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Posted by on Aug 5, 2015 in Bath & Body | 4 comments

Do natural deodorants really work?

Do natural deodorants really work?

During the past two to three years I’ve been slowly replacing all of my regular skincare and bodycare products with those that are organic or contain natural ingredients, reducing the amount of nasty synthetic chemicals that I’m putting onto (and therefore into) my body. Did you know that a lot of the chemicals that are put into skincare products for purposes such as preservatives, fragrances and colours can actually have a negative impact on our skin and bodies, sometimes counteracting the benefit they’re supposed to be giving you? One type of product that I’ve struggled to replace with a more natural alternative is deodorant. One of the very first products that I reviewed here on Beauty Best Friend was the Pure Natural Deodorant Stick from natural skincare brand Jason, but I experienced very disappointing results from it. I was starting to think that maybe natural deodorants just weren’t up to it, but then a few weeks ago I was sent a Lavender & Lemongrass Natural Deodorant* from AA Skincare...

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Posted by on Aug 11, 2014 in Random | 0 comments

Teatulia – Lemongrass Herbal Infusion

Teatulia – Lemongrass Herbal Infusion

For most of my life I’ve not really been a tea-drinker, but I’ve been drinking more and more recently and I particularly enjoy fruit infusions as I find them very refreshing and they’re a tasty alternative to water. I was given a sample of Teatulia Lemongrass Herbal Infusion* to try, Teatulia is a range of organic single garden teas grown in a single USDA-certified organic garden in northern Bangladesh. The Lemongrass tea is made just the same as you would make regular tea, place the teabag in a cup of hot water then leave for 4-5 minutes while the delicate flavours infuse. The teabags are really good quality and they expand nicely to let the contents circulate and release their flavour. Then just remove the teabag and enjoy! I usually add a drop of cold water to mine just so that it’s not too hot and I can start drinking it straight away. This Lemongrass Herbal Infusion is caffeine-free and has a nice subtle refreshing lemon taste that is...

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