Everything organic is a huge trend and more and more products are being offered in organic and natural versions. This is of course great, as it broadens the choice for consuming consciously and responsibly. But knowing this, shopping for your next dinner will suddenly become a parcours of questions: Is 100% organic really a necessity for healthy choices, or is it impossible? Where is the fine line between good, necessary and sheer marketing? » Read more
13. March 2013
28. February 2013
Almost all of us have childhood memories of Dr. Hauschka: The elegant glass falcons with gold were sitting in our mom’s or grandmother’s bathroom, we recognize the smell of the famous Rose Cream and the intense perfume of Dr. Hauschka oil baths. And now, years later, we reach for the simple glass flacons ourselves. » Read more
13. January 2013
We often refer to hydrosols and flower waters, but what exactly is a hydrosol?
Hydrosols originate from the process of steam distillation: Steam is moving through different parts of plants, leaving a watery solution with essential oil at the top. While essential oil is being siphoned off, hydrosol is what remains. It is water, containing small parts of essential oil and water-soluble components of the distilled plant.
12. January 2013
So many of you have asked me about me personal skin care regimen, my favourites and my splurges. Let me tell you, ladies, it’s complicated! Particularly as it is part of my job to constantly try new products, new methods and tricks, and that is what makes it difficult to find a real routine. » Read more
5. January 2013
The product: Konjac Sponge from the Konjac Sponge Company with green French clay for normal to oily skin. I tested a dry sponge as I like it as natural as possible and dry is the natural state of a sponge. A konjac sponge infused with green French clay retails for CHF 11.
INCI: Pure fiber of the konjac plant, infused with green French clay, sustainably and fair handmade in Corea. » Read more
31. December 2012
It is that time of the year again: The time when we make resolutions to better ourselves, live healthier and do more sports. Who of us hasn’t resolved to change at least one of the above?
Of course, starting off the New Year with resolutions is great, but let’s find resolutions that we really can keep and will make the best of our lives and the lives of the people surrounding us! Out with the old resolutions, in with the new ones! Here we go:
1. Live Better
Definition: Live better = improve your life by improving the quality of many (even small) aspects. Nourish your body with tasty and high quality food, enjoy moments and situations you like, worry less about what you “ought to do” and do more of the things that make you feel good. » Read more