Posts Tagged Skincare

Weekly Skincare and Healing Herbs: Some herbs to use in natural skincare or healing products.

Bay Is a great antiseptic, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory. Great for baths, oils and products used for painful muscles and joints, sprains, sports injuries and arthritic issues. Bay is stimulating and may be used in facial steams and for nail products which comes in very handy for treating nail fungus. Helpful in shampoo and conditioner for dandruff. Bay is popular in men’s products such as aftershave, creams, oils etc. Also used in creating perfumes as well as salves and liniments for pain. May be infused into oils, tinctured or added to water baths or made into hydrosols.

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Very Easy Shaving Cream

You will need: 3 tbsp unrefined Organic Shea Butter 2 tbsp Organic Jojoba Oil 2 tbsp Organic Liquid Castile Soap 3 drops pure essential Oil of Tumeric 3 drops pure essential oil of Cedarwood Method: Melt the Shea butter gently in double boiler, then add Jojoba Oil and Liquid Castile Soap. Stir them all to combine and allow to cool, then add the essential oils. This will result in a silky liquid cream that is very, very gentle on skin. *All ingredients are available at our store.

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Colloidals for skin rejuvenation

We now carry colloidal silver, colloidal copper and colloidal gold to assist in the rejuvenation and regeneration of skin cells. They are wonderful to add to toners and moisturisers along with eye products. Colloidal Copper and Gold are: Powerfully anti-aging. Skin tightening – reducing fine lines and wrinkles. They show the depletion of Collagen and Elastin – especially with aging skin. Fights free radical damage, age spots and premature aging of the skin. Regenerating and anti-inflammatory. Stimulating and skin firming. *Available in our store.

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2 Day Skincare Course Coming up this Winter!

TWO 2 DAY SKINCARE WORKSHOPS- THE ONLY ONES FOR 2015! SO GET IN FAST Details for Skincare 1 Dates:Saturday 11th July 2015- Sunday 12th July 2015 Time:  10.30am – 5.00pm Fee:  $480 Inclusive of all materials Note:  Please book early. Class numbers are strictly limited with places usually booked out early. Enrolment form and deposit required to secure your place. During the workshop you will make and take home: Base creams – Two types Herbal infused oil Healing hand cream Skin and body oil Moisturiser Cleanser Body scrub Facial masks Exfoliater Lip Balm Body Butter Nourishing face cream Shampoo Conditioner  *A […]

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A new Aloe has landed in the shop!

Certified Organic Aloe Vera Concentrate Powder 200×1 A pure freeze dried concentrated powder of organically grown Aloe Vera to reconstitute to 100% pure Aloe Vera Leaf Juice or to make into Organic Aloe Vera Gel. To make up: Add 0.5% Aloe Vera 200x to 99.5% Distilled Water. Bring to 55 degrees  and hold for 20mins- than add Citracidal C at 0.5% to preserve the formulation. This extract forms the base liquid when creating a gel. Do this by sprinkling Xanthan Gum onto Liquid Aloe Vera, whisking with an electric wand untill desired thickness is reached. (See our Aloe Brochure for […]

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Day 5 Luscious Orange Lip Gloss

Are your lips kissable for your sweet Valentine?  Are your lips a little dehydrated this summer? Do you want to add more lusciousness and shine? Try our recipe for Sweet Orange Lip Gloss-Your sweetheart won’t be able to stop smooching you. If Orange isn’t your flavor see in store or online for our range of Flavored Oils. Ingredients: -2 tsp Beeswax -1 tsp Aloe Vera Gel -1 Tbsp Jojoba Oil -1 Tbsp Rosehip seed oil -1 Tbsp Aloe Vera Oil -1 tsp Vegetable Glycerite -8 Drops of Sweet Orange essential Oil Melt Beeswax, Jojoba, Rose-hip and Aloe Vera Gently in a double […]

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This little piggy went to market…This ones in your cosmetics…

So after the Bacon where does the rest go?  The slaughter industry has a big problem with the by-product  of fat they amass in their factories. They try to sell this off in many different disguises and by law they don’t necessarily need to declare where it has come from. According to Richard Lutwyche, a British pig farmer, “in the U.K big commercial farms send their pigs to abattoirs. The abattoir will find different markets for all the by-products” he says. “Everything they can’t sell they have to incinerate which costs the company money.” A pig can be used in […]

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