Tag - organic


Facial Reflexology with Pierpaolo Lai at Neville Hair & Beauty

TV presenter and businesswoman, Kate McIntyre reviews a reflexology treatment … on her face Call me old fashioned, but I thought that reflexology was something that happened to your feet, all to do with pressure points, which are connected to other parts of your body.  Apparently, a relaxing and restorative treatment, but to be honest not something I’ve ever really fancied.  Then I heard about Facial Reflexology carried out by Pierpaolo Lai at Neville Hair & Beauty in Belgravia.  Now, [...]

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Asquith London Launches New Range

Asquith, the ethical yoga, Pilates and activewear label have launched their most vibrant collection to date following a recent rebrand. Their Spring Summer ‘15 Tutti Frutti collection uses nature’s freshest, boldest colours, including watermelon, satsuma, blossom and cornflower. Eco-friendly fabrics, bamboo & organic cotton remain staples, along with two new additions: bamboo seamless and viscose marl, which are soft, durable and provide an even better fit. Asquith talked to their community of customers and yoga and Pilates teachers before designing [...]

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Hummus: Make it! Buy organic! Love it!

A fantastic snack for the lunch box, a picnic, or if guess a visiting is a freshly made hummus dip. Hummus can be eaten with vegetable sticks, or some lightly toasted wholegrain bread… And is is super easy to make: Ingredients: 1 x 16-oz can of chick peas, drained OR you could prep and cook some dry chickpeas 1 x cup of tahini 1 x cup of lemon juice 1/2 of lukewarm water 1/2 tsp garlic powder or fresh garlic (to personal taste) 1 x tsp [...]


Five-a-Day Homemade Take-away

We love a pizza in our house, especially with two young boys who I think would actually live off of them if I allowed it! But homemade pizza seems  a far better option compared to calling the local delivery and it’s a great way to get the kids involved, getting in their five-a-day and it is also a good workout! Pizza Base: 250g plain white flour 250g wholemeal flour 1 1/2 tsps Himalayan salt I tsp dried yeast 1 tbls olive oil 325ml warm water Mix the [...]


Food Stockists

If you read our delicious recipes in issue 3, by food expert Charlotte Palmer, then you may find the below stockist information helpful… YUM YUM Stockists: Raw Milks: Cow: Hook and Son- raw cow milk http://www.hookandson.co.uk/ Ellies Dairy- raw goat milk http://www.elliesdairy.blogspot.co.uk/p/our-milk.html Green foods and bee pollens: Seagreens – http://www.seagreens.co.uk/ Creative Nature  http://creativenature1.gostorego.com/ Raw Kefir grains are usually given for free by a good neighbour if not obtainable easily then you can buy them from Nourish Kefir http://www.nourishkefir.co.uk/index.php?pgid=59  


Issue 1 Editor Pix – My Verdict

Each issue I choose three products to be tried and tested by three professional judges.  Tracey Woodward and Karen Watkins are the two regular expert judges and then we invite a practicing therapist to join the panel, so Marion Taylor also tried the products.  You can read their opinions and star ratings on Editor Pix page 44 of Issue 1. I also tried the same products, and here is my verdict on each: Spiezia Organic Cleanser:  I love this cleanser – [...]