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LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN ORGANIC BODY PRODUCTS

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LEARN HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN ORGANIC BODY PRODUCTS

Did you always want to make your own cosmetics, but thought it was too complicated, or never took the time to gather the ingredients?     This workshop will give you the basic skills and knowledge to make your own organic lip balm and body wash! You will be provided with Karine’s own recipes and will get to take your handmade products home. This workshop is suitable for beginners, DIY believers or hands-on curious. Waterroots unique range of organic body and hair care products will also be available for sampling and purchase. When: SATURDAY, 8 Oct 2016 Where: The Cubby House (Byron Bay)Time: 9am (2-3 hours)Cost:...

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Jasmine Essential Oil

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Jasmine Essential Oil

For most people Jasmine represent a sweet mesmerizing smell. The essential oil is even called the "Queen of Essential Oil" because it is one of the most expensive to produce. It requires a slow process and many operations to extract the precious liquid from the Jasmine flower. Jasmine Essential oil is mostly use in expensive fragrances. The perfume is sensual, exotic and relaxing. But the essential oil has also some very important skin properties such as; it soften and silken tired and dried skin. It help re-balance the skin P.H. as well as it is often recommended to treat dermatitis....

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Comfrey Ointment

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Comfrey Ointment

This powerful medicinal plant is known as comfrey. This shrub has been found to grow wild mostly in Europe, North America and Asia. It produces these beautiful purple or white flower and can grow up to 5 meters high. The roots and leaves has been traditionally used in herbal medicine to treat muscle sprain, bruises, bone fractures, burnt and join inflammations. Europeans used it to treat arthritis and gout ( a kind of arthritis).  Comfrey is rich in a chemical substances allantoin and rosmarinic acid. Allantoin boosts the growth of new skin cells, while rosmarinic acid helps relieve pain and inflammation....

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Lavender

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Lavender

Its easy to fall in love with lavender, with its beautiful lilac to deep royal purple color and its sweet scent. At Waterroots, we use it in many of our organic skin and hair care products. But we're not the first ones to use Lavender. It is believed that Lavender's origins can be traced back 2500 years to the  Mediterranean region. It was used for its medicinal properties for thousands of years in ancient Greece. But it was the Romans who were responsible for spreading Lavender through Europe. Lavender was commonly used for baths and other uses. The name Lavender is derived from the...

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General Household Cleaner Recipe

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General Household Cleaner Recipe

As I suffer from eczema and asthma, I've always tried to avoid harmful chemicals. One place I purposely avoid is the cleaning aisle at the supermarket. For one, you can smell the aisle from miles away and all those artificial fragrance gives me heart palpitation and secondly beside the sign of  I don't understand most of the ingredients on those products and that worries me. Thankfully I rarely walk that supermarket row anymore because I make most of my cleaning products at home. Making your cleaning products at home will not only save you money but it's also better your health and...

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