Endorsements / In the Press

Featured in the Scentered blog ‘Inspirational Women’, 7/03/2017:

https://www.scentered.me/we-support-international-womens-day

Feature on Festive traditions in the digital edition of The Peridot Magazine, December 2016: 

https://theperidotmag.com/winter-holidays/

Feature on Asapoth website, Journal section, October 30th, 2016: ‘What inspires me?’:

http://www.asapoth.com/features/2016/10/30/guest-post-form-galina-atchkassova-portiano-a-curious-russian-in-london

Feature on the Peridot Magazine website: ‘Authenticity – a modern dinosaur?’ May, 2016:

 https://theperidotmag.com/authenticity-a-modern-dinosaur/

Green Beauty Chat feature on Consumerista.Ru, 29 February, 2016:

http://consumerista.ru/green-beauty-chat-with-galina-achkasova/ 

Feature on Rouge Bunny Rouge website, as part of the ‘Meet The Beauty Bloggers Interview Series‘, February 8, 2016:

https://en.rougebunnyrouge.com/blog/2016/02/08/meet-the-beauty-bloggers-galina-curious-russian-in-london/

Featured in ‘Meet the Neighbours’ series in Home House Magazine, Winter edition 2015/16

”Thank you so much for your review. You write so beautifully, and under your hand, the products sounded marvellous! Your photography is beautiful too.” – Joanna White, founder of Mallow + White Skincare

”Well, what can I say. A wonderful review that really did keep me intrigued and wanted to read it all the way through ( and that’s not just because it was about my product ) – Nicola Dickinson, founder of Fresh Therapies

”I love Galina’s style of writing. She covers so many topics that are so interesting to read, from beauty and fashion to culture and travel. The way she writes really captures your attention in topics that you may not normally be interested in. She really knows her stuff’ – Vaishaly Patel, Red magazine panelist & beautician.  Seen in Red Women Blogs, part of Best of the Web August 2013

” You have a gift for writing, you convey things so well. Whatever job your were doing in finance in the past, I cannot imagine you doing anything better than being a journalist now” – Karine Brown, website subscriber

”I’ve just signed up to your brilliant blog. My goodness, you give me all the comprehensive and honest information I am never given at the counter nor in magazines, mainly an interpretation of the contents. So happy to see you going from strength to strength.”
Rosemary Sandberg, publisher/literary agent

”We value your voice, which guides us to create the best products” W3LL People team

”You are a very talented writer Galina. I love articles with background, as well as heart” – Charlie Hughes, Green Lifestyle/Parenting blogger, founder of Sophia’s Choice web boutique

” We see you as a shepherd, nudging companies along the narrow path of business integrity” – Stephen Terrass, founder of Terranova Nutrition

” Galina-thank you for your personal belief in us early on. I think you must be an early ‘talent spotter’ – Dom De Vetta, Shay & Blue founder

”I like your writing-lively pace, articulate and interesting’ – Ian Marber, UK’s leading nutrition consultant, columnist & author

”You are a major brand-spotter, ahead of even a lot of journalists, as you don’t follow the pack, you follow the best” – Fiona Klonarides, founder of The Beauty Shortlist

”I personally enjoy reading Galina’s interview section – the questions Galina asks are fascinating and thought-provoking. Her reviews are always so thorough, exciting and are an excellent read. Galina only writes about what she believes in – her sincerity and integrity are highly-commendable qualities”
Ekaterina Igumentseva, founder of Organic Burst range of supplements

” I love your posts, they are always so eloquent & well researched!” – Leen Struyf, founder of Leen Loves Style blog