Epsom Salt – An Essential DIY product for every Eco-Beauty Guru

It has been some time since my last DIY essentials post but I am excited to pick up with Epsom Salt today. Epsom salts play a big role in my life and beauty regime. Once a month a deep, detoxifying soak is exactly what the body needs. Whether you have a build up of toxins in the body due to unhealthy eating or from stress, a good soak in the bath can make you feel so much better. Epsom Salt (ES) is not actually a salt, it is a naturally occurring pure mineral compound of magnesium and ... Continue Reading

Coconut Oil – An Essential DIY product for every Eco-Beauty Guru

It has been some time since I shared an Essential DIY product post... Oopsie, time just ran away from me but I thought I would quickly write up some of the best coconut oil tips for you all. I enjoy every form of coconut except when it is dried and sprinkled on cakes... yuck! But for beauty, it is a wonderful ingredient to have in your home, fresh or in oil form. Previously on the blog, I shared info on how to crack a coconut at home using two tools, eating it fresh is so good! Coconut Oil ... Continue Reading

A DIY Coffee Scrub that will awaken your soul!

Winter is upon us and being a resident of Johannesburg, that means dry skin. I have intensified my moisturising routine, thankfully a good scrub helps combat dry skin too. This coffee scrub recipe is the perfect winter DIY! Body scrubs are some of the easiest DIYs to do and they are always sensational! There is nothing better than the feeling of using a handmade scrub. I am not much of a coffee person so when I was sent a bag of Sihle's Brew, I knew it would be put to better use as a ... Continue Reading

Bicarbonate Soda – An Essential DIY product for every Eco-Beauty Guru

Welcome to the third instalment of the 'Essential DIY' product guide. I am busy listing my seven must-have items that can be used in multiple ways. Previously, I discussed the benefits of Activated Charcoal and Bentonite Clay, today we look at Bicarbonate Soda. Bicarbonate Soda has lived in our homes for decades and been a staple in every pantry since forever! Bicarbonate Soda is a salt composed of sodium ions and bicarbonate ions. It is important to note that bicarbonate soda and ... Continue Reading

Bentonite Clay – An Essential DIY product for every Eco-Beauty Guru

Hello and welcome back to my DIY beauty and health ‘must-have’ product series. Last time we discussed Activated Charcoal so today we will be discussing Bentonite Clay, Activated Charcoal’s best friend! They pair up really well together as both have very similar qualities but offer a few different perks. Bentonite clay is equally great for drawing out impurities and toxins but what it also does, is add minerals back into the body. Bentonite Clay Powder is made of aged volcanic ash ... Continue Reading

Activated Charcoal – An Essential DIY product for every Eco-Beauty Guru

I have decided to do a series to share some of the wonderful items you can use for DIY beauty and general household chores. Most of the products have multiple uses so they make for a really great purchase. I have a whole box of different must-have items in my bathroom that either work as beauty items, cleaning or medicinal. There are some really useful items to be found on the cheap at your local Dischem or Clicks. Heck, you can even find them online. I will share all the best places to find ... Continue Reading