As we approach the depths of Winter I thought I'd share some key points on protecting your skin in the cold months ahead whilst getting it smooth and radiant for the party season.
Jumeirah Vittaveli is like no other Maldivian resort I have ever had the pleasure of visiting. As soon as my toes touched the sand I felt transported ...
Hidden in the basement of the shiny new wing is Aman Resorts' first urban spa. Retaining the first class Aman Spa qualities and wonderful ethics of embracing nature, the chic space is styled in dark, natural woods with a tranquil Asian influenced ambience.
I thought make-up was meant to enhance our natural beauty, not to completely change the way we look. Today, there are frenzy of tutorials on social media called "contouring" where women are redefining their facial features. With this trendy new way of make-up, women are completely transformed to the point of being unrecognisable.
Supporting brands owned by parent companies that test on animals will ultimately come down to personal opinion and not from cruelty free labelling. They may still be considered cruelty free by practice, but consumers may choose not to have their money going towards a company that tests on animals.
Put simply: it is perfect. The island, the weather, the architecture, the food, the spa, the staff, the rooms, the service and the attention to detail. The island is so small you can circumnavigate it on one of the hotel's baby blue bicycles in 5 minutes
It's not all country factors, farmer's wives and regional accents. There is some serious style up north and when I went up there; I had to keep up! Here are a few things that we could all learn from the girls up north.
Give the ultimate gift of confidence this Christmas and make sure he's looking on top form for all those restive functions, as I take you through twenty-one awesome men's grooming gifts
Certain countries have been found to share beauty ideals and this may aid our communication when consulting these patients. The UK, France, Canada and Australia tend to believe in ageing positively, not necessarily denying ageing but doing it in a polished way.
Ski season in Europe kicks off in December and runs right through until the end of April. People often think summer holidays are when our skin needs the most protection, but winter breaks can be just as damaging due to the glare from the piste, as well as dehydration and chapped lips to contend with.
In the beauty industry, many products use ingredients that have been tested on animals or test the final product on animals. In the UK it is illegal to test on animals but not illegal to use ingredients that have been tested elsewhere.
I have fallen in love with my natural hair! So much so that I now give a damn about what my hair products are actually doing to it. It's kind of like during my weight loss journey when I started reading food labels checking its fiber, sugar and fat content - I now check my hair product labels for their ingredients.
Aside from living a stress-free life, drinking plenty of (still & filtered) water, regularly exercising and having a good skincare regime (cleanse your face morning, night and after exercising) - many people don't consider the foods they eat to play a part in your complexion.
You should never underestimate the importance of a good quality men's facial moisturiser guys, so I'm here to help you sort the men from the boys, in order to bag yourself a champion complexion. So let's dive right in.
We had a group chat where they all agreed that they wore their hair straight because it was seen as more prized, attractive and easier to manage. They also said that they never wore their hair curly because they didn't know any techniques for styling it effectively - there was a massive knowledge gap.
Post-treatment, there's a good-sized adults-only outdoor pool to flop out next to, or a small air-conditioned relaxation room. Don't miss the make-up counter in the lobby piled high with shimmering powders, pearlescent lipsticks and SPF 30 foundation, so you can skip straight from the spa to supper...