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

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

sunbathe heliotherapy

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

Naked Yoga

naked yoga

It’s not surprising that yoga has many trendy hybrids, be it yoga with dogs, goats, lemurs or on horseback.   There’s yoga in water, with trampolining, with weights,  Rolfing, snowshoeing, Pilates, mindfulness, rafting, Capoeira, crossfit, Hip-Hop, boxing, acrobatics and using a silk hammock (aerial yoga). Geeta Iyengar offered yoga for women and now you can take … Read more

Sea fennel

what is sea fennel

What is sea fennel extract? Sea fennel or rock samphire or samphire is an edible plant part of the carrot family. It’s called Crithmum Maritimum  in Latin It’s a  hardy plant that grows on rocky beaches and windswept cliffs of south western England, Ireland, Europe and around the  Meditteranean . It has fleshy green leaves … Read more

Cacay Oil

cacay oil

What is Cacay Oil? Cacay oil is a new natural  anti-ageing oil that stimulates cellular turnover and slows collagen breakdown. It has 50% more vitamin E and double the amount of Linoleic Acid than Argan Oil. Wow. It also has 3 times more natural Retinol than Rose Hip Oil.   Where does Cacay Oil come … Read more