8 chemicals often used in skincare products & why you should stay away from them

It won’t come as any surprise that many skincare products on the market today are less than clean. But many of us are still unsure which ones we should stay away from at all cost! So we thought we would do a quick run-down of the top 10 chemicals used in skincare products and why…

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Skincare: The dangerosity of synthetic fragrances versus Essential oils.

Did you know that the skincare industry is politely asked to disclose fragrances on their labels. No matter what type of fragrance they use, whether it be natural essential oils or harsh synthetic fragrances, the word “fragrances” is replaced to mean both or either.  The fragrance rule: Is it all fair Game in the world…

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Lavender Essential Oil scientifically approved for its calming benefit comparable to anxiolytic drugs

Lavender essential oil highlighted in science :  As recently proven in various scientific publications, Lavender Essential Oil offers real calming benefits and help reduce even severe anxiety. Its effect is even comparable to anxiolytic drugs. Aromatherapy has so many amazing wellbeing properties: from soothing your mind to healing the skin and body. But unfortunately we…

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Facial Serums VS Creams, Do We Need Serums in our Skincare Routine?

Serum vs cream, what is good for our skin type. Are serums real skincare marvels (who doesn’t want to find that “unicorn” skincare product?) that must absolutely be added into our beauty routine or is it just another fad?  We often hear from bloggers or influencers that serums are too rich, useless or tend to…

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Our Fruits Enzyme Serum Vs Synthetic Vitamin C serum

We all know the feeling of being attracted by a good marketing, using strong punching words which will ring a bell to everyone. Let’s talk about Vitamin C Chemically named ascorbic acid (LLA). The vitamin C which is naturally occurring as an antioxidant in nature is composed of L ascorbic acid AND D ascorbic Acid,…

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Hô Leaf Essential Oil

How and Why Using Our Hô Leaf Essential Oil Ho leaf essential oil has the same botanical name as Camphor and Ravintsara however this oil is extracted using steam distillation from the leafs whereas camphor is distilled from the wood. This essential oil is considered to be a safe/milder version of the much stronger Camphor oil …

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DIY Pomegranate Oil & Lavender Body Moisturiser

Ingredients: 30ml Pomegranate Oil 30ml Sweet Almond Oil 20g Olive Wax 100ml Lavender Floral Water 30 drops Lavender Essential Oil 30 drops of Leucidal preservative Accessories: -Aluminium Jar Steps: 1- Mix the Pomegranate & Sweet Almond Oil together in a bowl 2- Add the Olive Wax 3- Heat the bowl with oils/wax & the bowl…

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Why add honey to your DIY skincare products & routine

So this will not be news to many of you, but honey has amazing benefits for the skin! We often add honey to our diy recipes because the results are there. Skin is smoother, brighter, healthier, perky (the list goes on and on).  So what does honey actually do to our skin to make it…

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Which Clay is right for your skin?

The use of Natural Clays dates back to ancient Mesopotamia where its use was first recorded on… you guessed it, clay tablets!  Ever since, civilisations from around the world have used different types of clays both inside and out to help the healing and detoxification process of the body.  There are endless types of clays…

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DIY Intense Moisture Face Cream

INGREDIENTS: 50ml Lavender Floral Water 15ml Argan Oil 1g of Beeswax 1.25g of Botanical Gum (coming soon on Spoiledbee.com) 3.5g Olive Wax (coming soon on Spoiledbee.com) 10 drops of Ylang Ylang Essential Oil 2ml Vitamin E EQUIPMENT 120ml glass jar 2x Glass or metal mixing bowls small whisk (optional) Steps: In one bowl, mix the…

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