Adios, chocolate boxes and extortionate flowers! You're so last year. Everybody knows that tea is the new cool gift in town! But whilst a posh afternoon of scones and Earl Grey at a nice hotel is still off the cards, nothing is stopping you from treating your loved one, your friend, family (or yourself) to … Continue reading 3 Indulgent Teas That Make the Perfect Valentine’s Day Gift
Autumn through winter provides such glorious cup fillers, doesn't it? Spice, warmth, chocolate and caramel flavours make the cold months something to look forward to. Often though, we find ourselves using Christmas as an excuse to overindulge on our favourite treats. However, if you don't want to go into January renewing your gym membership, but … Continue reading 3 Luxury Artisan Teas That Taste Like Festive Desserts
Many of you probably consider henna as a semi-permanent way to get a fancy tattoo on holiday and, although you're not wrong, this herbal powder has also been used for hundreds of years to do many other impressive things too, especially for your hair. During ancient times, for instance, the blend of henna and other … Continue reading Henna – Nature’s Solution to 5 Common Hair Hassles
"What’s food got to do with it?" you ask. Well, without getting overly sciencey about it, hair is made up of a protein known as keratin, and this protein's growth can be affected by many factors - notably through hormones, illness, genetics and of course, diet. Therefore, it's fair to say that healthy hair is … Continue reading Eat Your Way to Enviable Hair! (The Vegetarian Way)
Since a groundbreaking new study revealed that veganism is the single biggest way to reduce the environmental impact on our beloved blue marble, it seems only fair to find alternative food and drink out there to help make that prospect more achievable. For many reasons though, some of us are reluctant to make these changes … Continue reading Eco-Friendly and Delicious – 10 Teas From Bird & Blend That Every Vegan Must Try
Happiness is a rather ambiguous concept. It's not exactly a feeling that can be easily located or recreated in every situation. And as modern-day living bears it weight, many of us find it harder and harder to carry on without sacrificing our smile. However, despite the constant trials and tribulations of contemporary life, there are … Continue reading Eat Yourself Happy with These Mood-Boosting Foods!
No word of a lie, I hate the sodding gym. I hate the mirrors and how they always catch you looking like you're constipated. I hate running on a treadmill with my iPod bouncing away while hearing sweaty men's loud grunts penetrate my favourite song. Speaking of which, I hate getting sweaty. Women do not … Continue reading Little Life-Changing Tips to Staying Slim Without EVER Hitting The Gym!
Ever since I travelled to Dubai, I've become quite infatuated with Kale. Literally, every night I make dinner, I will accompany my Quorn fillet with a nice crouton, avocado and pumpkin seed-layered Kale Caesar salad, or use a nice miso dressing with a load of mushrooms for an Asian twist. Suffice to say, whatever I … Continue reading Eat Yourself Youthful With These Anti-Ageing Foods
Every season brings with it new weather, a new wardrobe and most importantly, a new brew. And whilst everyone is now cosying up in their chunky knits, getting giddy for the arrival of Santa and his sackful of gifts, I'm hoping he thinks I've been a good enough lassie to receive a truckload of festive … Continue reading Oh, come all (tea) faithful! Favourite Festive Brews
It used to really annoy me when people guessed my age wrong. They'd take one look at my chubby cheeks and doe eyes and hazard a guess that made me feel anatomically prepubescent. As if I could pull off being in school again! However, as time has passed, I have become more and more fond … Continue reading Skin-Loving Tea Elixirs