5 Easy to Prepare Facial Toners

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You can make these toners at home using simple effective ingredients from your own kitchen. Take control of your body, by limiting unnecessary chemicals entering your body by choosing fresh organic products.

Toners help gently clean skin, and are a great way to brighten and freshen up during the day, for example, after the gym or work, or maybe your skin feels sweaty after a hot day.  These recipes are great after a deep cleanse to sooth the skin and prepare it for makeup application. Continue reading “5 Easy to Prepare Facial Toners”

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Make Your Own Apple Cider Vinegar for pence

 

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Apple Cider Vinegar is nature’s wonder gift to us. We can use it for an endless list of ailments and beauty uses. Why buy it when you can make it with water, sugar, and organic apples?

Homemade organic raw apple cider vinegar

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Homemade Peppermint Toothpaste

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For years I suffered gum sensitivity and relied on commercial toothpastes that claim to help sooth sensitivity. Even though commercial toothpastes do help with reducing gum sensitivity, I found that after a few days of stopping them, the sensitivity returned. Continue reading “Homemade Peppermint Toothpaste”

Use Apple Cider Vinegar in Your Beauty Routine

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Apple Cider Vinegar in Your Beauty Routine

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is one of nature’s most amazing ingrediants that offers easy natural Beauty benefits. ACV is rich in vitamins, enzymes, citric and malic acids, mineral salts and amino acids.  It offers antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal protection, as well as acting as an anti-bacterial.

To ensure you get an ACV with all these amazing properties, you should look for a raw unheater ACV that states ‘with Mother’ on the jar.  The Mother is the friendly naturally ocurring bacteria in the ACV, that contains the enzymes.  Typically, you will find a Mother in your homemade ACV, or in organic versions such as Braggs ACV. Pasturised ACV has been heat treated, so all the essential friendly bacteria has been killed.

Uses for Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) in your beauty routine…

ACV HAIR RINSE RECIPE AND USE

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Argan Oil & Aloe Vera Shampoo

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Argan Oil & Aloe Vera Homemade Shampoo

Soft, silky, hydrated hair!

This recipe is super moisturing shampoo experience, that detangles hair, leaving it smooth, silky and very shiney. This recipe suits dry and/or curly hair, but small amounts could be tried on normal hair. The castille shampoo in this recipe does not contain harsh chemicals, which can strip hair. Continue reading “Argan Oil & Aloe Vera Shampoo”

Indian Herbs Hair Shampoo

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Indian Herbs Shampoo

Try using Indian Herbs homemade shampoo as an alternative to commercial shampoo like Amla, Shikakai and Brahmi. It not only gives great moisture and shine, but Indian herbs used as a hair wash are an Ayurvedic practice.  They provide health benefits to!

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WHY I LIKE INDIAN HERBS FOR FINE CURLY HAIR

Indian Herb shampoos leave the hair feeling soft, shinier, stronger and healthier!  This is because Indian herbs gently cleanse the hair, leaving the scalp and hair Ph balanced, ultimately helping to regulate oil production. Continue reading “Indian Herbs Hair Shampoo”

Honey and Lemon Beauty Treatment

HONEY AND LEMON BEAUTY  TREATMENTS

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Honey and Lemon anti-ageing remedies

Sadly, the beautiful Languedoc summer is coming to an end, and people are busy harvesting their wonderful produce that grows in abundence here in France. As per normal, larders will be full of lemons, apricots, figs, nuts, fresh honey, berries etc, all heading for jam pots, winter casseroles and freezers.

While these pretty fruits and produce make tasty meals and gifts, the stunning Languedoc region provides us with super raw materials to make our own home-made beauty treatments, which are detailed  below. Continue reading “Honey and Lemon Beauty Treatment”

The’No-Poo’ Method using Hair Soap Bars

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NO-POO’…..WHAT’S THAT!!!

Well, quite simply, it means giving up using shampoo, or giving up using commercial shampoos and switching to natural methods of washing your hair.  Such as, by preparing herbal rinses, or just using 8 0z of distilled water with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to cleanse with.

Many people find that stopping the use of commerical chemical laden shampoos gives their hair a chance to regenerate, grow and experience a renewal of natural shine and hair strength.

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