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My favourite and most simple way to use rosewater

Damask rose is best for use with rosewater

Rosewater is a heavenly skincare ingredient. Fragrant and refreshing it can lighten a natural skincare blend while bringing a touch of flower-filled romance to the simplest products. Using rosewater There are many ways to use rosewater so it’s always worth having some in supply. It’s quite easy to make your own, but do be careful…

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Rosewater Essential Guide

How to make rosewater two simple methods

The Essential Guide to making your own Rosewater Rosewater is a fundamental in skincare, as an ingredient it crops up in many blend it yourself recipes and it can be used on its own when cleansing, toning, bathing and refreshing. It’s even a calming and restorative cure for a headache. So rosewater is a staple…

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What’s in a deodorant?

The freshest start to the day: Face the Day Cream

We rely on our deodorant to keep us fresh and smelling good morning to night. So we gravitate towards the tried-and-tested formulas available in sticks and bottles on the shelf. We want something we can trust. These bottles that have been around for decades are getting a rethink. We’re now not so sure we can…

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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 and Honeysuckle Lotion

Blackberry and honeysuckle lotion

Blackberry and Honeysuckle Lotion for oily skin When your skin is oily it needs bringing back into balance. This blackberry and honeysuckle lotion makes use of dry oils and a range of emollient and humectant ingredients to bring your skin into balance. You are producing oils to lubricate your skin, but if it seems over-oily,…

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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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Blend Your Own Pillow Mist full of natural scent to aid sweet dreams

Get a calming and refreshing nights sleep using your own blend of herbs and essential oils

Create the right sleep vibes with a pillow mist A pillow mist brings a calming freshness to your bedroom enabling you to still the day’s worries and settle into the night’s calm. What makes a good pillow mist? Naturally you’ll want your mist to be light and airy, it’s got to do its work in…

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Apple Mask – a simple and easy treat for dry skin

Apple face mask is great for dry skin and really easy to make.

Apples to look after dry skin When your skin feels dry you need look no further than a simple apple for help. Apples can help give your skin a boost when used in a nurturing face mask. It’s good to use ingredients in your mask that grow in your climate. Fruit is often a good…

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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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