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Two essentials for healthy, glossy hair are a skilful cut and gentle yet thorough cleansing. Pollution, heat from hairdryers, straighteners and the sun, chemicals in haircare products all take their toll on the condition of the hair. Life can be so rushed it is (continued..)

Skin Care
Skin needs to regularly cleansed, toned and moisturised. Cleansing removes the grease secreted by the skin and the everyday pollution which attacks it. Toning helps to remove excess cleanser and grease and refines the pores. Moisturising protects the skin from the stresses of everyday life. Follow these three essential steps using the purest products possible. Your skin will thank you.

Body Care
Talcum powder and bathing products that you can make for yourself from herbs and essential oils.



Hair Care
Make your own natural shampoos and rinses and avoid harsh, drying chemicals. Find your own hair care ingredients in the garden and larder!

Hair Care
Keep your hands and nails smooth and healthy. Raid the kitchen for basic ingredients and have fun pampering yourself with a low cost natural beauty session.

Hand Softening Treatment

Essential oils have long been recognised for their healing and mood enhancing properties. Have a go at extracting your own oils.

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Here you will find a glossary of terms used in The Green Chronicle's Health & Beauty section.

HEALTH AND BEAUTY ARTICLES:
Here are a selection of articles on a wide range of health and beauty issues:

Aromatherapy - JUN 2009
A Guide to Cleansing - MAY 2007
Clean Linen - JAN 2009
Colds and Sneezes - NOV 2008
Concealers, Powders and Blushers - OCT 2007
Credit Crunch Cosmetics - DEC 2008
Cures Of Old - NOV 2009
De-stress at Christmas - DEC 2007
Getting A Good Night's Sleep - MAR 2008
Herbal Baths - FEB 2009
Herbal Medicine (Part 1) - OCT 2009
Herbal Medicine (Part 2) - DEC 2009
Home Economies - AUG 2009
How To Keep Cool - JUN 2008
Makeup For Your Eyes - APR 2008
Making Your Own Skin Cleansers - MAR 2010
Moisturising - JUL 2007
Natural Cleansers for Hair - APR 2010
Natural Dyeing - MAR 2009
Natural Face Packs - SEP 2009
New Year's Health Resolution - JAN 2008
New Years Treats For Your Hands - JAN 2010
Pot Pourri - JUL 2009
Product Review - Boots No. 7 Protect and Perfect Beauty Serum - AUG 2007
Osteopathy - MAY 2009
Pamper Your Feet - JUN 2007
Perfect Manicure - AUG 2008
Perfect Pedicure - SEP 2008
Perfume - JUL 2008
Reflexology - APR 2009
Removing Body Hair - JUN 2007
Restore and Revive After Gardening - APR 2008
Short History of Tea - OCT 2008
The Foundation of Beauty - MAY 2008
Traditional Food Remedies - FEB 2010
Weighty Issues - AUG 2007
Winter Blues - FEB 2008