Taking care of yourself is something you simply must work into your routine. For your own wellbeing and the wellbeing of those around you. Whether you’re a mom trying to tame the terrible twos or a student balancing the demands of academic achievement and the rewards of a beautifully active social life, we all need to take a bit of time out to just love ourselves once in a while. Since long and luxurious baths are no longer an option (remember those days, hey Capetonians?) I’ve taken to another little self-care regime: concocting random homemade face masks with healthy ingredients from my pantry. Even though I’d hardly call myself a DIY beauty connoisseur, my little experiments have been super fun so far and I’ve even discovered three go-to home-made face mask recipes to try:  

 1. AVOCADO, CACAO & HONEY

It’s amazing how uplifting it can be to bring just the smallest bit of greenery into your home. More than their aesthetic appeal, however, leafy plants are also exceptionally useful additions to your environment. They are, of course, natural air fresheners, absorbing carbon dioxide and...

For this recipe I decided to use the Happy Earth People Chickpea Pasta, and Superfoods' Hemp Oil and Hemp Seeds. Serves 4 generous portions INGREDIENTS Small handful shelled hemp seedsHappy Earth People Chickpea Pasta Cook in boiling water with some oil and salt until al dente. PESTO 3 cups kale leaves - take off...