How to use activated charcoal as a skincare product

Say what? Charcoal? The black stuff? Yes, I know, it sounds a bit bizarre but activated charcoal is NOT the same as the stuff you use for a BBQ! Activated charcoal is a very fine black powder that you can usually buy from health stores or pharmacies. There are also many beauty products that contain … Continue reading How to use activated charcoal as a skincare product

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Calming chamomile tea for clear, soft skin and restful sleep.

We all know that a cup of chamomile tea before bed helps us to drift off or to calm our nerves after a long day but did you know that it can also be used to treat acne and eczema or lighten your blonde hair? Please note: Chamomile is a member of the daisy family. … Continue reading Calming chamomile tea for clear, soft skin and restful sleep.

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