Squalane: What is it and why is it in my skincare products?

You've probably heard YouTubers and beauty influencers mention squalene or squalane when they read the ingredients in their latest skincare find. What is it though? What does it do? Why do people love it so much? Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links. What is squalene and where does it come from? There is Squalene in … Continue reading Squalane: What is it and why is it in my skincare products?

The wonderful beauty benefits of raw cacao!

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!

Are you a spicy beauty? How to use saffron as a beauty treatment!

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 world … Continue reading Are you a spicy beauty? How to use saffron as a beauty treatment!

Are you a spicy beauty? How to use Turmeric as a beauty treatment!

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? How to use Turmeric as a beauty treatment!