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Tropic smoothing cleanser review

Honest review of Tropic cleanser

General election & plant politics

bored of general election already, check out colourful natural skincare

Natural emulsifiers & PEG’s (how oil and water are mixed together for skincare)

I've spent a bit of time recently looking at the way 'non natural' brands mix oil into water. You probably already know that a lot of skincare products contain mostly water as their bulk ingredient with their 'star' ingredient comprising a much, much smaller percentage e.g. rosehip oil, safflower oil, jojoba oil etc.  So, what is … Continue reading Natural emulsifiers & PEG’s (how oil and water are mixed together for skincare)

Beautiful balm bars & playing with photography

This weekend I had great fun making body balm bars.  This one, in the main picture, looks like white chocolate and smells like chocolate orange, so I had to stop various household members from attempting to steal a nibble. It's not chocolate but it is made with a mix of organic cocoa butter, cupuacu butter, … Continue reading Beautiful balm bars & playing with photography

Dairy, egg and soya intolerance – what has that got to do with skincare?

Imagine a diet where you can only drink milk? Imagine drinking it results in burning inside of your stomach & the acid creeps up your throat. Imagine you can't speak and tell anyone exactly what the problem is and how to stop it.  So you scream, cry, kick your legs & your skin is scaly … Continue reading Dairy, egg and soya intolerance – what has that got to do with skincare?