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Rebecca’s November Empties

Trilogy Cream Cleanser – I love the almond scent and the weight of the cream, it’s not too heavy and is extremely easy to remove, either with running water or tissue. There’s also evening primrose, jojoba and rosehip oils which help cleanse, and carrot and almond oils to soothe and nourish skin. It’s funny that there should be carrot oil in there as my male …


Last Minute Beauty Christmas Gifts

Let’s face it, with our obsession with gift giving (and in some cases receiving!) Christmas can be a busy, as well as expensive, time! We are firm believers in giving gifts, but we think you should always make the presents something useful that the recipient will appreciate and actually use. The selection of natural and organic beauty products in supermarkets is increasing rapidly which means …


Aromatherapy Associates Event

Rebecca and I recently attended an event by the renowned Aromatherapy Associates introducing their collaboration with an acclaimed panel of wellbeing experts.  A pioneer brand focusing on mindful beauty, Aromatherapy Associates believes in the power of aromatherapy to nurture the mind and body and find balance in your life. CEO, Tracey Woodward began by addressing the audience with some rather surprising statistics about current stress …


Christmas Cooking: Easy Raw Superfood Truffles

I’ve literally just popped my truffles in the fridge to harden/set. This was a test run and a bit of an experiment to see what superfood flavours work well together as well as which spices and sweeteners are best to use. The Superfood Truffle Base – Cashew Nut Butter For this batch, I made a fresh lot of cashew nut butter. This is one of …


Rebecca’s November Natural & Organic Beauty Favourites

Looking at my November natural & organic beauty favourites, it has become rather apparent that the month of November for me is a time of indulgence. Of rich and decadent products that are full to burst of delicious fragrance and, particularly when it comes to skincare, wholesome ingredients. I’ve been trying lots of new products these past couple of months which have come to be …


The Best Natural & Organic Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Stocking Fillers


Hopefully by now you’ve read our Christmas gift guides for skin & body care, fragrance and aromatherapy. Now it’s time for the trimmings, the best natural and organic stocking fillers that will fill your loved ones with joy as they rip open their stockings on Christmas morning! Stocking fillers can go either way dependent upon your budget. Those strapped for cash will either give them …


The Best Natural & Organic Christmas Gift Guide 2017 – Fragrance

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Perfume, fragrance, EDT and the like are such a personal choice, and one man’s (or woman’s) trash can be another one’s treasure. We’ve picked the creme de la creme of natural and organic here, and although you can’t smell them through the screen the aim is convey the stories behind the scents, and whom we might buy each fragrance for. Natural perfumery is also a …


The Best Natural & Organic Christmas Gift Guide 2017 – Skincare & Body


Well, here it is! Our natural and organic Christmas gift guide for 2017. There seems to be so much choice this year when it comes to natural and organic, more so than ever! We’ve rounded up the best in skincare and body care, aromatherapy, perfume and stocking fillers so whoever you’re shopping for, we’ve got something for them! You can see our natural, organic and vegan …


Antipodes Pop Up Shop at John Bell & Croyden

Antipodes is a New Zealand beauty brand founded by Elizabeth Barbalich. Elizabeth built her skincare and makeup company on a combination of the highest quality ingredients from New Zealand nature and raw super-fruit extracts with science and innovation to produce high-tech certified organic and premium formulations. Antipodes is loved by many (especially Rebecca!), and what better way for the rest of us to be introduced …


Rebecca’s October Empties

October can be a difficult time of year for our skin. The summer sun and heat is replaced with a cooler, crisp climate and this may cause our skin’s needs to change. Thankfully, I’ve had some amazing products to see me through the transitional phase into the autumn and winter months. Here I share with you the products that have seen me through (and I’ve …