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 […]


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 healthier for your skin and […]


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 STUFF, BODY ,BEARDS etc I guess that men have as many issues with their skin as women. My Husband suffers from dry skin, and nowadays at least men are taking better care of themselves and using creams and facial products,so much more than before. It can mean that your products are not safe from them […]


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 is in them . I have found less toxic nail polishes, why on earth are they […]

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

Keeping Healthy is made up of a number of things.As they say, its mind body and spirit! Keeping 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 of your life on […]


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!


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. Now I feel really disappointed in finding out just what I have been applying to my lips all these years. What really makes […]


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 […]


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 CREAM 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 being […]


DEODORANTS- I guess this is one product that we use everyday, whether you are female or male. These can contain a whole host of chemicals, Aluminium ( the risks on using this still seem to be mixed) Parabens, Fragrances – and all the chemicals that they contain! DEA, TEA, Propylene  Glycol and others. There is […]


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?