Jojoba Oil is this nature’s second skin?

Jojoba is produced in the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis (Jojoba) plant, a shrub, which is native to southern Arizona, southern California, and north western Mexico. Jojoba is a liquid wax ester, that has a remarkable similarity to the the natural oils produced by the human skin, therefore can penetrate into the layers of the skin providing deep nourishment. Jojoba contains Vitamins…

Flax Seed – one of the most powerful medicinal foods

Flax seeds (Linum usitatissimum) — also known as common flax or linseeds — are small oil seeds that originated in the Middle East thousands of years ago. When I approached my local Naturopath for help with irregular periods, cramping and light acid reflux, he put me straight onto organic flax seed. I noticed a huge…

Natural Liquid Foundation

After my big switch to natural based products I knew the hardest was going to be finding my new foundation or face. I am a makeup wearer, I have always worn it and always will. My skin type has become very dry with the graves disease and probably getting older contributes to the lack of…

Natural Deodorants do they really work?

Swapping out my name branded deodorant was always going to be hard, after all I’d had a love affair with my fave for years. My faithful had been with me through all of those stressful and exciting moments in my life, all of those shopping expeditions, those long trips and the hot summer nights ….

To Diet or Not To Diet?

I think the word diet is misused a lot of the time. When I think of or hear of someone on a diet I assume ‘weight loss’ is the main objective. When my health deteriorated I also decided to go on a diet, or should I say a change of diet? I thought I ate…