Archive for June, 2011

Taking Cancer Seriously

I read with great interest two excellent articles in this weeks Time magazine (June 27 2011)- taking cancer seriously. The first by Dr Mehmet Oz and his emotions as he was diagnosed with precancerous polyp in the colon and the second on why some cancer patients reject…

Posted by on June 27th, 2011
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To Vaccinate or Not to Vaccinate

With the recent plea for vaccines by Bill Gates and the pledge of millions to the cause, vaccination becomes a topic of discussion again. If only the story was that simple and I wonder if the money would be better spent on clean water and improved living conditions…

Posted by on June 22nd, 2011
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A day with Roja Dove – A Journey Through the World of Fragrance

Ever since I was a little girl I loved beauty products and as a pharmacist I was lucky enough to get trained on how to make creams and cosmetics. I never thought I would get as excited about anything else (apart from homeopathy of course) until my journey through the fragrance world began…

Posted by on June 16th, 2011

Toxic vs. Non-Toxic Nail Varnish

The beauty industry is full of confusing jargon, but these words mean nothing to us unless we know exactly what they mean and the affect it has upon us – the consumer. Once you know the truth, and can separate fact from fiction, you can make up your mind for yourself…

Posted by on June 15th, 2011

The Organic Pharmacy at BritWeek 2011 Red Carpet Launch!

Last month we were delighted to join the British Consul General in LA to celebrate Britweek. A champagne reception at the Consul’s residence also celebrated the Royal Wedding with a fabulous wedding theme. 380 guests and dozens of celebrities rubbed shoulders on the…

Posted by on June 14th, 2011

Teen Skin Care & Make up

It is a long time ago since I was a teenager so thirteen still seems like childhood to me, but spending just one minute with my daughter (13) and her friends and I realise that I am speaking to young ladies with strong opinions about what they wear and how they look. It was…

Posted by on June 13th, 2011

Summer Beauty Essentials

The most beautiful coast was the inspiration for our summer must have fragrance – Citron. Not only famous for their breathtaking views, the Amalfi Coast and Capri are also filled with the most incredible lemons and fragrant flowers. Citron is a fresh and uplifting fragrance which moves to a…

Posted by on June 7th, 2011