My Fall Favorites

My Fall Favorites

It’s the first day of fall and it was a gorgeous one here on the east cost with sunny and crisp air. The humidity is finally gone and with drier air comes drier skin, which means we have to moisturize more. For me this seasons means also Goodbye to burned and blemished skin, to mosquito bites and allergies, and Welcome to clean and bright luxurious skin. It’s about finding products with the most luxurious ingredients: 1. Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse is a blend of Almond, Macadamia and Hazelnut oils, calming Camellia, mood-lifting St….

Why I have a Crush on Coconut Oil

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…

Weleda Body Oils for Taut and Smooth Skin

Weleda Body Oils for Taut and Smooth Skin

I already mentioned how beneficial oils are for the skin. For my legs I am using Weleda Birch Cellulite Oil which is famous for its anti-cellulite formula: Birch Oil tightens and other ingredients like Apricot Kernel Oil and Jojoba Oil work as natural emollients to soften the skin. As far as I know, no product alone can fight cellulite completely, but there are definitely products out there that are able to reduce the visibility and improve the touch. A combination of applying Weleda Birch Oil twice a day while massaging…

3 Steps to Naturally Beautiful Hair: Dr. Organic and Shea Moisture

3 Steps to Naturally Beautiful Hair: Dr. Organic and Shea Moisture

1. Dr. Organic Virgin Olive Oil Shampoo I’ve written about another Dr. Organic product before, I actually discovered this brand on my recent trip to London and fell in love with it, because it’s inexpensive, simple and the products provide great results. During my two days there of crazy shopping and hunting for skin care, I discovered that the UK has a lot of amazing organic skin care brands. So be sure to expect reading about more UK based brands. It’s not easy to find an organic shampoo that also works. Most…

Beauty Essentials: Aloe Vera Oil

Beauty Essentials: Aloe Vera Oil

This is my very first post and I’m super excited after months of trying products and blog designs and writing up reviews -thanks to everyone who gave me creative input! I thought I’d start off with products that refer to my blog’s name. One of my favorite products of all time is Jasön Organic Aloe Vera Oil which consists of only sunflower oil and aloe vera barbensis gel. Oil is such an effective and simple skin care product that benefits any skin type. I am using it for many years now and it helped me…