Hydrating Facial Mist

Keep your skin healthy and vibrant with this hydrating all natural facial mist.  This blend is soothing, refreshing and delivers benefits to your skin while giving you a dewy glow. It is made with green tea with its antimicrobial, antioxidant, and mild astringent properties; rose water for its ability to soothe and hydrate the skin; and anti-inflammatory witch hazel. Add in essential oils ylang …

 

 

Waste Free Parenting With Kate

This week our guest blogger is professional speaker and waste free motivator Kate Meads from Waste Free With Kate. Kate has shared an excellent article on how to parent waste-free and minimise the environmental impact of having a child. “Over the years the baby grows and so do the things we waste.  Disposable nappies, single use products, food scraps from half …

 

 

All About Epsom Salts

Well as it turns out, quite a lot. Epsom salt is not actually salt at all, its a mineral compound of magnesium and sulfate, the name comes from Epsom in England, this is where the original compound was identified, it was initially used as a treatment for constipation and then as a spa treatment; people flocked to Epsom in the …

 

 

Make Your Own Thieves Oil

Most of you probably know what Thieves Oil is; a blend of five essential oils, clove, lemon, cinnamon, eucalyptus and rosemary that’s known for it’s immune boosting, bacteria fighting qualities. Thieves Oil is best applied topically when mixed with a carrier oil, however it can also be used in a diffuser or oil burner (it’s wonderful in our Himalayan Salt …

 

 

Thai Jackfruit Tacos

Have you heard of Jackfruit? Neither had I six months ago but now this plant based alternative is cropping up everywhere, especially as ‘pulled’ jackfruit which is the tastiest way to have it, think pulled pork BBQ sandwich, when pulled it mimics pulled pork but is a whole lot better for you as it’s low in fat, high in nutrients …

 

 

Gut Health Talks Rotorua & South Island

I have attended one of these talks, and the information shared is vitally important if you have any sort of gut-related health issue. Anita (pictured with her family) from The Kefir Company has an incredibly powerful story. Her son was diagnosed with Autism when she was pregnant with her second child, and their journey is nothing short of miraculous. Anita and her …

 

 

‘Hold The Tomato’ Sauce

Food intolerances are something we hear a lot more about these days, so many people are having trouble with their gut and are going through the process of eliminating foods and reinventing their diet to help fix the issue. Food intolerances differ from allergies, their symptoms are usually less severe but should be taken just as seriously, if left too …

 

 

DIY Super Stain & Spot Remover

Have you heard of Javelle Water? It’s origins stem from Javel, a former French village which is now part of Paris, this is where it was first made. However the original version uses sodium hypochorite, a solution of active chlorine, otherwise known as bleach. Whilst bleach may get your clothes looking white, it’s pretty terrible when it comes to your …

 

 

Can Aspirin Stop That Pimple?

I don’t get many pimples these days, but when I do it’s a doozy; a small volcano that you can feel brewing long before you can see it. One of the most inconvenient times that this happened to me was a day or so before I went out on my first date with Grant. I could feel the tingling and the …

 

 

What Exactly Is Castile Soap?

Castile soap is something we use a lot of here at Wendyl’s Green Goddess as it’s totally natural and made only from plants. It’s in most of our cleaning products, all of our laundry powders, and is the base for our natural organic hemp dish wash and foaming soap – both of which are made for us by the talented Mother …