Natural Oil Cleanser With Hemp

Having healthy beautiful skin doesn’t necessarily mean you need to spend hours each week primping and preening. A simple routine using a plant-based oil cleanser, a gentle toner, and a good quality, toxin free, natural face cream such as Green Goddess Hemp & Rosehip is all you need on a daily basis. Cleansing with a cleanser that doesn’t strip the skin of natural oils is vital. If …

 

 

How To Clean Your Granite Bench Top

  Granite countertops showcase some of the most beautiful stone that nature creates. If you want to keep that gorgeous granite looking great, you’ll need to clean it every now and then. However, what you use on your granite can make a huge difference to how long it keeps its lustre. Despite what you might think, you can’t just use …

 

 

DIY Bathroom Spray Cleaner

There are particular blends of essential oils that are very effective in killing off bacteria. This germ busting trio have been shown to fight bacterial infections like candida and E.coli and to combat staph infections.  Bathrooms can harbor potentially dangerous strains of bacteria that are difficult to kill – even if you do use toxic chemicals – as over time …

 

 

5 Simple Ways To Feel Better After A Hard Week

This week we have a new guest blogger; Johanna Cider is a New Zealand-based writer who practices simple daily habits like journaling to keep a positive outlook on life. On weekends, she enjoys doing volunteer work and surrounding herself with beautiful nature to escape the noisy chaos of city living.  Find more of Johanna’s work here. With work, study, relationships, …

 

 

Natural Deodorant And Your Underarms

I like to avoid commercial antiperspirants as most contain fragrances (and who knows what they are as companies are not required to individually list these) and they all have a major sweat inhibiting ingredient, aluminium salts. Aluminium salts work by creating a chemical reaction with the water in your sweat to form a plug in your sweat duct, thus creating a …

 

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Romance Pillow Spray

We had a great response from the Bergamot & Lavender Spray recipe that we shared last week with many people emailing in to ask for a spray that can be used on linen. There’s a wonderful recipe for Romance Pillow Spray in the book Recipes For A Cleaner Life that combines three oils known for their romance enhancing capabilities. This …

 

diffuser, book, flowers

 

DIY Winter Blend Oil Diffuser

  With winter being well underway temperatures have dropped and so can our mood. One way to give yourself a boost is to have an uplifting essential oil aroma wafting around the house. Inhaling essential oils can help to increase energy, improve health, relieve depression and help us feel happier. It’s really interesting to learn that your brain stores scents …

 

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DIY Liquid Air Freshener

Instead of spraying your friends and family with toxic chemical-laden air fresheners, why not make up a bottle of this all-natural air freshener and keep your air smelling fabulous without synthetic fragrances. Due to my intolerance of synthetics, we don’t use any commercial deodorisers or air fresheners at home as I can taste the toxins on my tongue within a minute or …