When I started making soap, I wanted it to be completely natural so when it came to fragrance, essential oils were the natural choice. However, even though they are natural they are very powerful oils and should be treated with respect.
It was encouraging to read recent media reports that sales of soap bars increased in 2018 as consumers try to cut down on plastic waste. This is a great piece of news to start the new year.
If you are trying to reduce your use of plastic, then you will more than likely have considered using a shampoo bar.
The plastic pollution problem is huge. It’s been receiving lots of media attention and this is in part thanks to the work of Sir David Attenborough.
One of the pleasures of making your own soap is the freedom to choose the ingredients that you want to use, and many students attending my courses are very excited at the prospect of using flowers and herbs from their own gardens.
Yoga has many benefits for the body and mind but it also benefits skin in several ways that are perhaps less well known.
After the harsh winter weather, you might feel like your skin needs a boost for the new season. This doesn’t mean that you need to spend hours searching for the perfect bottle of serum or face cream.
Natural beauty has exploded in popularity in recent years and it continues to grow as consumers become more aware of the ingredients in their lotions and potions.
It’s that time of year when we think about resolutions, improvements and new challenges. The new year brings an opportunity for a fresh start and new beginnings.
I am a firm believer in alternative therapies for mental wellbeing whether they are used alongside traditional therapies or not.