I bet you’ve heard all about coconut oil lately. It’s popping up in recipes, beauty tutorials and all kinds of health advice, but do you know just how many things you can actually use it for? One jar of coconut oil can be a little more expensive than your regular olive oil but you’ll be surprised just how much you can get out of it. I’ve tracked down all the best health, wellness and beauty uses for coconut oil to show you how one jar of natural oil can be the most budget-friendly and healthy product in your kitchen. Continue Reading
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Seraphina Organics is a luxury, certified organic, cruelty-free beauty brand focusing on sensitive skin types (eg. eczema, psoriasis, dermatitis, severely dry skin or easily acned skin). The company was founded by Amy Crosby who grew tired of her eczema and wanted nice beauty products for herself without compromising on ingredients. Still a relatively new brand, they currently have 6 products in their line that body, hands and lips. As body washes can be quite a concern for those with skin allergies I am reviewing their On With The Glow Body Wash first.
I personally suffer from itchy skin, which has eased 90% since I changed to a plant-based diet, but a small percentage is still easily triggered by heat rash in cases of extreme heat. As the weather warmed up for Spring/Summer I found this to be the perfect time to put it to the test. Could this new Aussie beauty keep me clean and calm my skin? Continue Reading
For those that suffer from skin conditions, it really can be an all year battle. However, certain climates and weather changes can effect some conditioners more than others. Right now we are all in the middle of yet another season change. The Northern Hemisphere are moving into winter, while the Southern Hemisphere move into summer. This is what has prompted todays poll.
If you do suffer from a skin condition, I would love to know what it is. This could be really beneficial for my posts moving forward because I want to make sure I am including everyone, and it is hard to do without knowing much about all you lovely people. I would also love to know if your condition changes with the weather. What makes it worse? What makes it better? Hopefully with your answers I can get some great articles up to help you out.
My Answer: As a child I had a lot of blackheads mostly on my nose. As a teenager I suffered from a mix of Psoriasis and Eczema on my body. Luckily I grew out of my conditions as I got older but I am always inspecting my arms and legs where I used to have the problems. The only problem I suffer from now is general breakouts like the occasional pimple or whitehead, usually when I have been misbehaving with my diet or if I have been using a that is product wrong for my skin.
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My itchy skin will be nothing new to my daily readers but for those who have just tuned in (…Welcome!) you will now get a glimpse of my nightmare. It’s a short but painful story where by for as long as I can remember I have had itchy skin. Officially I Continue Reading