Tag Archives: natural beauty

Natural treatments for oily skin and seborrhoea

A greasy or oily skin type typically presents with open pores and an oily surface, which predisposes one to pimples, blackheads and potentially also acne (see pages in gardeners health) But before you despair, there is some good news: ‘oiliness’ … Continue reading

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Great hair days

No matter what the time of year, the elements can play havoc with your hair but with summer here, frizzy weather, party invites and more pressure to be at your most radiant, its perhaps timely to look at how to … Continue reading

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resolve dark circles naturally

Cosmetic creams containing phylloquinone (vitamin k) are often recommended as a treatment for dark circles but the effectiveness of vitamin K really depends upon the cause of the discoloration – if the causative factor is broken capillaries then it will … Continue reading

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herbal and kitchen cures for Lack lustre hair

Dull hair – Environmental stresses (including air conditioning and air pollution) as well as some styling products can just deplete your natural oils and healthy sheen. OTC shampoos if not thoroughly rinsed can leave hair dull. Infusing kitchen oils with … Continue reading

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Essential Medicated lip balm

for summer cold sores, winter chapped lips and year round care of sensitive lips try this simple remedy. So while the veg butter is moisturizing, the calendula oil soothing and protective and the bees wax a natural anti-bacterial agent that … Continue reading

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Geranium, rose and chamomile soothing body wash

Geranium, rose and chamomile soothing body wash is suitable for irritated skin conditions, dermatitis, acne and as a low allergen wash. Essential oil of Pot Geranium (pelargonium spp) reduces inflammation of skin and controls infection of wounds – infusions, flower … Continue reading

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Baths, Gargles, Tonic Lotions and Douches

Most Baths are infusions/inhalations on a grand scale but with the added benefit of being topically effective and as a compress soaks up the healing properties of an infusion so too does the body and spirit. Simply add some essential … Continue reading

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