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Healing Clay Mask Meditation

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Healing Mud Meditation

In preparation: Healing mud, I prefer crystal kisses a soft cleansing pale clay. A scented candle adds mood and brings in the element of fire. The elements of earth and water ( quartz crystal infused pure water) are contained in the healing mud, along with minerals and trace elements. Open your window or door to usher in the element of air.

Before applying the mineral healing mud, a brief centring is required. Sit down arms and legs unfolded, take three deep breaths in through the nose and exhale out of the mouth. Close the eyes and open your third eye (pineal gland) and crown chakras. Focus on driving this energy through the base chakra (kundalini). Do this for three minutes or so.

Apply the healing mineral mud with a soft brush, within your thoughts and feelings, concentrate on the wetness of the mud touching the skin. As you caress your face, soothing and gently pampering your skin, conjure the raised energy you created before and place it into every brush stroke.

Once finished take yourself outside into nature, sennce the sun and shade. Feel the healing mineral mud dry slowly and gently on your face. Each second of drying is drawing the toxins, oil and dirt from not only your face but within your entire body and aura field.

Take a seat and relax with the healing feeling each section of your face feels when you sense the drying mineral mud. Sit for ten minutes or so. To wash off the healing mud mask into a basin is a big no-no. Run a warm shower or bath, with your hands ( or a partner’s hand) and water only wash the body with the healing mineral mud. Allow it once again to cleanse purify detox and heal the bodies pains and ailments. © psychic medium Ian Scott

I can’t thank Ian enough for this guest post. Psychic medium Ian Scott runs his own free spiritual magazine, Thrive on news please visit for more spiritual meditations, music psychic news articles and much more. Many blessings and thank you once again, Linda.

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Tea Light Candles Soy Pure Essential Oils

Hand Crafted With Love And Magic Tea Lights

A Ritualistic Spiritual Experience Eco-Friendly Soy Tea Light Candles. Hand Made with love care and a little magic. Pack of six for $7.00 AU. Set the mood, surround the scent, gather the magic open the heart, and shine a light. T-Lites Burn time approx. 5-6 hours each. Hand-made using superior eco soya, pure cotton wicks and essential oils. Burn time is approximately 5-6 hours, hand poured to delight the senses.

Scented Tea Light Candles Soy

Vanilla Spice Healing Tea Lights

Vanilla, Orange, Mandarin, Rose Geranium, Cinnamon, Ginger

This is a wonderful sweet blend that promotes love, happiness, and enthusiasm. Vanilla essential oil has a rich, sweet, balsamic scent, and is well-known for its aphrodisiac properties and invokes sensuality, sexuality and romance. Orange is added for cheer, celebration, enthusiasm, creativity, and happiness.

Mandarin promotes happiness, celebration, joy and harmony. Geranium keeps negative energies away and inspires love and happiness. Cinnamon is used in raising energetic vibrations and clear energy blockages. Ginger is a warm, spicy, and energising. Burn this fragrant candle and enjoy the rich, sweet, yet warm aroma that invokes energy, love and joy.

Marrakesh Healing Tea Lights

Vanilla, Rose Geranium, Cinnamon, Ylang Ylang, Rosewood, Ginger

Inspired by the enchanting spices of Morocco, this wonderful aromatic blend takes you on an exotic journey to far away places.

Vanilla, perhaps one of the most widely used oils for candles, is also one of the most expensive spices and is said to enhance sensuality and promotes a happy and healthy environment. Rose Geranium is used to lift the spirits and banish negativity and provides a balancing, uplifting vibration. Cinnamon to raise energetic vibrations, and clear energy blockages.

Ylang Ylang, associated with attracting love and promoting peace, has calming and sedative properties with a wonderful mysterious aroma. Rosewood has a sweet, floral, woody scent and has a balancing, soothing and uplifting effect. Ginger, warm, spicy, and energising, helps revitalise your body, mind, and soul.


Sugar’N’Spice Healing Tea Lights

Cinnamon, Mandarin, Orange, Clove Ginger

This blend will delight with its sweet tangy citrus aroma and revitalise the senses with the addition of rich, warm spices. Cinnamon to clear energy blockages is combined with Mandarin to promote happiness, joy and elevate your spirits. Orange is added for extra good cheer and enthusiasm, while Clove is used to revitalise and stimulate inner strength. Finally, Ginger is incorporated to stimulate energy and courage. This is a wonderful candle to burn to stimulate energy at times of fun and good cheer.

Coconut Rush Healing Tea Lights

Cinnamon, Pine, Geranium, Coconut

If you love the exotic smell of coconut, this blend will not only delight your senses it will take you to another level. Coconut oil, associated with protection and purification, is combined with Cinnamon to raise energetic vibrations and clear energy blockages. Pine is added to cleanse and heal on an emotional level, and Geranium to dispel apprehension and negativity. Burn this candle anytime you need to transport Yourself to another blissful time and place.

Four Thieves Healing Tea Lights

Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Cinnamon, Clove, Lemon, Lavender

There are as many versions of this blend as there are on the legend that inspired it. The most popular of these legends is that of 15th Century grave-robbers who used a strong concoction of aromatic herbs, spices, and vinegar to protect them while robbing dead and dying victims of the plague. Our blend is more subtle and aromatic and is an ideal soy candle to burn during winter to fend off colds and flu.

Eucalyptus is used for its antibacterial, anti-infectious, anti-inflammatory and antiviral properties. Rosemary with its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties aids our immune system, particularly during cold and flu season. Cinnamon aids bacterial infections and breathing while Clove is used for its disinfectant properties and helps fever and viral infections.

Lavender, probably the most widely used essential oil in aromatherapy, is useful for its analgesic properties and is antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antiseptic. Finally, the refreshing scent of Lemon is useful for colds, dry throat, exhaustion, fever, flu, and throat infections. Burn this candle in a sick room or at any time you wish to defend yourself from the lurgies that abound during the cooler winter months. Purchase now >>

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Healing Clay Australia

healing mud mask

Much more than a face mask

Clay and mud treatments have been used in many parts of the world for centuries because of its extraordinary healing qualities. It is believed that mud masks are among the oldest known facial treatments, dating back to Cleopatra’s time and beyond. Clay is extensively used today in the cosmetic industry in a wide variety of products for the face and body.

There are many benefits associated with clay as it contains cleansing and toning properties, as well as being analgesic and antiseptic. Clay removes toxins giving your skin a healthy glow. Mineral mud also stimulates cells and promotes new, healthy tissue growth. Ridding toxic build-up helps restore lost beauty.

Australian Mineral Mud Masks

The TL Collection range of healing mineral mud masks have been blended using specially sourced natural active Australian clays. Rare earth, abundant minerals, crystal clay, and pure active mineral water combine perfectly to produce mineral mud with superior healing qualities that naturally detoxes, cleanses, nourishes and tones. TLC mud mask range offers a uniquely pure Australian product that doesn’t mask skin imperfections but works naturally under the skin’s surface to heal skin problems. We do not use any additives as, our natural blends testify, we cannot improve what mother-nature has already perfected. However, mud is also much much more than a beauty treatment.

Clay Masks Australia Crystal Kisses


First-aid care with mineral mud is safe, easy, and effective. Mud has many actions, it can be argued that the most significant of these is its power of absorption, in that substances are drawn into the clay, which is turn expands in accordance with the amount of toxins extracted. Therefore, applying mud to an open wound will draw out any dirt, foreign particles, and infected matter while at the same time its regenerative qualities promote regrowth of healthy cells thereby helping minimise scarring. Research also indicates that mud treatments reduce water retention around areas of tissue damage thereby fast-tracking recovery after a major injury or surgery. It has a soothing action on pain, particularly those from inflammation and injuries, while it’s stimulating properties brings oxygen-rich blood to the surface of the skin, helping heal injuries quickly.

Magical Mud Natural Healing

Mud helps heal abscesses, sores and ulcers, particularly those tropical sores that seem to take so long to heal, as it cleans away pus and dead-matter while aiding in the rebuilding of healthy tissues and cells. When many other treatments don’t seem to work, try mud, you will be amazed at the results. In tropical areas, every insect bite and open wound has the potential to become a tropical ulcer. Applying mineral mud stops the bite or wound from becoming infected. Furthermore, mud relieves the sting or itch of bites very quickly and eliminates the need for scratching, another cause of infection. Mud also brings rapid relief to wasp stings and green-ant bites.

Tl Collection Of Eco-Friendly Mineral Mud

We have created a range of face masks that are deep cleansing, detoxifying, rehydrating, uplifting and healing. All masks can be safely applied anywhere on your body and will greatly assist in healing cuts, abrasions, wounds, scarring, inflammation, insect bites etc. We do not use any chemicals, fragrances, or oils. Our range consists of the following and can be used for the face and body, you will be amazed at the results in whatever way you use them. © Linda Philip

healing mud maskCrystal Combat Healing Mud Mask

Extreme deep cleanse, suited to problematic oily, acne-prone skin.

healing mud maskMineral Mud Mask

combination skin, ideal to treat oily t-zones without drying more sensitive area.

healing mud maskLiquid Gold Healing Mud Mask

Dry skin, gentle re-hydrating mask

healing mud maskCrystal Kisses Healing Mud Mask

A light pampering yet rehydrating mask, ideal for mature skin as well as the very young. This blend makes a perfect solution to nappy rash, it is so soft and gentle and absorbs safely into the skin, while gently healing even the most delicate of skin – no need to wash off.

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Aromatherapy Body Sprays Pure Essential Oils

Aromatherapy Body Sprays Pure Essential Oils. Aromatherapy body sprays, for sale. Today aromatherapy is a well-known holistic therapy assisting with physical and emotional health and well-being.


Like Clay therapy, the use of aromatic plants for religious, medical, cosmetic and magikal purposes have been used by various civilizations throughout history. Aromatherapy today is a well-known holistic therapy assisting with physical and emotional health and well-being.

Essential oils can affect us physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. The TL Collection has created a range of body sprays using pure essential oils. Please Note: essential oils should be used with caution during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Four Thieves
Clove, Cinnamon, Eucalyptus, Rosemary, Lavender

This is our take on the medieval blend that according to folklore was used to protect people from catching the plague! Our blend is perfect as the winter is now upon us – it is great to spray in a sick room, on bed linen and, of course yourself, to help ward off or minimize the effects of colds and flu.

Heaven’s Scent – Lavender
The use of Lavender has been documented for thousands of years and may be one of the Western World’s most popular plants. Lavender is also gaining in popularity as being the herb of love, maybe because it encourages deep relaxation.

The TL Collection spray has many uses, for example spray some on your pillow to aid meditation, stimulate dream recall, and assist with sleep. Lavender is a natural disinfectant and its scent masks many house-hold smells as it cleans, freshens and deodorizes.


Uplifting Ylang Ylang, Rosewood, Bergamot
This is a wonderful spray to help lift your spirits, clarify your mind, and assist confidence and inner strength. Ylang Ylang is used to attract love, enhance sensuality, and helps to let go of guilt and other negative emotions. Spray some in the morning and have a happy day.

Anti-Depressant Bergamot, Lime, Jasmin, Grapefruit
A wonderful blend to elevate your spirit, revitalise your mind, and help overcome despondency. Keep a bottle handy to spray when you need to increase your inner strength, reawaken lost interest, restore mental and emotional peace, and overcome self-doubt, insecurities and negative emotions. © Linda Philip

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History Of Candles: Wicks And Waxes

History Of Candles: Wicks And Waxes. Many people enjoy burning candles and aren’t particularly fussy about it. It’s just a matter of what appeals to them.

Many people enjoy burning candles and aren’t particularly fussy about it. It’s just a matter of what appeals to them. Candles are mainly bought for the home to burn in lounge rooms, bedrooms, bathrooms and wherever a candle would look good and safe to burn.  Candle scent can set the mood of a room and create an overall ambience.

However, there are just as many people who don’t share alike for candles. What is there not to like? There are many reasons and here are some of them: don’t like the smell (which is attributed to the wax not necessarily the scent of the fragrance or oil). Even unscented candles make some people sneeze. Candles would drip and leave a mess that was difficult to clean up. Candles wouldn’t burn all the way down.

Candles near their end were not very attractive or misshapen.  Wicks wouldn’t stay alight and the candle was rendered useless and a waste of money.  Hot candle wax with children around is a risk. These days we have access to several different types of waxes for candles. While paraffin wax is still the most popular in terms of mass production, more people are becoming aware of the nasty toxins emitted from burning paraffin wax candles and turning to more natural waxes such as beeswax, palm wax and soy wax.

There is a lot of information on these types of waxes and it seems there are pros and cons to using each of them, however, they are all non-toxic and all claim that they are produced with little or no impact to the environment.  It, therefore, gets down to personal choice.

The wick plays an important role in the making of a great burning candle. As there are different waxes for different purposes, there are also different wicks.  One type of wick doesn’t suit all types of waxes no matter how natural the fibres are.  It’s a matter of matching the wick to wax that helps create the perfect burning candle. There is a huge choice of natural candles available and all claim to use the best available waxes, wicks and fragrances and oils. There is a simple reason for this.

They want the best outcome, so they put the best ingredients.
Soy wax is temperamental to use as it depends on different temperatures when melting, adding scent and colour, to being poured and even the temperature of the air in which candles are set to cure can all alter the look and burn of a candle.

TheTLCollection prefers to use superior class soy wax. Wicks made for soy wax and then specially selected for each container type. Quality essential oils and fragrances specifically blended for the type of soy wax we use and colours that match.
It is for the challenges of perfecting long burn time, scented and coloured soy candles that we find the most rewarding and loveliest to make. So for those who don’t like burning candles, perhaps it’s time to try a handmade soy wax candle.  No harmful chemicals, designed to burn from wick to rim and top to bottom, easy to clean with warm soapy water, and no hot wax. In fact, after extinguishing the flame you can dip your finger in the wax and rub it into your hands to use as a moisturizer. © Trudi Philip


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Light Up Your Life The Natural Way

Soy Candles

Today many of us can say “let there be light” and with the flick of a switch, we turn on an electrical lighting appliance. However, prior to the invention of electricity, it was candles that were used to light the way. So how did candles come about?

The ancient Romans made their candles from tallow (animal fat) which was melted and poured over strips of flax, hemp or cotton wicks. The early Chinese used wax from an indigenous insect and seeds with rolled rice paper for a wick. In Japan, they used wax extracted from tree nuts, in India they used a waxy substance made from boiling the fruit of the cinnamon tree and the Egyptians soaked the pithy core of reeds in melted animal fat.

In the 13th century, candle making became a guild craft in England and France and candle makers known as chandlers would go from house to house to make candles from saved kitchen fats. They also began selling candles from small candle shops.

Beeswax came about in the middle ages making a significant difference as beeswax burned pure and clean without producing a smoky flame. It also threw out a sweet aroma compared to the vile smell of animal fat. However, beeswax was limited in supply and usually only available for sacred/religious ceremonies or the wealthy.

The colonial settlers in the USA discovered that boiling the berries from the bayberry bush produced a sweet smelling and good burning candle. They also discovered it was an extremely slow and tiring process and so became less inclined to be used.

The whaling industry in the 18th century made a huge change in candle making.  The discovery of crystallizing sperm whale oil called Spermaceti wax became the replacement for tallow, beeswax, and bayberry wax. It was affordable and available in abundance and while the spermaceti wax still had a rather unpleasant smell, the wax produced a brighter light and could still hold shape in the hottest months.

The 19th century brought monumental changes to candle making. Firstly, Stearin wax (an extract from animal fatty acids) was discovered. This wax was hard, durable, burned cleanly and drastically improved the quality of candles.
Secondly, wicks became an important feature.  From simply twisted strands of cotton that needed constant attention to keep alight, the braided wick was invented. These were tightly plaited which helped the candle burn in entirety and with less maintenance.

Thirdly, with the invention of machinery came the continuous production of affordable, quality candles.
However, it was the last discovery in the 1850s with the introduction of an oil distillate known as paraffin wax that had made the greatest impact on candle making. Chemists in Battersea, UK discovered how to separate a naturally occurring waxy substance from petroleum and refine it.  Paraffin wax burned cleanly and consistently and by adding stearic acid, which hardened the wax, a superior and cheaper candle was in commercial mass production.

Declining in the late 1870s with the introduction of the light bulb, candles made a resurgence during the first half of the 20th century due to oil and meatpacking industries producing an increase in the by-products of paraffin and stearic acid. Candles maintained their popularity as a light source but it was a boom in the mid-1980s that suddenly saw candles available in an assortment of sizes, shapes and colours and scents that candles became more household decorative pieces and mood setters.

New types of candle waxes were being developed in the 1990s including synthetic and chemically synthesized waxes and gels for specifically candle uses and by the late ‘90s, soy and palm wax became available.
While many of us no longer need to rely on candles for lighting, we still rely on candles for significant occasions: Carols by Candlelight wouldn’t be the same without candles. A birthday cake isn’t as much fun without blowing out candles. An intimate dinner for two is so much more romantic with candles.  A luxurious soak in a bubble bath is so much more relaxing when soaking by candlelight.  A muscle-relaxing massage or taking time to meditate is so much more enjoyable with the scent of an aromatherapy candle. Eco-soya, scented and coloured candles TL Collection range. – Trudi

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Healing Clay Is For Everyone

Healing clay can be used by everyone – regardless of age or gender. Even animals instinctively use mud to heal themselves when they are ill or wounded. Healing mud offers many benefits and is only limited by your own willingness to experiment. We have created a range of products using only the best natural clay’s sourced locally and those that can safely be used on any part of the body and can even be used for our animal friends.

Our white and pink clays are very gentle and ideal to treat babies suffering from nappy rash.  All blends are suitable to treat cuts, abrasions and insect bites etc anywhere on the body making it ideal for toddlers and children. For teenagers and adults, they make the perfect face-mask – to cleanse, exfoliate, and rejuvenate. Therefore the versatility, adaptability, and purity of our clay products make them ideal for all skin types and conditions and for all ages.

Looking after your skin is vital, after all, it is our largest organ. There is much written on the do’s and don’ts for healthy skin. Some of the major Do’s are drinking lots of water, as this flushes toxins, and getting adequate sleep, as the skin rejuvenates itself while we are sleeping. Excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, and exposure to the harsh sun are some examples of the major don’ts. However, it is never too late to start taking good care of your skin!

Men’s skin is on average less delicate and more oiler than women’s. And women’s skin ages faster than men’s. Much of this is attributed to collagen. Collagen is a part of the connective tissue that helps in firmness and suppleness and is responsible for the renewal of skin. Women lose collagen faster as they age. Men produce more collagen, have a thicker dermis, and larger oil and sweat glands. It is therefore just as important for men as it is women to take care of their skin. Our mud products are ideal for males, as in our experience, men prefer, natural, non-greasy and non-perfumed products.

We have developed a wonderful range of clay products that are suitable for most skin types and all age-groups. Over the coming weeks and months, we hope you come back and visit as we explore each of our products in more depth and expand on some of the many benefits our healing mud can offer.

Whether you are treating skin disorders such as acne, dry or sensitive skin, or whether you have wonderful skin you wish to maintain and do not wish to use chemicals, fragrances and preservatives, our mineral clay and mud products could be just the answer to your problem. We do hope you will experience the wonderful world of clay with us. – Linda

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Our Earth Abounds In Nature’s Gift’s

Nature’s gifts earth Australian Clay

Our earth, it is believed, is between 4.5 billion – 4.6 billion years old.  Our world is built upon it and it is an endless resource able to restore and maintain good health. Clays, muds, and sands are three commonly used different forms of earth.  Sand is used in building materials. It is mixed with cement and water to make concrete. Sand is also used in the manufacture of brick and glass and other materials. Where would we be without sandbags for floods? And when our roads get slippery it is used to provide traction. Sand is also used in the manufacture of computer chips – hence Silicon Valley. And we are so fortunate to have a coastline of golden sands that we can bask in, that is so clean and pure it squeaks when you walk on it, that visually delights the senses and can bring joy just by its sheer beauty.

There are many clays available for many uses.  Pottery is the ceramic material which makes up goods such as earthenware, stoneware, and porcelain and is the art or craft of the potter. Play-doh moulds and shapes stay soft, is easy to work with, and can be used over and over.  The kids love letting their imagination lose and create pieces of art that they are proud of.  Pottery allows us to use our imagination to create truly wonderful unique pieces of art, as well as functional kitchen-wares.

Then there is what is billed as “the most bizarre, most thrilling and muddiest event on the planet”. According to the website this is the ultimate fun run where you run or crawl your way through 7km of mud-pits, bog holes and rivers.

However, one of the most important clays are mineral clays and these are widely used in the healing and cosmetic industries. The TL Collection range of healing mineral mud masks has been blended using specially sourced natural active Australian clays.  Rare earth, abundant minerals, crystal clay, and pure active mineral water combine perfectly to produce mineral mud with superior healing qualities that naturally detoxes, cleanses, nourishes and tones to name just a few of the many benefits.

TTLC mud mask range offers a uniquely pure Australian product that doesn’t mask skin imperfections but works naturally under the skin’s surface to heal skin problems.

Our Earth abounds in natures gifts, and clay is never boring. There are so many ways to explore, create and enjoy the wonderful world of clay.  As you are sitting in your home-built of bricks made of sand, sipping out of your hand-made ceramic cup, with your healing mud mask on, with the aroma of your scented candle, spare a thought for the wonderful world of clay.  Please see our ETSY store for our complete range of healing clay and mud products. Linda