So, in my previous hair growth posts we talked about 10 easy tips for growing healthy, strong hair as well as which myths and nonsense "hair growth miracles" you can ignore. This post is about some of the natural ingredients that you can get from the drugstore, health store or good old supermarket that can … Continue reading Natural Ingredients that you can use to keep your hair healthy!
How long has this been a thing anyway? Lip scrubs? I remember my mum telling me to use a washcloth on my lips to get rid of raggy bits in winter but how long have there been specialist "scrubs"? I exfoliate my lips once or twice a week. I get little bits of loose skin … Continue reading 15 Lip Scrub Recipes that you can try at home!
Himalayan Pink Salt used to be a health shop thing but these days you will find it in most supermarkets as an alternative to normal table salt. Good old table salt is so processed that it barely has any minerals or nutritional value left whereas Himalayan Pink Salt if FULL of healthy minerals that our … Continue reading Himalayan Pink Salt
I love chocolate...It's a problem...but also not. I used to eat the sugary sweet milk chocolate rubbish (it's not really chocolate, it's not) but I've discovered that raw cacao and dark chocolate containing more cocoa solids can be so good for you! I've been adding raw cacao into smoothies and coffee. I've been smearing it … Continue reading The wonderful beauty benefits of raw cacao!
Essential oils are everywhere! You find them in skincare more and more and almost everybody has tried them for aromatherapy or massage. Many people have a little bottle of lavender oil to help them sleep or eucalyptus for a stuffy nose. I use enough tea tree oil to disinfect half the planet! There are hundreds … Continue reading How to select, store and use essential oils
Supermarkets usually carry a basic range of fresh herbs in the vegetable aisle. The common ones are parsley, coriander, sage, thyme, rosemary, basil and mint. Most of the time you won't need the whole packet for your recipe and inevitably the leftovers will go slimy in the bottom of the fridge somewhere. All those bright green … Continue reading Beauty uses for your leftover herbs from the supermarket
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
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.
Green tea originated in China thousands of years ago. It has many health benefits including the treatment of heart ailments, brain health and even weight loss.
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