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Cacao butter for skin

Cacao butter for beautiful skin

Famous American actress and singer/songwriter, Katy Perry, recently told Glamour magazine that she literally can’t leave the house without it, and Victoria Secret models, Candice Swanepoel, Leighton Meester and Nicki Minaj, all confess to being die-hard fans of this superfood secret to beautiful skin – cacao butter. So, what exactly is cacao butter and what […]

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moringa powder

Moringa – more vitamins and minerals for your money!

The moringa (Moringa oleifera), a tree native to sub-tropical and tropical regions of Africa and Asia, is often hailed as the ‘miracle tree’ – partly because the tree is so easy to cultivate (and grows extremely quickly), and partly because of the myriad health benefits that have come to be associated with the powder made […]

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Organic maca powder for healthy skin

Organic maca powder for amazing skin!

There’s nothing quite like a brisk walk on a cold, crisp winter’s morning – unfortunately, there’s also nothing worse for your skin! Indeed, the British climate is extremely tough on our largest organ – chilly temperatures mean low humidity, which dries out the skin, particularly on exposed areas such as the face and hands. And […]

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Organic mulberries

Mulberries – 6 beautiful benefits for skin and hair

Organic mulberries are an intensely sweet variety of superfruit that grows on the mulberry bush (Morus) – a deciduous tree that belongs to the Moraceae family and thrives in warm, subtropical regions. Bursting with beneficial nutrients including protein, fibre, vitamins A, C, E and K, minerals such as iron and calcium, antioxidants, resveratrol and anthocyanin, […]

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Cacao nibs

Cacao nibs and detox – the delicious treat for an extra clean sweep!

We’ve been assisting our bodies in the elimination of dangerous toxins that can lead to illness and disease for thousands of years. Indeed eliminative herbs with laxative, diuretic and blood purifying properties have long been harnessed by a variety of cultures. The Chinese for example, have been taking herbal prescriptions for detox since 2700 BC. […]

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Acai berries

Acai powder for beautiful, radiant skin

According to a 2009 report, ‘Skin Conditions in the UK: A Health Care Needs Assessment’, by the Centre of Evidence Based Dermatology at the University of Nottingham, some 54% of the UK population experience a skin condition in a given twelve month period. Indeed, skin complaints are the most common reason that people consult their […]

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Himalayan Salt For Healthy Skin

According to the latest report from the British Association of Dermatologists, approximately half of the UK population suffers from some kind of skin complaint such as acne, eczema or psoriasis. Between 2001 and 2005 the number of eczema cases in England actually increased by a whopping 40 per cent and, thanks to our excessive consumption […]

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lucuma fruit

Lucuma – 2 beautiful benefits for skin that you may not know about

Lucuma is a deliciously sweet fruit that grows on the lucuma tree (Pouteria Lucuma) in the Andes of South America and in particular, Peru, where it has long been treasured for its medicinal properties. The Incas prized the subtropical fruit as a healthy source of sugar and, thanks to its distinctive shape (that closely resembles […]

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Using Cacao Butter and Coconut Oil For Healthier Skin and Hair

Did you know that – Skin cell renewal can slow down with age Hair growth is faster in winter and slows down again each summer A skin cell takes a four week journey from being a soft squishy cell at the bottom of the pile to being a flat dry disc at the top, ready […]

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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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