From the 4th till the 8th of May the ETHNOCINECA will turn Vienna’s VotivKino into a hotspot for documentary and ethnographic filmmaking: for five days we invite our audience, together with numerous international filmmakers, to explore the diversity of the genre.
09th of May, 2014
1. Dr.Bronner’s Magic Soaps 18-in-1
It’s a real magic! As these soaps contain really only the best organic stuff, no parabens of course and no sulphates. Only essential oils that are certified organic to the National Organic Standards Program: extra virgin coconut, olive, jojoba and others. Packaged in 100% post-consumer recycled plastic bottles, 100% vegan. Easily recognizable by the tiny-print labels on every bottle, the soap comes in eight different scents and claims to have over 18 uses, including shampoo, toothpaste, body wash, deodorant, household cleaner, and more. Our highlight: Baby Mild should work for all skin types. Here are some small tips on how to use it:
And if your mama doesn’t like it, she could always wash her dog with it!
€8,95 for 236ml
Seen in: Staudigl ReformHaus, Wollzeile 25, 1010
2. SpaManufactur – luxury bath oil
These luxurious bath oils are made in Germany from exclusively raw, organic and certified ingredients. There are also a detox peeling and bath butter.
Give your mom a feeling of being in a luxury spa!
Seen in: Saint Charles Cosmothecary, Gumpendorferstrasse 33, 1060
3. Zoya goes pretty boddy butters
100% raw, unrefined and organic butters work like a wonder. Choose one of those: pure shea butter for moisturizing or shea and rose butter with a healing effect, cocoa with a wonderful chocolate aroma or shea and lavender for soothing and calming the skin.
Seen in: Staudigl Naturparfümerie,Wollzeile 4, 1010
4. Tata Harper Lip Treatment Be Adored
This 100% natural, tinted (it has a subtle tint of raspberry colour) anti-aging lip treatment visibly restores vitality to lacklustre lips. A complete plumping and line-reducing formula to help reduce the appearance of those irksome signs of aging and preserve lips’ youthful look.
Seen in: NC-NaturalCosmetics Beauty Boutique, Postgasse 1-3, 1010 http://www.naturalcosmetics.at
5. Antidote chocolate: immediate stress relief, raw ecstasy
Chocolate is a classic present, but these certified organic Antidote dark chocolate is especially delicious and satisfying with flavours like Rose Salt + Lemon, Ginger + Goldenberry and Almond + Fennel. Whatever the mood, or whatever power you aspire to unleash, there is an Antidote for that featured.
Seen in: Saint Charles Apotheke, Gumpendorferstrasse 30, 1060
6. Cupcakes, cookies and cakes from CupCakes Wien
Stop by and get your sweet portion of love! If you want to order a small cake (https://www.cupcakes-wien.at/shop/cupcakes/suesse-biene/295), please be sure to order at least 3 working days prior.
Seen in: CupCakes Wien, Josefstädterstraße 17, Albertgasse 17, 1080; CupCakes Wien in mumok (MuseumsQuartier), 1070
7. Beautiful porcelain hand-made in Vienna
The gorgeous Love bowls come in 3 sizes and in pastel colours, decorated with MAMA stamp and 24k gold dot.
Seen in: Feinedinge, krongasse 20/3, 1050
7. Win one of 3 €15 Coupons for online order at Feinkoch!
February 7th 2014
Luxury date: Palace Coburg pop-up restaurant
The most exquisite hotel in Vienna, Palace Coburg, never stops to impress us. Recently it has opened a temporally pop-up restaurant. For the Valentine’s week it will offer special delicacies. 4-course menu w/o wine - €49/person. Starts at 6.30 pm.
Reserve your place! Coburgbastei 4, 1010, +43 1 51818 130
Secluded date: Cafe Salettl
Salettl is probably the smallest and the most mysterious cafe for romantic dates. In winter time it’s cozy-comfy even more then ever, as it’s lighted with candles. Idyllic place for a Valentine’s Day celebration.
Hartäckerstraße 80, 1190, +43 1 4792222, dayly 6.30am – 2.00am
Sweet date: Cupcakes Wien
CUPCAKES invites you and your date for a romantic dinner and movie.
6.30 pm – reception in the MUMOK foyer (Museum of modern art, Museumsplatz 1, 1070)
7pm - start of the movie "Bella Martha"
8.45pm – film ends
9pm – dinner "Valentin‘s-Menu" starts
from 10.15pm - Cocktail hour
ginger-carrot soup with the heart-shaped toast
Dessert - "Hot Love" in CupCakes Wien Style
€ 45/person includes:
Sweet things from CupCakes Wien
feinedinge* is an exquisite Austrian label that producers hand-made china. Valentine’s Day offer! All the vases are 10% off for the whole February.
Krongasse 20, 1050.
Stamp "FÜR DICH MEIN HERZ" (for you my heart) from Rot Fux
For love letters, little notes that you write for your loved one, or for a present tag – use the stamp in many ways for the Valentine’s Day. http://www.rotfux.com/
RMS Gift Set – luxury organic make-up
RMS is a brand created by Rose-Marie Swift, the make-up artist from New York, who works with the most famous faces. Genuinely organic and pure make-up you can find at the Saint Charles Cosmothecary. From €32,8 per item, just choose your colour. http://www.rmsbeauty.com/shop/Philosophy-of-RMS.php
Photos: © Cupcakes Wien, feinedinge, RMS, Rotfux, Palais Coburg.
December 13th, 2013
What a beautiful pre-Christmas time, however for most of us a little bit stressful. But, of course, you want to make everything perfect, up to the smallest detail. Here are our little&easy last minute tips for you:
Do-it-yourself gorgeous accompaniments for your „big“ presents:
Look at the pictures; it’s more than easy to do, no instructions necessary. You‘ll need just these: cardboard, coloured paper, ribbon, scissors and glue.
Seen on www.femina.by
Tags for presents:
Just print it out! Gift idea: put cookies or candies in a transparent bag and put this tag on it, done!
Seen on www.livinglocurto.com
Gift-cards for kids:
1. Download and print templates.
2. Use a glue stick to back the blank side of the printout with a sheet of coloured paper. Cut out along solid lines (don't forget to cut out the slit on the gift box).
3. Write message on inside of card, then fold on center line.
4. To close card, fold arms in along dotted lines, and tuck tab on hand into slit
Seen on www.marthastewart.com
This quirky and cute little bear mug is so easy to make — you just need a white mug and a porcelain pen!
Seen on www.designsponge.com
Decoration: make lots of snowflakes and hang them all over the house, including X-mas tree!
All you need is paper, scissors, this scheme and a little bit of fantasy for cutting the way you want it.
Seen on www.hoosierhomemade.com