Food for thought

‘Words Are Like Spells. Use Them Wisely!’

— Gisele

Beauty & well-being

Galina Recommends: facial massagers

Pandemic highlighted a lot of things for many of us. We all rediscovered long-forgotten hand-washing techniques our grandmothers taught us; our love for de-cluttering, baking, binge watching favourite read more


Green & Clean Beauty: did we lose our way ?

Like “authenticity”, “community” is a meaningful word, not a marketing slogan. As someone who has been writing about beauty & wellbeing for over a decade, I have been observing the subtle read more


The Fall Refresh: new Asquith London collection

Pandemic has put a spanner in the works this year and changed many things for us all. One of them being how and what we dress in, while combining home and work under one roof. As someone who likes to read more


Q & A with Bloomeffects Founders

Launching into the beauty marketplace was increasingly challenging even before pandemic started its unfortunate read more


Galina Reviews: Nourish London Antioxidant Peptide Face Mist

Dr Pauline Hili, founder of beauty brand Nourish London, knows much more than most about efficacy of ingredients in skincare. Organic skincare expert with over 30 years of read more


Empowering Kids with Mighty Cards

I think we can all agree that it’s not just the adults that have felt the brunt of the pandemic, but children as well. Not being able to go to school or nursery for months, not seeing their friends, read more

Travel/out & about

French wellness brand Aime pops-up in London

Nowadays more and more of us are starting to make an internal connection between body and beauty. French wellness brand Aime, founded by friends and business partners Mathilde read more

Women’s issues

Facial massage with Anastasia Achilleos & Westman Atelier

I was inclined to title this post ‘lessons from the elders’ and hope it will become more apparent why, as you read on. Recently my darling friend Anastasia Achilleos, read more