Water for your health and Beauty: Why you really need it

We take water for granted. So much so that we don't drink it. Only two out of five people drink the recommended 8 glasses of water a day. Our brains and blood are mostly water, we need water to regulate our body temperature and even to breathe! We all know what it's like to be … Continue reading Water for your health and Beauty: Why you really need it

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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

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!