Natural Beauty Blog

Super natural cold sore cure

Did you know that six out of 10 people in the UK suffer from the herpes simplex virus? That’s cold sores to you and me. Usually the virus lies dormant. In an ideal world, it always would. But if you’re …

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Fresh flowery classic

Neal’s Yard is a British brand I’ve loved since they first opened in 1981. In those dark Dickensian days, natural organic skincare was hard to find, so they were like a shining beacon of light in London’s Covent Garden. They’ve …

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Just the January boost you need

I’ve written about Micheline Arcier before – and I’ll definitely do it again! This beautiful brand has been going since the 60s and was created by Madame Micheline Arcier, one of the founders of modern day aromatherapy. All the products …

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The miracle of aromatherapy

For thousands of years, humans have harnessed the power of plants, herbs and flowers for health and wellbeing. It’s believed the Ancient Egyptians invented the first distillation machine to extract essential oils. They used cedarwood, clove, cinnamon and frankincense to …

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Simple guide to tissue salts

I’ve been taking tissue salts since the 1980s, but someone pointed out to me that if you go online it can be confusing to work out exactly what they are and how to use them! I’d love to see more …

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Ta da! The best body brush I’ve ever found

I’ve been body brushing for over 25 years. Why? Well, your skin is your body’s largest organ and dry brushing is a quick, simple, cost effective way to keep it healthy. Here’s what it does for you: Improves your skin …

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Hot oil restores parched hair

This hot summer has left my hair frizzy, frazzled and unmanageable. What’s the answer? More heat! Hair oil is great on its own, but works even better when it’s warm. Heat opens up your hair cuticles and allows the oil to …

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Revealed: three intensive hair masks

It’s not just grass that turned into straw this incredibly hot summer. My hair’s like the Sahara. It needs tons of TLC in the form of oil treatments and intensive masks. You need to use a hair mask at least …

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Longing for Rain this summer

As part of my love of organic, plant based, ethical beauty, I’m always on the lookout for good natural perfumes. And thanks to Space NK’s Clean Decoded event, I’ve just discovered a range of sustainable scents I’m mad about. It’s …

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Perfectly soothing after sun

I love skin salves and balms. In fact, I love them so much that I find myself longing for some kind of skin emergency, just so I can choose one from my extensive collection. Bring on the insect bites, rashes, …

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