Barre Body defines themselves as Australia’s best boutique barre & fitness. With studios across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, they are the home of barre, yoga, pilates, and more… They also share their tips for healthy lifestyle, fitness, wellness & more on their blog. The team at Barre Body recently met with Sally Flowers of Home Sanctuary, to discuss the way we can get a better sleep: “We all know sleep is good for us. But while most of us could happily slumber right through alarm time, actually getting to sleep can be a little more elusive. Blame the auto-play feature on Netflix, the addictive nature of scrolling, or the 3 coffees you chugged to wake you up today (ironic) – getting sleepy can be exhausting! If you have an inkling that your insomnia may be self-inflicted, join the club. We chatted to Home Sanctuary’s Sally Flower about how to create a night-time ritual. Here’s what our dreamy expert had to say: If you have trouble reaching the utopia of quality sleep, you are not alone. According to the Sleep Health …
Erin is an experienced and passionate Chiropractor, based in Sydney, Australia. In over 12 years of clinical practice, she has been driven by a passion for helping people realise their innate potential and get more out of life. Together with Floor Hendricks, she created Nourished Nederland, a one-stop online shop for natural health & beauty products for the people of Netherlands. ‘It would appear that in this fast-paced time not only are our lives becoming busier and more complicated, our bathroom cabinets and makeup bags are too! I have definitely been guilty of making my beauty routine way more complicated than it needs to be. Lured in by the beautiful design and packaging of a myriad of products that all claim to do something wonderful yet unique for my look. That is until l discovered the joy of multi-functional beauty products! I have since found that choosing products that fulfil multiple purposes have many benefits beyond simplifying my daily ritual.
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.
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.
Ginkgo & aloe for cleansing and hydration! A natural micellar water to gently remove face and eye makeup and cleanse skin. Featuring hydrating aloe vera and antioxidant-rich ginkgo biloba. Supports a balanced complexion and leaves skin feeling soft and smooth. An all-in-one that’s brilliant for travel or your everyday beauty routine. Gentle and soothing for sensitive skin types. Alcohol-free with 100% natural fragrance.
Did you know the most delicate and thinnest skin on our body is around our eyes? That’s why this area is the first to show signs of ageing like expression lines, dark circles or eye bags. It’s very important to take special care of it! I want to share my eye care routine with you. It’s simple, effective and it’ll keep your skin fresh and flawless: Step 1 Apply Cranberry Lip & Eye Butter around the eye area. This cream is perfect for this delicate area thanks to its rich and powerful ingredients.
Our Aloe Gel Lash & Brow Mascara has nothing to hide! Now in a beautiful transparent bottle with a newly designed brush, this natural and vegan mascara will keep your lashes and eyebrows at their best. Eyebrows are more important than we think. They frame our face and are often the first place the eyes are drawn to when looking at a new face. So, we want them looking their best! This 2-in-1 clear mascara is for eyelashes, giving a clear lustre and definition. Also for eyebrows: the mascara tidies up the brows, fix hairs in place and glides over any gaps with a sleek layer that gives the appearance of more coverage.
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.
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 …
Lorien Waldron is a blogger, founder of ‘Wholesome Loving Goodness’. Read about her 5 Simple Ayurvedic self-care Rituals to cultivate more Self-love in daily life. “It is through the alignment of the body that I discovered the alignment of my mind, self, and intelligence.” ~ B.K.S. Iyengar To have love to share, we first must cultivate a juicy bank account of love inside of ourselves. Sometimes this is easier said than done as when there are a million things to be done, children to feed, emails to respond to, appointments to fit in and a plethora of other activities surrounding your day-to-day routine, it can sometimes feel impossible to make time for self not to mention the practice of some juicy daily self-love & care.