Combat Dry Winter Skin, Naturally...

Winter is fast approaching and before the speculative forecasts of 'the coldest winter yet' start to circulate, we thought that we'd bite the bullet and share some basic skincare tips which should help you stay moisturised and 'itch' free during the coldest time of the year. In the midst of any cold spell, your skin is exposed to extreme elemen...
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Synthetic Vs Natural Fragrance

  Dating back to the time of the Sumerians, the world’s first chemist and perfume maker was a woman named Tapputi. Her creations are recorded on a cuneiform tablet from the 2nd millennium BCE. She formulated intoxicating scents for the ‘royalty’ of the era by combining flowers, oils, botanical plants and natural resins with distilled solvents a...
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Therapeutic Baths

We are all known to have sought comfort from a warm relaxing bath at some point or another. A simple ritual dating back to ancient times, different cultures across the globe have used the humble bath to treat a multitude of ailments. A warm bath can instantly soothe your senses, relax sore & tired muscles and boost blood circulation. But ha...
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Autumn Skincare Routine

  With September now in full swing and the weather taking a turn, it’s safe to say that autumn is, without a doubt, well on its way. Most of us have spent our summer exposing our skin to harsh environmental elements; sea, sand, sun, insect repellents and the like. With the prospects of winter looming over our heads and with it, a colder, fro...
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Shhh... A little secret known as neem oil

I first stumbled on neem back in 2003, after the birth of my beautiful baby boy. After about two months he was diagnosed with eczema, and what should have been routine sleepless nights, (if there is such a thing!) turned into stressful sleepless nights, and days which were worse! His eczema progressively worsened, and frequently turned blister...
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Coffee is HOT

  So, there is officially less than a month to go before the start of Autumn! I’m so excited! I LOVE AUTUMN!! Not only is it the end of the myth that is ‘British Summer’ it brings with it a carnival of colours and a patchwork blanket of leaves on the floor. The browns, the oranges, the reds, the crisp leaves that I search out under my feet, a...
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