3 November 2014

NATIONAL STRESS AWARENESS DAY: Get it off your chest, this November 5th…

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It is often hard to admit to ourselves that we are stressed – and it can be even harder to admit it to others.  If we admit to colleagues at work that we are not coping with workloads or deadlines, will it be a black mark against us? If we are struggling to be a […]

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7 October 2014

SPECIAL OFFER: Acupuncture Detox…

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Will an Acupuncture Detox work for you? Throughout October, Acupuncturist at the Thame Therapy Clinic, Andy Roscoe is offering 3 sessions for the price of one, per week for the first three weeks of the detox. Call the clinic on 01844 215555 to book your appointment today!

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7 October 2014

Stoptober is here: Acupuncture and/or hypnotherapy could hemp you quit…

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During October, the nation’s eight million smokers will again be encouraged to take part in the mass participation quit attempt – Stoptober. We know that if you can stop smoking for 28 days you are five times more likely to stay Smokefree, and Stoptober leads smokers through a detailed step-by-step programme to help them achieve this goal (see http://resources.smokefree.nhs.uk/news/resources-for-stoptober-2014-campaign/ […]

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5 October 2014

Homemade Cosmetics: Turning your oil into cream…

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To turn your oil based moisturiser into a cream you will need the following: Ingredients 2tbsp Vegetable glycerine (if not already in the recipe). 1tbsp sized chunk of beeswax. 15tbsp of your oil. A double boiler, bain marie, saucepan with a heat proof bowl inside or fondue pot. Method Begin by melting the beeswax in […]

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5 October 2014

Making your products last longer…

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Make the most out of your homemade products using our tips below! Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Alternatively store in the fridge. Used dried herbs whenever possible. Use distilled or deionized water whenever possible. Add in a natural preservative just as jojoba oil or coconut oil.

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5 October 2014

Creating your own cosmetics at home for: Combination Skin

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Honey and Banana Exfoliator Ingredients 1 egg. 1tsp honey. 1tbsp brown sugar. ¼ mashed banana. Method Whisk up the egg and honey together, stir in the mashed banana and brown sugar (ensure even distribution). Use the mixture on the skin in circular motions for a few minutes before washing off. Keeps for 2-3 days in […]

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5 October 2014

Creating your own cosmetics at home for: Dry Skin

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Almond and Milk Exfoliator. Ingredients 100ml Milk (fresh full-fat best). 2tsp Corn flour. 1tbsp ground almonds. 2tbsp deionised or distilled water. Method Mix the water and the cornflour into a paste. Pour the milk into the saucepan and heat. When hot add in the cornflour paste and stir until thick. Allow to cool and add […]

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5 October 2014

Creating your own cosmetics at home for: Oily Skin

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Apple and Yoghurt Exfoliator Ingredients 2tbsps Natural Yoghurt. 1/4 crushed & skinned apple. 2tsps finely ground sea salt. Method Mix the apple thoroughly into the yoghurt and then stir through the salt – ensuring that it is evenly distributed. Apply the mixture directly to the skin using clean hands (or a cotton pad) in a […]

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23 September 2014

We provide all the ingredients at this year’s Food Festival.

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Thame High Street is in the spotlight once again this Saturday 27th September as it welcomes the return of the ever-growing Food Festival, a landmark event for any food fanatic. We will be returning for the fourth year running offering tasty treats, refreshments, nutritional advice and an insightful talk. This takes place in Stoneworld Gallery […]

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19 September 2014

Kitchen Cupboard Cosmetics & Medicines: Happy Skin Bathing Balls

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Great for Eczema / Dermatitis / Psoriasis / Wind burn or just really dry and unhappy skin! Ingredients: 1 coffee mug of Porridge Oats 2 Tbsp Honey 5 Tbsp of walnut oil (found cheaply in most supermarkets) 1 Tbsp vegetable glycerin (found in the baking isle) 2 chamomile tea bags 1 pair of ladies tights, muslin cloth […]

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