British actress, Sienna Miller is a great example of bohemian style. Often being dubbed as “Queen of Boho”, her casual and effortless look includes all of the elements such as scarves, printed tops, tunics and dresses, chunky ethnic inspired jewelry, and braided hair. She pulls off the layered look really well and knows how to accessorize her outfits in a unique way. Never over the top, Sienna’s style is admired because it can work on anyone, celebs and non- celebs alike. She is a true trend-setter and anyone who needs some ideas for sporting their own boho style can look to Sienna for tons of fashion inspiration!
Monthly Archives: February 2012
Our busy lifestyle makes it easy for us to grab a product right off the drug store shelf which may be convenient but its usually packed full of ingredients we cannot even pronounce! There is no need for us to be using chemicals on our skin when we have so many natural options that can simply be found in our own kitchen. To get gorgeous and glowing skin inspired by India, a country famous for its natural beauty tips, try any of these recipes twice a week for best results.
1. Mix together 1 1/2 teaspoons of honey, 2 tablespoons of plain yogurt (greek-style is best), and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice. Apply this mixture to your face and let it soak in for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water. If you have oily skin, add a little more lemon juice, which acts as an astringent and clarifier.
2. To combat blackheads, mix together equal parts of baking soda with water in your hand until it forms a paste. Apply and scrub in a circular motion for 2 minutes, then rinse. This is a great way to clean out your pores without using harsh exfoliants that can tear your skin if used incorrectly.
3. Take an egg and separate the egg white from the yolk. Mix the yolk and apply to your face. If desired, add honey to the yolk, or use it on its own. Let it sit for 15 minutes, then rinse with lukewarm water. The egg yolk acts as an antioxidant which will leave your face soft and glowing. The egg white can also be used in the same way on its own and will help tighten and refresh your skin.
4. Combine about 2 tablespoons of oatmeal with water and mix it to form a paste. Honey can be added to produce a nice consistency and help the mask stick on your face. Apply and relax for 15 minutes then rinse with warm water. Oatmeal is good for oily skin because it absorbs any excess oil and also acts as a natural exfoliant.
Light a candle, turn on your favourite music and pamper yourself. Let it be your way of relaxing after a long and stressful day. Do you have any natural beauty secrets or recipes that you’d like to share?
Check out our new video featuring some of our favourite styles of jewelry- all in soothing and calming shades of turquoise!
In the video you’ll see a combination of beaded jewelry, bold tribal pieces, items that would complete a casual bohemian style, and some funky bracelets and bangles to add a punch to any look. The song featured in the background is called “Funky Guru” by Prem Joshua. We love their fusion music style!
Tell us, do you wear any of these turquoise shades in your jewelry or clothing ?
Global colour authority Pantone has named Tangerine Tango to be the Colour of the Year for 2012. The alluring, bright reddish- orange shade is said to provide the much needed energy boost to move forward and re-charge, according to the Institute, which is a world renowned authority on colour, based out of New Jersey in the U.S.A.
Associated to sunsets, heat, fire and spices, the extremely versatile colour is said to be friendly, a little exotic, and a bit of an attention- grabber! Look for it on everything including clothing, jewelry, cosmetics and home decor. Honeysuckle, a reddish-pink, was named last year’s colour of the year and is still popular and very much in fashion.
We’ll be writing a future blog post about Spring 2012’s Fashion Colour Report which includes some really pretty and feminine shades in yellow, light green, lilac, dark and sea- inspired blues, a bold pink, and subdued neutrals.
Please take a second to answer our poll question and tell us what you think! Will you be sporting Tangerine Tango this year?