how to manage excess scalp sebum and hard water build up naturally

Do you have hard water? Hard water is a real problem in many parts of Europe with 85% of households experiencing the side effects. Limescale build up, spotty cutlery and dishes, rings on the sink and bathtub, and worst of all soap scum and calcium build up on the scalp, making it seem impossibly difficult to have a clear scalp and clean, smooth and shiny hair. Read on to learn more about how you can combat hard water build up and excess scalp sebum, the natural way.

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Agretti, the wildly delicious & nutritious weed and how to prepare it

Agretti or Monk’s Beard, is a wildly delicious and nutritious weed that grows in Italian marshlands and the mediterranean basin. Once used to make soap and glass, it’s now cultivated for culinary purposes. It’s tangy and a bit sour when eaten raw and has a delicate flavour reminscent of spinach when cooked. It’s highly nutritious, rivaling many of the dark leafy greens and makes a great addition to your spring time meal repertoire. Read on to learn more about this wildly delicious and nutritious weed and how to prepare it, with a bonus recipe at the end for Agretti with Sundried Tomatoes & Quinoa Spaghetti.

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Learning to Silence your inner critic so you can truly love & accept yourself

Too fat. Too skinny.  Too thick. Too thin.  Too tall.  Too short.  Too flat chested.  Too busty.  Too flabby. Too bulky.  Not smart enough. Not good enough.  Too assertive.  Too opinionated.  Too carefree. Too loud. Too quiet.  Too confident.  Too shy.  Out of all the women I know, I could probably count the ones who don't struggle with body image and/or negative self talk on one hand.  And I say that with a lot of uncertainty, because you never really know what's going on inside someone's head and what demons they may be fighting in silence.

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DIY Rhassoul Clay & Rose Water Face mask + more ways to use them in your beauty routine

This all natural DIY rhassoul clay and rose water purifying face mask will leave your skin clean, clear and smooth as a baby’s bottom. Read all about the benefits of both rose water and rhassoul clay and get tips on how to include them in your daily beauty routine to keep your skin looking radiant and youthful.

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Sunchoke, Leek & Potato Soup + A Primer On Dietary Fiber

This creamy sunchoke, leek and potato soup is rich in flavour, deliciously satisfying and satiating yet light. It makes a perfect winter warmer any night of the week as the main course accompanied by crusty bread or as a starter to a more elaborate meal, especially for the holidays, as you can double, triple or quadruple the recipe to feed a crowd without much thought, it's really forgiving.

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Eating Mindfully & Intuitively: Seven tips to help you build better eating habits & improve your relationship with food

Everywhere you turn, there is someone advocating a "clean eating", restrictive, free from diet, one that promises to heal and save you from the evils of modern food.  It can be confusing and overwhelming and leave most of us vulnerable and fearful of food and questioning when, what and how much we should eat.

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Lebanese Lentil Soup with Lemon, Chard & Potatoes

Adas bi hamoud is a traditional Lebanese lentil (adas) soup that is made with chard, potatoes and lots of lemon (aka hamoud). It can be made brothy like a soup or dense like a stew. For a more dense version, increase the amount of lentils to half a cup. Otherwise, follow the recipe below for a brothy soup version. Either way, you get a nutritious, delicious and satisfying meal for lunch or dinner any day of the week.

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Sumac Roasted Carrot & Cannellini Bean Spread

This spread is perfect for a picnic, on your favourite sanwich or served with crackers and crudités. It's a wonderful appetizer, makes a great addition to the buffet table at a party and a wonderful picnic companion. It's loaded with the goodness of roasted heirloom carrots, creamy cannellini beans and deliciously tangy and sumac spice. It's so good you'll want to spread it on everything.

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