A 10-day detox with the Organic Pharmacy that is worth a try

My detox is over. Finally. The pros – I seem to have broken the sugar habit. No more cravings for sweet stuff or junk food or bread (apparently, the refined carbs craving is linked to sugar). The cons – you become a bit of a bore over the 10 days, not going out and watching what…

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Stress reliever with the Relax tincture from Organic Pharmacy

The stress hormone, cortisol, is evil. Prolonged high levels lead to all sorts of problems, emotionally and physically. Sadly, you don’t always know that the levels are high because you think you’re coping fine – it’s life after all, and what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger. Whoever coined that phrase needs a slap.

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HJ Manicure – polishes that are cruelty free, vegan friendly and 5-free (from toxins)

I’ve been looking for a grey polish for a while, and finally I’ve found one! If you’ve ever questioned what is in your nail polish then it’s time to try out a 5-free nail polish. Why 5-free? It’s free of 5 of the common nasties / toxins which are purported to be harmful and irritating…

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I’m on a 10-day detox with the Organic Pharmacy – better sleep, better skin, better mood are on the menu

I went to a natural beauty event* at the Organic Pharmacy, whose philosophy is based on homeopathy, herbal medicine, nutrients and a holistic approach to health and wellbeing – what you put inside you is as important as what you apply on the outside, i.e. free from toxins and nasties that create sensitivities in and on our bodies. I…

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Holding on to the feeling of Summer with Elemis frangipani monoi body oil – Spa @ home

Smell is a sense that can transport you to far away places in an instant, invoking memories long forgotten. It’s also a great way of prolonging the Summer, now that Autumn has well and truly set in over here in London. Elemis’s Frangipani Monoi body oil is fast becoming a favourite of mine, having been…

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