The Six Essential Nutrients For Skin Health

The skin is made up of many different layers, all of which play an important part in keeping skin healthy and resilient. When we work topically with the skin we can achieve amazing results. However this is really only half the picture. If we think about how many layers there are to the skin you …

Are You Regular?

Something that not everyone (anyone??) likes to talk about. But an important subject when it comes to our skin and internal health. If we are not eliminating toxins effectively they begin to build up in our body before secreting out onto our skin. This can cause dull devitalized skin as well as contributing to skin …

Autumn/Winter Skincare Tune Up

Whilst we in Auckand were blessed with a totally awesome Summer, Autumn is slowly setting in and the cooler mornings and dark nights are telling us that winter is only a couple of months away! I personally hate winter; I find the dark and cold so depressing. So its really important for me to have …

Ask Ashleigh

Online clinic is now open! In a bid to help as many of you as possible with your skin, we are trying something a little different… An online clinic! I will be answering as many questions as possible on the bottom of this post. If you have any questions about your skin, skincare or products …

Kombucha – great for gut health… but what about the sugar?

Fermented foods are beneficial for general health, and one of the great ways to keep your gut healthy is through drinking Kombucha. For those who are new to this, Kombucha is a fermented tea-based beverage. It is made using a starter mushroom called a “SCOBY” that activates and propels the tea-based drink (by eating sugar) …

The Raw Facial

Ashleigh Scott has collaborated with The Raw Kitchen to create the Raw Facial!  Inspired by trips to Bali and stemming from Olivia’s love of raw food, combined with Ashleigh’s passion for skin. This 30 minute facial is the perfect, post winter pick me up, for shedding the dull winter shell and bringing radiance and hydration …

Raw Salted Caramel Chocolate Bark

For the chocolate ½ cup of coconut oil, melted ½ cup of 100% organic maple syrup ½ cup of cacao powder Pinch of Himalayan or sea salt Mix all the chocolate ingredients together in a small bowl and place in the fridge for ten minutes to thicken. For the salted caramel ¼ cup of almond …

Hydrating The Skin: Soaking Ritual

The process of soaking the skin is perhaps the most simple in skincare, yet is honestly more effective than most products. The idea is giving the surface of your skin a drink of water.To soak the skin, simply fill your hand basin with warm water. You can add in a few drops of your favourite soaking …

How To Cleanse

Cleansing is one of those necessary evils. You must do it for the health and clarity of your skin – however over-cleansing can also be the cause of so many skin problems.I recommend cleansing only once a day, in the evening. The idea behind this is if you do a thorough enough cleanse in the …

No To Foam

Why I will never recommend foaming cleansers… to anyone! There is a lot of marketing BS out there when it comes to skincare. There was a pioneering skincare company that in the early days of research discovered that foaming cleansers had a negative effect on the skin. This company went on to become to biggest …