Boost your energy the natural way

OK, we are more than halfway through January and Blue Monday has been and gone, but that doesn’t mean keeping your energy levels balanced is an easy task and you might find things get worse before the feel better. The cold weather, dark evenings and lack of money is enough to …

How look after your houseplants this winter

As well as looking pretty and bringing the outside, inside, houseplants can help improve air quality by trapping pollutants which means we can breathe more easily. However, just as you look after yourself when the winter sets in, you need to do the same for your plants, or they won’t …

There’s a Heatwave Ahead – Stay Cool

We’ve all seen the reports of a major heatwave coming our way, and although most of us are relishing the idea of a bit of sun on our faces, keeping cool is also important. With this in mind, we thought we’d highlight some of our best products for helping to …

How To Bring Your Skin Out of Hibernation in Time for Spring

20th March is officially the first day of Spring and although it may still be too chilly to throw off the woolly jumpers and parade around in a summer dress, it’s definitely a good time to start bringing your skin out of hibernation. Hydration and exfoliation are the keys to …

Start your day, the caffeine free way

The dark mornings and cold nights of winter, can make us feel that the only way we can start the day is with a strong cup of coffee, or two. While this isn’t the end of the world, it also isn’t the only way to feel energised first thing. Some …

Dealing With Acne in Autumn and Winter

Something which seems to be really common with acne sufferers is that their skin is actually much better during the Spring and Summer than it is in Autumn and Winter. This is usually to do with a number of factors, such as the fact that sun exposure seems to help …

Keep hay fever at bay

It seems like only yesterday we were shovelling snow off our paths and wrapping up in thermals, but all of a sudden spring is here and with it brings the pollen that causes hay fever, and misery. The balmier climes we have been seeing recently mean trees have burst into …

Eat spring vegetables and feel great

As well as longer evenings, warmer temperatures and bank holidays, spring is also the time when British vegetables come into their own giving you so much more choice when it comes to cooking. Nothing tastes quite as good as fresh rhubarb and radishes so we have had a look at the …

Keep warm is winter

While we enjoyed sunny skies and warm days during October and into November, there is no doubt that winter is on the way and things are getting chilly. Some people seem to spend even the coldest days in T-shirts and shorts claiming not to feel the wind whistle round their …

Keeping moths at bay, the easy way

With news this week suggesting moths seem to have an appetite for precious curtains and carpets, costumes and tapestries in some of our most loved historic properties, we thought we would look at how to make sure they don’t get at your favourite clothes. There are approximately 2,400 species of …