white linen

 

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 …

 

Sprayed air freshener in hand on white shelves background

 

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 …

 

Aromatherapy oil, lavender, lemon slice

 

Health Benefits Of Essential Oils

  Health Benefits Of Essential Oils with Helen from Health Ambition Essential oils are aromatic liquids extracted from the seeds, roots, stems bark and leaves of plants. They are highly concentrated (for example, it takes 16 pounds of peppermint leaves to produce just an ounce of essential oil). These oils have seen a resurgence in popularity over the past few …

 

small glass bottles half full, flowers in the back ground

 

Make Your Own Natural Fragrance

Many fragrances contain phthalates which can cause hormonal abnormalities, birth defects, reproductive problems and appear to have nasty effects on sex hormones.  None of us want that! Here’s how to make your own gorgeous natural scent   Pour 50 ml of Jojoba Oil into a dropper bottle or a bottle with a roll on lid, add the following essential oils to create …

 

Set for care of skin body, bath accessories

 

DIY Chocolate Orange Body Scrub

  This Orange Chocolate Body Scrub is easy to whip up out of ingredients you probably already have in your pantry, just in time for Mothers Day, it smells heavenly, takes very little time to make and the essentials oils will stimulate the circulatory system whilst calming the mind and reducing tension and stress. With our skin being the largest organ …

 

ladies legs with hands on knee

 

Creamed After Shave Balm

With winter approaching I’m finding my skin is in need of some loving attention – especially my legs. I’m still shaving them, but I’m not moisturising them as much as I do in the warmer months. After trying a few different creams and blends, I found this one absorbs really well while still leaving my legs super soft. The combination of …

 

3 pair converse shoes

 

Shoe and Foot Spray

I’m still on the foot odour warpath – surrounded by teenagers and a football mad fiancé there are smelly shoes everywhere! I’ve been using the shoe deodorisers I posted the recipe for last week; they’re good at keeping smells away, but not so good at solving lingering odours that have already taken up residence in well-loved shoes (especially sports shoes). …