Essential Oils are prized for their therapeutic effects on the body, can also be used in home cleaning products and for general well-being in the context of emotional support and the scent themselves. See our Top 10 Essential Oils, listing the benefits of each for mind, skin, health and home, along with some ideas on how to use each one!
Blending carrier oils allows you to make an oil that best meets your skin's needs. You’ll be aiming for your blend to contain a balanced mix of highly moisturising, drying and non-drying oils, with the additional healing properties you seek. Carrier oils make it possible to use essential oils safely too. They also help nourish and moisturise your skin. See out Top 7 Carrier Oils and the benefits of each.
There is no legal definition or regulation of claims such as 'natural' beauty products, 'clean', 'toxic-free', 'no nasties' and 'chemical free' and you only have to look at the back of a shampoo bottle to realise the amount of synthetic chemicals inside everyday cosmetics. We've put together our top 10 toxic ingredients you should avoid in your personal care products so you feel empowered to shop safely.
No transition phase. Until recently, switching from liquid shampoo to a plastic free and natural shampoo bars meant going through a transition phase where your hair recovers from harsh foaming agents, parabens and synthetics and adapts to natural ingredients. Our guide identifies exactly what you need to look out for to avoid the transition phase altogether and which shampoo bars are best for your hair type.