Awakening Beauty the Dr Hauschka Way by Susan West Kurz, with Tom Monte, talks about holistic beauty inside and out, where the focus is good health and wellbeing, which then shows as external beauty. How this book stands out from the others is in its philosophy about beauty, and how we must heal ourselves with healthy food, body and beauty practices, and be in tune with our inner rhythms.
Dr Martha Lee launched Eco Sex Singapore campaign to encourage Singaporeans to live green from the bedroom and beyond. We recently conducted an email interview with her to find out more about this campaign and what Singaporeans can glean from it.
Organised by LOHAS Asia and Green Drinks Singapore, the Singapore Skincare Discussion is the first public, open discussion on the health and safety of household-name personal care and cosmetic products, as well as what all consumers need to know about skincare products.
Cocooning – NEOM’s new Pregnancy & New Mums Collection is a lovely gift set containing body oil, bath oil and a candle, featuring a blend of soothing scents of mandarin, ylang-ylang, and chamomile to alleviate tiredness, nausea, and mood-swings.
The inspiring Green Living ladies, consisting of Militza Maury of Little Green Dot and Delphinia Tam-Lower of Four Cow Farm are hosting a workshop this Saturday on what’s in your skincare products, how to read beauty ingredient labels, and best of all, how to make your own.
Your hair type is the way it is because of your genes, lifestyle, diet, stress levels, and the climate, so how can we take better care of it?
We are often warned about toxic ingredients used in personal care products, but it gets tiring to keep look out for them, especially if you are part of the population that does not speak the language of chemistry. To top that, buying organic products all year round can be expensive. Yet, your skin needs the attentive care it deserves.
Go beyond organic to the energetic virtues of these body oil blends from Austria. max and me body oil blends treat body, mind and soul as a complete entity for the purpose of making your skin glow with beauty. Available online at Pure Tincture, we have five miniature bottles of max and me body oils up for grabs, all you need to do is answer the question at the end of this article.
Living in a warm and humid climate such as Singapore means that most people are likely to use deodorants and antiperspirants. But have you ever questioned what makes these products so “effective”?
Many of us enjoy and even look forward to that manicure appointment. Adding a dash of style to our nails is always fun and exciting. However, it is important to note that it can come at a cost. The odour you are exposed to in nail salons is not only strong, but also rather toxic.
With many people veering towards sustainable and ethical living, we too are becoming more open towards choosing greener, more eco-friendly options for ourselves, but our pets deserve the same care too. Here are some ways we can keep them healthier and happier.
“Organic” and “natural” are among various labels available on the market, and are highly sought after as consumers presume an underlying promise of better results for all skin types. But as is commonplace with the personal care and cosmetics industry, these words are not well understood.
The key to healthy, “young” skin is mainly moisture retention, and living in a humid, tropical climate like Singapore’s is a great advantage. All you really need is a fine, moisture preserving and binding film on your skin, nothing heavy and oily at all, and this simple base recipe is just that.
As a parent, the wellbeing of your baby would be one of your top priorities, picking out products that explicitly state how safe and gentle it is, trusting the manufacturers to stick by their claims. But do you know that many of those products you have carefully handpicked because they promised “mild and gentle care for the baby” or to keep skin “soft and smooth” contain ingredients that even we, as adults, should avoid?
Dr Hauschka recently launched their flagship store at ION Orchard. Well known for their high quality natural, organic and biodynamic skincare products, this new store houses all of their products and services, including skin care, cosmetics, information, dedicated advice and beauty treatments.
To exfoliate is defined as ‘wash or rub with granular substance to remove dead cells from the surface of the skin.’
Removing dead skin cells helps to clarify and renew skin. Regular and proper exfoliation with the right ingredients, can give one glowing and clearer skin. In addition, this ensures better absorption of moisturizers and serums. Make-up can also be applied better on exfoliated skin for optimal results. Read here for more about exfoliation.