DewLock

dewlock skincare extracts by Wendy Gardner

What is Dewlock ? It’s a process invented/discovered by me here in Devon.  It’ called the DewLock process and is how I manage to help dry skin become less dry.  I am simply the vessel allowing Nature to do her work in you. My hands are the conduit through which the energy flows and it … Read more

Vitamin F for skin

vitamin F

What is Vitamin F ? Yes you’ve heard of Vitamin A, C and E also B vitamin complex, but what the heck is vitamin F?   Well Vitamin F turns out to be the combination, or blend,  of two acids: ALA and LA acids. These are critical for healthy skin. You can eat them too, … Read more

Ayurveda Body Types

ayurveda body type

What is Ayurveda? Ayurveda is a Sanskrit word that in simple English means  the “Science of Life”. Ayurveda began in India about 4,000 years ago during the Bronze Age and is a holistic wellbeing programme that connects body, mind and spirit. Ayurvedic medical students were taught from the ancient Vedas. Their training covered 8 disciplines: … Read more

How to get rid of bruises

bruises natural remedies

It’s holiday time again and trips to the park often result in falls and bruises.  Hydrosols, vegetable and essential oils from your aromatherapy collection can be used in your home as part of your natural first aid kit… This article is for the daily bumps and bruises we get in everyday life so if you … Read more

Julie-Nelson-Natural-Perfumer

natural perfume interview julie nelson

Natural Perfume and Menopause- Julie Nelson – “Our sense of smell is our most powerful sense and has a direct link to the limbic brain, once known as the smell brain or survival brain. When we inhale a scent that we resonate with we are immediately emotionally uplifted. We experience a shift in mindset, moods … Read more

What does MSM do for hair, nails and skin?

msm

Greece’s famous philosophers, such as Hippocrates and Plato, and Rome’s Galen studied the effects of hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is simply, bathing in thermal waters rich in sulphur and minerals. It worked remarkably on many dis-eases, many of which were caused by inflammation. Things like like leaky gut syndrome, ME, damaged joints, arthritis, osteoporosis and psoriasis. What … Read more

Precious metals for rejuvenation – Colloidal Gold

colloidal gold skincare

When I think of gold, King Tut’s beautiful  mask comes to mind. Au, so beautiful. Humans have been mesmerized by the lustre and colour of gold for thousands of years.  Gold flakes were found in Palaeolithic caves dating back as far as 40,000 B.C and the Pyramids of Giza were topped with solid gold capstones. … Read more

Pearl powder

pearl powder

Jackie O said, ‘Pearls are always appropriate’. Lady Sarah Churchill said she felt undressed without them. Grace Kelly called them the ‘queen of gems and the gem of queens’. Cleopatra loved them, your granny probably wore a necklace of them to her wedding and now they’re available in modern cosmetics. This isn’t just some modern … Read more

Shea Butter for skin

organic-shea-butter-uk

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