6 month check-in on my new year’s resolution (yes, I only made one)

I don’t know why I bother making any new year’s resolutions… I don’t stick to them (usually because I can’t remember making them). Well, I’ve not managed to stick to this year’s resolution (body brush every morning). I do it maybe once or twice a week. Does it still count as a resolution, or just half of…

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Adding to the facial oil collection

Yes, an odd thought. More oil. But who wants to look oily? No one. Who wants to look like they’re skin is supple, plump and hydrated? Everyone. The secret? Apply to damp skin to trap moisture under the oil (skin preferably damp with organic toner). Everyone knows I love facial oils. I’ve used rosehip oil for…

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Spritzing for plumper skin

I don’t see the value in buying a separate branded toner, when all it is supposed to do is add a layer of hydration after cleansing to plump up the skin, and close any pores. For years I’ve dabbed on some rosewater, and recently I’ve been spritzing a homemade blend of rosewater and lavender. Following this…

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Protection from the sun, naturally (and I don’t mean a hat)

I continue my quest to use less chemicals and nasties on my skin, and what feels like it has more chemicals than most every day products? Sun cream! Now, I am 100% behind protecting my skin from ageing rays, but wouldn’t it be nice to do it without slathering on extra lanolin or parabens or…

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Weleda skin food – what is all the fuss about?

I’ve seen mention of this product time and time again since starting this blog, and my curiosity has been piqued. Weleda is well known, as a green beauty brand, and has been around for a long time (90 years). Natural, organic, ethical, fair trade, sustainable, eco-friendly…so now let’s see if it is effective too.

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