10 Ways to Use Coconut Oil – Tried and Tested

  If you haven’t been living under a rock, you have most likely heard about the wonder of coconut oil. It claims to be the cure for everything! However, with so many articles and people telling me what to use it for, it can be a bit overwhelming deciding what is actually worth trying and what actually works. So I’ve tried a few of the common uses for coconut oil to find out for myself. My experiences and thoughts are below:   Body moisturiser When at room temperature, coconut oil has a white wax-like texture. However, it will start to… Continue Reading

Let’s get Lush – A Review of a Handful of Lush Products

  I have always loved walking down the street and then smelling the unique smell of a Lush Cosmetics store from three doors down. To me, Lush is like visiting the Weasley’s shop in Harry Potter: I walk in and I just want to touch and smell and experience everything. This is because Lush make products “from fresh organic fruits and vegetables, the finest essential oils, and safe synthetics.” They also only buy ingredients “from companies that do not conduct or commission tests on animals” (from the Lush website). This guilt free sense of values, combined with the fact that… Continue Reading

An Apple Cider Vinegar Tone A Day Keeps the Skin Doctor Away

I’m not going to sugarcoat it. Having bad skin sucks. It just fricken sucks. It can be painful, you feel insecure, you might not want to leave the house, and no amount of makeup can take away those feelings. Trust me, I’ve been there. I’ve had it all – acne, rosacea, dermatitis, eczema, blemishes, blackheads and whiteheads. I’ve also tried it all – oil cleanses, different moisturisers, ProActive, facemasks, and the most expensive products on the shelf. Some of these products may have worked for you, and that’s fantastic (and I’m super jealous). But I never found a product or… Continue Reading