Do you use essential oils? I love them! The aromas are beautiful, and as I studied them more I learned that they don’t just smell good! They also have health and beauty benefits and have been used by traditional cultures for centuries. Lots of studies have been done recently and now they are becoming more popular as we learn more about them.Read More
I’m often asked how to even out skin tone. Blotchy skin, with lighter and darker patches, is a common skin condition. Especially for those of us that love the sun and don’t like wearing a hat - or is that only me?
A good foundation and concealer will cover and even out your skin tone. But there are a few simple DIY solutions that may help even out and fade any blotchy patches.Read More
Exercise promotes the production of serotonin, a natural “feel good” hormone!
Daily exercise keeps your blood flowing, ensuring healthy circulation and helping your skin to remove toxins by sweating. You’ll find that your energy levels increase, you have improved mental clarity, your digestion is more efficient and you feel great!Read More
Are you hungry for food or something else?
Do you have cravings for food? It's chocolate for me, but I also get hit with a salt craving. So I was interested to learn that our cravings for certain foods are about more than with hunger.
Food cravings can have a lot more to do with your emotions than with actual hunger.Read More
Ayurveda translates to 'knowledge of life' or 'science of life'. Ayurveda is to India what Traditional Chinese Medicine is to China.
Ayurveda is about living in communion with the shifts of the seasons and the rhythms of the sun and moon. It is an ancient practice that both supports wellness and recovers health. The principles are universal. If you want to feel more connected to your health and well-being, try Ayurveda!Read More
Face moisturiser is the skin care product that I’m most often asked about, and the biggest seller in my Skincare Collection.
Even those of us who don’t follow a skincare routine use a moisturiser occasionally. In this blog post I share the what, the why, and the how of moisturisers to help you decide which is the best face moisturiser for you.Read More
What if I told you there was a simple health and beauty trick that only takes five minutes (or less!), costs next to nothing, and helps your body inside as well as out?
Sound too good to be true?
Read on!Read More
How to tell the difference between dry or dehydrated skin and the solution to both. Solve these common skin concerns with simple and practical tips.Read More
No time or budget? DIY Facial cheat sheet inside!
Healthy skin is not only an inside job - taking care of the outside counts as well. A regular daily routine is a must if you want your skin to be radiant and glowing. But some of us aren’t that into skin care! If that’s you, here’s what I recommend.Read More
I love them essential oils. The aromas are beautiful, and after extensive study, I've learned that essential oils have many health and beauty benefits.
Aromatherapy has been used by traditional cultures for centuries. It’s becoming more popular as we learn more about it. Learn how essential oils and aromatherapy can benefit your health and wellbeing.Read More
Stress is such a common state of being for us these days as we rush around trying to keep up with our busy lives. Being overly stressed can impact our sleep, which makes it harder to deal with that stress - a frustrating cycle!
Here are a few things you can try to help you get a good night’s sleep.Read More
One of the essential elements to healthy ageing is protecting your cells with antioxidants. And the easiest way to increase antioxidants is green tea! With around 75% less caffeine than coffee, green tea in the morning is a healthy start to your day.
And the benefits go far beyond drinking it!Read More
I often head to Sydney to catch up with my daughter, so I’m always on the look out for things for us to do together, besides eating! Although we tend to do a lot of that as well.
I also like to refresh my treatments and skills and swipe any good techniques. So when I saw this great offer on Groupon I had to try it.Read More
Q: Do I need to change my skincare routine for summer?
Summer means hot summer sun along with increased humidity and sweating! And, of course, sunscreen is a daily must-do! Cleansing and exfoliation are extra essential to avoid clogged pores and dull, flaky skin.Read More
This time of year we can be so busy organising others that we forget to take care of our personal needs. Allowing time for yourself is hard when your to-do list is never-ending. These tips will help!Read More
Self-massage is a popular technique for promoting a sense of wellbeing. When your skin is stimulated by loving touch or massage, it releases many healing chemicals that can help to reduce stress.Read More
CoEnzyme Q10 - What it is, why you need it, and how to get itRead More
Have you noticed how this time of year tends to bring out the worst in people? Aggressive drivers and cranky shoppers seem to be everywhere!Read More
One of the keys to healthy, glowing skin is maintaining balanced pH levels. When your skin’s pH is out of balance bacteria and other allergens can find their way through your skin causing inflammation, allergies and breakouts.Read More
While there are lots of nutrients that are important for your skin, two of my favourites for keeping my skin smooth and healthy are Vitamin E and Zinc. This salad delivers both of these nutrients as well as plenty of fibre and protein.Read More