We recently launched our new website and as part of our efforts to share the new site experience and populate it with reviews we hosted a contest that offered a $250 gift card draw prize to anyone who posted a review of our product by the end of March.
Well March is over and…We. Are. Blown. Away.
Not so keen on using white sugar in your kitchen, but still in need of a little sweetness? Here are some alternative sweeteners to stock your pantry with.
Ingredients listings on labels can be so mysterious. From the obvious (such as Coconut Oil) to ingredients that look more like something that came from a lab than the earth. One of the questions we get a lot is; what is a ‘flavour’? You’ll see ‘flavour’ in food a lot, but sometimes you’ll see it on bath & body labels as well. Simply put, it means that it is used in food, or of food grade. That’s it, that’s all.
This is the perfect overcast day activity to when you feel like spring is taking forever to get here!
What you’ll need:
1-5 drops of your favourite essential oil
1 tbsp water
2.5 tbsp of coconut oil or vegetable oil
A tsp of beet juice for colour (or a few drops of food colouring if you wish)
4 oz salt (epsom or mineral salts will work)
4 oz citric acid
4 oz cornstarch
8 oz baking soda
A large glass bowl
A mold (optional as you can also just hand mold them)
The tart but sweet fruit that some believe was the fruit that Eve tempted Adam with in the garden isn’t just a good-lookin’ fruit. It’s full of benefits for your body, both inside and out. Add it to salads, use it as a sauce to simmer chicken in, and look for it on body care product labels. What makes it such an awesome ingredient?
It’s rich in anti-oxidants, which are exactly what your skin and body needs to fight the signs of ageing. Pomegranate helps to neutralize free radicals and protect your cells against oxidation.
Do you know just how good honey is for your skin? If you have raw, unpasteurized honey in your cupboard then you have all you need for a nourishing at-home facial treatment. Amazing for all skin types, honey has several qualities that make it wonderful for the skin, and its totally edible to boot! …Read More
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Arnica is a cheerful yellow flower found high in the mountains, but did you know that it also packs a huge therapeutic punch? It grows a staggering 3000 ft above sea level and the higher the altitude the stronger the fragrance. But we love it because it’s one of the star players in the world of homeopathy.
From mercury to pearl powder, a plethora of oddities have taken their turn in the fountain of youth spotlight, but would you be surprised to learn that we need to look no further than our own back yard? The beautiful Beech Tree with its grace, beauty and strength, is known as the ‘tree of everlasting youth’. The tree itself is documented to live approximately 250 years. …Read More