natural hair mask for curly hair

I have to confess that the weather in Singapore is making me talk about my hair way more than I would like, and not in a good way! The humidity here is a serious “problem” for Caucasian curly hair and I really didn’t know how to handle my hair until I discovered this natural hair

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healthy chocolate and banana breakfast cookies

Healthy Chocolate and Banana Breakfast Cookies Today I’m bringing you a super tasty and healthy chocolate and banana breakfast cookies recipe. These awesome cookies have 6 ingredients: oats, dates, banana, chia seeds, chocolate and lemon zest. They are gluten free, super nutritious and make an excellent grab and go breakfast for the busy bees. When

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ALMALEON

I’m starting a new series featuring women entrepreneurs around the world that have launched a business from conscious and sustainable point of view. Carefully selecting designers, suppliers and materials to deliver a product that adds as much value to the consumer as it does to the supply chain. This article features Ascensión Aparicio, founder and

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rescued fabrics, organic cotton

Hi there! Guess what?  I  discovered something new. I gave in to rescued fabrics and organic cotton. Because it is an amazing thing to put your money into. Rescued fabrics are great because they are given a second chance to create something out of them instead of throwing them away. But organic cotton? It is

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Baliza Ethical Kaftan Dress

and it’s ethically made! If you read my  last post,  you would’ve seen a sneak peak of the beautiful ethical kaftan dress that I bought at the online shop  ZERRIN . When I first saw it on the website I thought it was beautiful, but when I received it at home I couldn’t believe the amount of details

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Zerrin stylish sustainable fashion

There is a new online shop in town for stylish sustainable fashion and clean beauty products. It’s called ZERRIN. It is the first ethical multi-label online shop in Asia and I’m a declared fan of their amazing curated selection! Shopping for stylish sustainable fashion is not the easiest thing in the world. Although there are

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Frankskincare

I’m really getting into the organic and clean skin care products and makeup. There is something awesome about knowing that my skin is not absorbing toxic stuff and instead is getting nourished by essential oils and natural ingredients. And the same applies to makeup! I came across this Singapore based brand, FRANKSKINCARE, some time ago

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Anyone that knows me knows that I love makeup and beauty. I am a beauty junkie. A complete and total addict!  At a very young age I started collecting makeup and playing with it and pretty soon my drawers were not enough for all the stuff. Got new storage, kept accumulating. Got tired of some

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black linen trousers for work

In Singapore we have a permanent summer weather that is just lovely. I’m not gonna lie, it gets too hot an humid sometimes, but still, I prefer it to cold and snow! If you have traveled to South East Asia, you will know that warm weather is the norm around the Region. Wardrobe wise, it

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how I quit coffee

For the past few years my coffee consumption had grown exponentially, mainly after joining a corporate job and being surrounded by people who take smoke/coffee breaks regularly. Yep, that doesn’t help! Cause when you are in an office and your colleague says “let’s go have a coffee” chances are you’ll join. And going for a coffee

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I thought I would do a compilation with the highlights of the past month of August, just to look back and see what happened and what I’ve been up to. This month of August has been about a bit hard, as it is the usual time when I take a long vacation, except that this

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fast fashion clothing rack

Finding an ethical way to shop fast fashion brands is a thought that has been in my mind for some time now. And it is quite a controversial one! If you know anything about ethical fashion you are probably thinking that I’ve gone mad and that there is no ethical way to shop in fast fashion

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handmade souvenir ideas from Vietnam

Today I’m bringing some amazing and unique handmade souvenirs that I got in Hanoi recently. I traveled there for work, but I found some free time the day before flying back to Singapore to do some “handmade in Vietnam” souvenir shopping. It was my first time in Hanoi before and because it was a work trip

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Let me break this out to you right from the start: We buy way more clothes than we actually need and wear. Sustainable fashion is becoming a trend as consumers are more interested into durable clothes that are produced ethically. But where does this come from? Channel News Asia released an article where they revealed that the average Singaporean

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This week has been life-changing for me. I attended a series of events organized by Fashion Revolution in Singapore, a global organization originated after the collapse of Rana Plaza building in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 24th April 2013. That day 1,138 garment workers  died and over 2,000 were injured due to the poor conditions of the building they

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Today we went to Tiong Bahru for brunch at one of my favorite places in Singapore, Plain Vanilla Bakery. They have the best avocado on toast with poached eggs of the country, hands down. And amazing cupcakes too! Tiong Bahru is a kind of hip and nostalgic neighborhood area, with very cool architecture and filled

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Green smoothie or a tropical cocktail drink? Hard to tell! To be honest, green smoothies were never appealing to me and the idea of “drinking” veggies is something that would have never crossed my mind. But as I am more and more into adopting a healthier diet, the idea of getting so many nutrients out of one

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photography tour in cambodia

Touring colonial Phnom Penh and its surroundings Last week I had to travel to Cambodia for work.  And since the flight back was on Friday, I decided it to change it to Sunday and stay there for the weekend! A friend of mine in Singapore came and joined me, so it worked out perfect. We had a

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