For years I admired women who embraced natural hair. I wanted to do the same but didn’t have enough self-esteem, and when I think about my childhood, it doesn’t surprise me at all.
I grew up in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. My mom is Czech, and my biological father is from Guinea. As you can imagine, I was the only mixed kid at the elementary school and later at the high-school.
To say that people were always fascinated with my skin color and my natural hair would be a euphemism. Their …
We’ve all heard of La Prairie. When I was at University I saw it as an exclusive luxury cosmetic brand beyond my reach. I tried their creams and lotions in department stores, admired the texture, the scent and packaging, and when I got lucky and received testers, I cherished them and hardly used them.
Two years ago I was invited by the brand to Art Basel and got the opportunity to get to know La Prairie better. The whole experience was perfect- planned to the detail, exclusive and unique. I fell in love with …
What are your favorite sunscreens?
I like to use this tinted sunscreen from La Roche Posay- Anthelios 50 Mineral Ultra Light SPF 50 Face Sunscreen. It’s ultra-light, absorbs fast, leaves a matte finish and it’s paraben & phthalate-free.
If you’re wondering how to choose a sunscreen – check the article that I wrote last year. I took an appointment with a pharmacist who advised what I should be looking for. There are many different sunscreens on the market and sometimes it may be confusing to choose the exact one that you need.
In this article, put together a short list of sunscreens that we use and some I would like to try. On which criteria do you choose a sunscreen?