• amount of skincare product you need

    Are You Applying The Right Amount Of Each Skincare Product?

    I was a huge Girls Aloud fan back in the day (Nadine was my fave). My music taste is a little more grown up these days, but I still listen to them when I work out. Their uptempo tracks are just the thing to power me through that last set of squats. As I was […]

  • copper pillows skincare

    Can Copper Pillows Prevent Wrinkles?

    Myth or truth: can a copper pillow prevent wrinkles? FYI, I’m not talking of a copper-coloured pillow (phew, I like my pink 😉 ). I’m talking about pillows made out of copper oxide fibers. Yes, that’s a thing. When I first heard it, I was like, “that must be so bloody fake! What the heck […]

  • I Went On The Low Glycemic Diet And It Transformed My Skin

    I’ve always been allergic to diets. Atkins. Dukan. Vegan. Never tried them. I don’t like it when others tell me what NOT to eat (and why is that ALWAYS sugar? Can’t someone come up with a diet without broccoli and garlic for once?). This Italian has always eaten the Mediterranean way. Plenty of fruits and […]

  • skincare routine for acne and aging skin

    The Best Skincare Routine For Aging AND Acne-Prone Skin

    Who said that acne is only for teenagers? Sometimes, it sneaks up on you as soon as you hit menopause. Other times, it’s more impatient and gets you in your 30s. Like you hadn’t enough on your plate already. Wrinkles, anyone?… How the heck do you deal with both at the same time? If you […]

  • The Art Of Layering Serums: Why And How To Do It

    I used to collect lipglosses. Now I collect serums. My bathroom cabinet is full to the brim with them. You’ll find the occasional cleanser or sheet mask in there, but you’ll have to wade through the sea of serums to get to them. I have one for everything. Retinol for wrinkles. Antioxidants for prevention. Vitamin […]