Tag Archives: skin care

Top-to-Toe winter home-spa sessions

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Sitting here on my balcony, soaking up the sunshine I’m feeling a wee bit nervous about jumping on a plane for Australia tomorrow. Just kidding. I’m literally jumping out of my skin at the excitement of heading back home to our little slice of paradise where the countryside meets the sea.

What I am not so keen about, however, is the freakish chill factor that I hear everyone talking about.

I have had thoughts of battening down the hatches to hibernate indoors with a stack of DVDs and warm blanket for the month of August. Continue reading

Heal Your Sunkissed Skin With Aloe Vera

With the summer sun out in full force and many of us opting to take advantage of the holiday season, beautiful beaches and long lazy days soaking up the sunshine I feel compelled to talk about aloe vera.

Reason being is that it is remarkably effective for treating burns, wounds, sunburn, dermatitis, psoriasis, to name just a few. Continue reading

One of the World’s Best-Kept Beauty Secrets

A recent trip through Asia has inspired me to share one of the best-kept secrets in the world to pamper your body and hair: camellia seed oil.

A few drops a day of this antioxidant-rich oil will help revitalise and rejuvenate your complexion, while protecting your skin from UV rays and helping prevent freckles, age spots and wrinkles. A few drops to your hair will help create silky tresses without leaving a greasy feel. Continue reading

Increase Your Energy, Soften Your Skin and Add Shine to Your Hair With Apple Cider Vinegar

For centuries apple cider vinegar has been widely used for its health benefits. In 400 BC, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, used it for its natural cleansing, healing and energising qualities. The Egyptians used it in 300 BC, and Julius Caesar’s army used a vinegar tonic to fight off disease and maintain health. Many recent medical studies document the health benefits. My thought is that there is clearly something remarkable about apple cider vinegar and that it is certainly worth consuming every day. Continue reading

Incorporate Healthy Skin Care Rituals to Your Daily Life and Enjoy a Clean, Clear and Glowing Face and Body

Clean, clear, beautiful skin is something that most of us desire and strive to attain. Whether you’re trying to prevent spots or a more serious condition or prolong the aging process there are a number of key factors that influence the health and beauty of your skin regardless of your age or concern. Continue reading