Beat The Blues Ilapothecary launch

Nowadays instead of greeting each other with a ‘hello’, people are more likely to lament how fast-paced life is and how exhausted they seem to be feeling. While this does hold true in many[...] read more

Souffle Soap & Tea: new launches from Asapoth

No matter how long I have been writing about beauty & wellbeing, I never get jaded about products, brands and people that I get to know or learn about. At this stage I can fairly quickly (and in[...] read more

The benefits of plants: Saskia Flower Essences

We live in a truly abundant world, where nature is generous with its gifts and teachings, if only we took the time to notice, learn and appreciate them. Eating seasonal foods instead of the same ones available all year round, taking clues from nature & noticing what actually happens around us, allowing our energy to rise or slow down, are only a few of the things that can make a big difference to how we look and feel. So when along comes a practitioner, who harnesses the power of plants and creates powerful essences to help us deal with emotional baggage, stress, insecurity or moving forward with ease, I am eager to learn and pass the knowledge along. Say hello to Saskia Marjoram, founder of Saskia Flower Essences.



‘Flower essences contain the vibrational energy of the plant they came from, this energy is carried as a message in water. They work on the principle that this[...] read more