Sesame seed oil is a good natural sun filter and Shea nut butter fends off UV rays but should you find you have over done it and are suffering from a touch of sunburn, the best treatment, like any other … Read More
It is generally believed that in order to create a well-balanced perfume using essential oils, it should contain 3 notes: A TOP NOTE: Such as lemon or basil essential oil to give it a fresh, light quality that is instantly … Read More
Nearly all essential oils have bactericidal properties and by encouraging the production of white blood cells, they can assist in the treatment and prevention of infectious illness. Those who regularly use essential oils often become much more resistant to illnesses … Read More
Lemon Myrtle essential oil is one of Australia’s best. Not only does its vivid lemony aroma have a brilliant uplifting effect, it is also more antiseptic, antiviral and antifungal than any other Australian essential oil, even teatree. Its high citral … Read More
Summer has arrived and it is getting hotter. Cool yourself down with a refreshing Rose Water spritz or a couple of drops of Peppermint essential oil into a tepid water foot bath.
Grapefruit seed extract is an excellent addition to soap recipes. Not only is it a natural preservative, it also has antibacterial, antioxidant and deodorising properties.
Active clay face masks are an excellent way to cleanse, exfoliate, tone and condition the skin. They can easily be made by simply mixing the clay with purified water. Essential oils and vegetable oils can also be added for extra … Read More
For a speedy way to freshen your mouth before heading out the door, add a drop of clove bud or peppermint essential oil to a spoon of cider vinegar, gargle and spit out and you are ready to go!
If you like to add texture and interest to soap by adding petals or herbs which compliment the fragrance or essential oil you are using, giving them a long soak in glycerine first and then adding a preservtive such as … Read More