Year: 2019

healthy from the inside out

Nancy Buenrostro is a certified health coach from Monterrey, Mexico. She created “Health Cycle”, a platform to help people achieve their health and wellness goals, in a fast but permanent manner. Read here her 3 tips on how to reach your fullness from the inside-out. “In order to achieve external changes, it is paramount to change authentically from our inner self. This will give these new changes a clearer path to move along. For example, it is harder to achieve weight loss if you have an unhealthy relationship with food, or harder to have a positive mindset towards a challenge you’re facing if you don’t feel confident. Here, I will give you 3 tips to reach your fullness from the inside out and thus, achieve your goals once and for all. Remember, health comes from within.

all about these beauties: carrot colour pots

A blush in a natural balm. Features many healthy ingredients like carrots, full of antioxidants, considered helpful in keeping skin soft and hydrated. This multitasking balm adds instant colour to the cheeks and with no animal derivatives – it’s the perfect vegan cheek & lip balm. A small pot of goodness that fits in your pocket with a practical mirror lid for touch ups so you can lift your look anytime, anywhere. Available in 5 shades: Harmony: Dusty pink Happy: Crimson red Healthy: Creamy caramel Hello: Poppy flower Holy: Rich grape How to apply Apply balm with our eco vegan multipurpose brush directly to the cheeks in round movements, blending as little or as much as you like. Repeat for deeper colour. For lips, apply with our eco vegan lip & conceal brush over top and bottom lip and rub lips together. More about our multipurpose range? Click here Shop now! To learn more about Ere Perez, click here. Sigue aquí el blog en español.

rituals for travel

Emmie Rae is a yoga teacher, writer & rest advisor who believes the first step in creating a life that lights you up is by first learning how to create a daily practice of rest & relaxation. She shares with us her essential in-flight beauty tips..  “So there are people who can fly halfway across the world on a redeye flight and walk off the plane looking exactly the same as when they walked on. I am not one of these people. Last year I did a lot of international, long haul travel. In an attempt to leave that plane even remotely resembling what I looked (and felt) like when I got on, I researched, experimented and carefully devised a routine, a ritual, a set of easy to follow, light to pack in the carry-on steps. And guess what; It works. Take the makeup off. ALL of it. Just do it. And no, you don’t have to walk around departures totally make-up free, scared you’ll bump into an ex. This is what you do. Soak …

movement and meditation

Ryan Henson is an internationally certified movement therapist and movement educator, he has worked with people of all ages and demographics to facilitate the journey of ’embodiment’. This process ultimately allows individuals to feel truly comfortable within their own skin and enlivens the human experience.  “I am beyond fascinated by the human body, I am utterly obsessed. Even when I sit in meditation, with my body still, with my mind quiet – I can still feel my lungs breathing me, my heart beating me, my blood flowing and providing nourishment for each and every cell in my body. It is in these moments that I intuitively know that movement is life, and that life cannot exist without movement. How cool is that! My own personal practice consists of finding the places within myself that are lacking this inherent movement and helping to integrate those parts back into the whole of me.  How I do this differs from day to day, most days I have a solid meditation/ yoga practice, some days I just let loose and …

matchy matchy

Sometimes it’s fun to match! We match our shoes and handbags on special occasions, earrings with necklaces. Even a beach towel and bikini. How about eyes and lips? Pairing eyeshades with a matching lip colour is a great way to create a seamless look. It’s not always about finding the exact same shade of eyeshadow and lipstick – it’s more about finding complimentary colours that go together. A bit of this + a bit of that = perfection! We’ve broken down 2 looks to show you which beauties from our range to choose to create Andrea’s looks for yourself… Look #1 – light terracotta + ruby red

i am a woman and i am capable

Never stop dreaming, achieve your dreams Cynthia is a mother, yogini, life lover, permanent student and rookie cooker. She has a degree in Communication and is a researcher for a healthy life. With Women’s Day approaching, Cynthia Landa, shares with us the reasons why it’s so important to follow your dreams and how to achieve them. “Which person do you admire the most and why? Do you admire a woman who has already achieved her dreams? Life goes too fast, so much, that there are millions of people who regret not having done what they really wanted. They are living someone else’s dream, they are accomplishing the duties that society has constructed.. even against their deepest dreams! Today is a good day to think about your own dreams, maybe you have to dust them off, but it’s never too late to start walking towards them…

all about these beauties: eco-vegan brushes

Stylish, vegan and eco, our environmentally conscious brushes and tools are just what you need! 6 different eco vegan brushes for all your needs: Made with quality materials that last: vegan bristles and a corn resin handle, with the exception of the kabuki brush, which is made of wood handle and vegan bristles. acute beauty –  lip & conceal brush A brush with many uses! The softer, wide end is perfect for covering larger areas of the face with concealer. The smaller shaped end will reach corners, spots and edges of your skin, while also designed to outline your lips. Slim-lined to fit between the fingers, so versatile you could use this brush every day. Soft and smooth on skin.

natural lips

Are you looking for an amazing natural lipstick? We promise ours is the best! We use hydrating olive oil in a rich formula that gives vibrant long-lasting colour. Won’t leave your lips dry or flaking – and most importantly, you’re not swallowing a dose of toxins when you wear it. did you know… Lipstick doesn’t just evaporate – it gets smudged off or eaten! Studies show that on average, women ingest between 1.5kg – 4kgs of lipstick in a lifetime. Of course, this depends on how much lipstick they wear and how often, but that’s a pretty scary fact when you consider the ingredients in most traditional lipstick formulas. Even the big cosmetic brands can pump their lipsticks with heavy metals, parabens and other undesirables. natural lipstick – hooray!

thai basil tempeh stir fry

Jessica Hoffman is a self-taught cook, peanut butter lover and yogi living in Montreal, Canada with her shiba inu pup (and #1 taste tester!). Jess started her blog “Choosing Chia” as a platform to share her healthy recipes and her love for cooking & wellness. In her blog you will find healthy vegetarian recipes with a focus on wholesome plant-based ingredients. You will also find plenty of options to suit vegan, gluten-free, and other diets too!  “This Thai basil tempeh stir fry brings all the flavours of Thailand right into your home kitchen! This recipe is a healthy vegan version of the traditional Thai dish “pad krapow gai.” (Thai basil chicken) I’m so excited to kick off the week with this recipe for Thai basil tempeh stir fry! This is my latest quick and easy go-to stir fry recipe for those busy days. What I love about this recipe is that it’s a completely vegan, gluten-free and healthy version of the traditional dish, Thai basil chicken. I often use tofu in my stir-fry recipes, but I wanted to …