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Huge drop in price for base cream!

Huge drop in price for base cream!

Sometimes the universe gives you a gift.

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Anti-Aging Face Scrub for Sensitive/ Mature Skin

Ingredients: 25gm Organic Colloidal Oatmeal 10gm Organic Rose Petal Powder 10gm Goats Milk Powder 6gm Finely ground Pumice Powder Organic Aloe Vera Gel Combine all of the dry Ingredients well in a bowl than add enough Organic Aloe Vera Gel to create a thick paste. Using Circular motions apply to face, neck and other areas requiring exfoliation, gently rubbing to remove dead, dry skin. Exfoliation without harsh chemicals is the key to improving skin tone and condition, especially important for increased collagen and elastin production. This is a divinely scented and most effective exfoliator for reducing fine lines and wrinkles […]

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7th Day: CLAY FACE MASK

Our first post in the Ritual Series is about Clay Masks, Something we enjoyed making today with our lovely  ladies at the 2-Day Skincare workshop we are currently  running this weekend. Everything listed in the Ingredients  below is sold at our Cottage Hill Herb shop on Bridge road  and also available to order via email. The Clay’s are very  popular and go in and out of stock- so just ask us. The first step in insuring your as radiant and gorgeous as ever is to start with detoxing and exfoliating the face, Gentle clay’s do both of these things collectively whilst being […]

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Making Natural Skin Scrubs

Scrubs are easy and inexpensive to make, easy to use and can be most effective in revitalising the skin by removing dead skin cells, increasing circulation and stimulating cell renewal. Scrubs can unblock the pores of dead cells and because of their exfoliating action can beautify dry, aging, flaky, oily, rough textured and acne-prone skin types. Scrubs promote a more youthful complexion, helping to ease fine lines and wrinkles, remove toxins and blemishes and ease dry, itchy skin conditions.  A scrub uses friction to help slough off the build-up of dead skin cells, especially helpful when the skin becomes sluggish […]

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BLEMISH / SPOT GEL

2.5gms Xanthan Gum 50ml Manuka Hydrosol 50ml Thyme Hydrosol Blend the gum with the hydrosols using a stick blender till gel is smooth. Then add: 5 drops Citricidal C… 10 drops Ti-tree pure essential oil 7 drops Lemongrass essential oil Place into an amber pump bottle and use as required to treat pimples, blemishes or acne. This formula is very anti-bacterial, anti-septic and anti-fungal

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Lucious Orange Lip Gloss

2 tsp Beeswax 1 tsp Ale Vera Gel 1 tblsp Jojoba oil 1 tblsp Rosehip seed oil 1 tblsp Aloe Vera oil 1 tsp Vegetable Glycerine 8 drops Sweet Orange essential oil Melt Beeswax, Jojoba, Rosehip and Aloe Vera oil gently in a double boiler until beeswax is melted and the oils combined. Remove from the heat, add the vegetable glycerine first and stir well. Then add the Aloe Vera Gel and sweet orange essential oil and stir until all well combined. Pour into sterilised pot or roll on tubes. For an extra shimmer, add pearl mica to the blend.

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Eyelash Thickener

1gm Beeswax 5ml Castor oil – organic 2ml Meadowfoam seed oil 2ml Jojoba oil – organic Combine all ingredients in a double boiler and stir until well combined. Pour into sterilised pots and allow to cool before placing lid on. The resulting mixture will be a thick gel type substance which will actually strengthen your eyelashes if used regularly. Apply a small amount often – too much will make your lashes stick together.  

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Anti-Wrinkle Eye Makeup Remover

20ml Organic cold pressed castor oil 1 Teaspoon shea nut butter 1 Teaspoon coconut oil (solid type) 10ml Organic rosehip seed oil 10ml Oat infused oil 8 Drops geranium pure essential oil Melt shea nut butter and coconut oil in a cup placed in hot water. Once melted remove from hot water and cool well. Slowly add to the other oils, stirring briskly to prevent clumping. Add essential oil, place in a pump bottle and shake well. Makes a rich silky anti-wrinkle oil blend that is very effective at removing makeup, eye shadow and mascara, whilst enriching delicate eye tissue […]

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Cedar And Juniper Aftershave

200mls Vodka (38 – 40% proof) 2 Tablespoons juniper berries (Infuse these two together for at least 3 weeks or more if possible. Strain the juniper berries from the alcohol.) Place the alcohol extract into a large bottle or jar. To this add 100ml witch hazel extract, 40 drops cedarwood essential oil, 10 drops juniper essential oil, 12 drops sweet orange essential oil. Shake vigorously and bottle into a spray bottle or suitable aftershave container. This recipe makes enough for 3 x 100ml bottles of aftershave. It has antiseptic and astringent properties plus a deep woody and masculine fragrance without […]

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Liquid Lip Gloss

• 3 Teaspoons Castor oil • 1 Teaspoon Vegetable Glycerine • 2 Teaspoons Coconut oil – liquid • 6 Teaspoons Macadamia oil • 8 Drops lip balm sweetener • 10 – 12 Drops lip balm flavour of choice Using a double boiler combine first five ingredients and warm very slightly to assist combining. Remove from heat and add lip balm flavour. Pour into a jug and pour into roll-on bottles.

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Liquid Lip Balm (Chocolate)

• 1 Teaspoon Shea Nut Butter • 1 Teaspoon Mango Butter • 1 Tablespoon Jojoba oil • 6 Drops lip balm sweetener • 8 Drops chocolate flavour Melt butters and oil together in a double boiler till fully blended. Remove from heat – pour into a jug and add sweetener and flavour. Stir to combine and pour into roll on bottles.

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Anti-aging rejuvenating skin oil

Makes 100ml bottle: • 5ml Vegetable Glycerine • 2ml Carrot oil • 10ml Meadowfoam Seed oil • 23ml Camellia oil • 40ml Jojoba oil • 5ml Borage Seed oil • 15ml Rosehip Seed oil Essential oils of: • 4 Drops Tumeric • 6 Drops Geranium Bourbon • 3 Drops Lavender • 3 Drops Patchouli Combine thoroughly – always shake bottle well before use. Note: This is an exquisite skin oil with highly effective skin rejuvenating properties. It is not recommended to substitute ingredients for they are each chosen for their particular skin benefits (see additional info) and work in synergy […]

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