Watermelon-Grape Granita

I know granitas originate from Sicily, but do you think I would be able to find something comparable, here in Barcelona? The August heat has me craving for something cool and refreshing… and preferably guilt-free. While I go search for my perfect granita, Divya from Flavour Fiesta has a DIY version for you…

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Green Detox Smoothie

I’ve really been trying to jump on the detox smoothie bandwagon, but I keep falling off. Why? Because I’m a big baby about horrible tasting detox drinks. I’ve heard that some people can train themselves to “not mind” it, but why subject yourself to that kind of torture? Can’t I have a detox cocktail that’s […]

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Coconut Water Sangria

Have you heard what all the celebrities are drinking this summer? That’s right – it’s coconut water. In the tropical regions of the world, coconut water is not new. People have been consuming it for years! So why the sudden craze in North America? People magazine attributes it to the proliferation of companies like Vita […]

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Complexion-enhancing Blueberry Rooibos Tea

Okay, okay – you know I love tea, but how can I actually enjoy a hot cup of tea when it’s blazing hot outside? Why, make it iced of course! Last week when I, ahem, invited myself to Divya’s place (from Flavour Fiesta), I brought over some of my Prickly Pear Rooibos tea that I […]

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Summer appies with skin-loving ingredients

Ahhh…summer. It is finally patio weather and I could not be more thrilled. Unfortunately patios are typically synonymous with high fat foods, negating any bikini-body workouts you may have put in. But here’s an idea: host your own little get together on your own patio, and make healthier, yet just as delicious versions of what […]

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Asian Skin

Dear Miss Beauty Nerd, I just came across your blog, love it! I was wondering what skincare regime you utilize? You have such nice skin! I am korean and find it hard to relate to other beauty blogs that focus just on western skin. Also have you ever tried an BB creams before? Thanks! Sincerely,

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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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Aveda Botanical Kinetics and Tourmaline Product Review

Hi Beauty Nerds, New product review for ya!

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Caudalie Product Review: Vinosource Creme Sorbet & Beauty Elixir

As requested through YouTube, I have documented my product review on two Caudalie products.

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New Year’s Resolutions

What a fantastic time I had with family this holiday season. With a nice break, and some time to reflect, here are 3 main resolutions that I have made for myself for 2011. 1. Make healthy eating choices – while most people may be planning drastic diets after the holiday season, I know that it’s […]

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