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DIY Cold Cream

A gentle, natural make-up remover and cleanser and a highly effective barrier cream, cold cream has been around since the second century, the creation of which has been credited to the Greek doctor and philosopher Galen. The original recipe was olive oil, rosewater, and beeswax; there were no emulsifiers or preservatives added as there are in commercial cold creams sold …

 

 

The Dangers Of Ingesting Essential Oils

Did you know that you shouldn’t ingest essential oils unless advised by a practitioner who has been specifically trained to prescribe essential oils this way? Stacey, Aromatherapist Extraordinaire and creator of the most beautiful essential oil scented soy candles and pulse points (available in our online soon), passed on this valuable piece of information when she came to visit last …

 

 

Olive Oil For A Healthy Heart

This weeks guest blogger is Jenny Mc Gee who’s is sharing her article on the health benefits of olive oil. “Olive oil originated in the Mediterranean and forms the basis of the famous Mediterranean diet. People from countries such as Spain, Italy and France rely heavily on olive oil in their diets. They use it in breads, pastas, meats, salads …

 

 

Trisha’s Lemon Madeira Cake

We all know someone with a lemon tree (if we’re not lucky to have one ourselves), and with lemons growing in abundance, why not get baking and try this gorgeous lemon Madeira cake recipe that Trisha adapted from one of Nigella’s. Make several and pop them in the freezer for when unexpected guests arrive, they’ll improve over time. “I’m a …