Avocado mask for dry skin (DIY)

I have been experimenting with DIY masks and I find this to be one of the best ones I’ve tried especially if you suffer from dry or irritated skin like I do particularly in winter months. Avocado is rich in skin loving vitamins … Continue Reading →

face washing

Top 20 Skin Care Commandments

Here are some of the basic dos and don’ts that I try to follow in order to keep my skin healthy, spot free, balanced and youthful. Even though most of them are pretty obvious it is good to keep a … Continue Reading →


The best serum for a brighter, even complexion – Elemis

It was my sister that kindly bought me a gift including several Elemis skin care products (thanks sis X). Elemis is a renowned brand which takes extra care when it comes to its ingredients and that is the reason I … Continue Reading →

Jojoba oil

Jojoba oil for glowing skin-oil like no other!

  Anyone suffering from blemishes or oily skin knows how difficult it is to find a good and safe (that won’t clog the pores) moisturizer. I have a combination skin that is oily in my t-zone but it gets dry on … Continue Reading →


Black Soap for dry and acne prone skin.

This is one of the best products for acne prone skin and hyperpigmentation I’ve tried. The fact that I’ve been using it consistently for over two years speaks volumes. It ticks all the boxes for me; its affordable,handmade,  has quality ingredients, cleanses, moisturizes, great … Continue Reading →

forbidden sign


Trying to firstly decipher the chemicals in cosmetics then decide which ones to be concerned about, which ones to avoid, find products without them can be a little overwhelming at first. When I started reading the ingredients I felt as … Continue Reading →

Coconut Oil

Coconut Oil “world’s healthiest oil” Is It Worth The Hype?

So much has been written about coconut oil a.k.a. “world’s healthiest oil”  and its endless  benefits, that another post is probably not needed. Saying so, since I’ve replaced all my “traditional” lotions  with oils, and trust me when I say … Continue Reading →

banana mask

Banana Mask If You Want Smooth Moisturised Skin! (and can’t get hold of avocados)

So I’ve been on a fruit mask binge lately. I guess that’s the side-effect of summer! Surprising as it may be I’m not the only one and there are countless sites and blogs about natural face masks using fruits. As … Continue Reading →

naked moisturiser

Excellent ‘naked’ Moisturiser for Dry and Sensitive Skin. Parabens and Alcohol Free!

In my quest to find a moisturiser, which is free from basically all the stuff that is not only unnecessary but is likely to cause irritation to my skin, I have come across ‘the naked skin’ moisturiser and here is … Continue Reading →