Every weekend, my family goes to Go Green Organic Farm in Kam Sheung Road. In fact, my husband has been interviewed by South China Morning Post about our weekly organic farming activity. And we're proud to say that we are one of the first tenants in this farm. We love farming - and my daughter loves getting dirty and play with the farm animal.
The insects love me, my daughter, and my son (they avoid my husband, though). And we always end up getting bitten by mosquitoes and sandflies. And it's extremely itchy! We can't stop scratching! I'm avoiding anything with DEET. We tried the anti-mosquito patches and those bracelets, and they didn't work for us.
So I decided to make The Best Insect Repellent Spray - one that works with sandflies too!
The Best Insect Repellent Spray
50 mL carrier oil (my suggestion: Hope 100% Organic Argan Oil - easily absorbed and for all skin types), or Extra Virgin Olive Oil
7 drops of organic lemongrass essential oil
12 drops of organic rosemary essential oil
10 drops of organic peppermint essential oil
10 drops of organic cedarwood atlas essential oil
Mix all ingredients in a spray bottle. You can also use the dropper bottle. Apply liberally on skin. Reapply every four hours.
To repel ants, moths, and cockroaches at home - stick self-adhesive felt pads (the ones used for chair legs for them to glide smoothly) around the source of the insects and their likely paths.
UPDATE: Here's a review from one of our lovely customers
Holidays is just around the corner and if you're still looking for a gift, you came to the right place. No matter who it is for – be it your friends, loved ones, co-workers, boss, or even yourself – they would surely love a well thought of gift that came from nature.
HoPE has gift sets for health and beauty. There surely is a set for everyone!
Holidays is just around the corner. Most of us are too busy preparing for Christmas parties or buying gifts for our loved ones. With all the holiday rush, it’s too easy to forget about our skin, and we kid you not, winter is actually taking a toll on our skin. Winter is when our skin is at its driest state! Holiday season can also be stressful for some of us and this causes skin irritation and even breakouts!!
Well, you don’t have to be the Ice Queen to bring your winter skin back to life. All you need to do is stock up these essential oils and follow our tips on how to use them to keep your skin glowing this winter season.
Ever wonder how celebrities look as if they are frozen in time? As if they don’t get old at all? Now a days, most celebrities are using laser, Botox, and many other cosmetic procedures that cost a chunk on our pay checks. On the other hand, there are a lot of anti-aging products, but they are packed with tons of chemicals and you’re not even sure if they are safe or would work for you.
So if you don’t want to undergo cosmetic procedures and you simply want something that would work to give you a youthful glowing skin, follow this simple anti-aging serum recipe your skin will surely love!