Beauty & style

Spiezia organics: super skincare, hand made in Cornwall

Many moons ago, fresh and baby faced, I picked up a jar of Spiezia organic face cleanser in Harvey Nichols and so began my journey into natural skincare. Diving nose first into the super smelling, simple and unfussy pot I felt an unbounded joy at the pure and perfect fragrance of nature’s powerful ingredients, […]

Nourish organic skincare: a British brand to love

You will know by now how important and exciting I think the emerging world of scientific organic skincare is. Every time I lose myself in my post-bath Antipodes Night Cream ritual, I send a little prayer of gratitude for all the brilliant brands around the world who give us an […]

Wool & The Gang: a knitwear revolution

Every now and then something floats into my inbox which makes me truly, genuinely excited. Between the junk and day to day chatter, happy messages awaken my soul from the ordinary, and when I heard from the wonderful Jade at Wool and The Gang, I ignored the rest of my […]

Winter sun: ethical fashion by Beach Candy

As I am soaking up the last few days of sun and sand here in the Costa Rican forest, spending a lazy and long postponed afternoon on the internet – a distant and vague concept for the last few weeks – there is no better time to tune into some […]

Luxdivine handmade jewellery

My good friend and crowned style-sister Alice recently told me about Luxdivine, a US-based handmade jewellery company that makes beautiful bohemian inspired gold, brass and gemstone creations. One look at their earthy druzy, glowing stones and bold naturally-inspired pieces in gold and brass and I was hooked. I have been […]

Living Nature natural makeup

New Zealand keeps on producing brilliant natural cosmetics and Living Nature is my latest makeup bag addition. Their luscious lavender-infused mascara, to be precise, has become my new best friend. Since I’m not particularly hot on the idea of smothering my lashes and eyelids in chemicals, a mascara that does […]

Antipodes skin care: organic science

My quest for the best organic skincare is always evolving and I take great pleasure in snooping out the most luscious creams on the shelf. With so many new and intelligent bioactive brands emerging, all boasting their own super nourishing ingredients, whole hours can be whiled away in Planet Organic […]

Butter London 3Free nail lacquer

It has to be said that every gal likes to do her nails once in a while. I am no exception. With a mother as devoted to her weekly DIY manicure as Prince is to glitter, I was taught the perfect brush stroke long before I could boil a potato, […]

Nudie Jeans: 100% organic,100% super sexy

My man Ben, from whom you will be hearing a lot as he gets down and dirty in the Naturalista kitchen, has three pairs of Nudie jeans. He also has a few Levi’s, and some dodgy emergency-purchase ones from (gasp) Zara man. And it’s not because they’re organic that I […]