Organic Series: Organic Beauty Spa and Store in Munich

It’s been a few weeks since I had my facial at the OrganicSeries – natural organic cosmetic Spa in Munich, but I still have found memories of the treatment. The spa is centrally located on Fraunhoferstrasse in Munich’s Gärtnerplatzviertel. I just walked past it one day, not recognizing the brand. So I made some research and talked to the Munich CEO about OrganicSeries. This is what I found: the brand is from Poland and is mainly used in spas. It contains 98% certified organic active ingredients. Additionally, every product is 100% natural and…

Moroccan Hammam – Spa Ritual at Riad Farnatchi

When I planned my trip to Marrakech, I had two things on top of my list: finding Argan oil and indulging in a traditional spa experience. Argan oil is literally offered at every corner and Marrakech seems to have endless hammam and spa offerings. So the challenges left was buying organic oil at a well negotiated price and finding an organic spa that is luxurious yet traditional. So I was happy to find the Farnatchi Spa which uses the luxurious Ila Spa products as well as the premier local brand, Nectarome. Just having…

Organic Beauty Trends in 2017

In my second post about my experience at Vivaness, I’m going to talk about a few things I’ve seen multiple times at the show, whether it was ingredients or packaging, that I feel are some of the organic beauty trends in 2017. This is my very own observation, so please feel free to let me know if you’ve discovered other trends. 1. Superfood Skincare It reads like my morning breakfast: berries, goji, rosehip, chia seeds and matcha are just a few of the active ingredients found in many skincare products these…

New Organic Skincare at Vivaness 2017

Vivaness is Europe’s biggest trade show of organic skincare. I attended for the first time this year to scout new organic skincare products and was positively overwhelmed by the amount of super interesting brands and products. All big German brands such as Dr. Hauschka and Weleda were present to present their new products and I’ve discovered lots of new brands from France, Asia and the Baltics. Here is a first round-up of newly launched products that are hitting stores this spring/summer. Birkenstock Natural Care The biggest surprise for me was seeing…

This Face Serum Keeps You Young and Wise

“I just keep getting wiser dahhhhling.” I’m starting this first post of the year with a serum that’s called Another Year Wiser by Neighbourhood Botanicals. I think it’s very fitting – don’t we all hold on to reflect over the past and make resolutions for the new year to come? My mantra has always been to remain young while growing wise. So far, so good. I’ve used this serum since last summer on a daily basis and I’m absolutely in love with it. Any fine dry lines I might have had, are…