Archive for August, 2014

The Organic Pharmacy at Raffles Istanbul open now

As Raffles opens its first property in Istanbul in the heart of the Zorlu Centre, a modern day bazaar overlooking the Bosphorus, we are thrilled to be part of the spa. Nine treatment rooms and suits, a choice of pools, …

Posted by on August 29th, 2014

Live Young

The modulation of gene expression as a new skin anti-ageing strategy has been looked at for several years however it wasn’t until I spent time with the geneticists at Imperial College London that I fully understood that we can actually …

Posted by on August 22nd, 2014

New Gene Expression Lifting Serum

New Gene Expression Lifting Serum The modulation of gene expression as a new skin anti-aging strategy has been looked at for several years however it wasn’t until I spent time with the geneticists at Imperial College that I fully understood …

Posted by on August 19th, 2014

The Anatomy of an Organic Pharmacy Product

Legend of the Persian Damask Rose For over 5000 years Persia has been home to the exquisite Damask Rose. The wonderful story of the Persian Princess who married the Moghul King Shah Janahgir is perhaps the first story of the …

Posted by on August 12th, 2014

Beauty SOS

Posted by on August 5th, 2014

Star Ingredient, St John’s Wort

St John’s Wort grows wild in many meadows and gardens. It is easily recognised by its yellow flowers and leaves which contain small perforation (hence the name perforatum), it was traditionary harvested on June 24th, St John’s Day (Midsummer’s Day) …

Posted by on August 1st, 2014