My first offering after two months of silence – almonds

Yes almonds. My favourite nut, oil, milk. I love it flaked, ground, crushed, roasted, whole, half, in marzipan, in cereal, but most of all I love it in beauty products. It is a key ingredient in my home-made face oil, and is the main ingredient in this sensitive skin range from Weleda. I have found pure, organic sweet almond… View Post
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Ancient clay mask from Maple holistics – 3 ingredients only

Clay is known for deep cleansing skin, a natural, green and minimal way to decongest it, whilst not being too harsh for sensitive skins. Buying a clay mask in powdered form just means you know exactly what is going on your skin (yes, I know it is dirt but hey it’s better than lots of preservatives… View Post
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Beach hair in the city – Pureology sea-kissed texturiser

If, like me, you’ve not got a holiday coming up soon, and you long for easy, beach hair then give this a try – Pureology’s sea-kissed texturiser. Admittedly it is for highlighted hair but that just means it is more gentle and designed to protect colour. It’s the first one I’ve found that doesn’t have salt in it,… 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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