All posts filed under: Healthy Lifestyle

why you need a technology detox

Gwen Lewis is a writer who lives in California. She has been in the health industry for years and loves writing on the topic to give tips from experience. In her free time she loves to stay active and has just taken on learning how to surf. “Technology seems to run our lives. Our phones keep us connected—online and offline. But there can be too much tech. And many of us find ourselves virtually tethered to our devices, awaiting the next text, social media update or call. Nomophobia is the fear of being without your mobile phone, and, yes, it’s a very real issue. If you find yourself a little nervous or twitchy when your phone isn’t accessible, you may have nomophobia. According to Psychology Today, many students in both high school and college suffer from a clinging reliance to their cell phones. Advertisements

papaya breakfast parfait

Our favourite Hong Kong plant-based marathon runner, healthy lifestyle blogger and vegan recipe creator, Angie Li, aka ‘Vangietarian’, tried our Papaya SOS Marmalade, and she loved it! She celebrates the papaya fruit in this recipe of the ‘Papaya breakfast parfait’, perfect for your morning boost. Check it here! Ingredients: Turmeric chai bircher muesli:

my journey into ethical fashion

Besma Whayeb is an ethical lifestyle blogger and freelance writer. Her blog, Curiously Conscious, has become a hub for a new generation of conscious consumers, focusing on natural and organic beauty, ethical fashion and homewares, healthy food, wellness and eco travel. “My change to living an ethical lifestyle came about after experiencing culture shock in Paris. I’d moved to Paris as part of my degree and had fallen in love with the culture; I love the way Parisians do things – simple, understated, elegant. I felt like my cheap t-shirts weren’t quite up to scratch, and I’d already turned vegetarian, was eating lots of organic food, so I decided to apply the same inquisitive eye to my clothes.

green everyday

Chantal Chalita is an environmental engineer who found a way to do something good for the world, uniting her marketing skills with her passion for the environment in the “GREEN ME” Blog. She encourages people to live a greener and sustainable lifestyle through small changes in their daily life. She does it in a very characteristic and attractive way that makes it completely different from any other blogs. “That’s why I try to give you practical tips to be a little more environmental without changing your lifestyle, because I’ve realized that being an extremist does not lead to a lasting change. The first and most important thing is to become conscious, and by this I mean to know what am I doing? and why am I doing it?

5 steps for healthy skin

Our skin is the biggest organ we´ve got and our face is always the most exposed to contamination, weather, sun and free radicals. We really need to take care of it! Ere Perez has developed a full range of 5 botanical skincare products to help you achieve and maintain healthy, youthful, nourished & radiant skin. Here’s how to use them: Step 1 : After cleansing your face, use the Herbal face tonic; it will help to balance the pH of your skin. Apply 2 to 3 misting sprays directly to the face, gently massage to help it fully absorb.

natural makeup base, light enough for working out

Lilian Dikmans is an Australian model, actress and Muay Thai fighter at a professional level. She is also the founder of popular blog ‘Real Food Healthy Body’, launched in 2013, where she shares her tips for healthy food, fitness and beauty. “Most days, I want my skin to look fresh, clear, and like I’m not wearing any makeup. Of course this starts with good skincare. But if you want to give yourself a little boost, this quick natural makeup base is my everyday solution. When I want my face to look and feel super-natural, I leave out cream-based foundations. That’s what I’ve done here. The result is so light that you could wear it while working out if you wanted to.  I’m a big believer that it’s important to use cosmetics that are also good for your skin. I think it’s worth the investment as it helps to ensure that your skin remains in good condition over time. I used Ere Perez cosmetics to get this look. The products are all natural and I find …

how to start a beauty detox

Kalinda grew up in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and was raised in a bilingual and bicultural home. Throughout her career in television and makeup, Kalinda developed a profound understanding of the beauty industry, and in 2014 she established a blog to share her advice and know-how with readers from around the globe. “At this point, I’m sure you’re familiar with the word ‘detox’. This concept, which has gained immense popularity in recent years, invites us to clean some part of our lives. It can refer to food, house cleaning products, or any of our body systems. And although each detox is different, in general, they all refer to the same idea: stop consuming certain ingredients or substances in order to give our body a rest and live a healthier life. That’s what I want to talk about today.

5 of the healthiest ways to drink coffee

Jacqueline Arias is an advocate for fair-trading and natural and organic producers. She is the founder of Republica Organic, an organic local coffee. Republica delivers wonderful flavours, aromas, delicious tastes and exceptional quality whilst never compromising on their ethical stance. “Sometimes coffee pops up in health discussions and people can be confused about whether or not coffee is a good thing. Is coffee good for you? Bad for you? Is it the caffeine? Does quantity matter?

7 beauty benefits of flowers for skin, hair & more

Gwen Lewis is a writer who lives in California. She has been in the health industry for years and loves writing on the topic to give tips from experience. In her free time she loves to stay active and has just taken on learning how to surf. “It’s true. Flowers are always appropriate! We all know fresh flowers are an excellent way to show someone affection, brighten up a dreary room, or beautify a yard, but did you know that flowers are actually good for our overall wellbeing? From fighting aging to boosting your mental mood, flowers are good for us in numerous ways. Let’s start from the inside out. Recent studies show the simple pleasure of seeing and smelling fresh flowers has multiple benefits for enhancing and improving our state of mind. Their scent provides aromatherapy for relaxation and a sense of peace, while the color variations have been shown to calm (softer tones) or invigorate and energize (bold, saturated colors). Fresh flowers also have been shown to improve health levels, such as reducing blood pressure and improving …

our outer world

“Our outer world is a direct reflection of our inner world. Simultaneously, our inner world is constantly affected by our outer world.” Sigrid is a Yoga & Meditation teacher from Barcelona that moved to Sydney in 2015. Passionate yogi, Sigrid is a sustainable, ethical and healthy lifestyle advocate who aims to inspire others to find tools to connect with themselves, and with this global love-consciousness. “Through my life I have had to deal with things like chronic gut pain, anxiety, back problems and quite recently, also skin conditions.