Many store bought natural insect repellents are full of toxic ingredients, some are which are even carcinogenic. By making your own natural insect repellent you are saving yours and your family’s health by ensuring only the best ingredients are used including a specific blend of essential oils that will combat many of those pesky insects that seek you out when the weather warms up. Ingredients 200ml (8oz) Lavender floral water… Continue Reading
Best Facial Clays For Your Skin Type
This final post in the Knowing Your Skin Type series, focuses on the best facial clays to use for your skin type. You can check out the previous post Facial clays – a quick guide for more in depth information about each type of facial clay as well as one of the most popular pages on this website Facial Clay Mask which contains many recipes for facial masks using the… Continue Reading
Best Hydrosols For Your Skin
Following on from the previous post Know Your Skin Type, this post focuses on the best hydrosols or floral waters to use for your skin type. Knowing this can help you to treat your skin to exactly what it needs. This will improve and enhance your unique skin type. Again, we have done a handy infographic as a quick guide to help you see, at a glance, what the best… Continue Reading
What Are Hydrosols?
Also known as floral waters or waters of distillation, hydrosols are a by-product of essential oil distillation. They are wonderful for natural skin care products and they help to hydrate, tone, soothe, heal and freshen the skin. Hydrosols have many uses including being great as a facial toner, an aftershave or a make-up fixative. They can be added to natural hair products to give lustre and body and to impart… Continue Reading
Best Carrier Oils For Your Skin Type
Third in the series on Knowing Your Skin Type, this post shares the best carrier oils recommended for your skin type. You can find out more about carrier oils here. Other posts in this series of infographics include Knowing Your Skin Type and the best essential oils, carrier oils, hydrosols and facial clays that are best suited for your skin type. Normal Skin Apricot kernel Grapeseed Jojoba Rosehip Safflower Sunflower… Continue Reading
What Are Carrier Oils?
Carrier or base oils, as they are also known, are a big part of aromatherapy. Because essential oils on their own are highly concentrated, they should never be used directly on the skin. Cold-pressed oils are the most common carrier oils used in massage and beauty treatments, many of which have therapeutic properties of their own. These therapeutic carrier oils are derived from natural plants, nuts and seeds such as… Continue Reading
Best Essential Oils For Your Skin Type
Following on from the previous post Knowing Your Skin Type, this post focuses on the best essential oils to use for your skin type. Knowing this will help you to treat your skin to exactly what it needs and let you improve on and enhance your best features. Again, we have done a handy infographic as a quick guide to help you see, at a glance, what the best essential… Continue Reading
Knowing Your Skin Type
Knowing your skin type helps you choose the best way to improve and to look after your skin. While some people are born with naturally beautiful, radiant skin, many of us have to make a few adjustments and informed decisions on how to enhance our beauty. This infographic is a quick glance for you to identify your skin type. This post is first in the series of infographics on Knowing… Continue Reading
Fresh Feet foot bath
This Fresh Feet foot bath will leave your feet feeling wonderful, clean and invigorated. The deodourising effects of this blend will reduce bacteria which can lead to foot odour keeping your feet smelling fresh all day long. See recipe here.
Want to make your own natural eye cream?
If you’re looking for a natural eye cream recipe you can make yourself here it is! This wonderfully nourishing eye cream is easy to make and very effective in helping to deal with those fine lines that often appear around the eye area. This eye cream will not only reduce the signs of aging it will protect this delicate eye area and help your eyes to look refreshed. Check out… Continue Reading