Aromatherapy For Beginners

This week’s guest blogger is Soulistic aromatherapist Stacey who provides our beautiful essential oil scented soy candles and pulse points. If you’re heading north of Auckland and would like some hands-on advice or to try some of her gorgeous products pop into her shop at 2 Bruce MacGregor Lane, just along from the Puhoi Cottage Tea Room and before you get to Puhoi Valley Cheese Company. Although the term ‘Aromatherapy’ has only really been used …

 

 

DIY Natural Baby Bath Wash

A lot of commercial baby bath washes contain an array of toxins, be very careful when buying and make sure you go over labels with a fine-toothed comb. One of the most popular commercial washes is Head to Toe Wash by Nivea; here are a few of the ingredients that I wouldn’t like to bath in myself let alone put on baby: Cocamidopropyl Betaine (associated with irritation and allergic contact dermatitis), Sodium Myreth Sulfate (detergent and surfactant), Parfum …