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Salt helps to cleanse pores deeply, balance oil production and reduce bacteria that can instigate breakouts and acne.Let's make this clear. I'm not talking about ordinary table salt. I'm talking about mineral rich sea salts and the Clayton's salt, Magnesium Sulphate, otherwise known as Epsom salt. Salts and their benefits have been known for hundreds of years. But why is everyone talking about them now? Instant (BAM!! YES!!!) stress relief:The Ancient Greeks and Romans knew their salts! They both used warm seawater as a therapy to help them relax. This is now called talassotherapy, a word derived from the old Greek...

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"Thirty days hath September,  April, June and November;  All the rest have thirty-one,  Excepting February alone  Which hath but twenty-eight, in fine,  Till leap year gives it twenty-nine." – old saying Yup! 29 February. It's a real day. But only every 4 years. Imagine having your birthday on that day..Well I don't have to imagine. I do!  Peeps with my birthday are often called 'leapers' or 'leaplings' and I lost count years ago of how many frog cards I've gotten... .. Tangent.. .. The Australian rocket frog can leap over two metres. I can't leap that far. I have stumpy...

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When you're singing these are a few of my favourite things while writing about your obsessions. There's so many personal faves I have found, but I thought I'd talk about two today - Organic Hemp Virgin Oil and Organic Shea Butter.  Why Hemp Oil? It probs appeals to the rebel in me, but I do lurrrrrrrrrrvvvvvvv the feel of hempseed oil in soap, it's creamy and adds a total luxury factor.  All of JOURNEY's facial soaps contain organic hemp oil because of it's comdogenic rating of zero (that means zippo, nada chance of causing you to break out after use)....

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