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Eating Raw For Beautiful Skin

“Eat your greens, it will put colour in your cheeks.” “Yeah, but who wants green cheeks?” Well how about purple cheeks, or yellow? Or even blue? While striving for beauty and flawless skin, we often put our money where our bathroom is and not where our mouth is. Skin is part of the whole body […]

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Coconut Oil – Nature’s Moisturiser

Ninety-nine percent of all skincare products on the market are created as an emulsion (most commonly, tap water and petroleum-derived oil). And if you look on the label you will see that ‘aqua’ (which is a posh scientific word for water), is usually the first ingredient on the list. These lists are quantitative which means […]

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Himalayan Pink Salt – bathe in luxury

There’s nothing quite like steeping yourself, teabag-like, in a bath of steaming hot water after a day out in autumnal downpours and bluster. For the eco-conscious this is a perfect time to put your ‘green’ money where your mouth is and bathe with a friend to save water, even better get the whole family in […]

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Beauty in the raw

There are always trends in any field — beauty trends seem to follow food trends albeit about a decade behind. With food we first of all had the wholefood movement back in the 1960s and 1970s followed by the organic boom in the 1990s, we are now experiencing the amazing situation of raw foods becoming […]

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Exercise for Beauty

If you have ever read anything I have written, you will know that good nutrition is the keystone of having gorgeous, flawless and healthy skin. Any products used upon the skin itself are secondary to diet, merely helping to cleanse or lubricate the external structure of the skin. There is however, an often overlooked third […]

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Using Coconut Oil for beautiful hair

Hair, just like skin, reflects the health of the whole body. Dry hair can indicate sub-clinical dehydration or lack of essential fats (which help keep the hair shaft nicely lubricated). Lack of essential proteins can create brittle, weak hair that snaps and looks straw-like. Too much sun, chlorinated pool water, artificial heat, chemicals and rough […]

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