Month: September 2018

all about this beauty: australian blue cypress face nectar

Find your way to beautiful skin with a few drops of this fast absorbing, lightweight, balancing nectar. Nourishing botanicals give a dewy glow while deeply revitalising skin. Infused with Australian blue cypress, camellia, jasmine flower, jojoba, cedar wood & rice for a visibly youthful dewy complexion. Natural antioxidants, non-oily radical hydration, anti-inflammatory properties & omegas combine to help smooth your skin and reduce the signs of tiredness and sun damage. Advertisements

expert beauty tips

Jennifer Nini is a writer, activist and certified organic farm owner. In 2010 she created Eco Warrior Princess, which she describes as a media brand that is redefining what it means to live green. Read here her expert tips for a healthy and green life. – What do you look for in a brand when choosing to work with them?  First, I have to like the offerings, so I look for any of the combination of traits: creative design, skill, innovation, appealing packaging, beautiful imagery and branding and an origin story that weaves in ethical and sustainable elements.

universal & unisex

Our new range of botanical skincare is designed for all skins and genders. We have specifically formulated each product to enhance, repair and protect everyone’s precious skin. Skincare is no longer just a ‘female’ thing – and we are thrilled! This makes total sense because skin is skin and all skin needs cleansing, nourishment and hydration. If there’s a guy in your life who could do with a skin boost, or if you want to share your products with someone special – here’s how: ginkgo micellar water – all-in-one cleanser to wash off the day, refresh skin after sleep, remove dirt, sweat and pollution. Use morning and night. herbal face tonic – this facial mist is great in the mornings to kick off the day. Also excellent to keep at your desk to hydrate skin throughout the day, or in a bag to help skin recover from exercise, sun, swims or travel.

emotions: help or hindrance on the spiritual path?

Inge Sengelmann is a somatic psychotherapist and certified ParaYoga teacher, initiated in the Himalayan Tantric lineage of Sri Vidya. ParaYoga is a living link to the ancient traditions of yoga, meditation, and tantra.  “Once we engage on a spiritual path, and connect with the lofty ideal of enlightenment, it is easy to interpret our human emotions as representative of our lower mind and animalistic impulses. While, indeed, they are sourced in our desire to survive, reproduce and thrive, simply ignoring or suppressing our emotional nature can lead us to engage in what psychologist John Welwood termed “spiritual bypassing.” This can lead to disturbing, if not dangerous, rearrangements in our psyche that can lead to self-destructive, impulsive/compulsive behaviours, and even to psychosomatic disease and chronic illness.

i am perfect with my imperfections

Cynthia Landa is a mum, she practices meditation and yoga. She shares with us the importance of self-love. “What do you see when you look in the mirror? Are you being kind to yourself? Did you know that 9 out of 10 women don’t like looking at themselves in the mirror? Advertising, marketing and fashion trends have created an unrealistic definition of “the perfect woman”. This false standard of beauty puts enormous pressure on us to try and conform. Our efforts to be something we are not affects us physically and emotionally, and can lead to nutritional imbalance, depression and anxiety. We judge ourselves harshly and become our own worst critics. Now let’s put these judgements aside. Take a moment to observe nature: a flower, a tree, a lake… Take time to notice all the details.

all about this beauty: arnica concealer

We’ve worked hard to create the best cream concealer that covers over dark circles and blemishes – big, small, red or nasty. Did you know what you put over your little spot can actually make it worse? Not this everyday concealer with natural arnica, considered to be antiseptic and anti-inflammatory. It covers up while calming the inflamed area. Also, covers pigmentation and inconsistencies in skin tone. Full coverage, even you’ll forget what’s hiding underneath. Available in 6 shades

why’s everyone switching to organic beauty?

Andrea Lee is the creator of the Organic Beauty Lover blog. Born in Los Angeles, Andrea is a California native at heart, but has lived and worked in Switzerland for 6 years, India, Paraguay, and France. She’s passionate about green beauty and spreading awareness about the products we use everyday to anyone who will listen – a typical millennial with a message. Check her tips to help you switch to natural beauty. “Similar to the organic food revolution, organic beauty is now sweeping the world. Jessica Alba is slaying with her Honest Beauty company, Gwyneth Paltrow with goop and you can now find organic beauty brands in Target and Sephora. Many of us are now choosing to lead healthier, more conscious lifestyles from what we eat to the clothes we wear to the beauty products we use. It’s shocking when you think about the thousands of chemicals lurking inside our everyday skincare and makeup products, many of which are linked to cancer, infertility and birth defects. We’re learning that it’s important to nourish our beauty through our skincare …

lip & eyes

We’re all about eyes this week. Did you know that one of the best ways to get your eyes to pop – is actually lipstick? We’ve found the perfect pairing for darker coloured eyes in looks that bring out the natural beauty of Ximena’s eyes. Different lip colours bring a different mood, but they also impact how our eyes look! We’ve chosen 2 of our faves to highlight truly unique eye colours to their absolute best. GET THE LOOK