Did anyone say natural skin care? Did anyone say eco-friendly makeup? These are the three questions I receive on a regular basis in my Instagram dms : What's my skin care routine?
What's my makeup routine?
Is Avril Lavigne really dead and has she been replaced by a clone? Today I will be answering the first two and maybe we could talk about the Avril Lavigne conspiracy theories some other time! (I really wanted to visualize this article with a pose like this) As you may have guessed, toxins and I don't do very well. Not that there is a person who will...
Green clay is the miraculous, soft, muddy rock that has stolen my heart and in this article I show you 3 ways to use it. March came with a particular pampering mood on A Shiny Day, and pampering without green clay, the queen of skin detoxification, is impossible, right? Hear hear! Green clay has been a skincare staple for some time now and this is not the first time that it's mentioned in an article of our bright company. Maybe you remember its guest appearance here! You might be thinking "what makes Green Clay so special that she's the main character...
Picture this : It's January, it's 5 degrees outside, and you are curled up in front of the fireplace with a cat on your lap, listening to relaxing music and drinking hot tea. This is hygge. In this article, I will talk about a concept I discovered about a year ago that seems to fit my lifestyle perfectly. Who knows? This might also, inspire you to change some small details of your daily life in order to enjoy the magic of Hygge too.
But what is Hygge?
Roughly translated, I would say that hygge is anything cozy. A comfy warm atmosphere...
As time goes on, I face more and more challenges in trying to be faithful to my love and care for the environment. From the moment I decided I was going to do it right, so it happened. And there were no exceptions. But sometimes, things get a little bit harder and that's where I need to be even more focused and organized. I believe that there's always a way to stay true to our principles, in order to protect the environment and our health. A person who cares about the environment, is/ needs to be organized. They have habits...
Spring is all about juices and refreshing smoothies and this time, I tried making a juice with lotus and orange. The experiment was successful once again, and the juice was delicious! In this article, you won't ready anything crazy complicated, I just really wanted to share this idea with you. Have you ever eaten a fresh lotus? It's delicious. In juices, lotus gives a taste similar to peach. Ingredients :
(for one person) 2 oranges
A ripe lotus
A pinch of cinnamon
A pinch of ginger The beneficial properties of this juice :
It's perfect for detoxing. All four ingredients of the juice have strong...
This body srub is my specialty! It's solely made from edible materials and is the purest way to exfoliate our body.
The backstory :
A few days ago I hosted a workshop, in which I showed 50 women how to make this body scrub on their own. It's safe to say that the scrub was a success, and some of you asked me to share the recipe et voilà! Why scrub?
Especially during summer, it's important to exfoliate our skin regularly to remove dead cells. The ingredients for this scrub are detoxifying and invigorating for the skin. I have been using it every...
Oatmeal is one of those #hygge meals that warms my soul. In this article, I share with you my humble recipe fora cozy breakfast that reminds me of banoffee. We eat this vegan banana oatmeal at least 2 times a week, especially now that it's winter. As you may have read in this article, where I shared our recipe for a delicious savory cauliflower porridge, this type of meals are a habit we acquired after our short visit to Copenhagen. Copenhagen is the capital of #hygge and while in Groed, we drew inspiration from some of the meals that are...
When the day of the week we get to eat our savory porridge for lunch comes, I smile from ear to ear. The reason is simple enough : A bowl of warm porridge can warm ones soul! The first time I tried savory porridge was in Copenhagen, in a #hygge little restaurant that specialized in these sorts of meals. They offered a variety of delicious oatmeals and porridges, savory or sweet. I was so obsessed with everything that I tried from Grød, that I even boughttheir recipe book. I studied, practiced the technique and I can proudly say that these...