Natural solutions to cradle cap and dandruff
Cradle cap - what parent isn’t familiar with this common but often unsightly skin condition? Ranging from white flaky patches to a thick waxy yellow crust, cradle cap is actually a form of dermatitis called seborrheic dermatitis.
Lavender, more than just a pretty scent!
BLOG – More than just a sweet floral smell, lavender is one of the most popular and versatile essential oils for skin healing. With its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-septic and antioxidant properties lavender essential oil can help reduce acne and blemishes, soothe, and calm the skin and heal cuts and scrapes.
Cream cleanser versus face wash – what is the difference?
Different skin types suit different skin care. Do you know the difference between a cream cleanser and a face wash? And more importantly, do you know which one suits your skin type? Here at Natures Pond, we handmake both - a beautiful hibiscus cream cleanser and two refreshing herb and...
Why is natural skincare better for my skin?
Recent news reports about the toxic chemicals in cosmetic products sold in New Zealand have us concerned. Studies conducted in the US have found toxic PFAS in cosmetics. Here at Natures Pond, we think that it is even more important for skincare products to be natural and not contain those...
New Zealand natives and the healing properties they offer
New Zealand is blessed with a range of native trees and plants that have remarkable healing properties. Here at Natures Pond we’re fortunate to have an abundance of Kawakawa, Manuka, Kanuka, and Tarata trees on our Waipu, Northland property, each with their own distinct health-giving properties. How much do you...