Author Archives: Galina

On a Saturday evening, when the world has learnt about the passing away of Boris Berezovsky, I was walking through snowy Piccadilly towards Waterstones, for an evening with a journalist and human rights activist Irina Yasina. В субботний вечер, когда … Read more

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It’s not as easy as you would imagine to sieve through constant beauty launches and find really special products that will last the distance. Some brands have one or two great products and in some, more rare cases, a brand … Read more

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Having an opportunity to meet a founder behind a beauty brand is always insightful, meeting a person responsible for marketing strategy, development of the brand, as well as the brand’s founding make-up artist, who develops and tests everything, is doubly … Read more

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Oils have been used all over the world for centuries to nurture skin, hair, nails, bodies and yet, many women I know are reluctant to use them, convinced that they will make their skin look and feel greasy. Well, with … Read more

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London is heaving more and more with Russians and more often than not I try to escape the places where they go-not easy but soul saving, as many Russians act more annoyed or guarded when meeting each other, sizing each … Read more

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As winter came to an end-hurray, finally – spring is signalled by the arrival of pretty flowers popping through the ground, as we seek to change our skincare routine and wave goodbye to white and dull skin. NuBo, a cosmeceutical … Read more

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Supplements, supplements, they seem to be peppering more and more conversations between my girlfriends. What do you take for energy, skin brightness, for the hair, for losing weight-it goes on and on and to be fair, it is so easy … Read more

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With Valentine’s day safely behind us-red roses past their sell-by date, silly cards or useless trinkets, tacky underwear ads ( I was honestly horrified by the Agent Provocateur ad with Poppy Delevigne ), I actually got thinking about practical underwear … Read more

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As I often write about skincare brands and products, I always look at them in detail, trying to find an answer to the question what makes the product or skincare line unique and different from others, already established on the market. S5 … Read more

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 If you ready my blog on a regular basis, you might remember me interviewing Dr. Pauline Hili, founder of Nourish skincare last year. I got a real buzz from talking to this idea-buzzing, yet slightly shy woman and has become a … Read more

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