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The power of Hydrosols for your beauty and skincare routine

how to use rose water in your skincare routine

Guest post by Trysh Hydrosols, also known as floral waters, are the byproducts of the distillation process to make essential oils from plants. Because of this, the fragrances of hydrosols are much less intense than those of essential oils and some users also claim that they have a “greener” fragrance. Furthermore, hydrosols have many of the benefits and chemical compounds of their source plants though not at the high concentration of essential oils, making them much more suitable for direct skin contact without dilution. One popular hydrosol that you may actually be familiar with is rosewater, which is created from the distillation of rose petals. There are a long list...

Nourishing Vegan foods for hair growth

Nourishing Vegan Foods For Flourishing Hair Growth

Special contribution by Jackie   Beautiful hair can be a crowning glory, but it can also be an unruly mop if it chooses to misbehave.  Perhaps that’s why the global hair care market is growing quicker than a mid length bob, with over half a million American women alone spending $500+ over a three month period on hair products. Happily, there is another way to create gorgeous, glossy hair without breaking the bank.  Just as certain Vegan foods can boost your body’s immunity, so there are several which can improve your hair’s health too.  With the right diet, you can nourish your hair from within, and enjoy shiny locks as well as all the...

Summer essentials (Vegan & Cruelty-free)

Summer essentials (Vegan & Cruelty-free)

Hello my beautiful friends, welcome back to SevenRoses, I hope you’re having a fantastic day!Today we’re going to chat about some of my Summer Essentials… it’s already mid-June, I can hardly believe it, and Summer is basically here :) These are the things I can’t live without during the Summer months, when we are outdoors most of the time, hiking, running, having picnics, riding our bikes, visiting & sightseeing, going to the lake, reading a book under a tree, you name it. So let me tell you about my Summer Essentials but I would actually love to hear what are some of the things that are essential for *your summertime*,...

DIY: Skin-loving coconut body lotion bars

DIY coconut body lotion bars

These easy DIY coconut body lotion bars are a game-changer if you want to make your own skin-loving, gentle bodycare. And they look so cute, they might just be the perfect gift for Mother’s Day, Galentine or any other sweet occasion ♥ Hello my beautiful friends! Today we’re making an easy, cruelty-free, Vegan DIY. Because of its rich ingredients, namely the coconut oil, and the coconut and shea butters, these little coconut body lotion bars can be used both as solid body lotion bars and as bath melts as well! They will melt slowly at the touch of your skin, or in a hot bathtub, spreading colorful and scented flower...

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

3 easy ways to incorporate Turmeric into your life

Hello my beautiful friends! Finding plants which grow naturally in our world and discovering their incredible healing properties, is truly thrilling, not only for us Vegans, wouldn’t you agree? Our favorite exotic spice right now is turmeric. If you are not from Southeast Asia, you may not have grown up hearing about or using turmeric. Or you may have noticed this striking spice both for its color and scent but not known what to do with it. Turmeric is actually the name of the plant whose underground stalks contain the edible ingredient of curcumin. Its various healing properties date back as far as the Middle Ages. This humble and vibrantly...

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Top 5 essential oils for Winter

Hello my beautiful friends! Today I want to talk more in depth about those essential oils that will help you to survive Winter without any of those “seasonal ills” like the cold, fever, flu and even S.A.D. aka the Winter Blues. I’ve been using essential oils for quite a few years now to fight off and soothe such ills – if you want to know which oils to use, just keep reading! My Top 5 essential oils for Winter Essential oils are very useful when it comes to soothe and even protect you from winter ailments such as colds, sore throats, coughs, sinusitis. How do they do it? Some essential...

Doe Deere’s Daily Morning Routine

Doe Deere's Daily Morning Routine

Doe Deere, founder of Vegan makeup brand Lime Crime, has a daily morning routine that is healthy and stimulating. If you’re a fan of beauty, read along! Disclosure: I couldn’t wait to share this sponsored post with you.  When I’ve been asked to share Doe Deere’s Morning Routine, I was so excited because I knew that you would love it, too! :-) Photo: Courtesy of @DoeDeere Do you have a person who you idolize? In the world of beauty, Doe Deere is the perfect candidate. She’s a pioneer in the makeup industry; as a matter of fact, Doe Deere is the very woman behind the face of Lime Crime. Known...

Spring Pamper Routine – Vegan & Cruelty-free

Spring pamper routine

Some of my most highly requested posts are cruelty-free pampering routines – I’m glad more and more people are interested in Vegan & Cruelty-free beauty. So now it’s the perfect time to do a new one as Spring is here and I’ve changed quite a few of the products I love & use (also thanks to some massive hauls in the past few weeks). Today I’ll be pairing some old favorites with some newly found absolute must-haves. I try to do this pamper routine once a week, mostly on Sundays when I’m back from trail running. Usually I’m not this high-maintenance, I even have simple minimalist routines during the week....

Minimalist summer hair care routine – Vegan & cruelty-free

Minimalist summer hair care routine

Whether you’ll be spending your summer on a tropical island, by the pool in the backyard or, alas, working as usual in the city, chances are your hair will need some extra TLC during the warmer months. Hello my beautiful friends! When I think of “Summer hair”, I imagine wild, healthy, natural hair that flows in the seaside breeze. By the way, did you know that the Vitamin D naturally contained in sunlight makes your hair grow faster? When summer comes around, I try to minimize my hair care routine using only natural products that are not only effective but also Vegan and cruelty-free in order to get get the...

May favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

May 2016 favorites: Vegan beauty & lifestyle

Hello beautiful rose buds! I hope you’ve been having an amazing day. We’ve just wrapped up May so I decided to post some of my May Favorites, from beauty to books to TV stuff & more… Without further rambling, let’s get started on some May Favorites ^.^ I’m loving… During May I’ve made my second order on the lovely website Natural Forme, to get some more original Savon d’Alep for my husband (it’s the only product he wants in the shower lately) and since I was already on the site, I got some of the products that turned out to be my faves for the month of May, namely: the...

My top 5 cruelty-free products for glowy, radiant skin

My top 5 cruelty-free products for glowy, radiant skin

  Today I want to share with you my top 5 cruelty-free products for glowy, radiant skin that will help you in your quest for beautiful, glowing skin. If you know me, you know that I like to keep things pretty simple for everyday looks, and I feel that healthy, radiant, flawless skin is all you really need to feel beautiful. When you have a good-skin day, you don’t even feel the need to apply tons of makeup (unless you really want to). But please do remember that skin, being the biggest organ of your body, cannot simply look healthy if you don’t feed it the right way: a plant-based,...