Category Archives: Beauty

Tone, Treat, Sip – Beauty Inside and Out

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Feeling great and looking fabulous is a combination of what you put inside your body to nourish it, as well as what you put on your skin in the form of beauty products, lotions and potions.

Your skin the largest organ in your body and 60% of what you put on to your skin is absorbed into your blood stream. Scary stuff when you consider what is lurking in many beauty products (you can read more about the top 12 nasties to avoid here).

Today I am sharing with you three recipes that will support your beauty from both the inside and the outside.

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Conscious Beauty: Healing Floral Toner

Healing Floral Toner

Did you know that this month is organic September?

Organic September is the UK’s biggest celebration of all things organic – including the recognition of beauty products that are certified as using organic ingredients, that have been sustainably and ethically source in their production.

In support of organic September, I am today sharing with you my super easy recipe to make your own toner.

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Rejuvenating Face Mask

Rejuvenating Face mask

As a follow on from last weeks post No More Dirty Looks, here is a recipe for a rejuvenating face mask. It is so simple to make and does wonders for your skin – without the need for harsh chemicals, alcohol or synthetic fragrances.

Applying a face mask once a week will give your skin a boost. Wet masks will infuse active ingredients into your skin to hydrate, sooth, calm and heal. Read More →

No More Dirty Looks

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I have recently re-read the book No More Dirty Looks – The Truth About Your Beauty Products by Siobhan O’Connor and Alexandra Spunt.

Have you read it?

This book will open your eyes to the nasty chemicals and additives that are lurking in your favourite beauty products. It is all very well to be fuelling my body with organic wholefoods but then to discover that what was in my beauty products was toxic was a complete blow.

Your skin the largest organ in your body and 60% of what you put on to your skin is absorbed into your blood stream.

So without feeling totally overwhelmed. Here is my breakdown of the top 12 nasties to avoid:

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Does your hair need some TLC?

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Have you ever stood looking at yourself in the mirror and wondering what to do with your limp, lifeless hair?

Vibrant healthy hair depends on a balanced diet. Poor nutritional intake and the effects of crash dieting will show up on your hair and skin. Lifestyle factors such as smoking, hormone imbalances and lack of sleep will also contribute to limp, lifeless hair.

Does your hair needs some TLC to bring it back to life?

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