Home Spa
Tomoka Nguyen

1/2 A Day Reset Programme

Have you done your annual detox retreats? I have tried on more than one occasion, and it was effective but I found it hard to keep up having to repeat the process again and again – taking a toll on my wallet. I realised when life is hectic, the most

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Dangerous Chemical
Tomoka Nguyen

Are your Natural and Organic skincare products faithful?

Consumers are demanding safe cosmetics, according to the report made by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. Despite economic downturn, safer alternatives have become the fastest growing sector in the cosmetics market between 2004 and 2011. At the end of the six-year campaign, 432 cosmetic companies either rid their products of

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DIY Recipe
Tomoka Nguyen

Homemade Face Powder to build Healthy Skin

Would you still wear heavy make-up to even-up the skin tone and hide imperfection, if you know that this is causing many skin problems? Spiral of maximalist beauty products Heavy foundation and concealers is where it starts this negative spiral in most cases with skin problems: Heavy foundation and concealers

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DIY Recipe
Tomoka Nguyen

4 Japanese Beauty & Health ingredients

In Japan we treasure the freshness and seasonality of ingredients, and the concept of ‘soshoku’ (meaning “frugal meal” in the Zen temple typically “one soup with one side dish and rice) plays a role in making Japanese cuisine one of the healthiest in the world.  Can those healthy Japanese food be

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Dangerous Chemical
Tomoka Nguyen

Facial Massage Your Skin Will Love

As I shared in my post Active Beauty, muscle tone is so important not just to keep us in shape but for overall health. But have you ever thought of your skin as a muscle that can be trained? Facial massage works as training and re-educating of the skin muscle just like

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Home Spa
Tomoka Nguyen

Simple Home Spa Rituals You Can Start Today

The skincare these days can be a bit overwhelming. There are countless routines shared around the internet. Some say less is more, while others include nearly twelve steps. Whether you are a fan of simple skincare or feel that your skin responds better to multiple steps, sometimes our products only

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