Shea Butter for skin

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Shea butter  is such an interesting ingredient.   Although it is grown in sunny Africa, it’s one of the best things for your skin during winter if you live someplace snowy with extreme low temperatures and wind, someplace like Canada.  Make no sense. Why would an ingredient from a country that never snows (Ghana) work … Read more

Skincare routine for dry skin

skincare routine for dry skin

If you’ve reached ‘that stage’ of life when your skin is not quite as comfortable as it used to be, you may well be asking what skincare is best for dry skin.  Well the good news, is that you can use the power of aromatherapy to help your dry skin and boost your wellbeing. And … Read more

Japanese Skin Care- Guide 2021

Why Japanese skin is flawless

Why Japanese skin is flawless? I’m fascinated with how different cultures have their own beauty secrets. Japanese women have a mystery to them, and are known for their beautiful porcelain-looking skin. So how do they keep their skin healthy? How do they keep their skin clear so that they don’t need to cake-on makeup? Japanese … Read more

Why I don’t use Skincare Acids

why i dont use acids

Why would you even want to use an acid on your skin? Isn’t it dangerous? And if you live a clean and healthy lifestyle, do you even need to use acids? Good questions.     Hello, I’m Wendy. I don’t use ‘acids’ on my skin – why? The media will tell you, Of course you … Read more

Hyaluronic Acid – Guide 2021

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What is hyaluronic acid? Hyaluronic Acid is a naturally occurring mucopolysaccharide that provides lubrication and cushioning to the movable parts of the body, such as joints, eyes, skin and muscles. It also acts as a nutrient distributor to areas that lack blood supply like cartilage and eyeballs. Because Hyaluronic Acid is strongly hydrophilic (water-loving), it’s … Read more

Lemongrass

What to do with lemongrass Although it smells lemony, lemongrass is not related to lemons or any of the citrius family. Instead it is part of the massive grass family, the same family that Citronella belongs to. . It grows in warmer climates  in sandy soils.  We Aroma therapists love lemongrass  essential oils for it’s … Read more

How to fade acne scars

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Acne and pimples suck. I thought my teenage years of misery with spots were a thing of the past, but then the pandemic happened. I got a nasty red spot on my chin the day after my post-lockdown haircut. Horrible! (the spot, not the haircut) Then I scratched away at it, leaving an uglier patch … Read more

Sunbathing for health

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Sunbathing has many health benefits.  So what does sunlight do for the body?’ Sunlight is essential for Vitamin D production (hello strong bones and teeth), sun baths also boost immunity, brain and heart function, mood and eyesight. After a long, wet and grey winter… there’s nothing like sunbathing to feel perky and energetic.  Libido gets … Read more