Posts Tagged ‘skincare’

10 Uses for Baking Soda

Baking soda (or bicarb soda if you prefer!) really is a wonder ingredient, it is super useful for a whole host of things around the home and can take the place of more harmful chemicals in everything from cleaning products to skincare, beauty and more. Today I wanted to share with you my top 10 uses for baking soda, and I’d love to hear some of your favourite uses in the comments as well!

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10 Uses for Coconut Oil

Ah coconut oil, the wonderkid of the health and wellness sphere for the last few years! With good reason I might add, it really is an incredibly versatile and useful product! I keep a jar of coconut oil in my kitchen and another in my bathroom, so today I thought I would share with you my top 10 uses for coconut oil. As always, I’d love to hear your favourite uses for it too!

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3 DIY Brown Sugar Scrubs

With winter almost upon us it’s extra important to keep your skin moisturised to counter the drying heaters and cold winds that are unavoidable at this time of year. Brown sugar scrubs are an excellent way to achieve this, and they also happen to be super simple to make yourself with some household staples!

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Ingredients to Avoid: SLS & SLES

After all the positive feedback I got for the first post in this new Ingredients to Avoid series I knew I better not leave it too long before the next instalment! So, today I want to talk about the Sodium Lauryl Sulfate and Sodium Laureth Sulfate, or SLS & SLES as I’ll be referring to them from now on.

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Ingredients to Avoid: Microbeads

After the response I got to my surprisingly non-vegetarian foods post (and a huge thankyou to for sharing it around, I’m so glad it was helpful!) I thought I would start a new series here on I Spy Plum Pie, focusing on ingredients we should all be avoiding. Sometimes it will be a food, and other times something that shows up in skincare, makeup or other household items and we’re kicking things off with microbeads!

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