Friday, 17 April 2015 15:02

Spring cleaning your skin - Aromatherapy Salt Scrubs to make your skin glow! Part 3

Tropical Lime & Coconut Salt Scrub Recipe – Ideal for giving your feet a spring time treat!

I don’t know about you, but after this year’s winter my feet are definitely in need of some TLC to get them in shape for summer!

Friday, 17 April 2015 10:34

Spring cleaning your skin - Aromatherapy Salt Scrubs to make your skin glow! Part 2

(2) DIY Lemon & Lavender Salt Scrub

This winning combination is bound to give you an all-round relaxing and restoring scrub that you will really enjoy using. Salt scrubs are so easy to make and If you can get hold of some nice glass containers and gift tags, they make an ideal homemade gift

Thursday, 16 April 2015 09:42

Spring cleaning your skin - Aromatherapy Salt Scrubs to make your skin glow!

I think we can say spring is officially in full swing (hooray!). The sun is shining, the daffodils are out and the days are most certainly lighter and brighter – long may it continue! Spring is a time to celebrate new beginnings.

Monday, 30 March 2015 09:55

Spring Cleaning - the Natural Way! Part 3


Day 3 – Spring cleaning the bedroom!

Cleaning doesn’t have to be a chore! Incorporating essential oils into your cleaning regime can make the process a whole lot more enjoyable. There are many that contain excellent anti-bacterial properties which make them a great natural alternative to conventional, chemical laden household cleaners.

Thursday, 06 August 2015 12:05

The Lowdown on Lavender

The Lowdown on Lavender

It is undoubtedly one of the most versatile and renowned essentials oils in the world of aromatherapy. Loved by many for its beautiful floral aroma and its relaxing properties.
Today it is used widely by aroamatherapists and home users to help treat anything from various skin conditions, to natural household cleaning,

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:50

Spring Cleaning - the Natural Way! Part 2

So we saw the spring equinox over the weekend! It’s now that exciting time of year when after the long winter months, the Daffodils finally emerge, the days start to get longer and the weather (hopefully) gets warmer. It’s also the great chance to have a good old spring clean! It’s a great feeling to get your home clean and free from clutter and ready for the warmer months to come! 

Although the end results are most worth it, cleaning can be a tedious task so why not make it enjoyable? Stick some music on and incorporate essential oils into your regime! There are many ways you can enjoy all the great benefits of essential oils whilst you clean! Not only this, but replacing conventional, chemical laden cleaning products with natural alternatives will benefit the health of you and those around you and have a much smaller impact on the environment.

Day 2 – Spring cleaning the bathroom!

• Get those bathroom mirrors gleaming with all natural Lime and Vinegar mix.

Take one cup on water, one cup of white vinegar and 10-12 drops of Lime essential oil!

Citrus oils such as Lime, Lemon and Grapefruit work wonders as part of a natural cleaning regime! Not only do they smell wonderfully fresh and uplifting, they help to cut through grease and stains and their anti-bacterial properties means they help keep surfaces clean and free from nasty bacteria.

Ideally combine the three ingredients in a spray bottle, give it a good shake and spray generously over your household mirrors.

• Peppermint oil for sparkling tiles.

Invigorating and refreshing! Peppermint oil’s energizing properties are sure to make cleaning the bathroom seem like a less tedious task! Its anti-bacterial and deodorizing effects.

Take two cups of water and two tea spoons of peppermint oil. Mix them in a spray bottle, give it a good shake and get cleaning! Spray generously over the bath and sink. Allow to sit for a few minutes then wipe away with a wet sponge. Enjoy the energizing and invigorating scents of peppermint whilst you clean and rest assure that the anti-bacterial properties are getting to work to leave you with a clean and fresh smelling bathroom
• Natural toilet cleaner with Tea Tree essential oil.

Conventional toilet bathroom and toilet cleaners can be incredibly overpowering and toxic. Luckily there are some incredibly simple ways to make your own natural alternative. A simple yet effective cleaner could consist of the following oh-so simple combination:

Combine one cup of white vinegar with half a tea spoon (roughly 35-40 drops) in a spray bottle. Give it a good shake and spray generously into the toilet bowl. Allow to sit for half an hour then scrub away. The tea tree oil will get to work on the nasty bacteria and odors, whilst the vinegar will help remove grime and stains.

*Handy tip – to enjoy the scent of your favourite essential oil by placing a few drops on the inside of a toilet roll!

Friday, 20 March 2015 09:53

Helping Hands - treating your hands to some post winter TLC with our new AA skincare range.

The cold winter months often leave our skin feeling dry and damaged. The combination of central heating, harsh winter weather and rainy days can really dry out our skin, leaving it feeling tired, dull and in need of some nourishment!

Tuesday, 17 March 2015 14:41

Spring Cleaning - The Natural Way!

Spring Cleaning – the Natural Way!

This Friday will be the first official day of spring! It’s that exciting time of year when after the long winter months, the Daffodils finally emerge, the days start to get longer and the weather (hopefully) gets warmer.

Monday, 23 February 2015 10:28

Is your attention span shorter than you think it should be? Discover which essential oils can help you to focus and concentrate.

Our series of blogs looking at how natural ingredients can be used to counteract the stresses and strains of technology in modern life continues. Today we look at increasing the ability to focus and concentrate. 

Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:22

Thumb ache? Finger strain? Sore Hands? Reduce the Risk and Pain of RSI the Natural Way.

Continuing our blog series about how modern life can cause various skin, muscle and skeletal problems. This time we look at RSI caused by the overuse of mobile phones etc. Click to discover more.

Another negative effect that can arise from mobile technologies can be repetitive strain injury (RSI).

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