Being a New Zealander myself, I am always eager to try out and support locally made products. It is humbling to see fellow Kiwis developing safe, organic beauty products, ultimately helping natural (REAL natural!) cosmetics into the mainstream beauty scene.
At $50 billion, (imagine how many fries you could buy with that money), the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia garnered the title of the most expensive Olympics ever. But amongst all the preparation – beautiful skating arenas and ski slopes – it has been, perhaps, also one of the most controversial.
The hallway was in the same state as the foyer, only worse, with holes in the walls the size of fists and bodies, spraypaint tagging the walls and at one point a huge, reddish stain that held my horrified gaze as I passed.