Happy 2014! We hope everyone has been enjoyed the holiday season and that the back-to-work-blues haven’t been too tough to deal with. We had such a refreshing break but it’s good to be back home putting our energies back into Happy Skincare. We’re convinced this year is going to be a big one for us.
One of the biggest pains about Aussie summers is the mosquito bites. Chances are that over the past month you to have been dinner for a swarm of hungry mosquitoes. Our little boy and his cousin were feasted upon while sleeping at Nan’s house. They were both covered in bites.
Without thinking twice we slathered them in calamine lotion because that’s what happened to us as kids. We were covered in the pink paint every summer. But if you didn’t want to be covered in pink dots? Or you’re looking for a natural solution what else can you use to help the itch from mosquito bites?
Here is a list of folk remedies which some people swear by. We can’t say that they all work 100% but if you need some relief they may be worth a try.
The best mozzie remedy of all is to not get eaten in the first place! So here’s a recipe for a natural mosquito repellant that you can make yourself at home.
Optional mosquito repellant booster – If you have tea tree oil or eucalyptus oil in the house you can add 20 drops of either.
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Unfortunately we can’t control the damage caused by external aggressors (like wind, UV rays and pollution), but we can make conscious choices about the products we choose to slather on our strands. Here are just a few reasons why making the switch to natural might be the best treat you can give your cheesed-off tresses – and your conscience.
The secret to a routine that’s going to make your skin happy can often come down to a “less is more” approach. If you over-do it your skin will feel ho-hum. Here’s our guide to how often you should be doing all your skin things - from exfoliating to facials - to make your skin strong, clear and bright.
Getting older is an interesting thing. We've been brainwashed to fear the slightest changes in our complexions: a wrinkle here, a laugh line there, a smattering of sun spots.
And yet with age comes sooooo much good stuff: wisdom, comfort in your own skin, and the oh-so-coveted ability to give fewer damns. If you ask us, that sounds pretty great.