Can Propolis relieve Psoriasis and Eczema?

Can Propolis relieve Psoriasis and Eczema?

If you are someone who suffers with Psoriasis or Eczema, finding a skincare product that can soothe your irritated, raw, delicate skin  can seem like an almost impossible job. It may even be the case that prescribed cream from the doctors has little to no impact on...
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, what does it mean?

Handmade Skincare, what does it mean?

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 Cocoa Butter?

What is Cocoa Butter?

When I think of cocoa butter, the first thing that comes to my mind is chocolate. However, it is widely used in skincare formulations. Cocoa butter has been used as a natural ingredient in many different skin care products for hundreds of years. With some historical...
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...