DIY Skincare: Manuka Honey and Beeswax Lip Balm

Making your own skin care products is a wonderful way to spend a lazy and chilly evening at home. It is relatively inexpensive and both the produce and the ingredients can last for ages. A superb (and easy) DIY project is making your own lip balm. Since I love the antiseptic qualities and the aromatic…

Grow Your Own Sprouts

Is there anything nicer than watching something grow that you have planted? When it comes to flowers, believe me, I don’t have a green thumb. It is surprising that my one and only plant in my bedroom is still alive after 2.5 years, although over time some leaves have turned brown in certain places. No,…

DIY Aromatherapy: Hot Compress for Neck and Shoulder Pain Relief

It’s near the weekend, and I’ve got the perfect remedy to start a mini-break of rest, relaxation and relief. Earlier this week, I shared the perfect aromatherapy recipe to soothe your eyes, and to close the past five days of hard work, give you the solution to Natural Neck and Shoulder Relief. Go on, take…

DIY Aromatherapy: Hot Compress for Tired Eyes

If your everyday routine – work, commute, cleaning, cooking, maybe even handling screaming kids – is leaving you stressed and depleted, and the cold, wet summer weather is aggravating you even more, a little at-home-spa treatment with therapeutic herbs seems to be in order! I’ve been on the herb craze for quite a while now,…