The best TLC for sensitive skin during the hot months

“Invest in your skin. It is going to represent you for a very long time” – Linden Tyler Did you know that sensitive skin reacts very badly to sunlight? It also feels the same about chemicals found in some skin care products and when too much of makeup is used for a longer period of time. Dehydration…

A gentleman’s guide to fragrance etiquette

“Create your own visual style… Let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” – Orson Welles Good day gentleman! Today, I want to discuss a topic that is becoming very relevant in the world of men’s grooming – fragrance etiquette. Yes, it is true, the way we present ourselves is becoming more inventive…

Surviving summer and staying fresh throughout!

Yes! Summer is well and truly in…. and while the mercury keeps rising, I find myself constantly wondering, ‘Oh! I don’t feel so fresh, right now! Has anybody noticed?’ Sigh! Some of us, unfortunately, suffer from these ‘not so fresh’ moments, don’t we? After all, battling the day is a task by itself when you…

Types of Gentlemen

“A guy is a boy by birth, a man by age and a gentleman by choice.” – Unknown. I couldn’t agree more to this beautiful quote. It has a certain depth to it, just like a gentleman’s character. The world has plenty of men and boys, what it really needs is more Gentlemen. I won’t…

Yardley London English Bluebell

  “A garden should be natural-seeming, with wild sections, including a large area of bluebells.” – Diana Wyne Jones. At the end of spring, I decided to change the way my garden looks as I’ve been putting it off for a while now. A quick trip to the local nursery the next day followed by…

How To Be poised?

“Pretty is an accident of nature. Elegant is a self-created work of art.” – Anonymous. The one true motive of humans, according to me, is ‘being remembered’. Everything we do – our life’s work, actions, decisions, etc. All boil down to one thing, a deep lying need of wanting to leave our mark on the…

4 Things a Woman Must Wear

“The perfect woman, you see, is a working-woman. Not an idler, not a fine lady, But one who uses her hands and her head And her heart for the good of others.” – Thomas Hardy   Everyone wants to be perfect. This pressure, most of the times we bring on ourselves, sometimes the society we…

Essentials of a Gentleman

“A Gentleman is not defined by the content of his wallet or the cut of his suit. He is defined by his manners and the content of his character.” Gents, if you are in self doubt and have lost your way through the modern means of communication remember these things to awaken the Gentleman in…

Lavender Love

“What woman, however old, has not the bridal-favors and raiment stowed away, and packed in lavender, in the inmost cupboards of her heart?” – William Makepeace Thackeray The British were introduced to lavender by the Romans but soon enough lavender became an integral part of the British culture. The name lavender originates, or so it…

How to wear your perfume in winter?

  “Winter is not a season, it’s an occupation.” ― Sinclair Lewis These few deep wise words cannot be hard to understand. Winter comes knocking at your door uninvited with unforgiving cold, instantly giving you a full-time job, “personal care”. As the seasons change, so do our personal care regimens. I’ve realized changes during winter…

Winterproofing Your Skin

Winter sunshine is a fairy wand touching everything with a strange magic. It is like the smile of a friend in time of sorrow.  – Patience Strong. Sure we all love winter for its soft sun, but with winter comes dry skin. Dry skin, simply put, is unhappy skin that is beckoning your misplaced attention….