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What exactly am I putting on my skin?

It’s a simple question that Janna Jansen, owner of Honest Skincare, really wanted to know the answer to. Having had skin allergies since childhood, particularly to certain flowering plants in the change of seasons, she was used to the familiar tickle when a rash was starti...
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Moisturiser Recipe

It’s good fun, very easy, and the best part is that you will know exactly what you’re putting on your skin. Ingredients: - 200ml Sweet Almond Oil- 400g Organic Shea Butter- 200g Coconut Oil- 10ml of your favourite essential oil Instructions: 1. Melt a...
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Lip and Skin Balm Recipe

January 6, 2021

This must to be the easiest lip balm recipe ever, and only needs three ingredients plus your favourite essential oil.

Ingredients 60ml Sweet Almond Oil25g Beeswax50g Shea butter2ml organic lip balm flavour oil or of your favourite essential oil Instructions Put sweet almond oil, beeswax and shea butter into a glass or ceramic bowlPlace bowl into a pot of gently boil...
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Check out this natural chocolate recipe using honey instead of sugar - yum!

Ingredients: 1 cup cocoa butter raw, melted. (218 grams)1 cup cocoa powder1/3 cup raw runny honey1 tsp of pure vanilla extract Instructions: Place cocoa butter pieces into the upper insert of a double boiler, estimating how much you'll need to g...
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Too busy to wash and style your hair as often as you'd like? If this happens to you too, we have the perfect solution: DIY dry shampoo. Just apply the dry shampoo to your roots with a makeup brush, tousle your hair with your fingers to rub it in, then style your hair like no...
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Is there an alternative to steroid cream?

Samara was miserable with eczema. She's suffered from it since she was two years old. A combination of cold autumn days and dry weather meant she suffered the worst attack of eczema ever. She's used plenty of steroid creams over the years but decided she just didn't want to ...
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Use this recipe to sooth tired, irritated skin. What you'll need: * 2 cups of pure rolled oats – ground (this is not essential but it makes for a smoother bath, you can use a grinder or put them in a blender until they are very finely blended) * 1/2 cup of baking soda...
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Benefits of Dead Sea Salt

The benefits of Dead Sea Salt are well documented. Dead Sea salt contains 21 minerals including magnesium, calcium, sulphur, bromide, iodine, sodium, zinc and potassium. It has a lower concentration of salt than normal seawater, and the difference is made up by the...
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Lotion bars make beautiful gifts, and are perfect for dry hands, elbows and feet.

Ingredients: 100g Cocoa Butter100ml Sweet Almond Oil100g Beeswax Instructions: Place butter, oil and wax in a heavy bottom pot or double boiler. If you don’t have a double boiler, you can make one by placing a glass bowl or wide mouth Mason jar in a small sa...
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What's up with Caffeine?

December 14, 2015

You may have noticed that all our products are infused with a caffeine flavour of some kind whether it be espresso coffee, black tea or green tea. So what's up with all the caffeine?

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