What’s in Nick Cave’s Sick Bag?

imageWhile waiting for Mercy On Me*, a new comic book inspired by Nick Cave, I picked up The SICK BAG Song* to get a fresh dose of my favourite artist. I remember the moment I learnt about Nick Cave like it was yesterday. A friend from work was hopping on a bus and just uttered: “You should check out Nick Cave. I think you’d like him.” Off he went and my life was changed, the spider-like shadow of Nick Cave following me around, inspiring my creations, perfectly describing my emotions in all their contradictions, leading me towards some crazy life choices and never leaving me for long. Continue reading

Clean beauty

340px-Gwyneth_Paltrow_avp_Iron_Man_3_ParisWhether you've been gooped a long time ago, or the idea of cleaning up your beauty bag has come to you recently, this is for you. I believe that making changes in our beauty/wellness routines, eating and cooking style as well as voting with our purchases matter. When I started my website in 2007, I wanted it to be a resource for more natural alternatives and information otherwise scattered all over the internet. When Gwyneth Paltrow started her website Goop in 2008, I became a subscriber because many of the ideas were close to my philosophy. It has since become a popular resource for all things clean living. Continue reading

Tepezcohuite pomada arbol de vida

pomada-arboldevidaI learned about Tepezcohuite from Salma Hayek who has created her own cosmetic line (Nuance). She has raved about the rejuvenating properties of Tepezcohuite (mimosa tenuiflora,or Mexican “skin tree”). Her products are not entirely about Tepezcohuite and hard to get in Europe, so I decided to search for some other Tepezcohuite products available here. I found a website http://tepezcohuite.co.uk/ and ordered some, the pomade being one of them.

It all seemed wonderfully natural at first glance. Continue reading

Omega juicer

omegajuicer2Chances are that you have already thought about getting a juicer. One gets easily tired of the store-bought liquids barely reminding of fruit and full of various additives. Summer is coming and there will so much fresh produce that can be juiced. If you want to treat yourself to some freshly squeezed vitamins, read further. I have done my fair share of research on juicers, and only then I bought mine. I don't like to buy household appliances on a whim and have them cluttering the kitchen. I was looking for something silent, efficient and not taking too much valuable space. Continue reading