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HENNA HAIR DYE

(COLORS, APPLICATION, PRO’S & CON’S) What is Henna? Henna is a dye prepared from the flowering plant, with seeds . It grows much better in hot countries. It has many properties, it can be anti-fungal, used as a sunblock ( but you will end up with suntan lines as it fades) Some Insect repellent uses. Lawsonia Inermis […]

Beards ( & How To Take Care Of Them Naturally)

MEN’S BEARD STYLING One of the most popular searches on google, was styling of your beard . The growing of a beard seems to be an increasing trend. The increasing popularity of beards started even before we were all in lockdown. You can understand, not bothering to shave if you don’t have to appear at […]

WOMEN OF COLOR

( Updated Feb 2021) Until recently, I thought that the cosmetics and hair color that women used ,were pretty much the same. I had a friend of color who used to use a coconut oil ,cream product that she said helped her skin keep its moisture, as she used to suffer with really dry skin. […]

BATH BOMBS AND CANDLES

Bath Bombs Do you know what is in that heavenly smelling Bath bomb or candle? Are you having a bath in a chemical soup? Have a look at what could be effecting you while you relax. BATH BOMBS What is in these ? Firstly how relaxing, to lay in a nice deep bath, with hopefully […]

SUN PROTECTION

SUN CREAM/ SUNSCREEN This is always a subject I get totally confused on. I know the necessity of using a good sun cream or sunblock, but the stories in the media about what is safe or not, is totally confusing. Its not the easiest thing to dig the truth on, from all the different facts […]

DEODORANTS

DEODORANTS- Deodorants ( Stop the odor associated with sweating, but don’t stop you sweating) or anti- perspirants ( block your sweat glands and stop some of your sweating )INSIDER– Ask that question . Which ever one you choose, they are one of the first things you apply after your shower, how many of us actually […]

KILL HAIR NITS NATURALLY

At the thought or sight of nits in your hair, it’s off down to the pharmacy! It’s what we do especially as parents. But is shoving a bunch load of chemicals on ourselves or kids the only answer? Are there better options out there?

GREEN OFFICE

Working in an office is not always the healthiest place

EYE MAKEUP

Having our eyes look great is nothing new. Cleopatra is testimony to that. But what exactly are we putting near to our precious eyes and where does it come from? Here, I go through what I found some of which shocked me!

CLEANING YOUR HOME

What actually goes on in our homes? I’m talking about daily life and activity; Family, kids, pets, guests. What we use to keep our homes clean can make a big difference.

HEALTHY ANIMALS

The products in our home and the effect these could have on our pets

UP-CYCLING FURNITURE AND STUFF

UP-CYCLING, WHY WE GOT INTO IT AND SOME IDEAS FOR YOU  This was a new area for me, I have always ended up painting the stuff in the house, walls, woodwork etc .I actually feel at times that I should just carry around a paintbrush ,there is always something to paint. But we moved house,and as […]

HEALTHIER CHOICES WITH FOOD

( Updated on Jan 2021) This blog is a natural progression for me. I love cooking, its a way of showing love to my family. I love to have a table full of people, lots of different foods to try, long conversations and loads of laughter! If you want to make the change for products […]

PERFUME & AFTERSHAVES

Perfumes and fragrances are “Trade Secrets” and with up to four thousand chemicals to make them up, you’ll never know what’s really inside them!.. Here, I share what I’ve found as possible solutions and alternatives.

MEN’S PRODUCTS

MEN’S Personal Care & Hair Products Updated Feb 2021) There is a much more detailed Blog here on Men’s Beards & How to Take Care of Them Naturally In todays world, men are using many more personal care and hair styling products. This is a good thing, as men doing manual, outside work and can […]

NAIL POLISH, GLOSS

( updated 4 November ) NAIL VARNISH /POLISHES What is in Nail varnishes and Polishes? I have always thought the smell of a nail varnish, smelt toxic, it is such a pungent smell. I can not say that I was surprised, after seeing what the ingredients in them . I have found that you can […]

ALL ABOUT YOUR MOUTH & TEETH

Taking care of our mouth and teeth is supposed to be good for us. But if what we use isn’t…what then? Here are some ideas that work just as well and perhaps better.

FOUNDATIONS , Liquid and Mineral

FOUNDATION What is in this product? How can you find one which is really good for your skin? Without all the chemicals in it? I thought I would start at the base, and work up through the layers of the makeup we apply. Foundation of course, can be made by different companies, therefore the combination […]

Lowering Stress

( Updated Feb 2021) Keeping Healthy is made up of a number of things.As they say, its mind body and spirit! Being healthy is in what you eat, drink or can be external factors , such as in the products that you use. I don’t think for an overall wellness, you can take one part […]

LIPSTICKS AND GLOSS

LIPSTICK AND LIP-GLOSS I always felt that putting on a little bit of a bright red lipstick, gave me a little boost for the day, made me feel a little more confident. Most article say that women wear lipstick to make themselves more noticeable and attractive. To make the mouth more noticeable, a sexual attraction. […]

CELLULITE AND HAIR REMOVAL

CELLULITE – WAYS TO COMBAT IT Cellulite , or as I have also heard it called Orange peel skin. It is the dimpling of skin, often found on your thighs or bottom,but it can be in other areas as well. MEDICAL NEWS TODAY have information in detail on what it is, the causes and treatment […]