Essential Oils in Skincare: Fad or Fab?

So, I've been noticing more and more facial serums with essential oils in them, with anti-aging, tightening, brightening, as well as anti-taché properties. Just a few months ago I was so curious about the cult favourite, Vintner's Daughter's (as it is probably one of the most prestigious facial serums in the market- at $185 for 30ml), … Continue reading Essential Oils in Skincare: Fad or Fab?

How Best to Cleanse Your Face: Are you washing your face correctly?

Cleansing seems like the simplest and most basic step of our skincare regime yet some of us still get it wrong. I've had clients who complain about their skin condition and then only to find out that their face cleanser is the culprit. I for one am guilty of using the wrong type of cleanser … Continue reading How Best to Cleanse Your Face: Are you washing your face correctly?

Let’s Think Dirty!®

If you're looking for an unbiased natural beauty app that is committed to helping consumers identify the potential risks associated with the personal care products, then look no further. Think Dirty is an app to help you identify "clean" from "green washing". It not only tells you the exact content of the product but also gives … Continue reading Let’s Think Dirty!®

The Ugly in Beauty Products: What to Avoid in Cosmetics

I've started getting in a habit of reading my product labels recently. It never really occurred to me what goes on in my every day skincare. It's an irony because we pay so much attention into what we consume orally but our skin is in fact our largest organ and absorbs about 60-70% of what … Continue reading The Ugly in Beauty Products: What to Avoid in Cosmetics

The Perfect Brazilian “Butt lift” Smoothie

Ok, I've to admit it sounded a lot like an overpromise right there. This recipe has actually been shared by a Brazillian friend of mine who's also a personal instructor. She is a bit of a fitness junkie and a clean eating advocate. I think everyone has their little own take on this recipe but … Continue reading The Perfect Brazilian “Butt lift” Smoothie