Blog Posts

  • 5 reasons to love our Himalayan Salt Scrubs

    We’re not going to lie. Everyone deserves a good body and face scrub. They’re magical. They’re loaded with super ingredients which help with skin rejuvenation, confidence and give you that feel-good factor. Here are 5 reasons why our scrubs stand out from the crowd.
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    5 reasons to love our Himalayan Salt Scrubs
  • Our Top 5 Zero Waste Must-Haves!

    Here are our Top 5 ‘Zero’Waste’ products for you to indulge in this month!
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    Our Top 5 Zero Waste Must-Haves!
  • Bee-Kind Guide

    Here at KiteNest, we deeply care about the future of honey bees. We recognise how hard they work, and what tremendous value they give to our lives. We'd love for you to encourage bumblebees into your garden with our simple guide to creating the perfect bee-friendly habitat!
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    Bee-Kind Guide
  • The Benefits of Ginger Essential Oil

    Warm, spicy and comforting, ginger oil makes the perfect aroma for autumn. We use it in two KiteNest products (as well as drinking lots of ginger tea), but aside from its scent, what makes ginger such an essential essential oil?
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    The Benefits of Ginger Essential Oil
  • Let's hear it for Himalayan Salt Scrubs

    There's a lot more to a Himalayan Salt Scrub than a tub of pretty pink rocks. Find out the many benefits of exfoliating with Himalayan Salt in our latest blog post.
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    Let's hear it for Himalayan Salt Scrubs
  • Cruelty-Free Guarantee

    Many large cosmetic brands can no longer guarantee their products aren't tested on animals... But KiteNest can!
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    Cruelty-Free Guarantee
  • Britain's Newest Bumblebee

    The tree bumblebee, as its name suggests, typically likes to nest in holes in trees. However, one British habit is helping them spread all across the country.
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    Britain's Newest Bumblebee
  • Introducing: Organic Dry Shampoo

    There's nothing quite like freshly washed hair... That is, except, hair that looks and feels freshly washed, without the hassle! Our brand new Organic Dry Shampoo makes it quick and easy to achieve summer fresh hair every day of the week.
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    Introducing: Organic Dry Shampoo
  • Red Kite: History & Conservation

    Find out more about the history and conservation of our namesake, the Red Kite, in the second of our two-part blog.
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    Red Kite: History & Conservation
  • Red Kite: Fact File

    Get all the facts about the our namesake, the beautiful Red Kite, in the first of our two-part blog.
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    Red Kite: Fact File
  • 15 Uses for Lavender

    As summer approaches, gardens all over the country are bursting into colour. Find out how to make the most of one of Britain's most iconic cottage plants, the sweet-smelling lavender, with our handy list of inspiration.
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    15 Uses for Lavender
  • All Bells & Ribbons: The History of May Day

    Get out your handkerchiefs & bells, and tie those ribbons round the tree, because May Day is almost upon us! And in case they seem like slightly peculiar ways to celebrate the start of summer, we’ve compiled a handy guide to the history of May Day.
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    All Bells & Ribbons: The History of May Day
  • How to Plan an Easter Egg Hunt

    Follow these ten easy steps to plan the perfect children's Easter Egg Hunt.
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    How to Plan an Easter Egg Hunt
  • Contact the Elderly: Tea, cake and lots of love

    Never underestimate the power of tea! Find out how we're supporting a charity which offers vital support in a wonderfully unique way.
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    Contact the Elderly: Tea, cake and lots of love
  • Where does Mothering Sunday come from?

    Between the mad dash to the florist and picking out the perfect card, have you ever wondered where the Mothering Sunday tradition comes from in the first place?
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    Where does Mothering Sunday come from?
  • 15 Uses for Rosemary

    Have you ever looked at your rosemary plant and wondered how it could enhance your life? We thought so. Luckily for you, we’ve accumulated a list of 15 ways you can use rosemary around the house to really make the most of its abundant benefits.
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    15 Uses for Rosemary
  • Get Your Hiking Boots Out This Spring

    If like me your weekends are precious and you're looking to do some walking in the Lincoln area, let me point you in a few of the right directions. But take your OS with you...
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    Get Your Hiking Boots Out This Spring
  • Help Us Spread the Love this February

    We've decided to do something a bit different for Valentine's Day this year, but we need your help. Throughout February, we'll be donating 15% of all purchases to a wonderful charity who take care of the loneliest people in our community.
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    Help Us Spread the Love this February
  • New Products for 2017

    We’ve started the year with a bang, or should we say in a cloud of Kaolin Clay? Why you ask? (even if you didn’t ask) That’s because we’ve started our final steps towards launching a bunch of new products in the early part of 2017.
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    New Products for 2017
  • What are the benefits of Using Products with Peppermint Essential Oil?

    Peppermint essential oil brings cooling, calming and energising qualities that it inhabits and it can be found in anything from tea to toothpaste, and lotions to scrubs.
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    What are the benefits of Using Products with Peppermint Essential Oil?
  • Our Favourite Good News Stories from 2016

    As the year draws to a close, restore your faith in 2016 with a collection of our favourite good news stories from the last twelve months.
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    Our Favourite Good News Stories from 2016
  • Perfect Natural Lip Balm Stocking Fillers

    We've got the perfect stocking fillers for the festive season by putting together a collection of all six of our natural lip balms.
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    Perfect Natural Lip Balm Stocking Fillers
  • Creating The KiteNest (aka KiteNest HQ)

    Find out all about KiteNest HQ the workshop we designed, built and use every day to create our range of natural cosmetics.
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    Creating The KiteNest (aka KiteNest HQ)
  • Small Batch Natural Cosmetics

    One of the first decisions that we made when we started KiteNest and our brand of 100% Natural cosmetics was that we wanted to make each of our products from scratch. That means we don't order any base mixes or ready made formulas, just raw natural ingredients.
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    Small Batch Natural Cosmetics

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