July 16th, 2015 by Jessica

Have you ever been into a LUSH store? I stumbled upon one at the Cape Town Waterfront and I found myself in heaven. The first thing that hits you is the smell and you’ll start getting excited like a little kid at Christmas. It’s the ultimate bath and body shop overflowing with amazing handmade soaps, salts, scrubs and soaks. They have an entire range of bath melts that look edible – YES, I know! Imagine bath bombs that look and smell like cupcakes and chocolate brownies! Needless to say, by the time I finally exited the store, I was bankrupt.
Here’s a whiff of what you’ll find in a LUSH store.

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July 22nd, 2014 by Jessica

You can tell a lot about a person by their hands. Almost like it’s another window to their soul. Or something poetic of the sort. Whether it’s true or not, I love looking at people’s hands. They’re so revealing for the world to see and judge. If we expose our hands for those who are curious enough, why not make them look as beautiful as possible, even just for yourself. So in stead of spending tons of money on a manicure, treat yourself with this homemade warm oil hand treatment, that will deeply nourish your hands, nails and cuticles. Continue reading “Warm Oil Hand Treatment – Homemade” »

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January 4th, 2014 by Jessica

For the price of an egg you can make this natural one-ingredient facial toner that will leave your skin feeling tight and silky smooth. Why an egg you ask? An egg white is packed with protein, vitamins and minerals that nourish your skin. Go ahead – you’ll be surprised with the results!

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December 29th, 2013 by Jessica

The best way to show love and appreciation is by spoiling someone with something that’s homemade. I made these flavoured sugar body scrubs to give away as holiday favours to friends and aunts. They’re ideal as budget-friendly Christmas gifts, party favours or bridesmaid gifts. Give them a try – you’ll feel so proud – and remember to keep one for yourself!

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August 12th, 2013 by Jessica

Once you have perfected your own homemade toothpaste, you won’t go back to using regular commercial toothpaste again! Adjust the ingredients here and there to your liking and brush away while saving tons of money!

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August 12th, 2013 by Jessica

I love the feeling of smooth, shaved legs, especially between freshly washed linen. Save money and make your own homemade shaving gel with just 4 ingredients you probably already have at home. This recipe is soothing ideal for underarms and legs.

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