Why you should use oats to cleanse, moisturise and brighten your skin

We've probably all had oats for breakfast at some point but have you used it on your skin? Oats can be used as a natural moisturiser, cleanser and acne treatment. It is gentle on your skin and has anti-inflammatory properties to help treat skin conditions like dermatitis, sunburn or inflammation. Egyptians and other peoples from … Continue reading Why you should use oats to cleanse, moisturise and brighten your skin

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Rooibos tea, Redbush Tea

The Beauty & Health benefits of Rooibos tea (Redbush)

Rooibos tea contains 50 times the antioxidants of green tea and is rich in Vitamin C. The main antioxidant is Superoxide dismutase. It neutralises free radicals and aids in the production of healthy skin cells. It's a wrinkle fighter in a cup.

Are you a spicy beauty #5: The beauty benefits of fennel seeds

Fennel is a member of the parsley family and is native to southern Europe, more specifically the Mediterranean. Fennel tastes a little like liquorice and is widely used in food and medicine. Because of it's anti-inflammatory and soothing properties it is widely used to soothe digestive discomfort. Fennel can also be used as a beauty … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty #5: The beauty benefits of fennel seeds

Are you a spicy beauty? How to use saffron as a beauty treatment!

This is the third in a series of articles on how you can use the herbs and spices in your kitchen as part of your skincare routine. Cultivated for over 3500 years, saffron has been used to treat colds, coughs, stomach issues, urinary problems, insomnia, flatulence, and even heart trouble. The Greeks sailed all over the world … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty? How to use saffron as a beauty treatment!

Are you a spicy beauty? How to use Turmeric as a beauty treatment!

Turmeric This is the second instalment in the series of posts about the beauty benefits of the herbs and spices in your kitchen and how you can use them as beauty treatments. Most people think of bright yellow turmeric as the spice that gives rice and curries their distinctive colour but there is a lot … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty? How to use Turmeric as a beauty treatment!