Rose Water: Skincare Benefits

Rose water is a natural skincare product that has benefits for all skin types, given its antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties. Used for centuries as a natural and effective skincare product, rose water is beneficial for healing and soothing skin. It contains antioxidants which naturally maintains the skin’s pH balance, tightens pores, helps to strengthen skin cells and regenerate skin tissues. The aroma of roses … Continue reading Rose Water: Skincare Benefits

DIY Reusable Facial Wipes/Makeup Remover Pads

Making your own cotton facial wipes is a great way to minimise waste in your beauty ritual. What’s more you can create your own reusable facial wipes/makeup remover pads using some basic sewing skills, without the use of a sewing machine. The below video shows you how you can make your own face wipes using items you most likely already have at home – an … Continue reading DIY Reusable Facial Wipes/Makeup Remover Pads

@grombre: An Instagram community celebrating women of all ages embracing their grey hair

More and more women worldwide, of all ages, are ditching the hair dye in favour of natural locks and yes, that does mean a healthy dose of grey/silver/white hair. In the past, going grey was not an easy transition for women due to outdated beliefs, pre-conceived notions and perceptions about going grey. Going grey is not a “sign of aging” as it affects young people … Continue reading @grombre: An Instagram community celebrating women of all ages embracing their grey hair

Unmasked: Make-up artist Emmy Burbridge investigates what beauty products are doing to the planet in BBC Stories documentary

Make-up artist, Emmy Burbridge, has noticed more and more people who come into her Somerset-based salon asking about where their make-up comes from – the likes of “is it cruelty free?” and “does it contain palm oil?”. Palm oil is often the ingredient that makes lipstick glossy and foundation smooth. Palm oil is in 70% of beauty products – and some people say it should … Continue reading Unmasked: Make-up artist Emmy Burbridge investigates what beauty products are doing to the planet in BBC Stories documentary

DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Recipes 🥥 [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

From lip balm to hair treatment, coconut oil added to a few other ingredients can make for a healthy, natural alternative to chemical-laden beauty products. Check out these 15 coconut oil beauty product recipes 🥥 via DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Recipes 🥥 [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading DIY Coconut Oil Beauty Recipes 🥥 [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Essential Oils for a Healthy Scalp

Taking good care of your scalp is crucial to the overall health of your hair. If your hair needs some TLC, treat it from the scalp and roots all the way to the tips. Hair follicles within the scalp require nourishment – if the scalp is excessively oily, hair follicles get clogged up, and if the scalp, there’s no moisture getting to the hair follicles, … Continue reading Essential Oils for a Healthy Scalp

How to find cleaner, non-toxic Perfumes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Studies show fragrance is the leading cause of skin inflammation, affecting more than 2 million people. If you’ve experienced sneezing, watery eyes, headaches, dizziness, wheezing, or skin reactions, you could be allergic to something in your perfume. via How to find cleaner, non-toxic Perfumes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading How to find cleaner, non-toxic Perfumes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Review: Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Manuka Honey Balm

Tea Tree Oil, revered for its antibacterial and antiseptic properties, is a go to for spots, cuts, scrapes, stings or minor wounds for the whole family. Granted to carry the essential oil on your person isn’t convenient when you’re on the go, so alas then Thursday Plantation has created a Tea Tree Manuka Honey Balm. A restorative balm that takes care of any skincare eruptions, … Continue reading Review: Thursday Plantation Tea Tree Manuka Honey Balm

Review: Nurifi Pure and Unrefined Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is a wonderful natural ingredient that is applauded in skincare for its antioxidant powers, ability to fade stretch marks and scars, and its effectiveness in hydrating and moisturising skin. I used to use Palmer’s cocoa butter as a body moisturiser years ago, but given its far-from-natural ingredients it would irritate my skin so I stopped using it. Over the years, I have used … Continue reading Review: Nurifi Pure and Unrefined Cocoa Butter

Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

The benefit of making your own mask is that you can control what goes in the mixing bowl and learn what works best for your skin. Masks are most beneficial when you use active ingredients that target specific skin needs. via Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove Continue reading Do’s and Don’ts of DIY Masks + Recipes [Infographic] — ecogreenlove