House of Herbology: Herbal Facial Toner

Herbs, plants and anything from nature is versatile. It comes as no surprise then that what you drink perhaps as a herbal tea can also be used in your beauty and haircare regime. Facial toners can be used on all skin types. Making your own facial toner from herbs is easy and it means you can make your own formula that is suitable for your … Continue reading House of Herbology: Herbal Facial Toner

House of Herbology: Anti-Frizz Hair Serum

If you want to tame frizzy hair while adding shine and definition to your tresses, hair serum works wonders. Hair serum is easy to make yourself at home using castor oil, which gives the serum that thickness, plus lighter carrier oils such as jojoba oil and argan oil. Castor oil is known for its antibacterial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties making it beneficial for maintaining a … Continue reading House of Herbology: Anti-Frizz Hair Serum

House of Herbology: Coffee & Coconut Oil Lip Scrub

Taking care your lips may include the use of a gentle exfoliator when removing dead skin cells is required. What’s more is you can make your own lip scrub from ingredients that you already have around the house. The zero-waste recipe below calls for the use of used coffee grounds. So next time you put on a brew, be sure to save some used coffee … Continue reading House of Herbology: Coffee & Coconut Oil Lip Scrub

House of Herbology: Natural Bath Bombs

Bath Bombs make a colourful, fizzy and floral addition to your bath tub. Making your own bath bombs is simple and what’s more, you have control over the ingredients that you put in meaning you can use more natural ingredients compared to the ones that can be bought in the shops, and you can experiment with essential oils, flower petals and natural colourings. The below … Continue reading House of Herbology: Natural Bath Bombs

House of Herbology: Natural Exfoliating Body Scrubs

Everyday household items such as salt, sugar and coffee grains can also be used in your skincare regime. As natural exfoliators, salt, sugar and coffee grains can be used as scrubs to keep your skin healthy, smooth and radiant. Salt scrubs, which are more abrasive, work well for areas of dry skin such as the feet and elbows, and is good at drawing out impurities … Continue reading House of Herbology: Natural Exfoliating Body Scrubs

House of Herbology: Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Hair Rinse

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) is an all round staple when it comes to health and wellbeing and creating home remedies. ACV, with its amino acids and antioxidants, is beneficial to health and has been found to aid digestion, lower blood sugar, reduce cholesterol and assist with weight loss when ingested. ACV is also a great tonic when applied externally to hair. Applied as a hair wash, … Continue reading House of Herbology: Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) Hair Rinse

Cheekbone Beauty: Indigenous-owned brand giving 10% of its profits to help educate indigenous youth in Canada

Cheekbone Beauty is an Indigenous-owned beauty company that gives 10% of its profits to help educate Indigenous youth in Canada. Known for creating high quality, cruelty-free beauty products including liquid lipsticks and complexion products, the brand aims to provide a space within the mainstream beauty industry where indigenous youth are represented and seen. Some of Cheekbone Beauty’s best-selling products are from its Warrior Women range. … Continue reading Cheekbone Beauty: Indigenous-owned brand giving 10% of its profits to help educate indigenous youth in Canada