One day Raw Pressery Juice detox

I tried a one-day juice detox from the relatively new Raw Pressery in Mumbai. I have tried a lot of the Odwalla juices in the US (Steve Jobs was a big fan) but never been a great fan of juicing. There are pros and cons of juicing . 1. Juicing removes fibre, which is essential…

Summer Beauty Essentials

Pink champagne from the Lakme Absolute Stylist range. Indian brand Lakme has upped its game with the launch of this range and I like this pastel,peachy pink shade that will work on the beach and for the day as well. It’s very much in keeping with the pastel trend of the season. I looked for…

Wellness Reads

E squared by Pam Grout. Call it ‘ The Secret for Dummies’ or  ‘The Universe Hears you’, as Pam Grout builds upon the belief that if you put it out here it will manifest.  If it doesn’t you obviously self-sabotaged because hey, the universe doesn’t accept responsibility:) I buy the principle -the universe does deliver…

The secret of Epsom salts

    Often used in flotation tank therapy , Epsom salts (magnesium sulphate) ease muscle cramps and gently exfoliate skin. A magnesium deficiency can create feelings of lethargy,cramps,anxiety,loss of appetite and is often misdiagnosed as something else. There is a belief that if you soak long enough in Epsom salts , the skin absorbs the…

After Bollywood, Louboutin heads to ‘Shaadi’-wood

Planning the Big Fat indian wedding anytime soon? Add this to your wedding to -do list . Bespoke Louboutins for Him and Her and His mother and Her mother and Her sisters and His brothers and so on in whatever multiples you want to order. Shoes that will be created to match your trousseau or…

Lisa Eldridge-Make up master

I love this picture that demonstrates how you can wear summer looks without going top to toe pastel or bland. Amp up the nails when the lips are muted and matte. Or vice versa. What a simple shift. We tend to downplay eyes and play up lips or the other ways round.Though I admit to…

Provence with L’Occitane

I always enjoy dropping in at the L’Occitane store. It brings the whiff of Provence with it. Its ingredients, many organic, are sourced and grown in fields around Provence. There is lemony verbena whose fields seem to scent all the roads around, calming lavender and almond oil from Haute Provence, ultra hydrating angelica from the…