Is eucalyptus oil good for hair?
June 20, 2023

Does eucalyptus oil for hair work? Claims vs Evidence 

You may have been told that eucalyptus oil will solve all your hair care needs, but will it work? Let’s look at the claims and evidence.

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Tea tree oil for athletes foot
June 14, 2023

Can you use tea tree oil for athlete’s foot? A look into the evidence behind the home remedy

Want to know if tea tree oil works for athlete's foot? We've taken an expert look at the science to see if tea tree oil lives up to the hype. Find out more!

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Coconut milk hot process soap recipe
June 11, 2023

Hot Process Coconut Milk Soap Recipe

White sand, turquoise seas and the scent of coconut. Sounds like the perfect day! We might not all be able to hop on a plane to a tropical island, but we can help bring a little tropical vibe to your bathroom this summer with our hot process coconut milk soap recipe!

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Patchouli orange soap recipe
June 07, 2023

Patchouli & Orange Soap Recipe

We love this patchouli & orange soap recipe - the zesty, uplifting freshness of the sweet orange essential oil alongside the deep, woodsy and sensuous aroma of the patchouli. A perfect blend! 

Our patchouli and orange soap recipe has been tried and tested (and loved!) by us so that it is ready for you to make at home. It's easy to follow our step-by-step guide, so that even if you haven't tried soap making before, this recipe is the perfect place for you to start.

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Rose soap recipe
June 04, 2023

Rose Soap Recipe

To celebrate everyone's favourite flower, the rose, we have created a beautiful rose soap recipe to share with you. We've used dried rose petals from our new Botanicals collection to add fragrance, colour and pretty decoration to these lovely pink-hued natural soaps.

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Calendula soap recipe
May 31, 2023

Calendula Soap Recipe

Our calendula soap recipe is gentle on your skin, soothing and will help retain the natural moisture in your skin.

We've created this fantastic soap recipe using dried calendula flowers from our new Botanicals range.

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Oatmeal hot process soap recipe
May 28, 2023

Oatmeal Soap Recipe Hot Process

Oatmeal soap is an absolute classic! Oatmeal has a reputation for being able to soothe the itching and irritation caused by eczema and psoriasis.

The finished soap is exfoliating, nourishing and cleansing. What more could you want?

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Cedarwood oil for hair loss, does it work?
May 21, 2023

Does Cedarwood Oil for Hair Loss Work? Our take on the Popular Claim

Have you heard about people using cedarwood oil for hair? Do you want to know if it works?

We've taken an expert look at the evidence. Find out more!

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Does tea tree oil cure nail fungus?
May 17, 2023

Does tea tree oil for nail fungus work? Or is it a waste of time?

Ever heard that tea tree oil can cure nail fungus? Lets take an expert look at the evidence and find out whether there's any substance to the claims. Read more!

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Clove oil for toothache
May 14, 2023

Clove Oil For Toothache: Does it Work?

Tooth pain - once suffered, never forgotten! It really is miserable and we know the feeling of desperately trying to ease the pain, you’ll try anything. You’ve no doubt heard that clove oil can help with tooth pain, but will it work? Let’s have a look at the evidence…

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Seaweed soap recipe
May 10, 2023

Seaweed Soap Recipe

Looking for a natural way to colour your soap? Seaweed is popular in soap recipes because it is 100% natural and it produces a natural green coloured bar of soap.

Read on to find out how to make seaweed soap!

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Beeswax soap recipe
May 07, 2023

Beeswax Soap Recipe

Want to try a beeswax soap recipe? Well, you're in the right place!

Read on to find out more!

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Avocado soap recipe
May 03, 2023

Avocado Soap Recipe

Avocado oil is great. It's famous for it's uses in hair and skin treatments due to the fact that it is packed with essential fatty acids. However it is also great in cold process soap, want to find out more?

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Nettle soap recipe
April 30, 2023

Nettle Soap Recipe

It doesn't get much more natural than making your own soap and using plants to colour them! Nettle powder is a traditional way to colour soap, and creates a dark, natural green coloured soap.

Read on to find out more!

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Does lavender essential oil help with first degree burns?
April 26, 2023

Want to try Lavender Oil for Burns? Here’s What You Should Know

Should you use lavender oil for burns? It's widely claimed to be able to treat minor burns, but what's the evidence? 

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Lavender oil for hair benefits
April 23, 2023

Lavender Oil for Hair Benefits, A Deep Dive into the Evidence

Heard about the benefits of lavender oil for hair?

Is there evidence to back up the anecdotes? or is it just another passing haircare fad? Let’s look at studies to see what we can truly say about its benefits.

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Best essential oils for sleep
April 19, 2023

Best Essential Oils for Sleep

There's no doubt about it, we all need a good night's sleep. Unfortunately, restful sleep isn't always easy to come by.

So, how can essential oils help you to get a good night's sleep?

We've gathered recommendations from aromatherapists, looked at the scientific studies, and put it all together for you to try at home.

Read on to find out more.

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Hemp soap recipe
April 16, 2023

Hemp Soap Recipe

Hemp oil is great in soaps, it adds a wonderful conditioning effect. We've tested this hemp soap recipe five times, tweaking it each time to make it better. 

Read on for the full recipe!

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Organic soap recipe
April 12, 2023

Organic Soap Recipe

Making your own organic soap at home may seem intimidating, but it's not as hard as you may think.

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Cocoa butter soap recipe
April 09, 2023

Cocoa Butter Soap Recipe

Cocoa butter is wonderful. It helps create a firm bar of soap with a creamy and conditioning lather. 

In this recipe we've paired it with olive oil and babassu oil to create a fantastic bar of soap with a great lather.

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Tea tree oil for acne
April 05, 2023

Does Tea Tree Oil for Acne Work?

There's many claims that tea tree oil can help with acne. But what's the evidence? We've taken an in-depth look at the studies to get to the truth. 


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Ginger oil for weight loss
April 02, 2023

Belly Drainage Ginger Oil: A Natural Weight loss Remedy or Complete Myth?

In this post, we’ll look at the ‘belly drainage ginger oil’ trend and establish if there’s any evidence for this so-called weight loss remedy.

Read more to find out!

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Hot process olive oil soap recipe UK
March 29, 2023

Hot Process Olive Oil Soap Recipe

Who doesn't love olive oil soap? It is traditional, natural and wonderfully gentle.

All you need is three ingredients, it doesn't get much more simple than that!

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Black Seed Oil for Hair Growth: What Do The Studies Really Show?
March 26, 2023

Black Seed Oil for Hair Growth: What Do The Studies Really Show?

Does black seed oil help promote hair growth? We've taken an expert look at the evidence. Read more to find out!

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