I often receive emails from readers asking for more information on the shelf-life of the natural skin care recipes on this website. This is an important consideration as none of these recipes contain preservatives, unlike many commercial products on the market. Each recipe is different, depending on the individual ingredients used. To start with however, you should follow a few simple guidelines around hygiene: Always wash your hands thoroughly before… Continue Reading
Aromatherapy & Essential Oil Recipes
With the New Year brings a fresh motivation to do those little tasks that never seem to get done. For a few months now, I’ve been meaning to refresh my reed diffuser jars which have all dried up and I’ve been wanting to try a new reed diffuser recipe to do this. Previously I have used Jojoba along with vodka and essential oils to refill my diffuser jars however a… Continue Reading
Healthy looking skin is often a reflection of your inner health. Many factors come into play here including diet, exercise, environment and lifestyle. If you lead a balanced, healthy life taking all of these factors into account you’re well on your way to a healthy and radiant complexion. To further enhance your skin, the use of natural skin care products can make a huge difference to your appearance. Incorporating as… Continue Reading
If you constantly suffer from headaches you know how debilitating they can sometimes be. Often the cause can be unknown but there are common triggers such as stress, lack of sleep, sinus problems, stomach upsets or excessive alcohol to name a few. Other causes could be spinal issues, eyestrain, dental problems, depression, PMT and some medications such as the contraceptive pill or HRT (hormonal treatment therapy). Headaches are the result… Continue Reading
Why not treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to this special Mother’s Day hand cream recipe? This recipe will sooth and protect hands and help them to stay soft and youthful looking, combating signs of aging. Click here to go to the recipe – Mother’s Day hand cream recipe If you want another idea for Mother’s Day, try this Mother’s Day Aromatherapy Perfume Recipe.
There are many excellent uses for essential oils which may be past their use by date. Usually after about 2 years, essential oils no longer have strong therapeutic properties, however their beautiful aromas will last for many years. The kitchen is a great place to use any old essential oils to freshen things up. Probably the most obvious use is to make a kitchen spray for everyday use. Keep this… Continue Reading
Three of the most beautiful essential oils make for a very special valentines day blend for you to enjoy in your aromatherapy diffuser. Mix together in an aromatherapy diffuser the following essential oils: 2 drops Jasmine 1 drop Rose 2 drops Ylang Ylang
With Christmas looming closer, if you’re stuck for present ideas for your family and friends, why not consider making that someone special their very own Aromatherapy Perfume? Here’s a list of the top five aromatherapy perfume recipes from this website: Devotion Inspiration Joyfulness Poise Moroccan Mystique You can find the instructions here on how to make these gorgeous aromatherapy perfumes.
Here’s a handful of the best natural skin care recipes that have been on this website for a while and may have got lost amongst all the pages that we have now. I’ve chosen these natural skin care recipes to showcase as these are the ones I’ve had most the emails and comments about in the past few years so I know they are the most popular. They’re not in… Continue Reading
I recently had an email from Desney who is one of my avid readers on this blog. She is getting married very soon and wanted some natural skin care recipe suggestions to help with blackheads, pimples and cellulite. As these problems are quite common, I thought I would share my answer on this blog to help anyone else who may be suffering the same problems. Hi Desney Thanks for your… Continue Reading