If you've been following along with our many DIY tutorials and tips, you'll be excited to hear the news. Our DIY book is coming soon to a bookstore near you! That's right! Over the past several months I've been writing and photographing my favourite DIY natural bath and body products, and I can't wait to… Continue reading The DIY Apothecary Coming Soon!
Think of the last time you shopped for personal care products. How did you determine what type of shower gel or shampoo to buy? Do you typically choose the best price, what's on sale, or do you have a favourite brand? How we typically choose a brand has a lot to do with the packaging… Continue reading Why You Should Always Read the Label
We've all been there...great hair day, but greasy at the roots. No time to wash and blow dry again, so what to do? Dry shampoo! If you're not familiar with this product, it is commonly sold at drug stores, and hair salons. You would spray the dry shampoo onto your roots and the result; fresher… Continue reading Our Favourite Dry Shampoo Recipe Revealed
There's no question, we live in a wasteful society. From plastic bags, straws, take-away containers, not to mention the copious amounts of food waste. Our landfills are over loaded, our cities and oceans are littered with rubbish, birds and marine animals are dying from plastic pollution. Statistics say that only 9% of plastics actually make… Continue reading Living in a Wasteful Society
What's all the hype about Himalayan salt? Is there really a benefit to using it? Himalayan rock salt come from the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains in Pakistan. This is an unbleached, unprocessed salt with a natural pink hue. It contains the same amount of sodium as table salt, but contains additional minerals and trace… Continue reading Top Uses for Himalayan Salt
It's been a busy new year for Lark & the Lotus and we have been enjoying the growth, and new changes. We'd love to share these updates with you. We truly believe that making your own products is healthier than buying commercial brands. Why? Because even the most 'natural' brands contain some type of chemical.… Continue reading What’s New at Lark & the Lotus?