Rebekah Lidstone is a professional Makeup artist working in the fashion/celebrity industry. She’s inspired by making her clients feel their most beautiful selves, not through makeup but by being enough with or without it. Focusing on nourishing the skin with natural products and face massage. “The reasons I enjoy making people up come from the reactions of my clients… To draw out their inner beauty. I honestly believe everyone is just as beautiful without makeup, I never want to take away the things that make us who we are. Like freckles and beauty spots, even scars are beautiful. They tell a story of our life and I like to work with products that embody this feeling.
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.
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 …
Hyaluronic acid sounds a little intimidating. In fact, if might sound like something you don’t want to put on your face! Especially if you are into natural skincare. But you can be reassured, this ingredient, when included in a natural formula will do wonders for your skin. Hyaluronic acid occurs naturally in the body. We are born with large amounts of it in our skin and it decreases as we age. Skin starts to wrinkle and lose its bounce and elasticity as time passes, but applying hyaluronic acid to your skin can help reduce these signs of stressed/aging skin.
Cat Woods is the founder of Ballet Sculpt. She’s also a vinyasa yoga, barre and mat Pilates teacher in Melbourne. Cat has been blogging and writing for local and international media on health, fitness, arts and lifestyle for over 8 years. She presents on plant-based eating and fitness for community and corporate groups also. Discover her five minute routine to fire up your core muscles at the start of the day. “Whether I’m teaching a few classes, or whether I’m going to spend hours of my morning at the laptop, I always start my day the same way.
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.
When you feel good about yourself from the inside out – it shows! Here’s 3 looks that celebrate Natalie’s fresh Australian beauty… GET THE LOOK Honey + honey = heaven! Prep the skin with a little papaya sos skin marmalade, applied to any blemishes, skin irritation/dryness. For puffiness//redness under the eyes, apply arnica concealer – honey with our eco vegan lip & conceal brush. Blend well. To create a flawless finish, use oat milk foundation – honey. Apply a single layer with our eco vegan multipurpose brush and blend. For healthy colour, rice powder bronzer – tulum is your best friend! Apply to cheeks, eyelids and a light dusting over the face with our eco vegan blush & bronze brush. You can apply more layers for darker bronzing. Eyes – Keeping it nice & light with chamomile eye palette – gorgeous . Choose your favourite shade. Apply natural almond mascara – black to top and bottom lashes and fill in your brows with natural almond brow pencil. You are RADIANT.
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 guest blogger Danielle Romero is a mum, with master diploma in nutrition and child nutrition. She created the space, Jugos para el alma , which is now a community with more than 450 000 followers. Check out her tips on how to take care of your hair…