Make Your Own Rose Water

In Asian and Middle Eastern cuisine, rose water is a common ingredient in sweets and it has been used for centuries in cosmetics and perfumes. It is a gentle astringent, making it an ideal skin toner. But good rose water is hard to find. Most commercially available...

DIY Essential Oil Facial Moisturiser

A couple of months ago, I decided I wanted to ditch my commercial face moisturiser and switch to something plant-based and pure and preferably DIY. I’d already been making my facial scrub and loving it so switching my moisturiser was the next logical step. Over the...

A Garden Experiment: Preserving

Recently, I came across a challenge on Instagram that encouraged folks to find something in their garden each day of August that could be preserved. The challenge was best suited to Northern Hemisphere climates and end-of-summer produce but I loved the idea so thought...

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