Skincare

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…

What’s inside…? Natural children toothpaste

This week’s analysis has a slightly different take as I’ve been asked about which natural and fluoride-free toothpaste for children I would recommend. So here are my top three picks. Read more…

DIY deodorant – A recipe

In my review post on Schmidt’s natural deodorants, I wrote that I was planning to try out a homemade recipe for a natural deodorant à la the Schmidt’s one. Well, three batches later and here it is. Read more…

What’s inside…? Aveeno Baby range

This week’s analysis looks at products from the Aveeno Baby range. The colloidal oatmeal (fine milled oats) used in all of Aveeno (owned by Johnson & Johnson by the way) products has recognised skin-soothing properties, especially beneficial for those with dry and eczema-prone skin. But let’s scrutinise the other ingredients. As with my previous analyses, I’m looking for feedback on how useful these […] Read more…

Byron Bay Skincare – A Review

I’m always on the lookout for new natural skin care products and now that I am a busy (not to mention sleep-deprived!) Mum of two, buying a new facial oil, face mask or body butter is my biggest treat.  I’m also at that stage (and age!) in my life when I know I need to put in a bit […] Read more…

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