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How to Choose the Right Sesame Oil for Your Skin, and why not all Sesame Oils are Created Equally.

When I first heard about using sesame oil for oil cleansing, I couldn't fathom it. Sesame oil was for making stir-frys, right? The pungent scent, the toasted taste, the smell that just overtook all others when you'd go to the local Noodle Box. It didn't make any sense. But sesame oil -the right sesame oil- is amazing for your skin, and in particular, oil cleansing. Not all sesame oils are created equally You don't want to be buying the Fry's Sesame Oil at your local supermarket, so please, put down the car keys and step away from your handbag. As with all oils, and especially commercially produced oils, sesame seeds have to go through some processes before they can be...

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The Acne Edit - Launch!

Acne sufferers will know the pain, frustration and - as much as I hate to say it (as I suffered from this)  shame -  that comes with bad skin.I have made it my business to educate and treat acne sufferers, and for good reason. It's not just something that teenagers suffer. It's not from chocolate (as I was always told), thank goodness - though a good, clean diet does help!Acne comes in many shapes and forms, and affects many different people at different ages. I've known teens to outgrow it, lucky to avoid scarring. I've known women and men with clear skin their whole teenage years, only to sprout acne in their mid-twenties. I've known pregnant women to break out, and...

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Why the Beauty industry have you wrapped around their finger!

When I worked in the beauty industry, I trained in over 2 dozen different ranges. One of the salons I worked in stocked 10 ranges alone! Everything from the crème de la crème of French skin care (creams and serums worth almost $400), to high-end botanical products (filled with artificial fragrances I might add) and then to acid-based ingredients that were so strong that we had to wear gloves to apply them.The majority of women coming in had major concerns with their skin- it was too dry, too sensitive, too oily, too active - and were willing to pay a LOT of money for a quick fix and a magic potion to correct it.Little did they know that:-The products they were...

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How to care for your Dusk by Adele Jade Roller

Your Jade Roller will soon become one of your favourite beauty essentials; and like all beauty tools, they will experience wear and tear. However with some simple care, your Jade Roller will last you for years to come. Your Dusk by Adele Jade Roller has been cleaned, cleansed, and charged with powerful Reiki symbols. It is, of course, jade - and being a crystal has it's own energy.  Green Jade Gemstone is derived from the silicate minerals nephrite and jadeite, both of them rich in calcium, magnesium, sodium and aluminium. Jade is a Stone of Peace which balances the nerves and also soothes the cardiac rhythm (perfect for at-home facials) Can be used for Cleansing not only the energy body...

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