HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE
A glass of red wine a day can keep the doctor away and we can thank resveratrolâ€”a potent antioxidant extracted from grape skinsâ€”for that. In fact, resveratrol is believed to play a key factor in the French Paradox (high-fat diet, relatively little heart disease). Beauty companies too are touting the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits of resveratrol and incorporating it into skincare and even makeup. Resveratrolâ€”good for you inside and out.
Leave it to CaudalÃe, the vine-based skincare brand from France, to fully research the benefits of a v
I’M DREAMING OF A ‘WINE’ CHRISTMAS
The lovely Mathilde Thomas, founder of Caudalie, invited bloggers and other online media to partake in a fun and informative scavenger hunt at the brandâ€™s ultra plush spa in New York Cityâ€™s famous Plaza Hotel. We sought grape pholypehonols, grape-seed oil and all sorts of good smelling essential oils â€“ ingredients in the brandâ€™s limited edition Once Upon a Vine gift set ($38, value $71). Containing â€œvinotherapieâ€ favorites to buff, smooth and polish, the gift set is sure to transport you to the vineyards of Bordeaux, the ancestral home of Caudalie. In addition to offering incredibly efficacious benefits, the products are all scented fabulously with a