Month: June 2015

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Pro pick of the week: Real Rosehip Oil Lip Bar

Rosehip oil and vitamin E combine to create the ultimate vegan treat for your lips in Ere Perez Real Rosehip Oil Lip Bar, a nourishing balm that helps to protect your lips whilst adding a light, refreshing tint of colour! Benefits of Rosehip Oil – Rosehip oil is great for the skin and lips, it’s rich in the essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid (or omega-6), as well as linolenic acid (or omega-3). Its full of natural nutrients and vitamins to moisturise, heal and nourish. Benefits of Vitamin E – The health benefits of vitamin E come from its antioxidant properties. Antioxidants remove free radicals — the unstable compounds that damage the cell structure. Vitamin E oil benefits the skin by helping it retain its natural moisture content. It helps to make dull-looking, dry skin look healthier and fresher. MAKEUP ARTIST HOT TIPS Lightly exfoliate lips before Real Rosehip Oil Lip Bar application by mixing a small drop of baking soda with warm water and lightly rubbing lips with a clean washcloth. This leaves lips soft, …

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An Evolving Colour Landscape: get this season’s look

According to The Pantone® Color Institute the colour palette for this season is a gorgeous array of natural colours, bringing together landscape, sky and the elements, spiced with some brighter floral colours. This rich and beautiful palette is incredibly flattering and perfect for our natural cosmetics. Described by Pantone as An Evolving Color Landscape, this palette of colours will bring natural depth and beauty to makeup and Ere Perez Natural Cosmetics has the perfect products to create this season’s look. Given the Ere Perez heritage in all things natural and based on the earth, flora and elements, it’s not surprising that we have a selection of beautiful natural products to match the new colours perfectly. So get the look by matching some of the top Pantone colours with our beautiful natural colour cosmetics: Dried Herb = Creative Chamomile Eye Shadow in Green & Grin Desert Sage = Creative Chamomile Eye Shadow in Green & Grin Stormy Weather = Creative Chamomile Eye Shadow in Better Than Smokey Oak Buff = Creative Chamomile Eye Shadow in Very …

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Inspirational Woman: Lisa Bronner

Lisa Bronner is the granddaughter of the late Dr. Emanuel Bronner, founder of Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, and sister to David and Mike Bronner, who currently run the company along with her husband and mother. A former English and Journalism teacher, Lisa is now a stay at home mum of three school-aged children and runs/writes the “Going Green with a Bronner Mom” (www.lisabronner.com), but in addition to raising her kids and blogging, she is very active in her church’s Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) program. Lisa founded her blog in 2009 to help others make the transition to a healthier home and lifestyle. As a Bronner, she receives a flood of information and insider tips regarding body care and home care, food, nutrition and GMOs, hemp, organics, and Fair Trade, among other “green” topics. She brings all this to bear in writing her blog, along with focusing on the versatility of the Dr. Bronner’s products. How did you come up with the Going Green blog?  My brother Mike Bronner asked me to start the blog in an effort to address the boatloads …

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Get the Look: Kaitlin Carter @ HerFashionBox

Step 1: THE BASE Massage a very small drop (pea size) of Jojoba oil onto the skin to moisturise and prep for makeup. Allow oil to sink in for 10 minutes. Apply Ere Perez Natural Oatmilk Foundation over the entire face, buff in circular motions using Ere Perez Eco Vegan Multipurpose Brush for flawless application. Always focus on putting product on central areas of the face and blend out towards the sides of face. Finish foundation by rubbing clean hands and fingers over face to ensure all product is blended correctly and to remove any excess formula or residue. Use fingers to apply and blend Versatile Vanilla Highlighter (Falling Star) on upper cheekbones, down the centre of nose, Cupid’s Bow and brow bone for that extra dewy glow. Step 2: THE CHEEKS Softly apply Ere Perez Pure Rice Powder Bronzer, using the darker shade to contour underneath the cheekbone. Angle a very soft straight line from centre of ear to corners of lips, focusing on placing product in centre of line directly below cheekbones. Hot …

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Antioxidants – nature’s protectors and fighters

Sadly we just haven’t quite found the secret to eternal youth, but antioxidants are arguably the nearest we will come in terms of finding the best anti-ageing, protect and repair elixir that nature has to offer! Antioxidants reduce the damage to our body due to oxidation. When oxygen is metabolised, it creates ‘free radicals’ that steal electrons from other molecules, causing damage. The body can cope with some free radicals and needs them to function effectively, but too many free radicals start to have a damaging effect on the body and have been linked to heart disease, liver disease and some cancers. Stress, cigarette smoking, alcohol, sunlight, pollution and several other factors can also accelerate oxidation – more reason to stay calm and give up the booze and the cigarettes! This is why smokers and those who drink a lot have more skin and tissue damage and are more prone to some diseases than non-smokers/non-drinkers. However, oxidation is a fact of life – but its damaging effects can be reduced by antioxidants, which are found …