All posts filed under: Natural Skincare

face nectar – for you & for everyone

We know that life gets busy, that you are often rushing out the door, multi-tasking, juggling many things at once; this is the world we live in! That’s why we’ve created our new face nectar, to take the thinking out of skin care. This new skin hero, Australian blue cypress face nectar, has been specifically designed to give skin optimum hydration and nourishment without the fuss. It is for day and night use, ideal for male and female complexions and suits all ages. It is the universal face nectar that loves everyone! We celebrate diversity, each person’s unique essence, and this nectar reflects just that. Advertisements

all about this beauty: australian blue cypress face nectar

For a good skin day We have distilled our knowledge and passion into a blend to deeply nourish your skin day and night. You want a good skin day every day, and we’re here to help you get it. After thirteen years in the business of caring for skin naturally, we wanted to use our extensive experience to give you more of what you want. Here is our first botanical blend, a product that revitalizes skin in a few drops. Australian blue cypress face nectar

look – make time for moisture

Skin is our biggest organ and like the rest of our body, it needs moisture! The skin on our face is just as thirsty and if you wear makeup, it is essential that you prime your skin with moisture first. Make up helps skin look great, but let’s make sure we look after it underneath. Our newly launched Australian blue cypress face nectar is the ultimate skin quenching botanical boost that instantly adds moisture and hydration in a few drops. It is the perfect way to plump up skin, improve elasticity, and help make up to adhere better to the skin. Apply before you put on your makeup and you’ll notice how dewy and glowing your complexion is. Even if you’re in a hurry, don’t skip this step, it’s so helpful in helping you get the skin you want. Dry, lack-lustre, tired looking skin can take a hike because natural skin radiance is your new thing…

why oat milk is the new hyaluronic acid

Hyaluronic acid. Have you heard about it? Hyaluronic acid is found naturally in your skin and thanks to new-age skincare and cosmetics, your skin’s hyaluronic acid levels can now even be boosted. Hyaluronic acid is able to hold up to 1000 times its own weight in water. This is a great feat. And for you it means this… Smooth and plump skin. Quickly resolved fine lines. Long lasting hydration. A youthful glow.

a guide to personal care products and pregnancy

We’re always so happy to collaborate with beautiful brands, and Edible Beauty is definitely one of them. Anna Mitsios, founder of Edible Beauty, firmly believes that we can all be beautiful by nurturing our body, mind and soul. Discover here one of her most recent bog post, where she shares how to take care of yourself and your body during pregnancy. “Whilst there is an abundance of information regarding foods to avoid during pregnancy, there lot of confusion around what women should be using on their bodies. This is equally important given we can absorb approximately 60% of what we put on our skin and given the placenta is not the barrier we once thought.

get glowing smoothie bowl

Carla Oates, known as ‘The Beauty Chef’, is a naturalist who is passionate about nature and the profound synergy we share with it. Based in Sydney’s Bondi Beach, Carla has been researching, writing and teaching about organic beauty and health for the last fifteen years. Check here her recipe for “Get Glowing Smoothie Bowl”, one of the many great recipes in her best selling book “Feeding Your Skin”.

new beginnings

They say there’s a reason and a season for everything and as the year draws to a close (it’s November already!) we are celebrating the challenges, successes & learning of this year but also looking with excitement to 2017. We are always striving to find better ways to create the most beautiful natural skincare products and next year will be full of new things! We’ve been all about makeup for 13years and our evolution is not complete: we love to update, refresh, evolve our formulations, colour palettes, sustainability and packaging. We’ve made a big step for the environment this year, getting certified by the Carbon Reduction Institute to be Carbon Neutral. Now, we can happily announce we are expanding into products for the whole body and face..!

Deep clean your skin with our cocoa butter mask

There are many ways to deep cleanse your skin and moisturize with natural and healthy ingredients, but the following amazing DIY face mask, made with cocoa butter, almond and chamomile oils, does both at the same time and you’re going to love it! What you need: Cocoa butter 7 teaspoons of almond oil 1 teaspoon of chamomile oil   Preparation: Melt a few grams of cocoa butter and mix together in a pan with the 7 tablespoons of almond oil on a low heat. Add a tablespoon of chamomile oil and stir until the mixture is properly blended together. Leave to cool.   How to apply: Apply some of the mixture to the face in a circular motion with a moistened cotton pad. Leave it on for 10 or 15 minutes, then wash off with warm water. After your face is clean, rinse it again, but now with cold tap water to help close the pores and improve circulation. That’s it! In addition to cleansing the skin, this mask works as an excellent moisturizer and it smells delicious …

Toxins we use on a daily basis

Did you know that, on average, every single day, women use 10 products containing around 120 chemical toxins? It’s easy to focus on what we eat, but we forget what we’re putting on our skin. Our skin is the biggest organ in our body; it absorbs at least 60-90% of what we put on it, in a matter of minutes. You will be surprised to know how many chemicals you’re using every day, without even knowing. Think about it: On a daily basis we use shampoo, soap, skin care, toothpaste, makeup, perfume, deodorant and even nail polish, all of which contain countless chemicals that are a risk to our health.  These chemicals are associated with allergic reactions and are known to cause not only asthma, headaches and dermatitis, but also hormone disruption, nervous system disruption, mental illness and even cancer. Now, we know this sounds daunting, but there are plenty of healthy alternatives available to you and you can find them by just reading the labels! It can be difficult to know exactly what you should be …