Journal

The Humble Bath – Tips for a Perfect Night in

The ultimate bath tips An experience that will do more than just clean your skin Leave your troubles behind, immerse yourself in the embrace of the warm water, lean back, soak your feet, and relax – all in your own humble bathtub. Our bath tips will help you to pamper

Why I Love Teaching

I love making products for my shops and I also love teaching my craft. The biggest reason I love teaching is that I am incredibly passionate all things natural, zero waste, sustainable living, cruelty free beauty and encouraging people to DIY for themselves and gifts for loved ones.  I also

Unley Shopping Centre’s Mum’s High Treat

What an amazing time we had introducing a group of lovely ladies to Essential Oil blending (in either a Room Spray or Body Oil blend) at this special Mother’s Day event at Unley Shopping Centre.   There were 64 ladies in total who were treated to local delicacies by many of

Loofah – a great multi purpose product

There are very few gifts that are vegan, fun, pretty to look at, and good for your skin, while being totally plastic free and producing zero waste. What is a Loofa? Many people think that the crazily versatile loofah is a sea sponge. It’s actually a dried vegetable. The loofah

Glorious Jasmine

Jasmine surprises and delights Jasmine is believed to have originated from India where there are dozens of different types. It is also native to China, the Middle East and some parts of western Asia. There are now more than 200 different types of this entrancing, fragrant shrub and I have

Botanical Facial Elixir, made with argan oil.

Benefits of Facial Elixirs

What is a facial elixir? A facial elixir is an oil based product that has the ability to penetrate the deeper surface layers of the skin (there are 6 layers of the skin that need to be nourished).  A moisturiser is designed to keep the moisture escaping from the outer,

Mandarines laid on a table.

Citrus notes in natural perfumery and body care products

FRUITY GOODNESS A comment I hear all the time when getting enquiries about natural perfumes is that people love something that is either citrusy or fruity. And I can completely understand why; they are uplifting,fresh and fun! Fruity scents aren’t available in the natural perfumer’s palette unless they are hand

Cocoa Butter – A sensual treat for skin

Chocolate is delicious. It’s almost addictive, sweet and delightful, and it gets some wonderful endorphins moving around your body- instant happy! For those of us who love chocolate but don’t want to indulge for health reasons, this can cause a lot of torment- it’s basically agony! Chocolate is described by

Chocolates, coffee and spices laide amongst hessian.

Gourmand Perfumes

GOURMAND PERFUMES A gourmand perfume is also described as ‘an olfactory desert’; a perfume that consists primarily of edible notes, and connects our bond between fragrances and taste- they smell delicious and are utterly nostalgic- pure magic! Nalia Hamayed, Creative Director of Givuadan, recently spoke to Perfumer & Flavourist (www.perfumerflavorist.com)

Showing the texture of Mocha Latte Body Scrub.

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