This is how I fixed my salon hair colour disaster after being dissatisfied with hair salons in general and wanting an affordable colour I could maintain myself. My colour went from natural medium golden brown - salon blonde highlights - bleach blonde - red - dark purple brown - red brown - chocolate brown - dark orange - dark golden brown - light orange - bleach yellow - dark golden blonde.
This is a favourite recipe using the key ingredients - beeswax, avocado oil, shea and cocoa butter - that make the most moisturising lotion yet. This is whipped up in less than 30 minutes and can be melted and kept in the one jar. This lotion is best kept at room temperature.
A homemade shea, cocoa, and avocado body butter which is nourishing for dry, sensitive skin. Cocoa butter relieves irritations, helps with scarring and has a pleasant aroma. Shea butter is a natural moisturiser and emollient. Avocado oil is high in vitamin A, D and E and has anti-bacterial properties.
A natural homemade eczema treatment made with our popular shea, cocoa, and avocado body butter recipe and the addition of colloidal oats. This treats the inflammation associated with eczema and also provides soothing moisture for dry, itchy skin.
Follow this easy recipe to create a rich body butter made of all natural olive oil, coconut oil, and beeswax. This is ideal for those with sensitive skin as it is free of chemicals, as a makeup remover, as a barrier cream (nappy rash, industrial workers with dry hands), for dry skin, etc.
Create your own lavender oil with this easy to follow recipe. All you need is lavender flower buds and olive oil.
Many of us get into DIY to save money, and as long as we follow the basic principles we will usually succeed. But there is another angle to doing your own building work not often considered, it can help minimise your tax.
Water is a precious resource, and it pays to make the most of it. BettaLiving.org's collection of watering tips will help you cut down your water usage and save your plants from the negative effects of too much water.
Plants live in the soil, so getting the soil right can make you life a lot easier later on. Good soil has the right mixture of fine particles (clay), coarser particles (sand) and organic matter.
Potatoes are easy to grow, or at least that's what my mother once told me. But there are still pitfalls you need to watch out for. And if you have just opened a bag of potato "seeds" and discovered to your surprise that they look like potatoes, then don't worry - we will cover all the basics as well.