3 Effective DIY Body Scrubs You Can Easily Create at Home

It’s May and the bikini season is about to start. That means showing your legs. For most of us that also means spending more time in the gym, eating healthier and using skin-tightening creams.  For a quick but long lasting fix the best treatment are scrubs. They’re rubbing of dead skin cells and boost circulation while providing nourishment at the same time. ALL INGREDIENTS CAN BE FOUND IN YOUR KITCHEN Today I’m showing you some recipes for tasty and effectful DIY scrubs that are basically for free as you can…

Brooklyn Made Organic Skincare: skinnyskinny

Brooklyn has a fascinating vibe that reflects a combination of artistry, artisan-ship and entrepreneurial endeavors. When I think of the term “Made in Brooklyn” I think of products that are local, organic, farm-to-table, and handmade and at the same time contemporary, hip, and trendsetting. Like handcrafted, Brooklyn made organic skincare. Brooklyn alone has almost a dozen of organic skin care companies and I’d like to take you with me on my mission to discover them all. My first stop is at the skinnyskinny store in Williamsburg, where owner Clara Williams…

Why I have a Crush on Coconut Oil

This summer I have a total crush on everything coconut: I am drinking coconut water to hydrate before yoga, I mix coconut flakes to my cereal in the morning over which I pour almond-coconut milk. I also drink coconut milk with my iced-coffee. Coconut makes a much creamier and tastier milk than other cow milk alternatives such as almond or soy milk. I admit that I have a temporary coconut addiction and it probably shouldn’t be consumed as excessively as I do it at the moment. But coconut has a lot…