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I received this lovely letter from Wahanda the other day.

I am very honored that I have been named one of the top rated businesses on Wahanda. Thank you for all of your support and lovely reviews. There has been a lot of change with MoniqueHBeauty throughout the years but by receiving lovely comments and reviews keep me going.

Thank you again for all your support

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Festival Favourites

Festival favourites

The festival season is just about to start so I have come up with a few must have beauty products to get through the weekend.
I have been to a few camping festivals in the past including Glastonbury last year. I asked a few experienced festival goers  – what essential products  should you take to a festival? 

The first thing I worried about was what would I be eating. It was a long journey from the car to the campsite so I knew I needed to pack lightly. The food was relatively cheap with some quite healthy but with that extra drinking (if that applies to you) or fast food it’s always good to have some extra supplies.

Here are a few of my festival favourites…

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Zambroza

Antioxidant drink

This is my saviour product especially if by mistake you drink more than you ought to.  Have a couple of shots of this before you sleep.  It’s very high in antioxidants so it will help kill off any free radical damage and I found that I would wake up feeling well. This is also great for those who have a low immune system – it will prevent you getting ill.

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Syner

Synerprotein_original Shake powder

I have heard some of these festivals are now providing a big choice on healthy foods. This is a great shake to have first thing in the morning preventing that hunger feeling. It will also provide you with all the nutrients you need for the day.

The pot this comes in is  quite big to carry, so best to empty the amount you need into a plastic bag that will seal easily.

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Muslin clothsMuslin Cloth

You may be tempted with face-wipes as the ideal travel make-up remover, however they do contain a lot of chemicals and I know for myself  I have sensitive skin so I can come up in a rash. I also find they leave a residue and so your face is not totally clean.

A great tip is to buy a few muslin cloths, decant your cleanser into a smaller bottle so it is not too heavy to carry, massage into the face and wipe off with a cloth it maybe a little bit more pricey but you can keep and re-use the cloths afterwards.

Here is a website where you can buy a pack of organic cloths

Neals yard wild rose beauty balmNeals Yard wild rose

This is a great 3 in 1 product

You can use this as a cleanser which you can remove with a muslin cloth its an effective cleanser removing all makeup with out drying the skin,

This is also a fantastic night balm apply before going to sleep and leaves the skin hydrated and glowing and great to use on dry areas such as elbows knees and the lips.

* the packing can be slightly heavy but you can put what you need in a lighter container

Dry Shampoo – Klorane

Everyone I asked this was in their top ten must-take items! Batiste is a common favourite, however if you are looking for a more gentle formulation. I would recommend Klorane which contains soothing oat milk.

If you are on a budget You can also use cornstarch as this is the main ingredient in some of the products being sold it helps soak up the grease.

Nilaqua Waterlesss Body productsWaterless body products

This is great as an alcohol-free no-rinse body wash collection. These products are ideal at a festival  as having a decent shower may not be possible!

MAC eyeliner

This is my favorite eyeliner of all times. I would recommend the MAC pro longwear pencil. You can feel confident that it will last the whole day and won’t smudge under the eyes if its rains – this is especially good news due to  the lack of mirrors in the toilets!

Bare essentials mineral powder

This is a light powder which give great coverage.  Mineral based powders do not block the pores so its ok if you forget to remove your makeup before you go to sleep. It also contains a spf 15 with titanium dioxde which will protect your skin in the (hopefully!) sunny weather.

If you have any other top tips or must take products – please tell me in the comments box below!

Mother day Organic gift ideas


On Mothers day is all about thanking your mother for all the hard work she has done over the years. Flowers are lovely –  but why not treat her to something a little bit more special.

I have spent a lot time researching the best sets this year and I have  chosen a few of my favourites for you.

Neom Luxury Organic candle  £15 

NEOM Luxury Organics candles are made using only vegetable wax and pure essential oils rather than synthetic fragrances so they burn without releasing harmful

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pollutants, toxins or soot. They work as powerful holistic treatments as you breathe in the scented air so it is best to burn them for between 2-4 hours at a time. These smaller travel candles are great to use in smaller rooms such as bathrooms, or for trying new scents.

Each candle has 1 wick and burns for up to 20 hours (30% longer than standard premium candles).

They have different types of scented candles I chose this blend as I love Jasmine and sweet basil, they also come in a bigger size if you want it to burn for longer

It is such a reasonable price compared to other top brands and you know you arent inhaling chemicals just a lovely Aroma

http://www.neomorganics.com/tranquillity-travel-candle.html

Pukka Organic skincare, £18.90

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Experience Pukka’s naturally active organic skincare. At its heart is Ayurveda, an ancient Indian philosophy of health and wellbeing, which advocates skin detoxification and nutrient replenishment in the quest for a vital, radiant complexion.

Experience a complete skincare routine inside this collection box. They come in mini sizes So this is a great way to try out the skincare products without spending too much

Contains:
Gentle Cleanser 10ml Organic Rosewater & Green Tea Skin Purifying Formula Uplifting Toner 10mlOrganic Rose & Orange Flower Skin Firming Formula Radiance Serum Organic Aloe Vera & Manuka Honey Revitalising Formula Deep Moisture Day Cream 10ml Organic Neroli & Shea Butter Deep nuRture Complex Nourishing Night Cream 10ml Organic Frankincense & Avocado Total Repair Complex Firming Face Oil 2ml Organic Starflower, Arnica & Rosehip Mature Skin Formula

Aromatherapy Associates

Light Relax Bath & Shower Oil, from the Aromatherapy Associates Collection, £37.00contarom499002498-nocolour

Aromatherapy associates is a highly effective and powerful blend with therapeutic levels of essential oils. They have many different blends of oils live de stress, revive but I love this Relax blend with lavender, ylang ylang and petitgrain. It is  expertly blended for gentle relaxation to help combat the everyday stresses of a busy lifestyle, this delicate preparation can help to ease tension headaches and uplift your senses. It will help to restore you mentally and physically and will leave your skin feeling beautifully soft and supple.

The Relax range gives a little respite at the end of a busy day. Use these soothing blends for gentle or serious relaxation.

Inika: Face in a box,  £49.95

This fabulous set is worth £118 but is available at just £49

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This collection includes

  • Certified organic mineral foundation 3g (nuture)
  • Mneral bronzer 3.5g (sunkissed)
  • Vegan kabuki brush
  • Vegan contouring brush
  • Make up bag

Trial sizes

  • Certified organic liquid mineral foundation 4ml (beige)
  • Natural perfection certified organic concealer 6ml (light)
  • Certified organic pure primer 4ml

All the make up is organic, suitable for vegans Certified Halal and cruelty free, And last very well

You can get this set from a website called Amayra they also do some very nice gift boxes too. The postage is quick.

 

 

Hard working hands, £45.95

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This is a beautiful gift set to revive and replenish hard working hands and is suitable for all skin types. This collection contains three  organic hand products especially created to help nourish your skin.

This set contains:

  • A zingy, refreshing organic lemon and cedarwood hand wash which cleanses thoroughly without drying hands out, and has great anti-septic and anti-microbial properties
  • A soothing organic hand lotion which gently moisturises without feeling greasy or just sit on the skin . We have used organic fair-trade shea butter and quenching organic cocoa butter to help your skin to feel lovely and supple. Organic sunflower oil assists in nourishing the skin whilst organic rosehip oil restores the moisture balance to your hands quickly .
  • An ultra-soothing organic hand cream which has been carefully created to help replenish and restore hard working hands. This contain Geranium which is my favourite and avocado oil which will help moisturize

If you buy any of these products then please let me know what your mother thinks of them

Gift vouchers are also available

For either a treatment or Value

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Treat your mum to a lovely Massage, Facial or a lovely Manicure.

Or choose a treatment from the treatment menu

https://moniquehbeauty.com/treatments-available/

I can send them directly or through Email

Please contact me 07984351859

monique.1uk@gmail.com

Product of Week

I have decided that each week I am going to share with you one of my favorite products that I am currently using.

This week my favourite pick is…

Silver Shield

With so many colds and flu’s around I have started to protect myself from those nasty germs that I face on a day to day basis. My life consists of using public transport (tube, trains) almost every day and being in constant contact with people.

I started using Silver Shield by Natures Sunshine last year and noticed that I hardly became ill at all, especially when everyone around me seemed to be suffering from colds. So I highly recommend it, especially if you work with a lot of people, or around children.

I have spoken to the company and found out that this is safe to use on babies and children. They always pick up so many nasty colds and I always find that when you catch a cold from them it always seem ten times worse. It is great that you can use this product as a prevention from illness – as over the counter cold remedies are full of chemicals and contain lot of sugar and flavourings.

Silver shield is a natural antibiotic and has many other uses. It is an excellent disinfectant and can be used to clean surfaces. A tip from a client is that they take this on holiday firstly to prevent catching illness off the place. They also take it before eating to prevent an upset stomach.

If you have a food allergy such as wheat and dairy – take silver Shield before eating and you wont get as bad side effects.

It doesn’t really have a taste so it’s a bit like taking water. Natures Sunshine recommends a teaspoon a day but if you are ill or going to be surrounded by ill people you can take more. If you are protecting yourself against food they recommend you pour some on your food or take it before you eat to kill off any bacteria

This product is definitely something you should have in your cupboard.

Naturessunshine Silver Shield (Click here to buy or find our more)

Let me know your feedback on this product and if you have any questions – don’t hesitate to get in touch!

Make sure you take a look at my blog every week to see what product I recommend.

Hello world!

I would like to share with you some of my favourite Organic & Natural beauty finds. In my blog you will find an array of different finds that will appeal to you from Homemade beauty Recipes that you can make at home, to the exclusive secret products. I will also include reviews on reasonably priced high street brands, nutrition and natural products.

We all know how bad chemicals are for your skin, so I’ve ensured that all of the products I refer to will contain a minimum amount of chemicals.

About Monique (me)

Before I set up my own therapy room, I worked with one of London’s top facialists at the time. She had her own skin care brand and her focus was on eliminating all petrochemicals from her products. Her vision inspired me.

Having been a therapist for 10 years, I had worked with many beauty facial & body brands that either claimed to be free from chemicals or that marketed themselves in a way that made the customer believe that all the ingredients were from a natural source. I started to research into what the big high street brands actually put in the products to make these claims. I was shocked by the amount of chemicals they used to preserve and bulk up the creams/ lotions.

I made the decision to set up a therapy room of my own, which has given me the freedom to guarantee my clients that I am choosing to either make my own natural product or that I am choosing the best organic product out there, depending on their skin need.

For more information about all the treatments I offer

Or if you want me to review your product

Contact details are:

07984 351859

monique.1uk@gmail.com

http://www.moniqueh.com