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Lavera Natural & Organic Cosmetics and Skin Care

Lavera - Festival Style

The festival season begins with Coachella in California and before all that outdoorsy, hippy chic hits our shores in the next few weeks it definitely sets the style trend for how to look gorgeous, but oh-so-effortlessly so, in festival mode. Festival beauty needs to be both practical and un-fussy. Nothing is easier to pop into a boho bag that lavera All Round Cream for Face & Body, £6.45. When it comes to protecting and nourishing your skin the silky soft cream will give that clean, soft feeling even more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 24 April 2012 at 12:33 / Comment

Organyc 100% organic cotton wet wipes

Do you call them Intimate Wipes or Wet Wipes?

OK, so in the last Organyc blog I said that this time I would be writing a review for the Intimate Wash. Hands up, I chickened out! Well, not exactly chickened out, more like I still haven't tried the product, so don't feel qualified to blog about it. Sorry! Instead, I thought I'd write some more about Organyc's 100% Cotton Wet Wipes (or Intimate Wipes as they were still called in my last blog). The name has changed. It seems we're not as liberated as our Italian cousins (where Organyc is produced), more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 19 April 2012 at 14:07 / Comment

Alma Win Cleanut Liquid Detergent

Squeaky Clean Cleanut

Following the recent coverage in the media about the possible link between using products containing parabens and increasing the risk of developing breast cancer, I'm glad I use natural and organic make-up, skincare, shampoo and shower gel, and most of the household cleaning products I use are eco-friendly and chemical-free as well, but what about laundry detergents? If the ingredients used in everyday detergents contain the same sort of chemicals and petroleum -based surfactants as some mainstream skincare cleansers do, then are we are also in danger of absorbing these nasty toxins into our bloodstreams via our clean more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 19 April 2012 at 14:06 / Comment

terre d'Oc organic natural skin care - Japan Range


The latest terre d'Oc natural and organic skincare launch is the Japanese range, with 7 products in the collection. I've been lucky enough to try these 5: Milky Make-up Remover Oil, Anti-ageing Eye and Lip Care , Purifying Scrub Mask , Anti-Pollution Natural Foundation and Milky Perfume Cloud . Here's a little review of 2 of them for you. Milky Perfume Cloud , wow - what a beautiful smell. The best recommendation - EVERY one of us in the office loves it, and we all have quite different tastes, how more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 05 April 2012 at 12:30 / Comment

primavera - mositurising face care

Easter Pampering Treat with Facial Oils

Easter is nearly here, and it is time to treat yourself. If chocolates not your thing (REALLY??), then it's a good excuse to indulge in a little skin pampering treat . 100% natural, organic luxury skincare brand, Primavera® have got just the choice of special blends, oils , creams and lotions to take yourself to pamper heaven and back again. Where to start? Well, how about the Moisturizing Bronzing Seed Oil Capsules , they're even listed under the heading ' Treat' in the brochure I'm looking at right more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 05 April 2012 at 12:29 / Comment

Lavera NEW Improved Formulas and Products

Lavera's Organic Easter Treat

Easter is a time for indulging in tasty treats , so don't feel guilty about pampering your skin and ensuring it's ready for the spring/summer months with lavera's Body Spa Organic Honey Moments Body Lotion , £8.45. Full of organic lovelies this nourishes and cares for the skin while relaxing the senses. Ignite spring into your beauty routine with some rose-infused treats from the Organic Wild Rose collection . Nothing feels as refreshing as the soothing Rose Garden Creamy Body Wash , £7.45. The luxurious formulation leaves skin perfectly cleansed more

Posted by: Pat Hume / 05 April 2012 at 12:13 / Comment