Beauty & Health

4x quick and healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas

4x quick and healthy on-the-go breakfast ideas

Breakfast, the most important meal of the day. But when it comes to waking up early, I prefer to have those 10 more minutes in bed instead of using that time to make myself some breakfast. So I end up with buying myself a greasy croissant on my way to school or work, not so

Don’t stress, just relax

Don’t stress, just relax

We’re living in a hectic world. We have to deal with a lot of pressure during work or school and we’re often tired. And what about free time? What’s free time? As a result, we all experience lots of stress. Especially generation Y, the Millennials (born between the ’80 and ’00) are dealing with this

5 x tips to beat the winter blues

5 x tips to beat the winter blues

The winter blues, I think we all know what it’s like to experience this. You feel very tired, you don’t feel like doing anything at all, really everything is too much. Luckily, you’re not the only one having this problem during the winter. It’s a quite common phenomenon. But you can do something about it!

Beauty Reflections: 3 x winter favourites

Beauty Reflections: 3 x winter favourites

The French poet Victor Hugo once said “Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face.” And so it is. But a little help to get through the cold winter days is always welcome. So here are some of my favourite winter beauty picks, to feel fresh and fruity even when the temperatures

Beauty Reflections: Perricone MD

Beauty Reflections: Perricone MD

Illustration by Sella Molenaar Yup, I’m for 100% a so-called Millennial belonging to Generation Y. Born between 1980 and the end of 1994 (check, I was born in 1985), and therefore aged 20-35. Although this generation is referred to as a Me, Me, Me generation, which I can’t identify myself with (the word ‘me’ is

Luscious

Luscious

Don’t we all want the luscious hair of women like Cindy Crawford, Blake Lively, Selena Gomez and Shakira? I myself am always impressed how much influence a ‘bad hair day’ can have on your mood. Luckily I’m blessed with a lot of hair, but that also means that it needs good care (if I don’t want

Tested: winter protection creme

Tested: winter protection creme

Winter is coming with everything with it, including dry skin. Well… no thanks. For the cold days, you will need something that has a thicker texture. But with so many products in the shops, it’s hard to choose. To give you some guidance, I tested the new Nutri Cold Protection and the Rich Hand Balm of

Perfume it is

Perfume it is

[Article in Dutch] It’s that time of the year again. Alles wordt uit de kast gehaald om de aanstaande feestdagen tot een succes te laten maken. Dat levert elk jaar weer veel stress op, maar gelukkig ook veel plezier. Het uitzoeken van je kerst-outfit, bedenken wat voor lekkers je gaat bereiden met het kerstdiner, het

Beauty gifts

Beauty gifts

It’s that time of the year again: Santa Claus is (almost) coming to town. And every year there’s the samen ‘problem’, what kind of gifts shall we give? Every friend and family member has it’s own character and preferences. What would you give your mother, your niece or a distant aunt? Not the easiest task,

Yoga Goddess

Yoga Goddess

Meanwhile I’m almost 8 months pregnant. But I still do want to stay fit. Luckily my condition is at a good level because I went to the gym twice every week for my work-out. Just like when I wasn’t pregnant. But now the last month of my pregnancy is approaching I find that I have more

Detox Bible

Detox Bible

More than a year ago I did a detox weekend, quite intense, but really refreshing for mind and body. I like being conscious concerning my lifestyle, but I’m not a total health freak. That’s why I like the book The Detox Kitchen Bible so much: it shows you in an easy way how to become/stay

Amsterdam in a bottle

Amsterdam in a bottle

It’s already on the market since a year, but since I missed the introduction of it because of my stay in Cape Town at the beginning of the year, I just recently discovered it. What I’m talking about? A perfume, called Eau d’Amsterdam. Yes… a perfume supposably smelling like the scent of our canal trees,