Exfoliating the Natural Way

When it comes to traditional exfoliants , we usually think of a product we buy in a tube or a bottle. But did you know there’s another alternative? That’s right, there’s a whole world of natural exfoliants and like the name suggests, they’re literally as close to nature as you can get . Wherein traditional exfoliating products contain a mildly abrasive ingredient, anything from coffee to sugar, sand, salt or even quartz crystals, natural exfoliants do the job, well, naturally . There’s a huge variety of natural exfoliants to try, from sustainab...

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The Benefits of Natural Haircare

‘Every time you spend money, you’re casting a vote for the kind of world you want.’ Anna Lappe. Picture this: you’ve decided to make the switch to natural body and beauty products and so far you’ve overhauled your makeup bag and bathroom cabinet. Look at you go! Now there’s just one area left that we easily overlook on the clean beauty quest: hair. Generally, we go about shampooing and conditioning our hair, like we’ve always done. We don’t give much thought to what’s in our hair products, just as long as they’re value for money and do what the...

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Make The Swap | Perfume

Our sense of smell is a powerful thing. Have you ever walked past something and been hit with a scent and instantly transported back to childhood? Smells are highly evocative and closely linked with memory; even the faintest whiff can take us back to a specific moment in time that we might otherwise have forgotten. It might sound a little magical and woo-woo but there’s an actual science behind this phenomenon: the olfactory is the centre of the brain responsible for processing ‘smell memory’. So it goes without saying that smell is important! ...

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Guide to Natural Sunscreen

Are you looking to keep your skin looking younger? As part of our core foundational steps, we highly recommend using natural sun screens, as o ver-exposure to the sun can parch your skin, causing lines and wrinkles, pigmentation and open pores. Natural sunscreens protect your skin, preventing irreversible sun damage and protecting from further damage, as well as keeping it hydrated, glowing and free of marks and blemishes. They offer safer, effective alternative to chemical sunscreens, providing sun protection free from synthetic emollients...

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Have you made the swap yet?

Going green and making the swap to clean beauty has never been easier, with a multitude of reputable brands paving the way for a toxin-free, cruelty-free lifestyle. If you haven’t made the swap to natural skincare and cosmetics, what's holding you back? Maybe we can help… This is a quote from The Guardian in an article posted in February 2016. “Deodorants and antiperspirants are probably as safe as the other chemicals we use on our bodies: soap, shower gel, perfumes and moisturisers. There doesn’t seem to be a good reason to demonise one ...

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Going Green With Natural Cleaning Products

(Photo by Bondi Wash) If you are reading this, chances are you are already aware of the impact your cleaning and personal products are having on you, your family and your environment. It has never been easier to make the conscious decision to edit the products you use on your skin and in your home. It may surprise you to learn that the levels of air pollutants inside your home may be two to five times higher than the pollution levels outside. The home is where the average person receives an estimated 72% of their toxic chemical exposure, and b...

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Making the Holistic Switch to Natural Oral Hygiene

We've got you covered when it comes to what you need to look for when making the switch to natural toothpaste. Okay, you’ve switched - or are in the process of switching - your skincare to a natural alternative, and you’re washing your hair without sulphates and parabens. But what about what you’re putting in your mouth? I don’t just mean food (although obviously I want you to be consuming the most nourishing food possible!) … I’m talking about your oral hygiene. As a routine part of your day, how often do you even think about your toothpaste, ...

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Why Switching to Natural Deodorant is the Easiest Beauty Swap You Can Make

When we first started looking at making cleaner choices about the products on our bathroom counters – and thinking about what we put in our bodies as well as in them – deodorant was one of the first things we changed. Natural deodorant has a heap of benefits – the main ingredients (such as baking soda, witch hazel, essential oils and mineral salts) combine to absorb sweat, soothe razor burn and prevent the bacteria that causes odour… basically everything you want it to do! And at the end of the day, because you really just want something that d...

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