue reading

These Kevin Murphy hair care products will transform your tresses

Kevin Murphy Smooth.Again Shampoo and Conditioner, shampoo and conditioner for frizzy hair, how to smooth frizzy hair, shampoo and conditioner for thick, unruly hair, how to fight frizz, Kevin Murphy Smooth.Again Shampoo and conditioner review

I may not have been able to completely master the art of French makeup or dressing, but there is one aspect where I am thoroughly French: my hair. Like most French women, I splurge on a good hair cut, which ensures I don’t need to spend time or money on styling or styling products. Instead, as French hair care diktats go, I try to leave it to air dry in an attempt to ensure it looks cool, undone, effortless.

Continue reading

Marc Jacobs Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter: The hype is real

Marc-Jacobs-Dew- Drops-Coconut-Gel Highlighter-review, makeup, highlighter, best highlighters for hot weather, natural highlighter, highlighter for Indian skin tones, NC42-medium-Indian-skintone-highlighter

I love glowing skin. Even before it was a trend and spawned a whole range of products to achieve that lit-from-within-look, I was sporting radiant skin. The fact that my first foundation was MAC Hyper Real packed with tiny pearlescent particles should give you an idea just how crazy I am about looking like I have an internal lighting system. So it should be no surprise that I picked up the Marc Jacobs Dew Drops Coconut Gel highlighter. The most hyped of this summer. Did I like it? It was love at first swatch! And here’s why I love it even more each time I use it.
Continue reading

The secret to chok chok glowing skin according to Park Shin Hye

Park Shin Hye in Singapore, Mamonde skincare, korean beauty tips, chok chok glowing skin, K-Drama,

Unless you’ve been on a digital detox for the last few years and unplugged all your computers, you will be somewhat familiar with Korean skincare and makeup trends. Soft, straight ulzzang eyebrows, aegyosal that make your eyes look they’re smiling and chok chok glowing skin are all Korean exports. BB and CC creams, essences, cushion compacts and snail mucus were all introduced to beauty junkies around the world by Korea.
Continue reading

Let me introduce you to Mirko Buffini Firenze

perfumes, luxury perfumes, niche perfumes, Italian perfumes, Florence perfumes, Unisex perfumes

What if I told you that the story of Mirko Buffini Firenze, luxury Tuscan parfum maison started with one man’s search to find his signature perfume? In his early 30s, Mirko Buffini received a special gift – a perfume – from a dear friend. Although he loved it, he felt there was something lacking and set out to find his ideal fragrance, one that would truly represent who he was. This olfactory journey led him to discover the best raw materials, analyse ingredients and eventually become master perfumer. This journey, led to the birth of Mirko Buffini Firenze. Continue reading

Skinceuticals HA Intensifier is the serum to buy before your next birthday

serum, anti-ageing serum, anti-wrinkle serum, Skinceuticals, HA Intensifier serum, Hyaluronic acid,

Every year, a few months before my birthday, I start noticing new features on my face – the lines under my eyes that didn’t used to be there, uneven skin tone on my forehead (how did that happen?), pores looking slightly enlarged. This year, while there were no new lines under my eyes, I noticed with dismay the lines around my mouth had gotten more prominent. Must stop smiling, I made a mental note, that Victoria Beckham was on to something. Continue reading