Skincare

DIY skincare – Rejuvenating and anti-ageing facial serums

    Making your own facial serums is incredibly easy and you can do it at a fraction of the cost of many leading brands. But what exactly is a facial serum? A serum is a skincare product that contains a very high concentration of active ingredients. You apply it directly onto the skin after cleansing but […] Read more…

DIY skincare – Zesty sea salt body scrub 

It’s time for my weekly recipe for making your own natural skincare product. This time round, I’m showing you how to create a refreshing body scrub which will leave your skin not only exfoliated and smelling fresh, but also beautifully moisturised. If you think making your own skincare products is difficult, then you’re in the right place […] Read more…

DIY skincare – Nourishing massage bars

When it comes to skincare, I can’t think of anything better than pampering myself with a beautifully smelling body cream or butter. I have made some body butters myself (you can get three super easy recipes here) but these massage bars have enticed me for a long time. I love how they look, how easy they are […] Read more…

Nom Nom Skincare – Baby range review

When my younger son Max was born six and a half months ago, I was adamant that I’d do everything in my power to give his delicate baby skin the best possible care and attention, opting only for natural and organic skincare, and to prevent any skin issues, including eczema which his older brother Leo and […] Read more…

DIY Skincare – Soothing shea & honey lip balm (and more!)

This lip balm couldn’t be easier to make! It uses only five ingredients, all of which are easily accessible (often from one source!) so there’s really no excuse not to make this completely natural beauty product in the comfort of your own home. What I love about this balm most is that it’s a bit of a […] Read more…

LoveLula BeautyBox January 2017 – Review

If you’re interested in skincare and make-up, you may have heard of subscription beauty boxes. It seems there’s a new wave of boxes being brought out, be it with high street or luxury brands, focusing on skincare or make-up. The concept behind those boxes is quite simple – you sign up for a period of time and […] Read more…

My current head-to-toe beauty routine

I like trying new products so I wanted to share what I’m using at the moment as it’s likely to change soon. I will be reviewing some of the items in more detail as separate posts so watch this space. Read more…

Natural remedies for child skin ailments

If your little one has suffered from nappy rash, cradle cap or their skin is dry and prone to eczema flare ups, these tried and tested natural remedies are definitely worth a try. All of them are gentle to the skin, however if your child’s eczema or any other skin condition is severe, always consult with your […] Read more…

DIY protective winter hand cream – 2 recipes

As wintery weather is fast approaching, it is time to think about caring for your hands. Despite using gloves, my hands always suffer in the cold and my eczema flare-ups seem to get worse if I don’t wear a protective cream. Which is why this year I have decided to take things into my own hands (sorry!) […] Read more…

DIY whipped body cream – 3 recipes

These three recipes are incredibly easy to make – especially for people like me who have only recently started making skincare products for personal use – as all of them use the same (very straightforward) method and only require a handful of ingredients. What I also love about these creams is that they are super gentle […] Read more…

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