Breathing is something that we take for granted and it seems like a pretty simple function of the human body. However, it is fundamental to our health and wellbeing to do it properly.
One of life’s simple pleasures is taking a long hot soak. It’s a complete escape from the stresses and strains of daily life.
A large proportion of the cosmetic products that we use on a daily basis may contain SLS.
Unfortunately, SLS doesn’t stand for Super Luxury Soap nor is it Seriously Lovely Shampoo!
When the sun is shining we all feel good, we smile more easily, have more energy and generally feel happier.
Shea butter is a fabulous ingredient for making soap and cosmetics and it is included in my top ten soap making oils and butters guide which you can download here
When I started making my own natural soap it really got me thinking about the impact of our daily cleansing routines on our environment.
What happens to our soap, shampoo and toothpaste when it magically swirls away down the plug hole?
Castor oil is a vegetable oil obtained by pressing the seeds or ‘beans’ of the castor oil plant (Ricinus communis). The seeds contain between 40% and 60% oil that is rich in triglycerides; the main constituents of natural fats and oils.
In a previous post I wrote about what you can expect if you attend one of my soap making courses. It’s always a fun day making new friends and we usually have a bit of “bake off” style banter too!
Did you know that more moisture is lost through your lips than through anywhere else on your body? The reason for this is because the skin on your lips is much thinner than any other part of your face or body.