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BLOOD ORANGE LIP SCRUB

BLOOD ORANGE LIP SCRUB

BLOOD ORANGE LIP SCRUB * * Wild cold weather shows up on the skin, especially the lips, inspired by the late winter blood orange season this minimal scrub will have your lips smooth and moisturised in no time.   Zesty Moisturising   Softening  Smoothing Orange trees are a symbol of love and marriage in many cultures, brides traditionally wear orange blossoms in their hair. GATHER: 2 bowls-one larger, a grater and a spoon. INGREDIENTS: 1 Blood orange 1 Dessertspoon of muscovado sugar 1 Dessertspoon of coconut oil 0 You can be creative with this recipe and use whatever you have...

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BEAUTY AT ALL AGES

BEAUTY AT ALL AGES

BEAUTY AT ALL AGES *   Beauty at all ages! YES!! Why are we as a culture holding the picture of eternal youth to the spotlight as the desirable kind of skin to have? In part it's because we recognise that super hydrated skin feels better, it's true but that doesn't mean we have to be also free of fine lines. I'm delighted to see so many people in the industry speak out about this sad and misused term. The concept of “anti-aging” simply sells more products. Magic wand skincare terms are full of promise and mystery when the real...

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USING SKINCARE AS A MINDFULNESS PRACTICE

USING SKINCARE AS A MINDFULNESS PRACTICE

USING SKINCARE AS A MINDFULNESS PRACTICE * * * If your skin feels beautiful - it is.   Because our skin is so linked in with the brain and our emotions it makes sense that natural high-quality ingredients will keep your skin at optimum health and that in turn will contribute to making you feel good on the inside. We all know emotions can directly affect skin health, stress can lead to a limited blood supply to the skin and show up as dryness, breakouts and a lacklustre appearance. The opposite is also true, a relaxed state leads to hydration, healing...

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DIY BEAUTY RECIPE: bergamot and vanilla body scrub.

DIY BEAUTY RECIPE: bergamot and vanilla body scrub.

0 0 This simple sunshiny scrub is both energising and luxurious, easy to make and a treat to use. A sunshiny treat for a Winter day.  Zesty Refreshing   Warming Comforting INGREDIENTS: I've given you options with this recipe so that you can get creative and use what you have in your kitchen. 1 cup of Salts: Sea salt, epsom or fine pink himalayan  20ml of Oil: Sunflower, grapeseed or jojoba  20 drops of bergamot oil or half an organic lime, the skin is going in! (without seeds) OR zest of an unwaxed citrus fruit 15 drops of vanilla bean extract: Vanilla extract paste...

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LAVENDER

LAVENDER

LAVENDER 101 This plant really personifies why we use minimal ingredients in our formations, it contains more than one compound and each compound has a different valuable therapeutic quality.  Lavender means 'to wash' in Latin. A beauty aid and therapeutic plant lavender oil is the most versatile botanical extract and has been for centuries. Lavender reduces anxiety and emotional stress, reduces acne, restores skin complexion and slows down the ageing process with it's powerful antioxidants. Individual white lavender trumpets, each tiny flower is as beautiful as a lilly flower. Lavender contains various compounds that fuse together to create the aroma...

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