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DIY Beauty: Unbeelievable Health’s Bee Propolis Beauty & Healing Balm

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My friends over at Unbeelievable Health shared this DIY with me. I’m just about to order some Beeswax so that I can make it and review – unfortunately Mr BB has hidden away some of my beauty ingredients somewhere so when I came to make this I could not find my beeswax! Watch out for the video coming soon. Unbeelievable Health have advised that this balm helps to …

Make at Home Beauty : Moisturiser

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Regular readers may have seen my Make at Home Beauty recipe for a Cleanse & Polish product to rival Liz Earle’s! If you’ve tried the recipe, I’d love to know what you think 🙂 Well, today dear readers I am going to give you the recipe for the moisturiser I designed for the same journalist. As a reminder, her skin was sensitive, prone to dryness, eczema …

DIY Beauty : Cleanse and Polish BB Style!

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Some time ago now I was interviewed for the Metro’s Going Green in the City feature series. Sadly, the journalist went all quiet on me so I don’t think anything is going to come of it. I was talking about how easy it is to green your beauty regime by making informed choices in your shopping, and I also created two bespoke DIY Beauty recipes …

Tropicalia Natural Hair Conditioning Treatment Recipe

Natural Hair Conditioning Recipe

I first shared this Tropicalia Natural Hair Conditioning Treatment Recipe in August 2011 in Simply Beautiful. This recipe always makes me think of holidays when I make it. The smell and taste of coconuts instantly transports me to exotic far flung destinations. Bananas are packed full of vitamins that strengthen the hair, promote shine, and protect the hair’s natural elasticity which helps prevent breakage and split ends. Coconut oil …

Natural Sunscreen Recipe – Sun Protection, Naturally!

Natural Sun Protection Recipe

I first shared my natural sunscreen / sun protection recipe in the July 2011 issue of Simply Beautiful. Many people have been surprised by natural ingredients having such high Sun Protection Factors (SPFs). Coconut oil has SPF10, hazelnut oil SPF 15, Red Raspberry Seed Oil has an astonishing SPF of between 28 and 50! When considering lotions, SPF is the first thing everybody looks at, but many people …