Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Sugar & Honey Body Scrub

I've had the most astounding scours in my years as a magnificence manager. The absolute best spas have a tendency to make their own particular scours utilizing regular fixings. You, as well, can make a clean that mirrors theirs. This dazzling nectar sugar scour takes just 3 fixings and works like enchantment.

I cherish this body clean in light of the fact that it contains fixings I generally have available in my home: nectar, oil and sugar. Simply whisk this up in a dish and venture into the shower.

Here's the means by which to do it:
  1. Warm a container of nectar in the microwave for a couple of seconds until it gets to be runny however not very hot to the touch.                                                       
  2. Spill around 1/4 mug of the nectar (eyeball it) into a vessel. 
  3. Mix in 2 tablespoons of your most loved oil. You can utilize coconut oil, sweet almond oil or even infant oil. When absolutely necessary, you could even utilize olive oil, which is likewise incredible for the skin. 
  4. Include around a 1/2 glass of sugar. I lean toward tan sugar, yet an essential white sugar would fill in too. Blend well. 
  5. Venture in the shower and turn on the water. Get totally wet. Turn off the shower. 
  6. Put a portion of the mixture in your palms and back rub in a roundabout movement all over legs, arms, gut, butt and midsection. Don't do this while the shower's running or you'll wash off the mixture before you get the full impact. 
  7. Wash off in the shower.

Tuesday, 12 March 2013


Scrubs are the shirts and trousers or gowns worn by nurses, surgeons, and other operating room personnel when "scrubbing in" for surgery. In the United Kingdom, they are sometimes known as Theatre Blues. They are designed to be simple with minimal places for dirt to hide, easy to launder, and cheap to replace if damaged or stained irreparably. The wearing of scrubs has been extended outside of surgery in many hospitals.

Originally issued as replacement clothing if street clothing was contaminated, scrubs are now worn by any hospital personnel in any clean environment. The spread of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus has increased the use of scrubs but can give wearers a false sense of security that they are 'clean' when in fact are as easily contaminated as any other clothing. They have also been mandated in some American prisons as a prison uniform. The television show Scrubs is partly named for this garment.

Thursday, 10 May 2012


Asphodeline is a genus of perennial plants in the family Xanthorrhoeaceae, subfamily Asphodeloideae. From the Mediterranean, it has fleshy roots and fragrant, starry flowers that are yellow in May to June. It grows up to 4 ft in well-drained soil. Its foliage is blue-green and grassy, with tall, narrow flower spikes. It takes at least three years before newly-planted seedlings flower. The yellow flowers always make an interesting addition to the late-spring garden. The individual flowers on the spikes open in a seemingly random order, and do not last long, being replaced quickly by other flowers.

Friday, 4 November 2011

Making A Homemade Body Scrub

Making A Homemade Body Scrub

The basis of all body scrubs is to match a mildly abrasive base like sugar or salt with a moisturizing ingredient. It's important to experiment with the level of abrasiveness that works for you.

A homemade body scrub can often be a little too harsh for the sensitive skin on your face. So if you want to exfoliate your facial skin try our Homemade Face Scrubs
While a milder grain like granulated sugar might be perfect for your legs or body, some people may prefer to use brown sugar as a base. Salt is often far harsher and so might be better suited for the tough skin on your heels or elbows.

Add a few spoons of olive, almond or jojoba oil and a few drops of essential oil (take a look at our essential oil guide for ideas) and there you have it a wonderful homemade body scrub. With a little practice, you will soon recognize how to make just about any scrub you want. And they do make terrific gifts.