Great Uses For Coffee Grounds

Instead of throwing out your coffee grounds, collect them and put them to good use around the home. You can also ask your local cafe for some next time you order a coffee to save them being thrown out. Here’s a selection of ways you can use them at home. Use as a body scrub. Mix a cup of coffee grounds with a little olive oil to make a paste and rub all over your body …

 

 

20 Great Uses For Baking Soda

 Where would we be without a big jar of baking soda? Keep it handy enough to scrub a sink, make a spray cleaner on the run, clean the bathroom, throw down the toilet with a little white vinegar to keep it sparkling, or take a teaspoon to alleviate heartburn. If you buy our Green Goddess Premium Baking Soda you can be sure you are buying the best available; ours is mined in Colorado (not man made in China), it’s …

 

 

DIY Coconut & Hemp Face Polish

This homemade face polish recipe is one of my all-time favourites. It leaves your skin feeling refreshed, moisturised and clean. Hemp seed oil, coconut oil, and essential oils work to kill bacteria while providing nutrients and hydration. Baking soda – which is a good alternative to environmentally disastrous plastic microbeads – gently sloughs off dead skin cells, and cocoa butter soothes and seals in moisture to keep your skin looking radiant and youthful. Coconut & …

 

 

Exfoliate Naturally With Yoghurt

Did you know you can exfoliate your skin gently using only natural yoghurt and flaxseeds?  The lactic acid in yoghurt helps to break down dead skin cells and the ground flaxseed is just abrasive enough to slough them away.  The zinc and fat content in yoghurt also help to keep skin glowing and ward off acne. Flaxseed is anti-inflammatory and high in anti-oxidants, add to this a little raw Manuka Honey (Earthbound is my absolute …

 

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DIY Gardeners Scrub

Scrubs can be expensive to purchase, and many brands are loaded with chemical fillers, so why not make your own! This effective peppermint scented gardeners scrub works to exfoliate dry skin while moisturising and protecting. I’ve called it a gardeners scrub as it’s great at removing dirt, grime, and green stains from working outside. Pop this scrub into a funky jar, add some raffia and a Christmas decoration or two and you have a lovely …