Recently my lovely husband bought me as a gift a spa package 🙂 – 7 treatments at White Pebble SPA & Beauty Clinic in Stillorgan Park Hotel . The SPA looks really nice and they work on Yonka cosmetics which I haven’t tried yet.
The package included 7 treatments like: body peeling, hot stone back massage, feet and hand heat treatment, head massage and Yonka facial with gommage exfoliation and mask. Although they advertised the offer as a day spa visit, everything lasted 2,5h but still it was a very pleasant experience. Continue reading
‘not-meat’ bolls – version one: vegan
The proportions are approximately for 8 small vegan bolls.
– 100g millet
– 300g mushroom
– few radishes
– 1 big spoon of chia seeds
– spices – I use herbs, without salt
In my previous post A’kin cellular brightening facial mist from Australian The Purist Company which is a lavender hydrosol enriched in other nice ingredients. I bought it in Holland & Barrett
Girls! If you’re looking for a great, natural tonner then try hydrosol (known also as a hydrolat). Hydrolat is the condensate water that is left over after the process of extracting an essential oil by water or steam distillation. This aromatic water contains the very essence of everything that was contained within the plant when it was still alive and growing (very important are here its water-soluble – hydrophilic parts of the plant). Continue reading
In my previous post Natural, pure oils are great for your face and body I wrote about great properties of natural oils. So if you’re already convinced to give them a try, let’s see how to use them 🙂
» As a foundation base – you skin will get a nice glow and natural oil will support other anti-aging treatments. The best choice: mandarin oil, camellia oil, pumpkin seeds oil
» As a makeup remover – hydrophilic oils affiliate fat with water which has great cleansing properties with hydration effect in the same time. Continue reading
Have you ever considered using oils for your face or body? Yes, correct – oils which could have an incredible positive impact on our skin.
But you need to use pure, natural oils from eco fields and forget about mineral oils and lanolin which are comedogenic (block pores, worsen our skin condition and make cause new blackheads and pimples). Continue reading
I love to try on my skin organic and natural cosmetics, so when I came across in the internet on GAIA CREAMS cosmetics, I knew I needed to test them!
I love their motto:
Photo from GAIA CREAMS web page
Pu-Erh tea known also as a red tea comes from China, exactly from Yunnan province where has been growing for over 1700 years. The oldest qingmao tea tree is more 1000 years old! And it still gives the best quality leafs. It’s called the king of leafs teas. Continue reading
So finally we went! Five of us for a SPA day, it was so deserved after hard working day. And you know what? This was the best present we could give to ourselves 🙂 highly recommended!
Photo from Johnstown House Hotel and Spa main web page: http://www.johnstownhouse.com/spa-leisure.html
When I went on my first RAW FOOD degustation I drank an energizing drink with chia seeds inside. I never tried these seeds before!
The drink was delicious: water + chia seeds + lime juice + honey.
So I decided to find out more about this mystery ingredient Continue reading
I don’t know what about you guys, but I never have enough time for a proper cooking as I’m always ‘in rush’. But from other hand I would like to prepare and eat my home-made, healthy meals without worry about my weight. So as I’ve got some ‘my tips’ – how to prepare healthy meals in a short time, I’ve decided to add this section to my blog and called it ’Quick Recipes’ . Continue reading
Of course there are many more chemical peelings than these listed below but let’s concentrated on the most popular ones which you shouldn’t have any problem to find in many beauty salons/clinics. And remember – depending on acids’ concentration – each treatment could be done or by beauty specialist or by cosmetologist or by doctor.
So what we have:
— Glycolic acid
— Salicylic acid
— Azelaic acid
— Pyruvic acid
— Mandelic acid Continue reading