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DIY Beauty: cooking oil for dry hands

extra virgin olive oil DIY Beauty: cooking oil for dry hands

Due to changes in the domestic front, I’ve to do more household chores and as a result, my hands have become rather dry.  It’s not practical to keep putting on hand cream when I have to use my hands all the time plus I’m concerned about the hand cream getting in the way during food preparation.  As such, I’ve been thinking about what I can use on my hands from the kitchen.  Then it struck me that the extra virgin olive oil that I use for cooking is probably ideal.  And it is!

DIY Beauty: homemade lip exfoliant

aspirin sugar scrub DIY Beauty: homemade lip exfoliant

I don’t know what’s wrong with my lips but it’s getting dry and flaky. Although I continue to use the Murad AHA/BHA Exfoliating Cleanser which I wrote about to exoliate my lips but I can’t use this too frequently or my lips will get quite sore. So I decided to try the DIY lip scrub instead.

Review: Nvey Eco Organic Lipstick

nvey eco lipstick Review: Nvey Eco Organic Lipstick

I was quite happy to see that Sephora in Singapore carries some natural and organic beauty brands. I haven’t heard or read about the Nvey Eco organic range of makeup but decided to pick up their organic lipstick to try out.

Muted Coral Pink Shine
Although there was a fair selection of colors but I still thought the options were quite limited and it took me awhile to find something suitable. In the end, I picked up 370 which is a muted coral pink shine because I wanted a slightly different color from my usual.

DIY Beauty: homemade foot soak & scrub

foot spa DIY Beauty:  homemade foot soak & scrub

Three weeks ago I wrote about using Epsom salt as a body scrub. The same salt can also be used to soak tired feet and act as a foot scrub too. And it’s really easy!