7 Natural Benefits of Using Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

7 Natural Benefits of Using Coconut Oil for Your Hair and Skin

If your favourite type of cocktail is a Pina Colada, I’m sure you’ll already know how tasty and diverse they are. But, if you don’t, keep reading to find out the many great benefits coconuts provide us with (in particular, coconut oil). Coconuts are found...
12 Benefits of Using Aloe Vera for Your Hair, Skin & Body

12 Benefits of Using Aloe Vera for Your Hair, Skin & Body

Used for thousands of years, the Aloe Vera plant has been utilised for numerous medical reasons, with its earliest recorded use being in ancient Egypt. At that time, the ancient Egyptians described the succulent as “the plant of immortality” due to its great...
International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

Today, we are celebrating International Women’s Day. The 2022 theme for IWD is #Breakthebias. The campaign is about spreading awareness about gender bias, and call for equality for women. The aim is to create a world that is free from gender discrimination or...
Handmade Skincare – Proud To Make it Personal

Handmade Skincare – Proud To Make it Personal

Here at Sweet Cecily’s we specialise in producing handmade skincare. If you have ever bought a product from us, you may be wondering where it comes from and what are the processes involved in turning natural raw materials into ready to buy products? It may take...
What is Almond and Calendula Oil?

What is Almond and Calendula Oil?

When you see the word ‘oily’ on a product you can usually think a product may make your skin look greasy, however, using oils on your skin can be beneficial in the long term. At Sweet Cecily’s we add a 15ml bottle of Almond & Calendula oil into our ‘Make Your Own...
What is Shea Butter?

What is Shea Butter?

For thousands of years, humans have been using Shea Butter for many different purposes. Shea butter, in its raw form is a fat derived from the nut of the Vitellaria (Shea) tree which is indigenous to Africa. Early accounts of its use date back to Ancient Egypt where...