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Skincare routine for sensitive, dry and spot-prone skin, that also enjoys wearing war paint! Here are some of the products I’ve really grown to love, which are now a permanent fixture in my daily routine since working for AA Skincare.I hope some of the knowledge I’ve gained will help those…
Amphora Aromatics: an artist’s guide to the essential festival toiletry kit By Georgie Ward – pianist, composer and high-maintenance festival goer Fresh from the Glastonbury Festival, complete with heavy-head, overflowing inbox and out-of-sync body-clock,
Festival and holiday season is now in full swing! Packing all your toiletries when travelling can be a bit of a nightmare especially when you
Introducing… Therapist Focus! A new series of Q&A blogs with therapists who trust and love Amphora products. Each month we will explore a new therapy and get to know the person behind the practice.
Take a Closer Look at Our Essential Oil Producers – The Peppermint Harvest, India With its uplifting scent, potential to help improve mental performance and memory,
Simple Sumptuous Face Oil Recipes for Different Skin Types With the growing popularity of facial oils on the high street, we thought we’d show you just how easy it is to make your own - without the hefty price tag. OILY SKIN: • 20ml Grapeseed oil – easily absorbed and…
Beauty not only needs constant care on the outside, it also needs constant care on the inside.
Following the success of our plant-inspired shampoo range, we have launched 5 natural plant-inspired shower & bath gels. Featuring holistic, Ayurvedic herb powders to boost skin health,
Hygge, pronounced ‘hoo-guh’ is a Danish word for cosiness meaning making yourself comfortable at home. It is currently all the rage in the UK what with the cold and miserable weather upon us. Whether it’s making a coffee or cosing up on the sofa with loved ones, Hygge is being…
Celebrate Your Face Fuzz this Movember!! – DIY Moisturing Beard Oil and Moustache Wax Recipes Are you or do you know of anyone growing a beard for charity in ‘Movember’ – a month to help change the face of men’s health? Or, do you simply want to keep your beard…
Take a Closer Look at Our Essential Oil Producers – The Citrus Harvest, Southern Italy As we cosy up for the colder months, Amphora Aromatics’ Citrus essential oil producers in Southern Italy are getting ready for a busy harvest season. The beautiful bursts of colour amongst the well-manicured trees are…
Help skin stay soft over winter with seed oil moisturisers From harsh winds and cold air through to central heating, our skin can take a bashing over winter – often leaving it dry, irritated and flakey. This is when seed oils - vegetable oils taken from the seed of a…

5 Reasons we Love Shea Butter

21.09.2016
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Shea Butter is one of the most wonderful natural ways of moisturising and hydrating both the skin and hair. It has been used for centuries in skincare, particularly across the Western region of Africa (in which its origins lie). It is rich and luxurious to use, with a subtle ‘chocolatey’…

New season, new face mask!

14.09.2016
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September is here meaning back to school and college for many of you. This time can be very exciting, but it can also be very stressing for some. With heavy workloads and the change in weather, it can really take its toll on your skin causing it to break out,…
Are you looking for natural skincare products that does not cost the earth? Then look no further. Here at AA Skincare we have just launched a brand new face toner that is 100% natural, yes we said 100%! Our fragrant formulation of refreshing Damask Rose water is combined with hydrating…

The Amazing Benefits of Face Masks

18.08.2016
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It’s safe to say everyone loves a good pampering session especially using face masks. One of the main advantages of using face masks is that they offer a wide range of skincare benefits in one easy application. You can use one to cleanse, clarify, moisturise or brighten your skin –…
‘Yogaromas' Essential Oils for your Yoga Practice There’s no doubt that aromatherapy and yoga compliment one another beautifully. Each offer us a useful way to practice mindfulness and relaxation, helping us reduce stress levels and deal with the challenges that life can pose. Here are some of our top tips …
School’s out for summer!! It’s a great chance to spend time with the kids and take a break from the usual routine (it is certainly a time welcomed by teachers across the country). Summer holidays can also pose a challenge for parents, left with the task of entertaining children on…
Summer is now in full swing. To keep cool and carry on in the heat it is essential to keep skin hydrated - and our new rehydrating and balancing Frankincense & Rose Face Toner does just that. Find out more below about this brand new vegan-friendly, rejuvenating toner and other…
3 Essential oils to help with Muscle Recovery July certainly seems to be a very sport centred month. Summer is in full swing, the Tour de France is underway and many of us are celebrating the success of the Wimbledon championships!Many of us may feel inspired at this time of…
With around eight million tonnes of plastic waste entering our oceans every year, there is a push for the UK government to ban plastic microbeads in beauty and personal care products - following the example set by the US and other countries around the world. Two thirds of Brits are…

Aromatherapy in the Home

08.06.2016
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Aromatherapy in the Home Its Aromatherapy Awareness week, so we’re celebrating the many uses of essential oils and how they can benefit our everyday lives. A great way to make use of essential oils at home is through incorporating them into household chores. They’re a great way of helping spruce…

4 Essential Oils for Summer time

07.06.2016
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4 Essential Oils for Summer time Summer has officially arrived. June is a wonderful month for enjoying the longest days of the year and making the most of the beautiful sunshine. We’ve picked some of our favourite oils to use during the warmer months. Essential oils can prove really useful…
Aromatherapy for stress relief 3 essential oils for calming the mind Aromatherapy is often used to help reduce stress levels and to help us practice mindfulness. The practice of mindfulness is a combination of meditation, yoga, breathing techniques and bringing yourself into awareness of the present moment. It can be…
May is National Arthritis Awareness month. It is thought nearly 10 million people each year in the UK will seek help from their GP concerning arthritis related conditions. It can effect anyone regardless of age and gender. The symptoms vary based upon different types of arthritis; inflammatory arthritis is likely…
Have you seen our new Ooharr face masks? Treating yourself to a face mask is a great way to treat skin concerns and keep your complexion balanced and healthy. There are plenty of different formulas available, each designed to help certain skin types and we have recently launched our fun,…

ESSENTIAL TIPS FOR HEALTHY SUMMER HAIR

01.04.2016
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Harsh weather and cold winter months can take its toll on your hair - leaving it dry, frizzy, and totally unmanageable by springtime. Now the weather warming up and humidity is slowly increasing, this is the perfect time to revitalize and moisturise your hair in preparation for summer. Hair trends…

Aromatherapy in the Garden!

01.04.2016
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Green Fingers and Gorgeous Smells! There have been some beautiful spring days so far (touch wood!), and it’s been the perfect opportunity to get out and about in the garden! Gardening can offer us so much; it’s such a great feeling being able to grow and produce your own food,…
 We made it – spring is officially here!! What better way to celebrate this beautiful time of year than with a good pampering session. Spring is the perfect time to take a close look at your skincare routine and get your skin radiant and set for summer. Here are our…
Give your hair a treat with five new plant-inspired natural shampoos from AA Skincare. Featuring holistic, Ayurvedic herb powders to boost hair health, this new range of nourishing shampoos will naturally cleanse and protect all hair types. Ayurvedic medicine also known as Ayureveda is one of the world’s oldest holistic…
Did you know? Only around one in ten of us are likely to achieve our New Year’s resolutions? Often this may because we set out to achieve too much or set unrealistic goals or too challenging - the idea of going out for a run every morning may not be…

Essential Oils for Sports and Exercise.

19.01.2016
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New Year, New You Getting active is often one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. It’s a great chance to work off the mince pies from the Christmas period and kick-start your year with a more active routine to help you achieve your personal goals. Whatever it is you…
Top 10 Skincare Tips - New Year, New Skincare Regime Drink water (around 8 cups a day) to keep skin hydrated and to avoid it becoming oily. Peppermint and Green Tea is also good for clearing skin. Daily cleanse – Cleansing gels are quick and simple to use in the…

3 Essential oils to help detox the skin.

13.01.2016
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New Year, New You If we’ve overindulged over the Christmas, our skin can often suffer and show the signs. The cold weather can also cause havoc and leave our skin in need of some serious TLC. Luckily there are lots of ways we can help revive and rejuvenate our skin,…

New Year, New You

05.01.2016
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New Year, New You Aromatherapy for Health and Wellbeing. January can be a challenging time of year – its cold outside and many of us are returning to work after a Christmas break in which we may have overindulged in food and drink. The New Year often brings with it…
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