Sun Exposure & The Horrible Illness of Heatstroke: How to Recognise & Avoid

Sun Exposure & The Horrible Illness of Heatstroke: How to Recognise & Avoid

With heatstroke, the danger is not just for the elderly and young children. In no time at all you can find yourself suffering dreaded heatstroke. Learn what it is, how long it can take to properly recover from it, and how to avoid...

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Happy Earth Day and Zero Waste Shopping

Happy Earth Day and Zero Waste Shopping

Why you should make the effort to shop at a zero waste retailer.

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Ashay, Dr. Nicole Andrews: A Tribute to a Friend & Founding Inspiration for BBN

Ashay, Dr. Nicole Andrews: A Tribute to a Friend & Founding Inspiration for BBN

At BBN, we have been inspired by pivotal women who have made our 5 years in business more impactful than we could’ve imagined. So, it is with a heavy heart that we share that our friend, Dr. Nicole Andrews, succumbed to her battle with cancer this March. In addition to being one of the kindest, most thoughtful and light-radiating people I knew, she's also an enormous inspiration behind Bourn Beautiful Naturals. Nicole was one of the first friends I truly bonded with after moving to the UK. It took me a few years to feel that connection with someone here. It has been just over a week since I received that horrible early morning phone call about her death, but it...

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Mothering: When Your 'Children' Aren't the Human Kind

Mothering: When Your 'Children' Aren't the Human Kind

I may not be a mother to human children (sorry, Pope), but I have all the maternal instincts for these little hellion Maltese-Shih Tzus, Bobigny (gift giver) and Livvie. They got me the perfect gift. 

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5th Anniversary of BBN: 5 Weird, Wacky or Wonderful Things That have happened since 2017

5th Anniversary of BBN: 5 Weird, Wacky or Wonderful Things That have happened since 2017

Bourn Beautiful Naturals is celebrating five years. Here are some weird and wonderful things that have happened between 2017-2022. Things like Samuel L. Jackson buying our products?

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Living with Raynaud’s Disease: Practical Tips from a Long-time Sufferer

I've lived with Raynaud's disease for over 20 years. Here are very practical some tips I have learned to ease my suffering and prevent Raynaud's attacks.

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Blue Monday & Beyond: Tips from Kadian's Instagram Live (17/01/22)

Blue Monday & Beyond: Tips from Kadian's Instagram Live (17/01/22)

To paraphrase Adele—you had good intentions and the highest hopes. But sometimes major economic, political and sociological shifts can impact our lives, causing us to struggle to make changes in order to keep up. Life is hard, don’t make make it unbearable by being your worst enemy.

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A Conditioner Will Never do the Job of a Shampoo: How to Wash Your Curly Hair

A conditioner is never going to properly clean your scalp and hair. Let us explain why and give you a few tips.

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3 Ways to Maintain Protective Styles for Natural Hair

3 Ways to Maintain Protective Styles for Natural Hair

By definition, protective for natural hair such as braids, wigs, cornrows and twists are intended to prevent against breakage and, in turn, promote length retention.

These two factors working in tandem is what can appear to "make your hair grow" when wearing these styles.

However, one of the factors that has the biggest impact overall on the success of protective styles for natural hair is: how well your maintain them.

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3 Useful Tips for Healthy Natural Hair

3 Useful Tips for Healthy Natural Hair

When it comes to natural hair care, if you focus on improving and maintaining the health of your hair, length and lustre will usually follow. Your routine is the foundation for your own personal hair goals, as well as being your most valuable resource when experimenting with, troubleshooting and assessing your choice of products and techniques. So, let's take it back to basics and look at three useful tips for growing healthy natural hair.

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