Glowing skin this holiday season!

Christmas is just around the corner, and so I am sharing with you guys my best kept secret for an instantly glowing skin!

A good face scrub is really important to get rid of the dead skin and blackheads. I love adding Cinnamon in my face scrub because it increases blood flow and boosts collagen production. Cinnamon is also a great anti-oxidant and helps reduce acne. So here’s my cinnamon scrub for glowing skin in winters.

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Gingerbread Body scrub – Perfect skincare for Holiday season!

I love making my own products and here is little something you can give away this holiday season. This gingerbread body scrub is as gorgeous as it sounds and makes perfect gifts this holiday season.

LOTION BARS- the perfect DIY gift this festive season.

This winter give your skin the best gift by making  these easy DIY lotion bars. Extremely easy to make and packed with the goodness of essential oils and natural butters, lotion bars are the must add to your skin routine this winter.

Lotion bars are solid at room temperature and get activated with the warmth of the skin. They are simple to use and make beautiful gifts especially for this holiday season.

What you need:

  • Coconut oil
  • Shea butter
  • Bees wax
  • Essential oil
  • Moulds

Directions:

  • Start by melting  the coconut oil, bees wax and Shea butter in a pot.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • After melting the oils add in the essential oil and mix gently.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • Pour this mixture in the moulds and allow to set.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick

  • Remove them from the moulds and they are ready to use.😊

How to use:<
Use the lotion bars directly on the skin and they will melt with the warmth of the skin. You can use it after having a bath so that it gets absorbed well.

DIY lotion bars - Chai & Lipstick
I am absolutely in love with lotion bars, I am planning the gift these cuties to my besties this holiday season! I hope you enjoyed this goodness packed DIY with me, catch you soon with some more fun DIY posts! Let me know in comments if you tried it!

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Article by: Rachel Fernande | Lawyer, Cosmetics Formulator, Beauty Addict | 🇬🇧

How to make your own HIGHLIGHTER at home- let’s shine!

Highlighters are the most glam and fun makeup products that add that final touch of magic to your look! I love using highlighters as it instantly brightens and brings out my best features. Highlighters can be very expensive and it can also be difficult to find the shade you like. That’s why I like to use my own homemade one as it is super budget friendly and as it is handmade you know exactly what goes in it 😉 Make your own highlighter at home, using these simple ingredients. The best part about making the highlighter yourself is that you can customize it just the way you like.

Natural Aromatherapy: Lotus Therapies Whitstable product-review 

The Lotus Therapies Whitstable is a natural aromatherapy company based in Whitstable Kent and is owned by Caroline Lyons.  Caroline Lyons  has been a hollistic therapist for over 20 years and specializes in working with cancer patients. She also offers free therapies to people with life changing illness.
As I am always on the look out for natural products, I am super excited that I discovered this range of all natural skincare range, Caroline was sweet enough to send me a few products so I could test them out and share my views with you guys 🙂 Scroll down for my experience with the Lotus Therapy Whitstable products and a special discount code to shop their products:

Easy DIY Under Eye Cream-2 ingredients.

The skin under the eyes is the thinnest and most delicate, and that’s where we experience the first signs of aging. Premature aging can occur due to harmful rays and over exposure to sunlight. These harmful rays damage the collagen, thereby causing wrinkles. Wrinkle and puffiness under the eyes can also be caused due to our hectic lifestyle and late nights. Today I’m sharing with you a simple handmade eye cream that you can make in less than 10 minutes which will protect and nourish the undereye area preventing wrinkles and fine lines.