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… View Post
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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… View Post
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Peeling back the years (and anything else that gets in the way)

I long for the days when skin stayed smooth and bright, using the odd face scrub in the shower. Plump and smooth and light and fresh! Face scrubs just don’t do the job any more. They feel a bit harsh now and don’t make enough of a difference. View Post
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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. View Post
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Gimme more oils – I continue to be amazed by their power

Oils to feed skin from the inside and out. Oils to feed the scalp*. Oils to cleanse skin with. Yes, this concept has finally reached me. It’s nothing new – cleansing with oils – but double cleansing, using an oil and separate face wash are new to me. “Why?” I hear you cry. “Why introduce another step?” View Post
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