Losing weight: The (super easy) Japanese way

Last month, I was introduced to a super-special lose-weight-as-you-eat dish in New York. Called konjac, it’s a...more

How to really use the YSL Touche Éclat (In 16 different ways!)

You know that clicky gold pen the world and it’s cat have been raving about for the past 20 years? The one that’s sold somewhere in the world every 10 seconds? The one that’s supposed to cure all complexion woes, from whisking away dark under-eye circles to making cheekbones pop? ...more

Beauty DIY: Self heating vegetable face mask (cold weather beauty must-have)

It’s freezing (actually way below freezing) and whether you are curled up at home with a fluffy quilt and the latest episode of Grey’s Anatomy...more

Beauty DIY: The your-hair-never-looked-so-shiny hair mask!

Want absolutely stunning, shiny, smooth, show-stopping hair? This simple deep conditioning treatment will...more

What does your lipstick shade say about you?

Gone are the days when we were compelled to play matchy-matchy with our clothes and lipstick. Choosing the latter...more

Why you should eat beans to curb a pizza craving (and nuts for chocolate… !)

Craving a scrumptious, delectable, sinful pizza absolutely dripping with cheese or constantly find yourself reaching for that box of Godiva chocolates, shutting up the part of your brain that’s blabbering on about killing your skin and destroying the hard won waistline? I am all for every kind of unhealthy food, especially when one is tucked into bed, late on a Sunday evening, watching the latest episode of The Good Wife. But for the slightly more sane, it might be interesting to know that these cravings are usually our body’s ...more

Beauty DIY: How to get rid of bad breath, once and for all

Few things kill a conversation, a kiss or a cuddle more than bad breath (known as halitosis in medical circles). And yet, there are just so many mouth fresheners you can swish or gums you can chew before your mouth becomes dry and cottony, and your taste buds commit suicide. Not to mention the fact that these breath freshening quick fixes are temporary and seem to let you down at just that most crucial moment ....more

Beauty DIY: The easiest way to fix dry, itchy winter skin

Much as I love winter, it also brings along dry and itchy skin that looks bad and feels awful. Then last winter, I was introduced to this terrifically hydrating body glaze by one of my Polish friends and it has made all the difference! Seriously, my skin has never looked this soft and supple at any point in the year, leave alone winter ....more

Signature scent: Is your fragrance wrong for you?

Like that statement bag and killer heels, your perfume says a lot about you. However, with...more