It’s been a long week so this morning looked like a great start to open up a box of goodies I got the other day in the mail (DIY skincare ingredients). And so I made a soothing spirulina face mask to ease my way into Friday and the upcoming hectic weekend that’s still ahead. Why the green powder? Because spirulina skin benefits are amazing and because I had it lying around. I love an antioxidant kick every now and again.
One of the world’s most popular spices, cinnamon is useful not only in the cooking area but can be considered as a natural remedy since cinnamon has loads of health benefits. It is a tasty addition to a lot of dishes and my personal favorite as leaves starts to turn color and the night air gets chilly.
Wild and purple morning to you all! This weekend calls for some lavender and lavender essential oil benefits, incorporated in a few recipes I gathered: very simple and practically not time-consuming at all. And, they’re also all vegan. In case you also (like me) have a large jar of dried lavender at home but have no idea what to do with it, have a look!
Wild morning, pretties! I’m working on my coconut oil pulling morning routine as I am writing this, and my face is relaxing under my newly made coffee and cinnamon face mask. It’s Friday, which means I begin my pampering early and usually plan a few DIY projects over the weekend. I love nothing more than drinking my tea, creating and watching a good movie, while the rain plays games on my windows and I have nowhere to be and nothing to worry about.
Chia seed popularity took off in Europe only in the late 90s’ but for a lot of us (me included) living without the tiny seeds nowadays seems unimaginable. Even though most of us consider chia as a kitchen staple and a must-have, its’ use has managed to spread well beyond that. Chia seed oil is on the rise this time and in this post, we’ll have a look at the seeds, the benefits and different uses of chia for different preferences and needs.
Wild morning to you, pretties! Itchy scalp? Yes, it happens! There are many different causes of an itchy scalp; they range somewhere between stress and poor nutrition to allergic reactions. No matter the cause, an itchy scalp is annoying and irritating. That’s why today I’ve prepared a list of top 10 natural remedies to treat an itchy scalp and short descriptions of how-to.
Wild morning, pretties! Autumn is here and what can be better than drinking a relaxing tea in the chilly evening? Chamomile is one of the oldest plants in the world and one of the healthiest there are. Also known as a flower of sun, we’re all familiar with the plant of small white and yellow blossoms, that have a tranquil yet aromatic fragrance.
Wild morning to you! Experimenting is always a fun pastime especially when it’s too hot to go outside. I’ve made my own tanning oil (that could serve as a mild sunscreen) and I prepared a list of natural oils with SPF levels that can serve as ingredients for a homemade sunscreen. Do natural oils contain an SPF level high enough to protect our skin sufficiently? Can natural oils substitute your usual sunscreen?
Wild morning, pretties! Dry brushing is on the rise and I figured it would be a high time to try it. Do you have a brush? Do you have 5 minutes a day for yourself? Yes, it’s just that simple. And it makes my skin soft, toned, and it even reduces cellulite! I challenge you to try dry brushing; you won’t regret it!
Wild morning, pretties! How about some fire on your plate and in your garden? Yes? Go for calendula. Calendula officinalis, also known as the poor man’s saffron, that is. Its blossoms shine with bright and vivid shades of sunset, anywhere between yellow, orange and russet nuances, calendula officinalis has innumerable health and beauty benefits and it can be used both internally as well as externally.