Sweet Almond oil has long been used in cosmetic preparations for the skin, but why is it of so much benefit for those with sensitive skin? An Introduction to Sensitive Skin The skin is our largest sensory organ. It is first in line for a battering from everything our environment can throw at it. From … Continue reading Almond Oil and Sensitive Skin
Father's Day is fast approaching in the UK (18th June) and if you're looking for a gift for that special Dad in your life, Weleda has you covered. So it got me thinking about products for Men and what I would suggest from the Weleda range - also perfect for introducing teenagers and that tricky pre-teen age to … Continue reading Favourite Natural Skincare Products for Men
Lemon. Is there any scent more heartening and uplifting? Well, maybe lemon's cousins of grapefruit and the other citrus fruits may be on a par, but I imagine the lemon is what most people think of when you mention "citrus". A blast of lemony fragrance lifts your mood and wakes you up - it's the perfect scent to get you going on a grey morning and it is one of my favourites of the Weleda range...
The Evening Primrose (Oenothera biennis) is the Lead Plant in Weleda's ranges for more mature skin. At its most basic, Evening Primrose is an herbaceous, usually biennial, flowering plant native to the Americas over a widespread area. Like the Silver Birch I wrote about a few weeks ago, they are pioneer plants, being amongst the first to colonise … Continue reading Evening Primrose :: Revitalise mature skin
With Valentine's day fast approaching, "love is in the air" and the rose range is on my mind. What better time to explore the rose as one of Weleda's "Lead Plants"? The ubiquitous rose requires little introduction. From a practical point of view it is a perennial flowering plant found growing across much of the world and, as … Continue reading Lead Plant Focus :: Wild Rose (Smoothe and Pamper)