Corns are thickened skin burrowing down into our toes. Here are some cheap, safe and home made remedies to treat them. Circle the corn with a corn plaster, then fill the hole above the corn with crushed garlic. Tape over and round it with sellotape. … Continue reading A cool home made remedy for corns!
Antibacterial cleaners such as Triclosan are in everything from cleaners to plastic kitchen ware. Their overuse raises the same kinds of concern that doctors have about the over use of antibiotics leading to super-resistant bacteria. It is better to use Tea tree oil which … Continue reading Make Tea Tree Oil your safer toilet cleaner
I love baked potatoes for lunch and potatoes and yoghurt as a salad! But did you know that it can become your free home made beauty treatment? Rub a freshly cut potato over your skin, leave to dry for 10 minutes, then rinse off. It … Continue reading Try a delicious Orange Cleanser for your skin!
Using perfumes has now become equivalent to spraying yourself with a cloud of poisons. Today 95 per cent of chemicals used in fragrances are synthetic compounds, including some toxins that can cause bad health problems. Use perfumes for special events or even better, don’t use … Continue reading Are perfumes really necessary?Make your own without hurting animals!
If you want to be as green as possible, check out bamboo towels! Made from 70 per cent bamboo fibre and 30 per cent cotton, they are a wise choice. Bamboo towels are three times as absorbent as cotton, and bamboo grows very quickly and … Continue reading Try out bamboo towels for the planet!
Steaming your vegetables and fish will minimise nutrient loss, especially vitamin C, vitamin B1 and mineral salts. A study has found that when steaming fresh broccoli 11 per cent of nutrients were lost compared to 47 per cent lost when pressure cooked, 66 per cent … Continue reading Steaming your fish and veggies is a better choice