I turned 40 the other day. It didn't hurt, strangely enough, but it got me thinking about all the lotions and potions I've smeared all over myself to keep the wrinkles, age spots, and saggy bits a bay when I should have been looking at my daily habits as well. I've had facials that cost … Continue reading Do you really need all those expensive anti-ageing creams? How to stay fabulously firm and glowy without breaking the bank!
You've probably heard about Marula oil all over the place. Beauty gurus were buying really tiny, very expensive bottles of the stuff and smearing it on like butter. We're talking £80 for 30ml of the stuff...don't get me started! The Ordinary brought out a cold pressed marula oil that is quite affordable and everyone has … Continue reading Marula Oil: What’s all the hype about?
If my husband could have a penny for every time he heard the words " I BROKE A NAIL" in the last eleven years, he'd be a rich man. I do a lot of things that are hard on my nails. I garden, clean, paint, camp, ride a bike, make things, break things...You get the … Continue reading How to transform weak nails into fabulous talons!
Baking soda or bicarbonate of soda is an alkaline powder that most people would use to bake, clean their silverware or deodorise the fridge. It can also be used to give you brightened, smooth skin and shining hair. Who knew!? What is baking soda? Baking soda is also known as Sodium Bicarbonate. It is a … Continue reading Beauty Uses For Baking Soda! Why is this a thing?
Evening primrose oil has been used since ancient times to heal wounds, treat mood disorders and menstrual issues. It is also used to help with the symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flashes. Native to England, North America and certain parts of Europe, Evening primrose flowers bloom at dusk or in cloudy conditions. They … Continue reading Evening primrose oil for healthy skin, hair and hormones
Disclaimer: This page uses affiliate links Fuller's Earth Clay: Also known as Multani Mitti. It is thought to have originated in Multan, Pakistan. The name means "mud from Multan". It contains the minerals magnesium, quarts, silica, iron, calcium, calcite and dolomite. It is formed when volcanic ash decomposes over time. How does it work? Like … Continue reading Clay masks: What are they? Why are they so popular and how to use them? Fuller’s Earth or Multani Mitti
Disclaimer: This article contains affiliate links French Green Clay / Illite Clay / Sea Clay French Green Clay is a light green, very fine clay that is collected in areas of France, areas of Europe, the United States and China. Known for its detoxifying properties and skin care benefits, French clay is composed of a … Continue reading Clay masks: What are they? Why are they so popular and how to use them? French Green Clay