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This citrus fruit is great for your skin

If you think I’m talking about a lemon or an orange think again! This fragrant citrus fruit that could be mistaken for a lime is known as Bergamot. That name may ring a bell as it is used as a popular beauty, perfume and aromatherapy staple. This unique fruit as delicious as it sounds  cannot […]

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Are Chia seeds good for skin?

There are so many fresh ways to get that glowing and youthful skin we all yearn to have. What frazzles me is that as far as natural skin care is concerned we really only get to see a fraction of what is on offer.  Therefore,  on my holistic quest for healthier skin, it always excites […]

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5 Amazing Benefits of Lemongrass

You must have come across this amazing plant at some stage. Whether it was for an ingredient required in an Asian dish or as a beauty agent for hair and skin. Lemongrass can truly wear many hats from aromatherapy to insect repellent but I would like to focus on the 5 amazing benefits for your […]

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Africa’s Magical Marula Oil

If ever there was an African sunset in a bottle it would be found in magical marula oil. When it comes to nourishing your skin the best oils out there are usually the ones you seldom hear of. What is Marula The technical name for marula is Sclerocarya birrea which is a fruit tree found […]

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Discover the sacred touch of sandalwood

  Sandalwood is my most treasured fragrance in my  aromatherapy world. The soft, woody aroma not only leaves one in a relaxed and meditative mood but it can also work wonders for skin. The wood and oil is used in sacred religious ceremonies and has been celebrated by eastern medicine for centuries. Sacred skin It […]

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Buchu skin care benefits

This miracle plant is deeply rooted in Southern Africa. It is one of the most popular medicinal herbs in Africa and was first used by the Khoi-San indigenous people of the country. Three hundred years later, it is still treating a wide variety of health conditions. Let’s zoom in on where it comes from, how […]

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Wheat Germ to WOW your skin

  Have you ever heard of using wheat germ in your diet or wheat germ oil on your skin?. I have always seen this natural ingredient in beauty products and wondered what made it so powerful.   Time to solve the mystery behind wheat germ and how it will wow your skin. Origin   Wheat […]

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Benefits of Frankincense oil for skin

For centuries this mystical oil was used. The Three Kings gave it as  a gift to baby Jesus. Cleopatra was also known to pamper herself with it as part of her beauty routine. Frankincense is associated with the anointing of royalty and during this era we are enjoying a Frankincense renaissance. Where does it come […]

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Kelp for skin

  Recently I came across kelp as a key player in many skin care remedies. Now I’m curious so diving in to discover more. What is Kelp Better known as seaweed, kelp is algae found in our beautiful oceans. They grow in abundance and their habitats are referred to as underwater forests. The sea boasts […]

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Is Hemp Oil good for your skin?

There is ongoing confusion since cannabidiol (cbd) and hemp oil hit the market. After researching I  am ready to reveal how hemp oil is good for your skin.     Hemp & Cannabis I do believe we need to clear up some of these misconceptions. The notoriety of the component THC is the main reason […]