It does seem strange that we worry so much about eating organic, making sure we don’t consume nasty chemicals etc. And yet, we don’t worry the same way about what we put on our skin or in our hair. So many products contain harmful ingredients that we wouldn’t dream of ingesting yet we are happy to apply them topically. This is especially worrying as our skin absorbs around 60 -70 % of what is put on it. That includes all of those toxic chemicals going into our bodies.
So surely, we should apply the same rules about what we put on our skin as we apply for what we eat.
There is also the important consideration of the environment. Everything we put on our...
Christmas can be a magical time of year, but for many of us it has become a frenzy of shopping, unnecessary consumption and stress. Replacing shop-bought with home-made is not only more environmentally-friendly, but it also gives us more of a chance to relish the scents and smells of the festive season. It also gives us a wonderful opportunity to spend precious time together with our loved ones.
Here are some suggestions for things you can make and do with your family and friends:
Make your own wreath
Make your own wreath using natural ingredients from your garden or the surrounding countryside. Follow this link for instructions. By using n...