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Aloe Vera – The Magical Plant

Aloe Vera – The Magical Plant

I think aloe vera must have been the first natural skin care product I came in contact with. The year was 1998 (or something in the lines thereof), and Hilda,…

How to Dye Your Hair With Herbs

Before, I wrote about dying your hair with henna, indigo and cassia, and gave you a few recipes to make with henna. But there are also a few other methods…

Honey Massage

Check out this youtube clip by Victoria from myhomemadebeauty.com. This is a great exfoliating procedure that will cleanse your skin and help treat acne and cellulite (you can use it…
Stingy and yummy

Stingy and yummy

As part of the herb serial, I'm going to go through some of my own favorite herbs and flowers, and what they are good for. I shall start today with…
Coconutty coconut

Coconutty coconut

Today I bought a jar of cold-pressed, ecological coconut oil from Ekolo in Hakaniemi. If you live in Helsinki you should go by there and get some, it's on special…
Alum deodorant

Alum deodorant

MANY OF YOU HAVE probably heard of the thai stone deodorant, also called crystal deodorant, or even rock crystal deodorant. This is sold as a cost-effective all natural deodorant. I…
Get the most out of your lemon

Get the most out of your lemon

While in Mariehamn, I bought these beautiful perfume bottles from a second hand shop. Unfortunately they still smelled of the old perfumes (and not really nice ones either). I am…
Simple facial toners

Simple facial toners

Facial toners is one of the easiest things that you can make at home. What I do is basically that I have one toner that I put on after washing…