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Toxic Beauty Products

I just wanted to do a bit of thinking out loud for a minute. I just caught the end of a TV programme (Health: Truth or Scare on BBC) about Toxic Beauty Products and how tabloids have used that scary title in newspapers and online to grab readers attention. The programme talked about what actually […]

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Herbal Organic Deodorant

At my organic beauty workshops, we nearly always end up talking about deodorant. In my opinion, commercial deodorants are one of the most vile things you can do to your body. There is a lot of negative press about commercial deodorants and the dangerous ingredients they contain. We are meant to sweat to expel toxins, […]

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Face Eczema and Dust Mites

Before I started being the natural eczema lady, I used to go to the dermatologist and GP regularly to get awful creams for my skin (they never worked). And although I look back on those days at the “dark years” of constant itching, scratching, steroid cream, repeat, I did learn some small snippets of information […]

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Mums, Perfume and Eczema

You know I have eczema, right? Well I do control it very well and for the most part, I have pretty good skin. However, for anyone with eczema, sometimes things happen that are out of your control and it can set off a little eczema flare-up; here’s a little story for you about perfume.   […]

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What is Linalool?

Linalool is a natural chemical: it naturally occurs within lots of different essential oils (over 200 in total) but as some people are allergic to it, it is often confused with a non-natural ingredients so I’m here to clear up any confusion. So what exactly is linalool? Wikipedia says, “is a naturally occurring terpene alcohol chemical […]

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