Monday, August 27, 2012

Castile Soap in the Philippines

Ask Filipinos about Castile Soap, chances are that might the first time they've heard of it. The most luxurious and the most famous soap in the world remains virtually unknown even up to now in the Philippines. History, unfortunately, does not reveal much why. We can always speculate but one thing is sure, soaps such as Castile are quite rare and apparently expensive in the past. Their supply is limited only to the upper-class Spaniards and Filipinos.

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Are You Using Natural Soap?

Bubbles, a shower and water, a well lit bathroom and an attractive model taking a shower. These are the elements of a typical ad you'd see for a cleansing beauty product. It makes you curious to try out. It makes you have that "what if" in mind and when you see it on the supermarket stalls, a box or two goes in the cart. Have you made the right choice? So it seems. All your senses say you got it right. But is it natural?

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Essential Oils for the Rainy Days

Its the typhoon and rainy season again in the country. The Philippines being in the tropical part of the world, we experience a lot of rainfall per year. With the rains come plenty of things that can threaten our health and those of our loved ones. But a lot of these can be helped and managed by essential oils. Here's a list of stuff you might encounter during the monsoon season and how you can use of essential oils as home remedies on such situations. One big reminder though, most essential oils are not recommended to pregnant and babies under 3 months old so avoid using it on them. Also, these home remedies are only effective if what you are using are real essential oils.