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What is the Difference Between Natural & Organic?

  This is a question we get asked a lot – so for Organic September we thought we would send you our simplest answer. An apple, or carrot is natural and has not been man-made or synthesized. However, in the growing process it may have been sprayed with chemicals to keep off bugs and fed…

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WHY CHANGE YOUR SKIN ROUTINE IN SUMMER?

The warmer summer weather often causes changes in the skin and can cause quite a few problems. The first is that the warmth opens the pores, which not only increases sebum production but also allows dirt and pollution to get in.  Also, if you have air-conditioning inside, the skin will then cool down, the pores…

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Natural Beauty Tips

Still not convinced that ‘natural is best?’ Today, Stephanie from Expert Home Tips is sharing her top natural beauty tips with us. From using natural, ‘miracle’ products to ways to make your natural skincare more effective than ever, Stephanie shows us just how powerful nature can be! 1. Sweating is a natural way to flush…

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Natural Alternative To Paraffin Based And Aqueous Skin Creams

paraffin free skin cream

You may have read these headlines on 20th March, 2017. “Skin creams containing paraffin are causing people to set themselves on fire, sometimes with lethal consequences, it has been reported. Paraffin creams are used for skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis but can also soak clothes or bedding, which can make the fabric flammable.…

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A Simple Skin Care Regime For Tweens

Natural & Organic Skincare for Tweens

It’s never too soon to start a simple skin care regime.  This will ensure your skin remains supple and healthy with the minimum amount of lines well into maturity. Morning Skincare In the morning start with a basic routine of cleansing, toning and moisturising. Cleanse, using a simple cleanser like our Natural Foaming Cleanser*, or…

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Organic Skincare That Works

organic skin care

Firstly, genuinely organic skincare works far better than non-organic as it is more readily absorbed into the skin, than formulations that are predominantly made up of man-made chemicals.  Your skin and body ‘recognise’ the natural goodness and react – almost saying, ‘Yes please, we like this!”  However, some companies do think ‘organic first, efficacy later’…

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Organic Skincare For Oily Skin.

natural products for oily skin

Firstly – be grateful you have oily skin – you will naturally get less lines as you get older! However, you do of course want to control this and the best way to do this is the natural way! The biggest mistake people with oily skin can make is to use harsh products that dry…

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Organic Skincare versus Non-Organic Skincare

Why Organic Skincare?

Organic Skincare Benefits What are the benefits to you and your skin and the world of using Organic Skin Care Products as against traditional products? Firstly, you are avoiding all the harmful chemicals that penetrate into your system through the skin.  You know how well skin patches work – well skin products penetrate the skin…

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Anti-Pollution Skincare

Cornish Coastal living

ANTI-POLLUTION SKINCARE #Anti-pollution skincare is the new buzz word at the moment.  What does it mean? It just means skin care products that are high in anti-oxidants (and therefore protect your skin from free-radicals and pollution and help to repair it too). Also products that are high in vitamins (especially Vitamin E) and moisturising properties.…

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Natural Skincare for Acne

Natural Skincare for Acne

TIPS for treating Acne The important thing is to avoid washing your face with your fingers: you might have bacteria under your nails that can spread to your face, and you won’t get enough exfoliation. So, along with our Purifying Cleanser, we recommend using a cleansing face brush.  They are fantastic, but If you don’t…

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Organic Skincare for Eczema

natural treatment for eczema

Top tips for Eczema and sensitive skin. We all know how distressing Eczema and other skin irritations are.   First up, these can often be stress related, so try some of your favourite stress busters.  Take a walk in the countryside, relax and laugh with a good friend, take a relaxing bath, breathe slowly and deeply.…

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Micro-beads and other Nasties

Microbeads

Microbeads and other Nasties Microbeads are in the news at the moment, so I thought I should blog about them. Firstly let me reassure you that NONE of our products contain them.  (Our Gentle Facial Exfoliator contains ground almonds – yummy!). I am glad that the Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom announced a plan to ban microbeads from…

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What’s The Fuss About Clean Living And Clean Beauty?

Clean Living & Organic September

Hello my lovelies!  We are celebrating Organic September, Clean Living and Clean Beauty this month.  Clean Living is the ‘buzz word’ of the moment – so I thought I should write about it. Clean Living is very similar to Organic eating with the exception of cutting out gluten (more about this later!).  Essentially it’s about…

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Top Dietary Tips For Healthy Skin At Any Age

Eat these for a healthy skin

The following is an extract from an article by the well-known Dr. Mercola, who kindly recommends our products, and like us, is a great fan of Sea-buckthorn for the skin and general health.  “Top Dietary Tips for Healthy Skin at Any Age Ideally, your skin care regimen should include steps to address your skin health…

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The difference between oils, balms and creams

Rescue Salve

I am writing this as Summer beach weather settles over Cornwall and nature gives us an abundance of brilliance to delight our senses. A good time to think about extra moisturisation for the face and body as the sun and outdoors can be so drying. So what are the basic differences between an oil, a…

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Feed your skin from Without and Within

Feed your skin from without and within! Many foods, which provide skin-boosting nutrients when you include them in your diet, are also great when applied directly to the skin. Macadamia nuts are a good example. Grown in tropical climates across the globe, these delicious nuts provide plenty of monounsaturated fatty acids, which lower cholesterol and…

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Toxic Beauty?

Toxic Beauty? Ingredients to Avoid in your skincare, shampoo, toothpaste etc. Dawn Mellowship wrote a very extensive book on this subject, but here is a precis. (Dawn kindly mentioned our company in her book as being one with safe and pure ingredients). Here is a basic list of ingredients that we tend to avoid and…

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Why Organic and Natural?

Cornish Coastal living

The skin is the largest organ in the body and what you put on it is absorbed into your system. If you have changed to organic eating habits, or just like to eat healthy food you might be wondering about an organic and natural solution for skin care. Using organic skincare can be compared with…

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How to do a patch test if you have sensitive skin

Many people these days have skin sensitivities, even to the purest natural ingredients. A simple patch test will help identify if you have any allergies or intolerance to a product before beginning use. On the skin of the inner arm (where the elbow folds, apply a small amount of the product.  Leave for a few…

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New Evidence linking synthetic cosmetic ingredients to reproductive problems.

Scientists at SUNY Downstate Medical Center have demonstrated a link between three common ingredients and adverse health in new born babies. In an upcoming article in a special Emerging Contaminants issue of the Journal of Hazardous Materials, details will be given of the connection between women’s use of products formulated with parabens, triclosan, or triclocarban…

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How to care for winter skin

How To Care For Winter Skin   For many people, the cold days of winter bring more than just rosy cheeks. They also happen to bring a lot of people uncomfortable dryness to the skin including hands, face, and even feet. For some, it is a very serious problem that negative impacts their confidence levels.…

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Cosmetic ingredients that actually work

Natural products for oily skin

(Retinoic acid is found naturally in the special natural oils that we use in our products) It is in Our Rejuvenating Serum, Moisturising Day Cream, Regenerating Night Cream,  Firming Eye Cream, Stretch Mark Cream, Lite & Brite, Ultra Radiance Day and Night Creams and Serum. Another quote A quote from ‘ Cosmetic Ingredients that Actually Work’…

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A is for Anti-Acne

Our Anti-acne gel is proving so popular as it contains salicylic acid from Willow Bark, not a synthetic version. We combine this with Aloe Vera in our  Anti-acne gel to soothe the inflammation.  A quote from ‘ Cosmetic Ingredients that Actually Work’ By Perry Romanowski, Industry Expert Salicylic acid – Helps speed up disappearance of acne If you…

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