Monthly Archives: August 2012

Milly’s Top 5: Movies about music

1. La Vie en Rose: although subtitled (and in French) this film is a must-see for anyone even vaguely interested in music, France or just a damn good film. Marion Cotillard (who you may have seen in Inception, Midnight in Paris or The Dark Knight Rises) won the 2007 Oscar for Best Actress for this […]

Milly’s Top 5: Grossest animal-derived ingredients

1. Guanine (pearl essence). This pretty little additive is mostly known for its usage in shampoos, shimmers, nail polishes and lipsticks. If you buy something in the cosmetics aisle that is said to make you “shine”, you may want to look out for this ingredient. Why? Because the stuff you’re about to put on your […]