DIY Foot Powder

Warmer weather equals hot smelly feet, especially when wearing shoes all day. This humid environment can contribute to athletes foot and the dreaded toenail fungus. The lavender and tea tree essential oils in this recipe both help to kill bacteria whilst the corn starch, baking soda and powder will soak up odours and help to keep your feet dry and …

soothing skin balm in a jar on wooden table

DIY Soothing Skin Balm

Here’s a wonderful old recipe which harnesses the soothing powers of calendula and comfrey and the antiseptic powers of lavender and thyme. If you have a rash or irritated skin I recommend you give this one a go. You may have to search a bit for the herbs,  many health shops have dried herbs packaged up for teas so you …

Beer Shampoo For Shiny Hair

Did you know that using beer on your hair will give it a lovely shine and more body? You can use bubbly or flat beer, straight on your hair and scalp as a treatment, or you can make a natural shampoo with this recipe. After you’ve tried it, you’ll never throw out flat or stale beer again! DIY Natural Beer …

DIY Scalp Wash for a dry itchy scalp

Eko Hub’s Dry Scalp Wash

This week one of our fantastic retailers have shared their recipe for a scalp wash. The ladies at Eko Hub in Whangarei have been using this four ingredient natural scrub for years and love how it helps their scalps and the condition of their hair. If you suffer from a dry, flaky scalp or just feel like your scalp needs …