L’Occitane en Provence does it again: a Fragrance Beautifying Cream & a New Scent

L’Occitane en Provence does it again: a Fragrance Beautifying Cream & a New Scent

In May, a new Eau de Toilette will see the light of day: Néroli & Orchidée by L’Occitane en Provence, the newest addition to La Collection de Grasse perfume line.Continue reading »

You Have Got to RoC a BB cream with Retinol!

You Have Got to RoC a BB cream with Retinol!

Get this: a BB cream infused with Retinol – the only one currently available on the market. So what’s the final verdict?Continue reading »

Secret Shade 007

Secret Shade 007

I kinda hate to reveal some of my beauty secrets, but from time to time something happens and puts me in a particularly happy mood and melts my little black heart, like…. today (…). So, what am I talking about exactly? Read on!Continue reading »

Clarins and the fountain of glow: Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster

Clarins and the fountain of glow: Radiance Plus Golden Glow Booster

Clarins claims that they’ve “reinvented the at of self-tanning”. Really?Continue reading »

“Supple Skin Oil” by L’Occitane en Provence

“Supple Skin Oil” by L’Occitane en Provence

This almond oil (new formula, $52 for 100ml) is mostly meant to be used on your stomach, upper thighs and buttocks, as it’s firming & beautifying. Spring is here. It’s time to firm up.Continue reading »

Duomo di Siena: Finally reopening its doors to sinners

Duomo di Siena: Finally reopening its doors to sinners

One of the most illustrious examples of Italian Romanesque-Gothic cathedrals ever built; the Cathedral of Siena re-opened its “Gate of Heaven” on 1 March 2014. Continue reading »

How well do the Marcelle Beauty products fare?

How well do the Marcelle Beauty products fare?

“What I like about this product is the fact that it’s retractable, has a built-in sharpener, a 12hr+ hold and is waterproof (Amen! because tacky rom-coms, roadkill or too many of your friends getting engaged IS a valid enough reason to cry)”Continue reading »

A finding worthy of writing about! DKNY Hosiery

A finding worthy of writing about! DKNY Hosiery

Are you like me? clumsy, your nails get stuck in everything, you find pantyhose so uncomfortable and you usually end up with a tear just from putting them ON?!
But I’ve learned this valuable lesson: when it comes to hosiery- you DO get what you pay for. Those $5 pharmacy tights? nuh-uh! Steer clear of those, just like a Vegas roadside 1-star motel.Continue reading »

Your chakras will thank me later: Alien Eau Extraordinaire by Thierry Mugler

Your chakras will thank me later: Alien Eau Extraordinaire by Thierry Mugler

I suspect that Thierry Mugler recently spent a few months in an Indian ashram, as I’d never seen this spiritual side of him. Who knows?!

One thing is for sure: Demi Moore will be buying this.Continue reading »

How to Look Hot While Sweating – Gym Gear Fit for a Hot Mama

How to Look Hot While Sweating – Gym Gear Fit for a Hot Mama

Spending more time at the gym than with your man or your children? If so, dressing mainstream is NOT in your cards.

Why, what’s wrong with Lululemon and Lolë, you ask?

Here’s the truth: Wearing Lululemon or Lolë is exactly like driving a Honda Civic or a Cavalier Z22 in 1996. Continue reading »

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