A young girl on a long and lonely voyage, a beautiful stone house by the sea, and a book of fiercely guarded recipes. These are just some of the elements which compose the fascinating history of Mayrig.
Meet the very enterprising Mouna Abbassy, the founder and creative head of Izil, a brand new beauty range from Morocco.
In a cut-throat marketplace where brands come and go, Izil stands out from the crowd and has created a special niche for itself by offering high-quality organic beauty products that are based on authentic, age-old Moroccan beauty traditions.
There’s a little Iranian stall in my neighborhood, and I love browsing through their endless varieties of dried fruit and nuts, and exotic Persian herbs.
The elderly gentleman who sits at the stall barely speaks a few words of English, but with broken dialect and animated gestures, he proudly presents the jewels of his heritage to anyone vaguely interested.
The other day, I stopped by to pick up my weekly dose of zereshk, and found myself fiddling with a small bag of dried petals. They were in the prettiest shades of indigo, violet and purple.
Goooood morning lovelies… Hope you’re all keeping well! Isn’t it crazy how quickly February is whizzing by? This week…
Chili’s, the iconic Tex-Mex restaurant chain, needs no introduction. I don’t know of many people who haven’t dined at Chili’s, and perhaps you’ve visited their newest branch at Yas Mall since my last post here?
I am such a huge fan of the Chili’s Chocolate Molten Cake, you can bribe me with a plate of this any time! I haven’t got the recipe for this (yet!) but why not give their equally delicious Quesadilla Explosion recipe a go?
Neal’s Yard Remedies has to be one of my favorite destinations for organic beauty products.
Lately my skin has been feeling very supple and hydrated. The secret is out; I have been pampering my face with the Neal’s Yard Remedies’ Frankincense range.
I promise to post more details on the entire lot soon. Today I’m introducing you to the life-changing Neal’s Yard Remedies Frankincense Hydrating Facial Mist.
Moroccan women are famed for their beauty, and their best kept beauty secrets have only recently been made public.
Morocco has given the world of beauty two life-changing goodies; argan oil and Moroccan baths. Combine the two, and you know you’re giving your skin a well deserved treat.
Izil is a brand new line of skincare products from Morocco, and I recently tried out a jar of Izil “Beldi Black” Moroccan Soap.