• Mind & Body,  Natural skincare

    How to look after your skin

    Your skin is one of the most important organs you have, as well as the biggest. The best way to look after your skin and fight breakouts is prevention and daily maintenance, rather than only dealing with spots once they appear (and its already too late!). The wonderful thing about skin care is that it can be a quite time that becomes part of your daily self-care, and some aspects of the practices I will share here can be quite meditative to perform. My last post covered all things spots and breakout related including how to work out what’s causing your breakouts & what foods you need to be eating…

  • Mind & Body,  Natural skincare

    What your breakouts tell you about your skin

    Your skin in the biggest organ in your body. It deals with both inner and outer stresses – what you feed your body, anxiety & stress, pollution, harsh weather conditions, central heating and air con…. the list is endless. Its also your immune systems first defence against bacteria, viruses, and other germs. In this post I will break down What your breakouts tell you about your skin as simply as possible, as well as some things you can do to help your skin health. If you have ever had a breakout, and lets face it who hasn’t ( if you haven’t you’re either not human, or I want your secrets!!),…

  • natural remedies for summer health and beauty
    Holistically,  Mind & Body,  Natural skincare

    Natural/Holistic remedies for summer health & beauty

    Each season has its own share of skin, beauty and health woes. As we all know!  Whether you are going abroad or staying at home, these are the natural products and plant based holistic remedies for summer health & beauty. Things to take with you to get you through the summer. Think of it as your go-to summer first aid kit. (Or something like that!). But after suffering with sunburn along my hairline, and a few bug bites of my own this month I thought some natural & holistic plant remedies for summer would be useful. If it’s popular I may even make this kind of post a seasonal feature…

  • Favourite DIY face mask ingredients
    Herbal Remedies,  Natural skincare

    3 Diy face masks that are all natural

    As I sit here writing this my face is completely covered in bright orange goop. I may look ridiculous, but this all natural turmeric face mask (the recipe I’m about to give you) is like a miracle worker, so it’s worth scaring the post man for! When you become conscious of what you are putting in your body, you also start to think about what you are putting on your body too. For me this also includes skin care and beauty products. The skin is the largest organ you have, and it’s super absorbent, so any chemicals or toxins in the moisturisers and other products you put on your body…