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Ascot Eccentric: 'Tis the Season of Hats

Royal Ascot is one of the best world-famous venues to contemplate people parading alongside the race tracks and to spot eccentric hats. The same woman, I realized afterwards I made my picks, is wearing two different over-the-top bibis as the...

Nivea Creme On Your Dry Ends

Everybody knows Nivea Creme, the legendary cream created in 1911 by Dr. Oskar Troplowitz in Hamburg, and almost everyone loves it since it sells at the rate of about 10,000 tons a year.But what do people do with it? We...

DIY Shiny Salon Hair

La Tresse by Gerald Leslie Brockhurst, 1926Someone was asking me what kind of tips one could use at home to get the kind of great glamorous hair that result from a hair-salon session. I promised that person to ask a...

Eat Your Kiwi

Did you know that the best way to integrate vitamin C into your beauty routine is by eating it and in kiwis in particular! Topical application of C and fruit acids on skin pales in comparison with the advantages of...