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Make Your Own Custom D.I.Y Ribbon Planner Tassel

Today I'm going to show you how to make your own D.I.Y. Ribbon Planner Tassel using leftover ribbon, bits n bobs and your Lindy's Stamp Gang Starburst Sprays. Yes that's right, we are using our Starbursts to colour ribbons, the colour tak...
by Sparkle Tart by Kate Palmer on Oct 20, 2015

Shea Butter Sugar Scrub

Ever had a Shea Butter Sugar scrub? It can make your skin feel amazing. Try this simple recipe and you can make your own. Adjust the quantities to create your … Continue Reading →...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Apr 13, 2015

Rosewater Toner

Rosewater is a by-product of rose essential oil and can also be made by distilling fresh rose petals into water.  Rosewater is a natural astringent which makes it a great toner for oily or troubled skin and easy to apply…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Dec 1, 2014

The Benefits of Facial Toner

After getting through a large family Thanksgiving dinner, company galore… I decided I earned a bit of relaxation time, so I treated myself a spa facial.  I pay such attention to taking care of my face everyday at home, but…Read more R...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Nov 30, 2014

DIY Lemon Mint Green Tea Toner

This do it yourself toner is ideal for normal to slightly oily skin.  It will remove any residue, close pores and restore balance to your skin. Green tea, a great antioxidant is one of the most natural ways to help…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Nov 27, 2014

Coconut Body Butter for Dry Skin

Coconut oil, high in vitamins, minerals and saturated fats, is a wonderful dry skin treatment. Coco butter, obtained from the seeds of the cacao plant is solid at room temperature. This recipe will preserve and effectively protect the skin from…...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Nov 24, 2014

Swiss Kriss Facial

Swiss Kriss is a natural herbal flake form treatment that is marketed to be used as a safe and natural laxative. BUT… it’s hidden wonder is that it is an incredible at-home steam facial that will leave your skin glowing,…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Nov 3, 2014

Sweet Almond Oil for Psoriasis

When dealing with severely dry cracked skin, psoriasis and eczema, Sweet Almond Oil can be natures remedy to sooth and comfort inflamed skin. Almond oil is an anti-inflammatory agent that can reduce itching and redness of skin. Sweet almond oil…...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 27, 2014

Green Tea Bath

We have all heard the hype about the benefits of drinking green tea. It is known to be a great source of antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory qualities and has been identified to increase your metabolism. But can green tea provide you…Read more...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 23, 2014

Get the most from your Sweet Almond Oil

To truly benefit from sweet almond oil for hair and skin, make sure you are using an oil that is fresh. Sweet almond oil is a natural nut / seed oil and it does have a shelf life. Sweet almond…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 20, 2014

Avocado and Honey Hair Treatment

Avocados are rich in a variety of vitamins and nutrients, including vitamin E and protein, both of which your hair needs to remain soft and healthy. Avocados are biotin rich, a vitamin known to make hair and nails strong. Honey…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 16, 2014

Almond Oil and Honey Lip Moisturizer

To defend against harsh weather invasions resulting in dry chapped lips, try this simple natural solution to keep your lips soft and supple. It will help to moisturize dry chapped lips as well as sooth and heal lips that have…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 14, 2014

Got the Winter Blues?

I’ve been feeling tired and sluggish the past couple of days, not quite myself. It’s that season again and it seems this time of year I get that congested, head-achy, just crummy feeling. It’s not quite a cold or the…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 13, 2014

Lavender and Honey Milk Bath – A sweet treat for your skin.

For the ultimate natural all round healing potion and sweet treat for your skin, try a Honey and lavender milk bath. Honey milk baths have become a favorite with one and all to be used in beauty regime. Most who…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 12, 2014

Soften your Feet

Looking for a way to make your feet soft and smooth?  Here is a collection of some of my favorites. Try them all to see which works best for you. and feel free to include your own favorite in the…Read more ›...
by Refreshing Beauty Bath on Oct 10, 2014

Crispy chilli beef me up

Living in London for so many years has made me very lazy and well accustomed to the ease of obtaining take out food. There is a vast array of cuisines, from the comfortably familiar to the wildly exotic, right on your doorstep. And they all deliver &...
by Greedy Foodster on Jun 25, 2014

Crispy chilli beef me up

Living in London for so many years has made me very lazy and well accustomed to the ease of obtaining take out food. There is a vast array of cuisines, from the comfortably familiar to the wildly exotic, right on your doorstep. And they all deliver &...
by Greedy Foodster on May 21, 2014

Making it yourself is pretty awesome

you might be surprised, I know I was, at how much you enjoy the fact that you made something yourself. Once 1 item goes well, you start trying other things. The best part is you know exactly what you are putting in you and your family’s body. Y...
by Me and the Damn Cat on Mar 28, 2014

Watercress Week Recipes

Celebrate National Watercress Week (19 – 26 May 2013) with Three Scrumptious Summer Recipes Herald the arrival of the British watercress season and National Watercress Week  from 19 – 26 May... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...
by FoodOnABudget on Apr 5, 2013

Burn’s Night Supper

On the 25th of January every year, Scotts and their descendants around the world pay tribute to the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns via The Burns’ Supper. Friends of Robert Burns... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For t...
by FoodOnABudget on Jan 20, 2013


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