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!
The Berber women of Southern Morocco are known for their beautiful skin and hair. The secret to their exotic beauty is the rich oil from the fruit of the Argan tree. Moroccan Argan Oil appeared mostly in hair care products not too long ago but has been in use as a beauty product and healing … Continue reading Moroccan Argan Oil: Is it really the skincare miracle it’s cracked up to be?
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?
Most of us would love to have smooth, wrinkle-free skin, long eyelashes and a mane of thick shiny hair! Well, everybody, meet castor oil! Yes, we've heard of this stuff. It smells weird and people use it for constipation...right? Did you know that it is full of essential fatty acids that will nourish your skin … Continue reading 10 Simple Beauty Uses for Castor Oil
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
Most of us have dark circles under our eyes at some point. Whether it's temporary because we slept badly or because of long-term allergies and irritation. The skin around our eyes is literally the thinnest on the body. It's only 0.5mm thick whereas the rest of the skin on your body is at least 2mm. … Continue reading How to treat dark circles and puffy under-eyes!