D.I.Y. natural facial for dry/oily skin

Pretty much every bridal checklist I’ve come across has indicated to me that I should be getting bi-weekly facials for (at least) the 6 months leading up to the wedding, as well as massages every second day and regular pedicures. OK, I might be exaggerating slightly, but only slightly. But seriously, who has the money for that? Let alone the time??

Anyway, being that spring always wreaks havoc on my skin, and that we got a surprise public holiday in Victoria yesterday (who knows for what – some football thing or other, ha ha), I decided to treat myself to a D.I.Y. facial.  Continue reading

Mid-Winter Warmers: Vanilla and Rose Sugar Scrub

Vanilla and Rose Sugar ScrubI promised you another home-made winter warmer, and here it is: vanilla and rose sugar scrub!

This hand and body scrub is so easy to make, and it does wonders for your skin, especially in winter. It only needs a couple of ingredients, can be whipped up in a few minutes, and also makes a fantastic gift – although you should make sure to keep some for yourself too! Continue reading