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Top 5 ways to curb a sugar craving

Sugar cravings can strike at all times of the day and are often accompanied by hunger pangs or an energy drop. Sugar is not just delicious, it’s addictive and is the fastest way our body can grab energy. Even when you don’t want to befriend sugar, you can end up finding it in foods under a hidden disguise. Some of it’s aliases are high-fructose corn syrup, maltodextrin, glucose syrup, sorghum

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Shining some light on dark circles under your eyes

Pretty much everyone is familiar with dark circles under the eyes. This condition, also referred to as dark rings or dark shadows, is truly universal. While it may be unfortunate, it is completely harmless and not a serious skin condition. It is far too often that this dark discoloration makes an unwanted appearance, leaving what should be fresh face looking a little more worn. Most affected are women, with the

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Natalia Does Trends: Back to Black

The nineties called… They said they’re more than happy to see us lining the whole eye again! This throwback look of a smudged, worn in eyeliner, was celebrated on the runway this season and guarantees to give you an instant cool-girl effect. Black eyeliner was the indispensable backstage tool of Chloé, Rochas and Emilio Pucci. An elegantly smudged kohl pencil liner left a sophisticated impression in Roberto Cavalli’s show. Marc

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Top 5 healthy snacks for the office

Snacking in the office isn’t just about what’s easy, or necessarily what’s deemed “healthy”. What I’m trying to say is, is that snacking on a few carrots here and a banana there will still have you reaching for the chocolate bar come 3pm. The best way to get you through the hours at your desk is to fine-tune healthy snacks to improve your concentration, astuteness and energy levels. The 2

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Top 15 foods for the skin

The wonders of food contain many benefits with topical application—there’s much more to them than keeping you fed, healthy and happy. Just as consuming these foods gives you a glow from within, using them topically allows the surface of your skin to benefit from their wonderful anti-aging, anti-inflammatory or cleansing properties. These foods can hydrate, tighten, heal and exfoliate, leaving your skin looking fabulous. It’s becoming noticeably more popular for

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