PREGGY BEAUTY (PART 2): ALL ABOUT HAIR

I hope you found the first part of the Preggy Beauty series (on Skin During Pregnancy) useful. Today I’d love to chat about hair & pregnancy. There still seems to be many old wives’ tales out there – especially when it comes to hair. Well the guessing is over. I prompted some experts for the facts. […]

LAST MINUTE FATHER’S DAY GIFT IDEAS (FOR EVERY BUDGET)

Father’s Day is only two sleeps away & considering that there are 1.5 billion dads in the world, it’s great to know that research* shows that modern day dads contribute much more actively as parents than before. It is especially those millennial dads** that are playing such an important part in the upbringing of their […]

FOOD TREND: BONE BROTH {+ A YUMMY RECIPE}

As far as food trends go you’ll find a brand new, fresh trend (like the Cronut) every now & then. But quite often food trends are basically just old ideas that have been given a dust-off or a new name & presented as a brand new thing. Case in point: bone broth. Earlier this year […]

MAKING (MAKE-UP) MAGIC WITH MARSALA

When the Pantone Colour of 2015 was announced late last year I was honestly a bit disappointed. Marsala is a rich reddish brown colour; redder than chocolate & browner than burgundy, but not quite maroon. My initial thought was that it looks old-fashioned. And who wouldn’t when you look at these celeb pics from the 90’s? But […]

A PEEK INSIDE… THE HOME OF SIMONE KONYN

I am over the moon about this post, because it is something that I have wanted to do for a long time now. I know so many women with really beautiful homes – happy homes with personal artefacts & style & each tell a story. So today I’m featuring the very first home (of hopefully […]

INTERNET INSPO #3

I’ve been stumbling upon some interesting random bits – all related in the sense that they are things that I’ve been thinking about lately, like ageing & growing old with the person you love, & how we are likely to die much later than our ancestors. Napping is one of my favourite things to do, […]

NAIL ART INSPIRATION FOR #MANIMONDAY

Nail art will always put a smile on my face & luckily it is still fashionable so too will be spot on if you decide to have fun with your nails this season. Now I’m not talking crazy nails like Lily Allen, Rihanna, Katie Perry, Fergie or Lady Gaga. Sure, I take my hat off to […]