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Coconut Oil For The Skin

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Coconut Oil For The Skin

By Melissa M Fitzpatrick There are many benefits associated with the daily use of organic coconut oil for skin. First, it’s full of antioxidants such as Vitamin E, which helps protect and repair the skin. Vitamin E cannot be produced by the body, so it is very important to get enough of it in the diet. It protects against free radicals which cause cellular damage and helps prevent premature aging and wrinkles making it one of the most powerful antioxidants for the skin. I use it as an all over moisturizer after my shower or bath each...

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Cold Pressed Castile Soap – A Return To Tradition

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Cold Pressed Castile Soap – A Return To Tradition

By Ananda Mahony Castile Soap – The Finest All Natural Soap There has been a proliferation of natural hand made soaps available at markets, boutique shops and heath food stores over recent years. The ‘rediscovery’ of traditional cold pressed soap making methods has lead to the production of many various shaped, coloured and scented soaps that have a soft, creamy lather and are delicious to use. Cold pressed soap is made by reacting fats or oils together with lye, a solution of caustic soda or caustic potash dissolved in...

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Sunflower Oil – The Natural Skin Care Oil

Posted by on Oct 18, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Sunflower Oil – The Natural Skin Care Oil

  By L. Thomas Sunflower oil is used for more than just cooking:  it is also an excellent product for use as a natural skin care oil that imparts many benefits when rubbed into your skin. For a start, it retains moisture, and in preventing your skin from drying out it helps to keep wrinkles at bay and your skin looking youthful and vibrantly healthy right from birth. Yes, from birth, because it is used in hospitals on the skin of premature babies to protect it from infections to which young children are susceptible when in hospital,...

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All Natural Bar Soap Soothes and Protects the Skin

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

All Natural Bar Soap Soothes and Protects the Skin

Detergent-Based Bar Soap | Why You Should Toss It! Author: stevejoseph345 Detergent-based bar soap can actually leave the skin feeling dry and itchy. People with already dry or sensitive skin are especially affected by the harsh chemicals used in a detergent bar soap. These chemicals strip the skin of its natural oils. There are a variety of soaps on the market that contain moisturizing ingredients, but the ingredients themselves can leave behind irritating by-products. A 100% natural bar soap is a better way to cleanse and condition the skin....

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5 Steps to Beautiful Skin With Handmade Soap

Posted by on Aug 22, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

5 Steps to Beautiful Skin With Handmade Soap

  By Kay Forrester   I’m often asked for skincare and beauty tips. well who wouldn’t like a quick beauty fix to look their best? It is possible if you begin with the right cleansers to enhance skin replenishment. I’ve refined the knowledge into 5 easy steps to maximise skin softness, hydration and moisturization. Handmade soap is the key that will help your skin unlock it’s natural beauty potential with minimum effort. Use a handmade soap not a synthetic mass-produced soap made with a base of industrial...

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Aloe Vera, A Natural Beauty Gel

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Aloe Vera, A Natural Beauty Gel

By Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy Keep your skin smooth, healthy and glowing with a remarkable natural beauty gel. Everyday your skin goes under attack from sun, wind and environmental toxins. Using this gel and products made from it, protects your skin and heals past damage. Packed with vitamins, anti-oxidants, amino acids and minerals, it nourishes, protects and heals face and body. In fact, it is a natural cure for the skin, as well as offering major beauty benefits. Aloe vera works wonders on dry skin by smoothing out rough areas and nourishing the...

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An Ancient Beauty Aid That Keeps On Giving

Posted by on Aug 19, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

An Ancient Beauty Aid That Keeps On Giving

By Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy Olive oil has been used as a beauty aid for thousands of years. It used to be immensely expensive and only the rich could afford it, but with the spread of agriculture around the Mediterranean, olive groves proliferated, and it became a basic food for everyone in the region. At first, olives were crushed between heavy stones to release the oil. This method of oil extraction is still used today. The kind of oil it yields is called “extra virgin”. Modern processing techniques use heat and chemicals to get...

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Handmade Soap – Why Lye?

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Handmade Soap – Why Lye?

By Diane Longacre The Truth about Soap… Most of the cleansing bars that you buy at the store are detergents, not soap at all. In the industry, they are called “syndet bars”, or synthetic detergent bars. They are made from synthesized chemicals, fillers, petrochemicals, synthetic dyes and artificial fragrances. On the other hand, real soap is made from plant oils (such as olive, coconut and palm) and is a gentle cleansing product more appropriate for use on skin than detergent. Animal fats, such as lard and tallow, can also...

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About Lovely Lavender

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

About Lovely Lavender

Author: Renee Vailes If there is a sunny spot on the walkway to your house, that’s an ideal place for a potted lavender or bush because its fragrance will surround you each time you arrive and leave. You’ll get in the habit of running your fingers over its foliage to release the aroma as you pass. What could be better than a single plant that is decorative, aromatic and provides ingredients for many other projects?   ‘When I am an old lady I shall have a lavender bush and sprinkle the blooms upon my sheets and under my...

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Why We Love Shea Butter in Soap

Posted by on Aug 11, 2013 in Blog | 0 comments

Why We Love Shea Butter in Soap

Restore Natural Moisture to Your Skin with Shea Butter Dry, wintry weather can strip our skin of its natural moisture barrier causing the top layer to dry and flake off. When combined with coconut oil, shea butter in soap soothes the skin, making it the perfect choice for getting rid of that dry, itchy mess. Nearly all of our natural handcrafted soaps contain soothing shea butter because we want your skin to feel soft, supple and luxurious!! Let’s find out why shea butter is so great.   The African Shea Karité Tree (Vitellaria...

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