Shopping for ingredients

Thanks to the internet, shopping for DIY skincare ingredients has never been easier: at the click of a button you can buy everything from Ghanaian shea butter and Californian avocado oil, to green tea extracts from China and neroli essential oil from the Mediterranean – all from the comfort of your own home. Certainly, the advent of online shopping has made things much easier for us DIYers to embark on our adventures.

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Remembering your first …

For many of us, lip balm is one of the most essential items in our everyday lives. We use it day and night; it is not uncommon for people to carry one pot or tube of lip balm inside every bag and/or in the pocket of every coat they own, or keep one in every room in their home. Many of us will have heard someone (or ourselves) making the bewildering cry of “Argh! Just where has my lip balm gone? I need it now!” Continue reading “Remembering your first …”