Easy tips to prepare your body for a beach holiday in the sun! When winter comes around, we cover our skin in warm, snuggly clothes and we forget to do all the scrubbing and moisturising we usually do in summer when our skin is on display. We also eat warm comforting things instead of fresh … Continue reading Get beach body ready for your vacation with these easy steps!
Saffron 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 … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty? #3
Looking gorgeous isn't just about makeup and skincare. I'm sure you've heard it all before but it's true! Your body LITERALLY heals itself while you are sleeping. It's not just a reset button for your mind but for your whole body. While you sleep, your body re-balances fluids and hydrates tissues that need it. It removes toxins for elimination and balances hormonal levels. If you don't get enough sleep, your body doesn't complete these processes and you end up with puffy skin and bags under your eyes. Some of us struggle to fall asleep and stay that way because of busy schedules or stress. Here are a few simple ways to sleep well naturally.
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? #2
This is the first in a series of posts on how you can use herbs and spices from the supermarket in your beauty routine. Today, we discuss cinnamon!
We all love a spa day. Getting pampered and scrubbed. You leave the place all shiny and soft..smelling vaguely of essential oils and rose water...your credit card still reeling... Here are a few tips and recipes to create those spa results from the comfort of your own home without the associated credit card melt-down!
We've all heard the weird scratchy sound when we pull our leggings on...For an instant you worry that your dry heels are actually rough enough to tear them this time. You try to make time for a pedicure or a treatment but they can be so pricey! Do it at home! I've used this method … Continue reading How to have gorgeous feet (on the cheap) almost over night