The Polla Sisters : from girls to women, from 2018 to 2019; by Barbara Polla (“the mother”)

Once upon a time, the Polla sisters were the Polla girls. They were « my » girls, although I never liked to use the possessive, as they do not belong to anyone but themselves. As they often refer to me in this blog, as a source of inspiration and learnings, I wanted to return the favor.

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Gift Giving Guide

‘Tis the season… the season of gratitude, and the season of giving. In many ways, I find even more pleasure in giving the perfect gift than in receiving gifts! Finding the perfect gift for everyone really is one of the most satisfying things ever. If you are stuck buying yet another tie for your father, here are some out of the box ideas that will bring a smile to even the “hardest-to-shop-for-person-ever.”

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The beauty of the South

I love thanksgiving so much that I’ve been perpetuating this American tradition in Switzerland for several years now. Tonight, after having cooked for 25 people, I sit back thinking of all that I am grateful for. One particular thing comes to mind. I am grateful to have had the opportunity to discover the south of…

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Remercier et soigner nos mains

Elles saluent, elles créent, elles offrent et elles touchent – nos mains sont aux premières loges de nos vies. Elles méritent donc une attention particulière. On ne s’en rend pas toujours compte, mais elles sont sollicitées du matin au soir, exposées toute l’année aux UV et aux produits chimiques, et souvent délaissées au moment des…

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Tips For a Successful Boudoir Photo Shoot

I am always referred to as the most “conservative” of the Polla sisters. Not politically perhaps, but certainly when it comes to “those things.” (Indeed, Rachel might be at the opposite spectrum of the Polla sisters, I am sure you read her latest blog post…).

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J’ai testé la dermopigmentation

Je suis une inconditionnelle des sourcils denses et intenses, qui ont du caractère et qui encadrent le regard. Jusqu’à il n’y a pas si longtemps j’en avais des comme ça. Un peu indisciplinés, certes, mais bien fournis. Je mettais un point d’honneur à ne pas me les épiler ! Il y a deux ans mes sourcils…

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