Ô unfortunate victims, whose delicate buccal mucous membrane is being wrecked by monstrous invaders, you have our deepest sympathy. But don’t despair. Some good old recipes can mercilessly eradicate these villains. Try auntie Hortense’s favourite and incredibly efficient remedies.
September is the cruellest month. It’s goodbye dolce vita and hello post-holiday blues. School is starting, and the nits are gathering. Well, toughen up cookie! There’s no room for wimps when there’s a threat of head lice. Immediately draw our 100% organic weapon of massive destruction. Yes, your read it right: the good news is that they will suffer a tragic but totally ecological death, thanks to a magic potion
Every year, it’s the same sad story. After the summer holidays, you realize with horror that unsightly bulges are wrecking your fabulous figure. How they managed to secretly creep up on you remains a mystery. Drastic dieting is not on the menu. Start concocting delicious dishes, lovely and light, with exquisitely coloured vegetables. To boost your thermogenesis and burn fat like a furnace inside your body, shamelessly use tried and tested slimmer’s little helpers: Lemon, cider vinegar and spices.
This distressing scalp desquamation strikes indiscriminately dinosaurs and Presidents, leaving the poor victim embarrassed – as far as Emmanuel Macron was concerned, after Donald Trump decided to brush “that little piece of dandruff” off the French leader’s jacket.To knock off these mortifying squatters and stop them ruining your life and your little black dress, you’d better strike ruthlessly.
The harsh winter is not your hands’ best friend. If, by the greatest of misfortunes, they happen to be as rough and dry as a washerwoman’s, you’d better hide the disaster under your best gloves. To repair the damage, prepare a rescue plan as soon as possible with some of the treasures hidden in your cupboards.
It’s Christmas morning, you are feeling a little haggard, quite weak and you look like death warmed up. Lack of beauty sleep is taking its heavy toll; the evidence is written all over your face: pale and dull looking skin, dark circles under the eyes and very puffy eyelids. Aaaaargh!
A cold sore bubbling up from your lip is unsightly, painful, embarrassing and makes you want to disappear under your duvet. A couple of days before the drama, an unmistakable itching-burning-tenderness around the mouth warns you that the dreaded, disgusting, disfiguring virus is about to strike your exquisite epithelial cells, making your lip look like a cauliflower. A true esthetic and sanitary catastrophe creating days of suffering, distress and misery and knocking your seduction rate well below zero! To add insult to injury, there is no way of covering up the exploding ulcerated mess either, unless you stick a paper bag over your head.If it’s any consolation, you are not alone in this predicament.
A good sloughing routine is the secret key to a youthful, flawless, tighter, firmer, glowing skin. Not only does it dislodge deceased epithelial cells, it also rejuvenates the skin, encourages regeneration, stimulates blood circulation...To take a skin from good to radiant, exfoliation has been working wonders for the last few thousand years.
This unsightly orange peel, probably sent by some weird misogynistic malevolent force from outer space, curses most women. The good news is that you have the weapons, scientifically tried and tested, to fight it already in your kitchen. Really? Really!
“A louse is a friend that, unlike others, will not desert you in times of need.” Alphonse Allais Lice may be small but they are a mega headache. Thank goodness, all is not lost in this many-thousand-year-old war. Dear aunty Catherine’s old remedy comes....
The cool Californian surfer girl look, all sun-kissed highlights and salt water textured light waves, rocks. So why is it, that when you get back from the beach, your hair looks as bad as it feels: dull, dry and rough like straw?
“How beautiful your sandaled feet, O prince’s daughter!” said the Song of Solomon. Yours too are exceptionally sexy in your Jimmy Choo’s. Especially if, before slipping into them, you give them a pampering session fit for a queen.Prepare a lovely scented footbath to relax, refresh and recharge them (and the rest of you too).