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Body Basics - essential oil body oil
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Body Basics – Create your own body oil

One of the nicest homemade gifts I have ever received was a custom body oil blend. Not only did it leave my skin feeling super soft and smooth, but it also smelt divine. Even to this day whenever I smell sandalwood, I think of that oil! So, I thought it only fair to share with […]

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Blackcurrant and Sage Foot Powder

One area many of us neglect are our feet. The one part of our body that is always in contact with something and bears the most weight and we forget about them. Now, I know I have included this in my Handmade Christmas series and you may not want to gift this, but I’m sure […]

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Handmade Christmas – Sugar and Vanilla Body Scrub

Looking for ways to give gifts this Christmas without breaking the bank or damaging the environment? Then you need to check out my new series on Handmade Christmas Gifts and Decorations. Starting this week I will share one or two posts that include something you can make at home. Mainly from things in your cupboard […]

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Oatmeal Face Mask

I love creating homemade beauty products, not only to save money but also because I know exactly what I am putting onto my skin. I have been creating my own products for over 10 years now. From skincare to haircare all the way through to herbal remedies for aches and pains. Face mask recipes are […]

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Easy DIY Store Cupboard Conditioner

Have you seen just how many chemicals are in store-bought shampoo and conditioner? No, then you need to check out the post I wrote recently about Think Dirty. It’s an app that allows you to see exactly what is in the products you are using on your hair and body. I am trying to make […]

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benefits of essential oils and steaming facials
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5 Benefits of steaming face with essential oils

Interested in using essential oils as part of your skincare routine? Check out the benefits of steaming face and neck areas plus 10 amazing recipes you can try at home. What are the benefits of steaming face? Removes trapped makeup. If you regularly wear makeup, you really need to be steaming your face at least […]

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