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Moisturising body bar
With Christmas around the corner, I thought it would be nice to make some homemade gifts this year
While beeswax and grape seed oil have anti-inflammatory properties, tea tree oil is anti-bacterial a...
Avocado hand cream
Avocados aren't only a very healthy food source - the the oil from an avocado can help improve the s...
DIY facial toner
While honey acts as a moisturiser, mint leaves the skin and sinuses feeling refreshed and reawakened...
Quick Tip #112: Make your own body scrub
You can make your own body scrub by mixing together one tablespoon coconut oil with one tablespoon p...
Quick Tip #111: Make your own toothpaste
This toothpaste has a bit of a salty taste and grainy texture, but you soon get used to it, and you'...
How to make your own beeswax candle
The soft flicker of a candle can be very relaxing; it cane help centre the mind when meditating, and...
Papaya seeds: An alternative seasoning
When we buy fruit, our primary intention is to eat the fruit, but all too often we end up wasting so...
Homemade beeswax soap
My first attempt at making my own soap a few years ago did not go very well, the reason being that I...
How to make your own coconut milk and cream
It is amazing to me all the different ingredients that a simple coconut provides us with: flesh, wat...
Quick Tip #104: Healthy hair with honey
Honey is delicious to eat, but it is also a wonderful ingredient to use in beauty products
Natural skincare recipes using beeswax
My skin sometimes has periods when it likes to act up and cause havoc, so I have recently taken an i...
How to cut the calories without changing what you eat
We all know that eating too many calories will make us put on weight
Banana face mask
Bananas are not only nutritious to eat, but are also wonderful for the skin
Interesting facts about vanilla
Vanilla extract derives from an orchid plant and is the most commonly used flavouring in the Western...
What's the difference between coconut water, coconut milk, and coconut cream?
When you break open a coconut, liquid pours out that you can drink
Quick Tip #51: Why you should eat your crusts
The saying that the 'crusts are the best part' is actually true
How to stop a nose bleed
When you get a nose bleed, often your first reaction is to tilt your head back, but this is a ba...
How to keep the nutrients in your fruit & veg
Fruit and vegetables are two of the healthiest food groups you can eat; they are full of vitamin...
Explaining periods to your daughter
Although sex education is taught at school, it is important for a young girl to have her parents...
What are the different types of yoga?
My regular yoga teacher is on holiday, so my class is being taken by someone else
What are the 8 yoga disciplines?
After our yoga session our yoga teacher says that we have completed three of the eight yoga disc...
Homemade Nutmeg Soap
A quick and easy way to make your own Christmas soap is to reuse pieces of old soap and add some...
Pineapple & Pomegranate Salad
The first pomegranates of the season are always something to look forward to
What is the difference between type 1 and 2 diabetes?
What is the difference between type 1 and 2 diabetes? I've heard that type two is a result of li...
Is Red Wine Good For You?
There's always been a rumour that drinking red wine is good for you, but is it really true or is...
Do Eggs Give You High Cholesterol?
Does eating a lot of eggs give you high cholesterol? #Question #Nutrition
How Do You Convert Vitamin Measurements?
On multi-vitamin packs, the label indicates how much of a particular vitamin is present, but dif...
The Benefit of Bees
Bees are amazing creatures, and one of the best bugs around, I reckon