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Natural/ Mineral Sunscreens v Chemical Sunscreens


Let's firstly define what we mean by Mineral v Chemical. Traditional Chemical sunscreens work by penetrating the top layer of skin and absorbing the harmful UV Ray's before they can damage the skin. Mineral sunscreens, also known as physical sunscreens, form a barrier on the skin to reflect the ray...

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Mindfulness

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Could getting out into nature help in our fight against Coronavirus ?

In the UK 75% of children spend less time outdoors than prisoners.

Those of us living in cities are outside for only 1-5% of our time.

We have all no doubt inherently felt it  , why else would we take flowers to those who are sick , but the science now supports it, nature is good for us.

Urban ar...

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What is Aromatherapy ?

Aromatherapy is an holistic therapy which uses essential oils from plants and trees to promote the health of body and mind. It is ancient in origin but  to continues enjoy a very modern presence.

Essentail oils are highly concentrated extracts from various parts of aromatic plants and trees. The ch...

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Spotlight on Rose and Frankincense Essential oils

Rose

 

A warm , deep  , richly floral and elegant aroma reminiscent of nightime and beauty.

On the skin Rose Damascena flower oil is antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and improves skin tone

For the mind and body it is it is an antidepressant/ relaxant  . It aids sleep.

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Spotlight on Neroli Essential oil

Neroli Essential oil.

Neroli is Orange blossom oil.

This luxurious and decadent oil is named after the 17th Century Princess of Orsini of Nerola , Italy. Princess Nerola liked to scent her gloves and bathwater with Orange Blossom oil.

Neroli has a fresher smell than Orange with green facets , cri...

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Focus on plant " base" oils ( Carrier oils )

Plant "base" oils , or Carrier oils  as they have traditionally been referred to, are the unsung heros of Aromatherapy and natural skincare. They are best known as the oils which Massage Therapists and Aromatherapists use to " carry " the essential oils into the skin. The oil which has typically bee...

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What's in the name?

Did you know that our name Zelenci comes from a Slovenian Nature Reserve and means ‘Green’ in Slovenian. It’s a haven of turquoise waters, snow capped mountains , wildlife, fauna and lush forests.
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