Does it surprise you to learn that aromas can heal? That they can change the morning blues to a morning in rouge? That they can reverse dementia and boost your sexuality? But did you know that producers of aromas can use the power of fragrances to take advantage of consumers? The aroma of fresh coffee … Continue reading Aromas to stop Anxiety, Insomnia and Aging
If you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin
Looking good is important in our society! Hopefully looking natural, healthy and happy is getting back into fashion. If you think of it from a historic perspective there has always been some form of mutilation of the (female) body. As my 17 year old daughter said; 'What's the difference in between the Japanese women’s binding … Continue reading If you can’t eat it don’t put it on your skin
Shake it, don’t fake it – Olive Retreat Lotion
Nowadays I can't be bothered to learn all about how they produced all products and it they are ethical or not, so I just use organic oils from a small local company to clean, keep moist and nurture my skin. Here is my own 'lotion' with approximate portions; 10% essential oil of your skins taste … Continue reading Shake it, don’t fake it – Olive Retreat Lotion
Blissful shopping is not always blissful testing!
If we buy sugar free, we get sweeteners, if we buy colorful food, we get coloring, if we don't want to cook food, we get pre fab with taste enhancers, if we don’t want the water to separate from the fats in lotions and milk, we get homogenizers. If we buy food and cosmetics with … Continue reading Blissful shopping is not always blissful testing!
The Olive Retreat Facial
I also believed the publicity of fashionable cosmetic brands and bought expensive creams...until I studied chemistry and understood what it was they made me pay for, and pay a lot! When I got out of the shock I realized that we basically pay for the same non-natural harmful chemicals as we find in cheap creams … Continue reading The Olive Retreat Facial