Creams + Coconuts

One of my all time favourite ingredients is coconut – both to eat and as a skin care ingredient. How can you not love its sweet aroma, milky texture and its ability to work wonders on the skin? Skin care: In the form of coconut oil, it is an excellent moisturizer with potent anti-oxidant and […]

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Tropical Oasis

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Antioxidant-a-Go-Go

In the last five years or so, there has been a lot of hype about various newly discovered superfoods. The title of this post may give you a clue on which one I will feature today – that’s right, it’s Go-Go-Goji berries! When I first heard about goji berries (also known as wolfberries), and its […]

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Veux-tu être mon Valentin?

As Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, I am feeling inspired by the most romantic city in the world….. Paris. With its chic vintage style, old-age glamour and extravagant aesthetics, I thought I would put together a collage of all things I lust for…

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Tokyo Milk

Perfect vintage-inspired artwork envelops each Tokyo Milk beauty product, whether it’s a body lotion, lip balm or parfum. As advocated by Tokyo Milk themselves, these pieces are truly “objects to desire”. I adore the mixtures of Asian nuances, Parisian culture, and classic fashion items that you may find only in your favorite vintage boutique. Once […]

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Beauty Nerd’s Favorite Things 2010

I know that I’m not Oprah, but can’t an ordinary girl just list her favorite things for the year too? C’mon, just let me live in denial, at least for a couple days. Let me pretend that I too, have the “Oprah” influence :)! So here it goes…

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Need a ‘hand’ in deciding what to use this winter?

Dear Miss Beauty Nerd, With a young baby to take care of, I have to wash my hands a million times during the day. Now that the colder weather is here my hands are horribly dry. Yet anytime I use a hand cream I find it gets WORSE.

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For all you Germaphobes!

Several weeks ago, I attended a seminar about International Trade.  Sound boring?  Well actually, quite the contrary!  One of the key presenters was the CEO of Soapopular, and he showed us their star product, an alcohol-free hand sanitizer.  What I love about this product is that it is non-drying and good for sensitive skin.  I […]

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Packaging Love: MOR Cosmetics

I have an obsession with pretty little things. If you’re like me, when you find something that is in gorgeous packaging, you pick it up and you HAVE NEED to have it.  The only problem is you need two of everything – one to sit and look pretty on your vanity and a second one […]

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