# world’s best luxury eco lodges : Aguas Arriba Lodge @Patagonia

A few months ago, while traveling in Patagonia, we discovered the Aguas Arriba lodge, a luxury wooden chalet nested into the woods, facing the Fitz Roy mountain and the beautiful lake del desierto. The lodge is located just a few miles away from El Chalten ; if you remember, in the last post about Patagonia, I mentioned El Chalten as well as El Calafate and Perito Moreno which …

# beauty crash test, Anti dark spot ritual by Caudalie

Skin story .. I am huge fan of the Caudalie products, which are generally effective, high-quality, but specifically natural, and environment-friendly .. And when I received the new Vinoperfect anti-dark spot range, it came just at the right time because after my recent travels under the burning sun of the Seychelles, Ibiza, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Thailand and especially Bolivia, some sun marks and spots started to …

# the Rebozo Closing ritual : a sacred experience for women only

I was recently looking for a “mum special” massage for a friend who has just given birth, when I stumbled across this ritual which I instantly was intrigued by and could relate to… I am not a mom, but as I have already mentioned on the blog (here), I think about it, or at least my body thinks about it, and expresses those feelings quite …

# week-end getaway: Indian summer in Ibiza @hôtel Ibizazen .. Yes please !

There’s nothing like a sunny escape in Ibiza to manage the impending arrival of Autumn better and for a smoother transaction before really starting back at work/school etc 😉 .. We had a real crush on this sublime small island surrounded with turquoise water, and where life is so cool and enjoyable, when it is not the height of the season that is… >>I personally do …

# sweet méli mélo : cucumber, mango and avocado salad..

If you think salads are boring, then you need to try out this delicious recipe.. Colorful, exotic, healthy and easy to make, this slightly sweet and salty méli mélo salad is perfect for summer days.. I just love it !  Ingredients for 2 : 1/2 cucumber (washed and sliced) 1/2 ripe mango OR 1 nectarine 1 ripe avocado drizzle of olive oil 1 tbsp of light coconut …

# IT list // crushes and cute accessories for a perfect summer…

Summer time and holidays are finally upon us (for some of us anyway).. Here are several little things, that you should try out to add a bit of sunshine and fun into your daily lives <3 It book // Happiness for beginners..  Here is a nice book, full of humor, which gives us lots of tips to feeling better in our mind and in our …

# summer goals // I have tried and tested the slimming modelage @Martine de Richeville..

Yeahhh , not long to go now before the summer vacation & the bikini season.. I know some of us can’t wait to soak up the sun on our new bikinis, lay on the beach drinking cocktails and working on our tan.. but others on the opposite, are just freaking out when thinking about it.. I have many friends who are so hung up on complexes …

# beauty crash test / semi permanent nail polish.. To do or not ..

Just before leaving for the Seychelles Islands, I finally decided to test something semi permanent, something that I haven’t tried before for various reasons. The first being my own personal reservations and prejudices (completely baseless ones I might add)..  I was really reluctant at the idea of applying this kind of product on my nails, and specifically something that lasts for 1 month.. I think …

# summer style & beauty crushes ..

Hello my loves 😉 as it’s been a while since I have done a beauty bag review, here is a little catch up with my current beauty favs !! Nuxe & Caudalie .. All natural .. Go green with Nuxe bio Beauté, which have just brought out a whole range of make-up removers / anti-pollution white grape face cleansers.. Well for the anti-pollution aspect, I am not sure, but …