Your body is a forest and you should treat it so.. We regard nature as a vital part of our ecosystem and existence. But do you see yourself as part of that same system? Do you see yourself as much an integral cog in this chain as a woodlice scuttling around the undergrowth of a degenerating tree stump?
With all the 'Greenwashing' going on in the skincare/beauty Industry, it's important to highlight that most brands do not manufacture their own products. And when they outsource the creation and production of their products, they often outsource their ethical and social responsibility at the same time..
Further to my post “Why Use Oils To Wash Your Face” I thought I would write a short article outlining a few different ways you can use an Oil Cleanser. I will start with my favourite way of oil cleansing, I call it the 'Steam Clean'. I think this one works best at deep cleaning the face, lifting dirt, debris and excess oil.
It seems counter-intuitive doesn’t it, especially for those new to understanding their skin and how skincare products work. But there’s a number of reasons why you should try washing your face with an oil cleanser rather than the more conventional product types.
While the Chinese have been using Siberian Ginseng for a reported 2000 years, the Russians started their studies on this plant in the late 1950’s, trials were conducted to assess its value in combating stress, exhaustion, infections, colds and other illnesses in military personnel. The word “adaptogen” was actually coined by the russian scientist Israel I. Brekhman during the Soviet experiments in the 1950’s.
Chamomile is one of the most popular therapeutic herbs in use today, especially as a herbal tea. The essential oil is widely used by aromatherapists to treat a number of conditions including skin issues, menstrual problems and urinary tract inflammations...
Makers (hand) Balm is one of our best selling products which regularly receives excellent feedback and great comments from our customers. Here we talk about the natural ingredients that help create such an effective hand balm..
Aloe vera is great for skincare and wellbeing, it has many uses from after-sun to laxative and can be applied topically to the skin or digested for internal use. It is a popular ingredient in many skin, hair and cosmetic products as it is very skin-friendly with a low risk of causing allergies, sensitivity or skin reactions.
Shinrin-yoku means “taking in the forest atmosphere”. Commonly described as Forest Bathing, spending time in the woods has a plethora of health benefits derived from absorbing the trees essential oils (phytoncides). Boosting our immune system, reducing stress and improving mood are just some..