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Make your own natural washing up liquid

Make your own natural washing up liquid

Kids love making things.  They enjoy pouring, measuring and generally messing with equipment in the kitchen, so let your little ones get creative with you this school holiday and together you can make something fun, useful and eco friendly like your own natural washing up soap. If you feel inspired to make some other natural cleaning products, then here’s a great recipe from NaturalCures.com aroma... »

A parent’s guide to aromatherapy: Part two

A parent’s guide to aromatherapy: Part two

Wow, how time flies! We’re already on week two of our new children’s health series. Make sure, if you are a parent – or a grandparent – that you make a note to visit the blog every Thursday where you’ll find a new feature specially related to our precious little ones, with tips and advice on how we can keep them fit, happy and healthy. Today, we’re bringing you ... »

A parent’s guide to aromatherapy: Part one

A parent’s guide to aromatherapy: Part one

Here it is – our new Children’s Health  series! Make sure, if you are a parent – or a grandparent – that you make a note to visit the blog every Thursday where you’ll find a new feature specially related to our precious little ones, with tips and advice on how we can keep them fit, happy and healthy. And of course, don’t forget to stop by the blog every other da... »

How-to: Andrea Butje’s homemade baby powder

How-to: Andrea Butje’s homemade baby powder

We’re big fans of all things aromatherapy here at NaturalCures, often concocting essential oil-infused pampering treats in our free time. So when an email displaying a video for a homemade baby powder popped into our inbox from NaturalCures contributor and aromatherapy expert Andrea Butje, we just had to share it. Andrea of the site Aromahead shows you how to make this soothing baby powder f... »

Fan of aromatherapy? Take a look at this book…

Fan of aromatherapy? Take a look at this book…

Looking to get stuck into a new book? Fan of all things aromatherapy? Then you’ll love this brand new book by one of our contributors – Andrea Butje. The publication –  Essential Living: Aromatherapy Recipes for Health and Home – features a range of fun recipes featuring wonderfully-scented essential oils. Discover how to make everything from cleaning products to beauty ite... »

Aromatherapy masterclass: A fresh and fruity way to clean the home

Aromatherapy masterclass: A fresh and fruity way to clean the home

Here, our contributor Andrea Butje (aromatherapy expert at Aromahead) tells all about d-limonene – found in citrus oils, and how to clean your home effectively using the extracts of fruit bowl favourites like orange and grapefruit. Most citrus oils contain at least 60% d-limonene. The largest amounts of d limonene are found in the citrus oils, such as grapefruit, orange, clementine, and tang... »

Meet…Andrea Butje: Aromatherapy Specialist and Author at Aromahead Institute!

We love hearing more about the lives and loves of our NaturalCures contributors and we’re pretty sure you do too. Today, we’re bringing you a fun Q&A with Andrea Butje, who’s a long-time fan of all things aromatherapy and even set up her own aromatherapy school -  www.aromahead.com – as a result. She’s also just completed writing an informative new aromatherapy book: Essential Living: Ar... »

Dry Skin? Face Up To It Naturally: 5 Top Tips

Dry skin? We feel your pain, quite literally. Here in England especially, this time of year can result in sore, irritated skin and hands. And while we can certainly cover our hands and nails with cosy gloves, it’s a little trickier to go about our day-to-day business without exposing our faces to the sometimes bitter conditions. Be aware that dry skin can strike at any time, though, not solely dur... »

Rhassoul Clay – A Luscious Alternative to Washing Your Face

Rhassoul clay is a great alternative to using soap to wash your face. Rhassoul clay is a beautiful reddish brown clay from the mountains of Morocco (also called Red Moroccan clay), which has been used as a soap for cleansing skin and hair for centuries. The clay is highly absorbing and my skin feels like silk after I use it. I keep a small jar of Rhassoul clay in the shower. I simply add a bit of ... »

Essential Reading for Budding Aromatherapists

Aromatherapy with its therapeutic use of highly-aromatic and beautifully-scented essential oils, is something we all love. But how would you like to be able to create your own natural recipes which would not only enhance your health but beautify your home too? Well now you have the chance thanks to NaturalCures’ own aromatherapy specialist Andrea Butje. Andrea, who is behind the Aromahead In... »

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