Eco chic beauty: Botanika Box by Alice and White

The popularity of beauty boxes, in all shapes & sizes, doesn’t seem to be subsiding, but few deliver the ‘wow’ factor that lingers in the atmosphere, as you continue trialling[...] read more

CRiL Reviews: Nourish Skin Renew Cleanser & Bodhi & Birch Desert Rose Facial Oil

With so many beauty products being continuously launched, it is somewhat reassuring to review products from the brands that I already know well. When I know brand’s background & ethos, it[...] read more

Review: the wonder of Bodhi & Birch body oils

It is always intriguing to be on testing panel of brands whose products I love using, as it offers glimpses into the creative process that most consumers don’t get before the product appears on[...] read more

Organic Beauty Week: my September natural product for hair, body and pits

Having talked about face care of the natural origin in my previous post, I couldn’t leave out body and hair out, could I?! When it comes to our skin, our biggest organ, making the choice to introduce[...] read more

Christmas gifts part two: brands & products

As I said in part one of my post on Christmas gifting, I try to choose and buy my gifts mindfully, hoping that the person for whom it is meant will be genuinely surprised and delighted. At the same[...] read more

METcore class at FORM Studios in Notting Hill

I am a big fan of pilates but have fallen off its wagon in the last couple of years, replacing it with yoga. However old habits sometimes can be transformed into something new and interesting.[...] read more

Autumn Skin series, part 5: Bodhi & Birch Bath & Shower Therapy

Until now I have been paying close attention to our faces in the Autumn Skin Series, which you might think is somewhat unjust – yes, we all look at our faces in the mirror but[...] read more