The uncomfortable subject of breastfeeding

The uncomfortable subject of breastfeeding

by Rayna van Aalst August 11, 2018

August 1-7 was World Breastfeeding Week.

Oops. Did it just become a lot quieter and more uncomfortable in the room?

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Will Meow Meow Tweet Shampoo Bar and I ever be friends?

Will Meow Meow Tweet Shampoo Bar and I ever be friends?

by Rayna van Aalst August 05, 2018

I remember two years ago when we were launching Meow Meow Tweet at Reina Organics, while going through their catalogue, I saw “beet shampoo bar” and that made me laugh. First, beer?! And second, a shampoo bar?! No way I’m washing my hair with that. On to the next product.

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Love for MoMi by Modern Minerals

Love for MoMi by Modern Minerals

by Rayna van Aalst July 28, 2018

Some reviews of MoMi by Modern Minerals which hopefully will give you a better understanding of the brand and the products.

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MoMi by Modern Minerals - Inner Alchemy for Outer Beauty

MoMi by Modern Minerals - Inner Alchemy for Outer Beauty

by Rayna van Aalst July 28, 2018

To give you an idea why MoMi by Modern Minerals won my heart, I’ll share briefly everything I love about this hair care goodness.

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Summer skincare tips

Summer skincare tips

by Rayna van Aalst July 22, 2018

We all know we should wear SPF, stay hydrated, etc so this is not what this article is about.

What I’d like to share with you are some of my favorite and not so common summer skincare tips and tricks.

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Cleansing made easy

Cleansing made easy

by Rayna van Aalst July 15, 2018

For those evening when you don't want a beauty celebration with fireworks but to get to bed asap with properly cleansed skin, I’ve put together a list of cleansing oils and balms which rinse off with water only. 

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My top 5 Travel Essentials

My top 5 Travel Essentials

by Rayna van Aalst July 07, 2018

If you’re travelling this summer (hello holiday!), I’ve got something handy for you. And if you travel often (hello life in an airplane, train or car), you will love me even more.

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Three things

Three things

by Rayna van Aalst June 16, 2018

Body confessions. We all have a long list of what we don't like about ourselves. But can you name three things you love about yourself?

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Beauty Shelfies and Claustrophobia

Beauty Shelfies and Claustrophobia

by Rayna van Aalst June 03, 2018

There are certain situations that make me feel very claustrophobic - crawling through a narrow space, submarines and beauty shelfies

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Let's collect more experiences, not stuff

Let's collect more experiences, not stuff

by Rayna van Aalst May 06, 2018

Maya Angelou has said “At the end of the day people won't remember what you said or did, they will remember how you made them feel.”

I’ll add that people forget the gifts but they will remember how you made them feel.

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It's time to talk openly

It's time to talk openly

by Rayna van Aalst April 29, 2018

For a very long time I thought that talking about the decisions you make or admitting you’ve made a mistake was not something you do in business. 

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A red lipstick - "This is not about vanity. This is about visibility."

A red lipstick - "This is not about vanity. This is about visibility."

by Rayna van Aalst April 24, 2018

You don’t have to be Oprah, Emma Watson or a world-wide known celebrity to make a difference.

A red lipstick might be all you need.

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