Can you get hooked on lip balm?

As many of you know, I’m a science geek to the core. So you can imagine my excitement when I learned that the immensely popular blog, The Beauty Brains came out with a book called “Can you get hooked on lip balm?” If you are not familiar with The Beauty Brains, you need to check […]

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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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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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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… Who’s the Fairest of them All?

Do you ever wonder why we always want what we don’t have? Specifically, I am referring to what I call the “Skin Color Paradox”. Why do sun-worshipping girls of the West desire the golden, tanned skin of models like Adriana Lima?

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If Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend, what would Pearls be?

Pearls, perhaps to your surprise, could be one of your skin’s finest assets. The beautifying effects of pearls may go beyond skin deep.

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I Scream, You Scream, We all Scream for a Paraben-free Cream!

Why are we all in a race to get rid of preservatives and parabens in our skincare?  Is it because beauty companies are educating customers on the perils of parabens?  Or are we reading too many anti-paraben blogs, such as the one re: the woman getting breast cancer purportedly from parabens in a cream that […]

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