“I used to spend my summers in Halkidiki, surrounded by trees, plants, and all the sounds and smells of nature. As a child, I often collected flower petals and tree leaves to make toners and perfumes with my great-grandmother, a well-known practitioner back then.”… Read More Best Innovative, Sustainable & Sexy Greek Cosmetics to Buy this Winter
What’s 20 minutes within a 24 hour day? Nothing and everything. Starting before lockdown but sticking to it religiously during, I created a wellness ritual that combined two wonderful inventions: Joovv red light therapy and the Shakti mat. I lay on the mat with bare skin, getting the best of its benefits such as increased… Read More The 20 Minute Biohacking Ritual that Got Me Through Lockdown
In only two years since they set up DOS Cosmetics, Chrysanthi and Vasiliki put their heads together to create a line of top-quality cosmetic products. Stylish and hip, modern and minimal, their line has already received several awards and many accolades. They grow their own organic ingredients, mostly indigenous herbs, flowers and plants and combine… Read More DOS Cosmetics: A Glowing Example of Cosmetics Innovation
There are many ways to simplify your life, however if you start from the premise you are very busy and life is a challenge then you will not have the real formula to succeed.… Read More simplicity: a heart perspective
Nowadays there’s nothing more cringesome than a testimonial, and even worse, a testimonial telling you that the original testimonial is true. I’m a copywriter AND journalist by trade, so I should know. My super-sceptic uncle, a seasoned traveller, globally-awarded visionary and professor at Imperial College London once gave me a book titled ‘The Mad Old… Read More Eye Spy… Beautiful Lashes!
Eco-conscious shoppers in Athens now have plenty of top quality option when searching for the perfect accessories, jewellery, clothing, and home decor items. As with vegan-vegetarian restaurants and stores selling Greek and global natural, organic cosmetic products, more and more stores catering to the ethically-minded are sprouting up around the capital. Here we showcase our… Read More 4 excellent eco-logical greek stores
In Greece people use the saying “how your day will turn out is shown from the morning”; personally I’m not a fan of this saying because it suggests superstitious thinking and if believed, can essentially determine one’s mood for the entire day if the morning proves particularly unpleasant. I prefer to think that any moment… Read More amazing ways to start the day
PRODUCT REVIEW: ANASSA TEA I’ve always been a major fan of fresh herbs – used to season foods, give salads the perfect flavour and steeped in hot water to make a heartwarming tea. Whenever I can, I pick my own, or just buy bunches at the local markets and traditional or bio Greek stores. The… Read More queen of herbal teas
PRODUCT REVIEW: VILIA SOAPS The all-natural soaps Vilia Soap Company are made using olive oil from northern Greece and almond oil from the region of Volos, as well as organic coconut oil from abroad. The company combines these skin-friendly oils with essential oils made from Greek herbs and flowers such as lavender, rosemary, eucalyptus and peppermint.… Read More lathering up with vilia soap
What happens when an artist roams aimlessly around Votanikos’s auto repair shops? She picks up an old motorcycle tire and, on the spot, turns it into a soft, pretty belt, that’s what. “In 2012 I took a car to the mechanic, and started messing around with one of the many spare tires that were lying about. As… Read More convertart: vegan & gorgeous
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