I have really dry skin on my face at the moment, and then other times it’s kind of oily. Avocados are all the rage at the moment (irritatingly so), but the upside is that they are available in most grocery shops. When I was a kid, we would stock up when we went to visit relatives in Harlesden, Brixton and Peckham. My nan has them growing in abundance outside her bungalow in Jamaica! They are packed with so much fatty acid goodness!
Here is an easy DIY Avocado face mask which is great if your skin is really dry at the moment, like mine!
- Mash a quarter of a ripe avocado into a bowl
- Mix in a teaspoon of full fat yoghurt into a paste
- Apply to clean skin and leave for 15 minutes
- Remove with a warm, wet flannel
- Use weekly to maintain soft and smooth skin 🙂
Adapted from Try it! Natural Remedies, Dorling Kindersley, London (2016)
I just love colourful, funky wrapping paper and tissue paper. I seem to have quite a collection now, but then we like using tissue paper on our stall and when posting out orders. Cool wrapping papers are great for so many things:
- Wrapping gifts
- Covering ugly boxes
- Framing as a piece of art
- Jazzing up a dull shelving unit
- And much more…
Sadly we won’t see you at the Chalfont Crafty Collective Summer Market on the 3rd of June because we have had to cancel. We’re in the middle of trying (hoping!) to move house, so are kind of in the thick of things at the moment, which is exhausting!
Of course, don’t let our absence stop you from attending, and remember you can always buy from our online shop! http://thesoapcabin.co.uk/
The Soap Cabin has donated a raffle prize to the Rickmansworth Sailing Club who are holding an open day this coming Saturday, and are hoping to raise money for a new club house. We thought it was a good opportunity to support a local cause and increase awareness of The Soap Cabin locally!
Not done this in a while! This afternoon I made some cards for June 3rd fair.
Sorry I’ve been a bit slack in posting lately! Things are a little crazy as we are hoping to move shortly. Don’t worry, we’re not going far!
This morning however, I am chilling out in my craft room with a cup of lemon and ginger tea while I look at what needs to be done today and what ingredients I need to order. Off the top of my head, I know I definitely need to order some grapefruit oil. I also need to start making body butters for the June Summer Market in Chalfont St Peter, which really isn’t that far away now! ☀