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Can Mixing Your Own Essential Oils Be Dangerous?

There are many brands of essential oils on the market, and it is easy to assume that because they are sold over the counter without prescriptions, they are 100% safe. However, this is not at all the case. While essential oils are indeed natural, what you may not...

How To Choose The Best Essential Oil For My Skin

There are so many wonderful essential and other plant oils on the market that it is often hard to determine which one is best for your skin. Sometimes the easiest way to choose the optimal oil for your skin is to identify what kind of skin type you have and go from...

Our Five Favourite Skin Healing Essential Plant Oils

We often get asked what makes the Necessity brand of products so effective. They work amazingly well, they feel great on our skin and they even smell pretty good too. The answer is, quite simply, the fresh, natural, 100% pure essential and other plant oils that we use...

The 5 Best Essential and Plant Oils for Anti-Ageing Skincare

The best anti-aging oils are found in nature, hydrating the skin and providing antioxidant protection. Here are some of our favourite essential and other plant oils which prominently feature as ingredients in our skincare range, and with good reason. These oils work...

10 Reasons to Bring Fixaderm When Travelling

Fixaderm is the perfect product to have at home because of its amazing versatility and effectiveness in curing a variety of skin conditions. However, it is important to remember to pack it into your bag prior to travelling also. There is one thing we know for certain,...

9 Nasties You Didn’t Know Were in Your Lip Balm 

The hot summer weather can have you reaching for the lip balm in your purse regularly. While we condone regular lip hydration, it is important that you know exactly what is in that little stick of balm and what you are putting on your lips. Your skin has the capacity...

Acne Reducing Ingredients: Fixaderm and Zit-Stik

Preventing breakouts from occurring is trial and error for most acne sufferers. There are many brands on the market which claim to improve acne and stop it from happening, yet fail to deliver effective results. Even though acne is caused principally by a mix of...

8 Ways to Stop Pimple Outbreaks Before Formal or Prom

You don’t want to let a few pimples or blackheads get in the way of looking or feeling your best at your prom night or formal. To avoid a pimple outbreak, here are some simple measures to make sure you are the belle of the ball. Limit stress A formal or prom is one of...

Natural Home Remedies for Insect Bites and Stings

Insect bites and stings can cause no end of frustration and keep you awake all hours of the night. The best solution to the problem is to keep a bottle of Fixaderm on hand in the medicine cabinet. A few drops of Fixaderm massaged into the site of the sting or bite...

Chemical Free Dog Skin Care

If you are going to purchase one product for your medicine cabinet or dressing table, then we recommend our very own Fixaderm Skin Repair Oil. The results seem to speak for themselves, and as a 100% natural first aid repair oil, it is safe for adults, children and...

How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit

You never quite know when a first aid kit will come in handy for life’s little curveballs. From coughs to cuts, having a natural first aid kit on hand can save time and money. There is no need to resort to medication for every ailment, particularly when natural...

Deodorant that Doesn’t Cause a Rash

Getting an underarm rash is quite common when you use mainstream deodorant brands. In fact, cosmetics such as deodorants are one of the leading causes of irritation and allergies. The underarm area of the body is extremely sensitive and quite prone to skin irritation...

Fading Acne Scars with Patchouli Oil

Acne scarring can be quite embarrassing for those who suffer from the issue. While some acne marks may fade over time, others remain a more permanent reminder of teen acne or pigmentation issues over the years. However, the great news for those looking for a more...

Herbal Stretch Mark Removal

Stretch marks can occur in your teens as your body develops and grows, when you are pregnant, or from a rapid weight gain at any age. They can appear on the abdomen, waist, hips, breasts, lower back, arms, buttock or thigh area and look like stripes or streaks on the...

Why Is Organic Skincare Better For You?

We instinctively veer towards organic skincare because we believe it is better for our skin and the environment. However, have you given a thought to the actual benefits or why organic skincare is better for you? Well, we have, and this is what we learnt. Less Toxins...

17 Baby Herb Names

Naming a child is never a simple task. You want something original for your precious bundle but nothing that is too out of the ordinary to garner stares or outrageous comments. For lovers of nature or natural skin care enthusiasts, you will love these baby names...

6 Body Parts You’re Cleaning Wrong

While cleaning your body becomes habitual and instinctive as you do it on a daily basis, you may be surprised to hear that you have been cleaning some of your body parts incorrectly. And for a very long time! It’s time to get back on track with your beauty and...

Treating Cold Sores Naturally

Read a blog about treating nasty cold sores naturally, written by Nourished Life - An Organic Beauty and Healthy Living Blog. 'Nourished Life' recommends using Cold Sore Relief to rapidly heal the area affected by the cold sore and to reduce blistering. 'Nourished...

Why We Use Patchouli Essential Oil

HEALING - Patchouli essential oil helps speed the healing process of cuts and wounds, and also hastens the fading of scars. It is similarly effective in eliminating marks left by pimples, acne, pox, and measles.  It has been known to help in the treatment of eczema,...

Sweetaholic Reviews Fixaderm

The Sweetaholic Beauty Blogger has recently reviewed Fixaderm Skin Repair Oil... She said "Fixaderm is one of my favourite skin treatments.  It contains a wide range of other essential oils that help fight acne, as well as being used for treating other types of issues...

Fundraising with Necessity Products

Necessity has a fundraising program that is particularly suited to schools and clubs.  Packs of Necessity products are supplied at prices that enable the school or club to sell the products at great prices to families or club members, while at the same time providing...

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