5 Ideas to Use Coconut Oil in Your Daily Beauty Routine.

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Coconut Oil for Gorgeous Hair

Coconut oil has long since been recognised as deeply conditioning for hair.  Coconut oil contains naturally occurring fatty acids that allow for deep and easy penetration into the hair shaft. This makes it good for smoothing frizz and restoring shine to hair. Furthermore, coconut oil contains protein, which when absorbed into the hair shaft can help replace and strengthen weak hair. Continue reading “5 Ideas to Use Coconut Oil in Your Daily Beauty Routine.”

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How to do a professional pedicure at home.

 

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While people love to pay attention to painting their toe nails with pretty colours, they often overlook the fact that appearance of feet and toes will improve with simple care, which adds to an overall professional finish of your feet.  By doing a professional pedicure at home your feet will feel fabulous, look softer, more silky and your toe nails will grow stronger and appear more healthy. Continue reading “How to do a professional pedicure at home.”

Zesty Orange & Ginger Foot Scrub

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Your home pedicure experience!

Make this exfoliating and stimulating foot scrub!

Foot scrubs are a wonderful treat to incorporate into your diy professional pedicure, they smell wonderful and leave the feet feeling light and fresh.  They can be used as a weekly freshen up in the shower or during a bath, or for use during a pedicure to help further remove dead skin and improve nail condition. Continue reading “Zesty Orange & Ginger Foot Scrub”

Peppermint Fresh Cocoa Lip Balm

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Homemade goodness!

This homemade peppermint and cocoa lip balm tastes minty fresh and helps your lips stay supple and flaky free.  The skin on the lips is thinner than on the face, and dries out in harsh winter weather and central heating, and strong summer sunshine, and with the use of air-conditioning. Continue reading “Peppermint Fresh Cocoa Lip Balm”

Lavender & Rosemary Cleanser

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Lavender & Rosemary Cleanser

This Lavender & Rosemary cleanser is perfect for all skin types.  It smells as fresh as a summer’s day and reminds me of peaceful walks through beautiful aromatic gardens!  And most important of all, it cleans well, leaving the skin soft and moisturised. Continue reading “Lavender & Rosemary Cleanser”

Gentle Lavender & Chamomile Makeup Remover

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ABOUT LAVENDER AND CHAMOMILE MAKEUP REMOVER

This very gentle makeup remover is suitable for all types of skin.  It smells gorgeously sweet and fresh like the fields of lavender fields in Provence!  It can be used to cleanse the face and throat, but do avoid the eyes. Continue reading “Gentle Lavender & Chamomile Makeup Remover”

Quick and Easy Milk Facial Cleanser

 

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Simple is best!

Why Cleanse with Milk?

A good quick cleanser can be milk! It was a favorite of Cleopatra’s afterall. The benefits of milk are its ability to cleanse oil from the skin’s surface due to the lipase enzymes and lactic acid within, which help dilute grease and dirt.  Ultimately, the results are smoother glowing skin.

Milk is also calming on sensitive skin, and can help moisturise mature skins.  So this recipe is suitable for normal and combination skin.

How to cleanse with milk

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Sumptuous Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Cream

 

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Create your own creamy body moisturiser that smells like cookies and cream and feels silky smooth on the skin! It’s so easy to make, affordable and doesn’t contain any nasty chemicals.

What natural goodness is in this homemade recipe?

Apart from the delicious aromas of chocolate and vanilla in this recipe, cocoa butter has many health benefits also. It’s extracted from the cocoa bean, is one of nature’s most moisturising skin treatments.  It contains natural fatty acids that helps retain skin moisture and elasticity and absorbs into the skin, making the skin feel soft.  It’s great for all skin types, especially dry and sensitive.

Plus, this recipe contains sweet virgin almond oil, which is rich in skin loving Vitamin E, monounsaturated fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc, which help to prevent the signs of ageing. Continue reading “Sumptuous Cocoa Butter & Vanilla Body Cream”

Make Your Own Dry Shampoo With Essential Oil

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Homemade dry shampoo with Lavender & Rosemary

If you haven’t heard, then this recipe a dry shampoo is a versatile product to own! Not only is it perfumed with natural essential oils, but it also revitalises your hair by absorbing grease and helping your hair appear thicker.

A good dry shampoo, like this Cornstarch shampoo, also adds some shine and doesn’t dry your scalp out.

You can use this natural dry shampoo recipe for the days when you don’t have time to wash your hair and need a quick freshen up.

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Healthy Red Pepper Soup

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A good way to incorporate sweet red peppers into your daily diet is by making a big batch of healthy soup!  It’s so quick and easy, and makes for a filling satisfying  and low fat meal.

This recipe uses fabulously healthy red peppers,  which contain more than 200 % of your daily vitamin C requirement.  Vitamin C is great for helping ward off colds.  This recipe is also full of antioxidants, that can help boost immunity. Red peppers can also help you absorb iron and contains vitamin B6 and folic.

This recipe is great for increasing your onion intake. Onions are described as one of nature’s super foods as they contains polyphenols which can help boost the body’s immunity to certain unwanted health conditions.

HEALTHY RED PEPPER SOUP RECIPE – SERVES 4 Continue reading “Healthy Red Pepper Soup”