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Deodorant: Time for a pit stop?

Cool approach to deodorant Have you considered taking the opportunity of this period of cool weather to make the change to a natural deodorant? Changing your deodorant – a relied-upon, daily weapon – is a BIG deal. Even if you’re fairly prolific about the choice of brand on the stick/spray/roller that you use, it’s another…

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Oats so Simple Cleanser

A simple cleanser made with just two ingredients. Easy to use, easy to make. No packaging required. Just make it in the palm of your hand. From Field Fresh Skincare in the book Vital Skincare by Laura Pardoe

When we’re seeking #zerowaste, what could be better than a cleanser that’s so simple you can blend it in the palm of your hand. And there are benefits beyond no packaging … Fresh is simple Making your skincare as you need it means you can focus on the fresh ingredients. No need to supplement with…

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Herbal Body Scrub

Herbal Body Scrub

Bathtime relaxation Here’s how to create a jar full of loveliness to destress, ease and delight. Make it for a special friend, or as a gift to yourself. This is so simple to make, but requires a little forethought in macerating the herbs to create your own blend herbal oil. It’s an especially thoughtful gift…

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Blackberry Bath Splash for brightening your skin

Use blackberry leaves to brighten the skin

Blackberry leaves for brightening the skin The blackberry plant scrambles through hedgerows putting on enormous growth each season, seemingly stretching out more and more each day. All this growth is fuelled by the powerhouse of energy contained in the blackberry leaves. Use these leaves in creating your own skincare and see that plant power taking…

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Limeflower footbath – a treat for feet in the heat

Limeflower foot bath

A footbath is a lovely way to still life for ten minutes. Your feet literally take a pounding every day, so take time to rest and restore them. Healthy, happy feet help you take life in your stride. Make your footbath even more calming with lime flower. Calming lime flower Limeflower is one of the…

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How to do Oil Cleansing

In a ‘keep it simple’ approach to skincare, oil cleansing can be one of the easiest approaches, especially if you want to make your own products. As this is now a ‘trend’ in skincare, a plethora of advice and techniques for it can be found online, but really it can be very straight-forward. Breakouts are…

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