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
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.
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
Clove THIS IS THE FOURTH IN A SERIES OF ARTICLES ON HOW YOU CAN USE THE HERBS AND SPICES IN YOUR KITCHEN AS PART OF YOUR SKINCARE ROUTINE. Cloves are native to Indonesia's Maluku spice islands. They have been used in cooking and as medicinal remedies for centuries. We all know the smell of orange … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty? How to use Clove as a beauty treatment