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EVOO v Coconut Oil: a clear winner!

EVOO v Coconut Oil: a clear winner!

There are so many articles on the science behind why coconut oil is amazing for your hair and I don’t want to upset the coconut cart but yesterday EVOO seriously kicked coconut oil’s ass in repairing my hair in ONE treatment. Perhaps it wasn’t the oil and perhaps it was the method. For some reason I … Continue reading

Inecto Leave-in Conditioner

Inecto Leave-in Conditioner

If you were interested in the Hindi Hair posts I put up recently you’ll be very interested to hear about this little find I found. After years of spending good money on useless products (with very good advertising) I’m really loath to spend any more. I noticed the Inecto Leave-In Conditioner in the chemist because it … Continue reading

I’m quitting sugar.

I’m quitting sugar.

So it’s decided.  I’m quitting sugar.I’ve dabbled in cutting out sugar in the past by eliminating certain things out of my diet like bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, all added sugars etc. Those few eliminations have mostly stuck but lately I’ve been tucking into fruit like a bat, I’m increasingly dabbling in vegemite on Turkish toast … Continue reading

Aspirin Acid Action!

Aspirin Acid Action!

You will need: 6-8 Soluble Aspirin / Aspro clear Squeeze of lemon juice I was so excited when I came across this peel and it hasn’t disappointed. Salicylic acid is a common active ingredient for treating acne and blemishes and, arguably, the most effective. And like most effective beauty treatments the products they’re in can … Continue reading

Hindi Hair – Part II

A little while ago I posted my initial experience of a coconut oil hair treatment.  Read it here if you missed it. I was disappointed at the end of the treatment because I was so hopeful that a years worth of damage might be reversed with just one magical bullet. My optimistic side in overdrive…again. … Continue reading

The Honey, Nutmeg and Cinnamon Face Mask

The Honey, Nutmeg and Cinnamon Face Mask

If, like me, you’ve never liked honey and its musty flowery sweetness be prepared to change your mind!  Thanks to a random trip through Pinterest I’ve found the reason Honey was meant to be on earth. Recipe
 A small dessert spoon of honey, raw or organic is best but any honey will be fine 
1tsp … Continue reading

Hindi Hair – Part I

Hindi Hair – Part I

Travelling through India you see so many women with impossible hair.  Long, shiny, TV commercial hair. I asked a barber once how they do it and his response was quite simple. Coconut Oil. There is a huge coconut oil bandwagon that every man and his dog is hopping on, and with good reason.  Coconut oil is … Continue reading