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Weleda Insight Day

Magical day I was thrilled to be invited by Permanent Publications to the Weleda Insight Day – an invitation made to all readers of Permaculture Magazine. It proved a day to surpass expectations. I hesitate to use ‘magical’ terms for fear of detracting from the factual base and deep-thinking that contributes to the biodynamic approach,…

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Top 5 Take Outs: Hot Topics for Natural Skincare

Hot Topics for natural skincare This week I was at the Natural & Organics Products Show at Excel in London. It felt quite different from my experience there two years ago. Here’s what I observed and what I learnt. Keeping it simple, I’ve focused on my Top 5 take-outs to share with you. My top…

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Why I followed food trends to lead skincare innovation

Crystal ball

Food trends and Skin food The lines between what we eat and the products we use to look after our skin are definitely blurring. The concept of nourishing your skin from the inside by eating the right foods is much in vogue. And the counter can be true too, that using the right skincare products can…

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Green Parent Winner: Award for Kiss It Better Cream

Winner Kiss It Better Cream

Another Award for Field Fresh Skincare Kiss It Better Cream receives Bronze Award in the Green Parent Natural Beauty Awards.  The Green Parent Magazine blog announced winners on 13th July. All winners feature in the Natural Beauty Bible, a separate publication distributed alongside the August edition of Green Parent Magazine (on shelves now). Healing balm Kiss…

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The heart in our skincare kits

Beeswax heart Skincare kits

Every Field Fresh Skincare kit contains a heart of beeswax – why is this? Beeswax is a fantastic skincare ingredient. Completely natural and protective it has great affinity to our skin and also provides substance and body to our creams and balms as well as its wonderful scent, there in the background behind all the…

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Scentsational news

Scent is incredibly evocative. Unseen, untouchable and yet utterly pervasive: scent instantly assails us, lingers round us and etches itself into our memories. The fragrance surrounding us can bring calm and joy; or it can bring danger …. Heaven scent: the calming effect of scent Fragrance molecules send signals through the olfactory nerves in the…

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5 steps to going natural

The relentless pace of an always-on, always-connected world can leave us actually feeling rather disconnected. Disconnected from others, and from nature, from our own core being. One way to ground ourselves, bring back some natural balance and establish nature as a regular part of our daily lives is to use the natural ingredients that grow…

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5 traditional stocking fillers that are great for your skin

This time of year is full of traditions, whether universally adopted or ones special to just you and your family, we pack the season with memories and expectations. The Christmas stocking is one of these practices, steeped in ritual from the ceremonious hanging alongside a hopeful sherry and mince pie to the curious squeezing and…

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Why getting a lump of coal in your stocking can be a great thing for your skin

Ok, so the activated charcoal that’s becoming mega popular in skincare may be a bit different to the lump of coal naughty children find in their Christmas stocking, but it’s worth knowing why it’s considered such a great ingredient for blend-it-yourself skincare. What is charcoal? Different to the lumps of coal that come from the…

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