Customer service – how much does it matter ?

Since coming back from the summer holidays, where shopping wasn’t high on my agenda, I dived straight into online retail, but came back for air with mixed emotions. The question that I keep on[...] read more

Rosalena Skincare: In-conversation with Helena Chapman & Maja Griffith

My first meeting with Helena Chapman & Maja Griffith, founders of the British natural brand Rosalena Skincare, happened during London Fashion week[...] read more

CRiL Reviews: Berezka Lab, a sophisticated natural Russian beauty brand

Let me be honest from the beginning – the word ‘sophisticated’ doesn’t come to the forefront of my mind when I talk about Russian skincare brands  – effective, interesting,[...] read more

CRiL Reviews: Vanderohe No.1 Nourishing Face Serum

For many women the light bulb moment concerning their skincare choices often goes up when they are expecting. The maternal instinct becomes only stronger, as women become mothers and start paying closer[...] read more

Q & A with Elena Babayeva & Anastasia Markova, founders of Botanic Garden

My dear readers, finally I can share with you a Russian natural beauty brand worth shouting about. My own Botanic Garden journey started last[...] read more