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Secrets to managing my damaged hair – Part 2

Earlier on I wrote something about how I keep my damaged hair look healthier, and here is the second part of another product line that I use religiously. Working in the industry as an editor gives me the opportunity to have access to many different brands and products. I had been given a sample size (again!!) at one of the press days, it’s a blow dry cream from this hair brand 72Hair which I haven’t heard of.  Knowing what specific products I need for my bleached blonde long hair, I am always quite reluctant to test them out especially I haven’t heard of the brand before. But this is a blow dry cream, so I thought there could...
Category: Beauty

Secret to managing my damaged hair- Part 1

I had been dyeing and bleaching my hair since I was 15, and all the chemicals are definitely not helping. Having very short hair for many years, I’ve recently grown my hair, and that means a lot more care. There is a price to pay when you want to have smooth and healthy looking hair. Let’s be honest, double bleached long Asian hair will never be healthy- at least I can try to make it LOOK healthier. The bleached hair can get really brittle and easily frizzy, especially in the dry and windy European winter days.  A while ago I came across a sample size of the English brand Percy & Reed   Overnight Recovery. I decided to brin...
Category: Beauty

FIFA la Russian Goddess Victoria

As the 2018 FIFA World Cup officially kicked off today with the first Russia vs Saudi Arabia match, this is a face and a name that you need to know:  Victoria Lopyreva. She is the FIFA World Cup 2018 Trophy Tour by Coca-Cola Official Ambassador, Special Ambassador UNAIDS, TV Presenter, Model and Miss Russia 2003 officially open the Confederations Cup in 2017.  She made history by becoming the second woman in the world to kick the ball on the pitch to mark the beginning of a match. The first was Marilyn Monroe who kicked-off the game between America and Israel in her country exactly 60 years ago.   We may be living too far to ...
Category: Europe

The Magical Amber and Quartz Healing Quality

  Just when I am looking forward to my holiday on the beaches, I had a little preview today at House of Elemis. Lying on the gently heated Amber and Quartz Crystal Bed in the treatment room, I was told by my therapist that this is inspired by the sand quality on beaches with healing power. The story started when the pioneer who developed this bed, realised every time when he took his mother to the beaches, her back pain magically disappears, so he thought why not bring the beach back home. There you go with the amber and quartz bed for my 1.15 hour long Hot Mineral Body Boost treatment.  I was suffering from lower back pain, a...
Category: Luxury

Aromatherapy Heaven

  I love a good body treatment. The only time I can lie in bed for hours and not feeling guilty is when I have a massage.  In Asia, getting a massage was very easy, but in London, it is hard to find a place with reasonable price and a good massage.  I first learnt about Neal’s Yard Remedies treatments  when I was a student, and soon after it became my go-to place for a massage. I have problems with my lower back due to previous injury, and overtime I visit Neal’s Yard Remedies therapies room, I leave with a recharged and realigned back. In the UK, there are therapy rooms in 43 out of 51 stores, and they also offer treatment...
Category: Beauty