DIY Crafts

What’s The Deal With Essential Oils? – Beauty Article

Aromatherapy is a relaxation and restorative technique that uses plant oils to heal the body. Quite literally, as you inhale, the molecules from the essential oils through the ‘aroma’,  begin to work on stress levels, cognitive performance and circulation – among other things. When receiving an aromatherapy massage, the masseuse or aromatherapist might typically light a few scented candles as well as massage you with essential oils. Some psychologists even utilise aromatherapy to create stress-free environments, while others’ intentions are…

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Back to our Roots: Herbal Hair Dyes – Beauty Article

Humans have been making use of Mother Nature and all her natural secrets for thousands of years, from the air we breathe to the nutrients we gain from the foods she provides. One such natural gem is different plants and their ability to dye our hair and skin. Two such plant dyes, and the most well-known ones, are indigo (Indigofera tinctoria) and henna (Lawsonia inermis), which are still used today as effective hair dyes and conditioners. And as only Mother Nature can provide, it…

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Essentials for Sensational Summer Skin – Beauty Article

Peel off those sweatpants and stow away your UGG boots until next June – it’s summertime! The weather is getting warmer and your skin doesn’t have to suffer the low humidity of winter that causes it to dry out. But this season brings skin irritations of its own; heat rashes, sweat related acne and breakouts, melasma and of course sunburn. To make sure you look as good as you feel this summer, take note of the suggestions we’ve included below:…

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Scent-sational and Simple Body Mist Recipes – Beauty Article

We all love smelling good, but perfume can be pretty expensive luxury. Some beauty brands make alcohol-based eau de toilettes, which can be harmful to your skin, while other cosmetic companies use chemicals that consumers have allergies to. Now that people know the truths behind the scents it has caused many to seek alternatives. If you would like to ensure that your body spray is the perfect scent for your personality and lifestyle, as well as cruelty-free, and eco-friendly, why…

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