Foods to Eat, Post-Christmas

While we don’t subscribe to the idea that you need to eat certain things to get rid of toxins in your body (that’s what your liver and kidneys are there for, you don’t need a special diet!), we do believe that the body needs to replenish certain things in order …

Make the most of your beauty sleep

Winter evenings are for many things – cosy nights by the fire, hot chocolate after dinner as well as all those Christmas movies to eat as you eat mince pies and enjoy the odd tipple. Winter, however, isn’t always the best thing that can happen to your hair and skin. …

Reverse Beauty Hacks

The internet is absolutely AWASH with articles and videos showing you so-called ‘beauty hacks’, many of which are just ridiculous and some which could potentially do more harm than good. We appreciate the need for corner cutting at times, but you only get one body and looking after it properly …

Hydration hacks for the summer

There is no denying that summer is well and truly here. Hot days and balmy nights see us swapping jeans for shorts, jumpers for strappy dresses and forget boots, it’s all about flip-flops right now. While all the glorious Vitamin D boosting sunshine may leave you with a healthy glow, add …

A shout out to coconut oil

You might have thought the hype around coconut oil was a passing phase, but we think it is here to stay, and we also thing that’s a good thing. Coconut oil is used in many beauty products, and for good reason: not only is it brilliant for keeping your skin …

Healthy hair for spring

The Beast from the East may have left our shores, but the snow and wind it bought our way marked the end of a harsh winter. As well as your skin taking a battering from sub-zero temperatures outside, and central heating blasts inside, your hair can also be damaged by …

Are Your Intolerances Affecting Your Face?

When it comes to the ageing process, most of us are pretty savvy and know about the normal things which will speed it up – smoking, alcohol and sun exposure being the most common. There are, however, a whole slew of things which could be ageing you without you even …

Feed your skin with natural oils

It seems that every month there’s a new oil trending on Twitter that promises to make you look 20 years younger and take away those deepening lines and annoying age spots. News flash! The hype isn’t just hype. Natural oils are free from the parabens found in many cosmetics and …

Add coconut oil to your beauty routine

Last week we looked at why so many people love coconut oil. This week, as promised, we are talking about how to use this lush tropical delight as part of your beauty regime. Coconut oil is a natural, do-it-all beauty ingredient which at room temperature it is a creamy solid …

Coconut oil – what’s all the fuss

There is no getting away from it; coconut oil is hot property in kitchen cupboards and the bathroom cabinets. The media hype isn’t going away and new products are popping up all of the time. But why, we hear you ask. Well, the simple truth is that this lush, tropical …