Scent of the month – Lavender

“What woman, however old, has not the bridal-favours and raiment stowed away, and packed in lavender, in the inmost cupboards of her heart?” – William Makepeace Thackeray Did you know? Lavender is a flower but also a herb! Many people use it as a form of herb in teas and in products such as lotions. These…

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Scent of the month – Lemongrass

Many might mistake Lemongrass as a citrus fruit similar to lemon, however lemongrass is actually a type of grass. The lemongrass genus, the cymbopogon, has over 50 species that belong to that genus. You may ask, why lemongrass? That is because Singapore lies at the equatorial zone and is prone to a hot and humid…

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Scent of the month – Geranium

June ushers in the start of the summer and it marks the full bloom of Geranium. These flowers (also known as Cranesbill) come in white, pink, red, purple or blue and are processed for the geranium essential oil. They begin blooming from early spring and last till autumn and are easy to grow and versatile, easily making it to the…

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Geranium Scruffy Cleansing Grains

  Your new exfoliation buddy Our newest addition to the Rough Beauty line of bath and body products was launched some many weeks back to lots of encouragement from friends and family (check out post here). The Geranium Scruffy Cleansing Grains are made with a special blend of rice, oats, bentonite clay and essential oils and…

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Mindful Marketplace at Keong Saik Road

This past Saturday we participated in the Mindful Marketplace curated by Green Is The New Black. Part of the Urban Ventures instalment, we saw Keong Saik Road, located in one of the country’s conservation area transformed for the day from a one-way road into a street carnival with music, food, workshops and a marketplace. It was…

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