How To Heal Your Cracked Heels

Did you know that the average person walks about 4500 miles in their lifetime? This means we take millions of steps and subsequently pound our heads with every stride. So it's no wonder many of us suffer with heel problems from time to time, particularly if we do not look after them and one of

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What is an Ointment?

Most people have used an ointment for one reason or another. Due to their basic combination of ingredients – an oil, a wax, and added essential oils – they are surprisingly easy to produce. So what is an ointment? An ointment is a homogeneous, viscous, semi-solid preparation – typically a thick, greasy oil with a

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Tips When Making Candles

Safety First When it comes to safety and candle making, the most important thing of all is to be prepared. It is very important to keep in mind that you should never pour water on a candle wax fire because rather than putting it out this will only cause it to spread. Also, if you

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How to Make Beeswax Candles in a Snap

For a new way to make candles that’s easy and perfect for kids, try making beeswax candles. This type of wax actually comes in sheets, in addition to blocks. If you use beeswax sheets, there’s no heat involved because you don’t have to melt the wax. Beeswax sheets are especially nice because they come in

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Using Oil Instead of Talc for Waxing

Traditionally when waxing is taught students are advised to apply a layer of talcum powder to the area being waxed. This achieves several things, it keeps the area dry, it makes the treatment a little more comfortable as the wax will stick to the hairs rather then the skin. The use of an oil may

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All About Waxing at Home

Waxing At Home has very much grown in the last decade or so. This form of hair removal was the sole domain of professional beauticians for quite some time. Self help wax treatment More and more cosmetic companies have launched self-help wax treatments. It is still recommended that you have some experience in this method

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