All posts tagged: natural

beauty without bunnies

As a loyal fan of Ere Perez you will of course be aware that we are a cruelty-free company. Finally, the cosmetics industry is seeing the importance of having cruelty-free products! 2018 will be the start for all non-cruelty-free products to be banned in Australia. Check out this article in biscuit magazine (issue 27) showcasing our beautiful cruelty free makeup. “The government in Australia has proposed changes that mean any new cosmetic products entering the Australian market must not be tested on animals and must not contain any ingredients that have been tested on animals.

no more no makeup days needed!

Based in Sydney and British born Estelle Thornton is an up and coming make up artist, using her years of passion for make up to seek and share more natural and ethical products.  Her bubbly personality matched with her skills with the brushes help create a makeup experience people feel and look there best. Discovering our makeup range inspired her to create beautiful natural looks. Read her story here. “Beauty the natural way, why everybody should be seeking natural, ethical and cruelty free makeup. I try to have a few no make up days within my week to let my skin breathe and have a break from the congestion in my pores, since discovering quality natural make up and seeking more ethical products, I feel less need to do so, it has been a real eye opener and has made me want to explore the realm of natural beauty products deeper and consider more what I choose to put on my skin and my clients.

secret garden

Enjoy our collaboration with makeup artist Liv Lundelius. Liv only uses natural makeup, and the results are stunning! “Working on Editorials is always so much fun, especially if you have a great team! This shoot was for Issue 29 of White Magazine. As usual, I only used natural/ organic/ cruelty-free makeup on set. While I always use a huge variety of different products & brands in my kit, the key beauty products I used here were by Ere Perez.

look fresh & sultry

Life is busy these days and we know what it’s like to be running to a schedule, coming and going, making a quick dress change before you are due at the next place. When you are time-poor but still want to look like your best, we have created two easy looks for any occasion. You don’t need to apply a full face of makeup, just a few quick steps can make a big difference. For makeup on the go, here’s how to build up your look in just 10 minutes. We are all about eyes in autumn and you can highlight yours in a few easy steps:

Inspirational woman: Sarah Wilson

The lovely Sarah Wilson is one of Australia’s best-known media commentators in the health, health living and beauty fields; as well as being a journalist, author and magazine editor. In her twenties, Sarah was a restaurant reviewer and editor of Cosmopolitan magazine. She was also the host of the hugely successful first series of MasterChef Australia and face of Lifestyle You. Following her diagnosis with autoimmune disease, Hashimoto’s, Sarah began to look at different ways to manage her illness. These ways included following a toxin free, sugar free diet as well as reviewing her attitude to health and exercise. Sarah’s books, IQuitSugar and I Quit Sugar For Life have been a huge success and spawned a successful business,  including a series of cookbooks, which she manages with her Sarah Wilson blog and media work, while cycling and hiking in her spare time. You have a pretty crazy schedule with IQuitSugar.com and your media work; how do you keep up your energy levels, especially when you’re travelling? Meditating once or twice a day and doing exercise every morning, even …

Get glowing skin with fruity goodness

Fruits are hugely beneficial to our bodies. They are bursting with vitamins and antioxidants and have many health benefits. Don’t just think that it’s the exotic fruits like guavas and gojis that are the fruit powerhouses. Everyday fruit such as grapefruit, apples, blueberries, avocados, kiwis and tangerines have proven powers, such as limiting fat production, boosting metabolism, reducing cholesterol and even fighting cancer. Below are some of our favourite fruits and some tips of things you can do with them for great skin benefits, other than eat them, obviously! Banana: This is one fruit that’s abundantly available all through the year. We know it’s a good source of iron, magnesium and potassium and helps reduce menstrual cramps. The effect of banana on skin too is not something that can be ignored. Bananas are rich in vitamin A, B and E and hence works as an anti-aging agent. A fresh mashed banana facial can do wonders for your skin. Lemon: Lemon juice is an important ingredient in most recipes. It’s a fruit for all seasons and should always …

Versatile Vanilla – yet another Mexican miracle plant!

The Totonac people, who inhabit the East Coast of Mexico in the present-day state of Veracruz, were the first to actually cultivate vanilla. According to Totonac mythology, this beautiful native Mexican tropical orchid was born when Princess Xanat, forbidden by her father from marrying a mortal, fled to the forest with her lover. The lovers were captured and beheaded and where their blood touched the ground, the vine of the tropical orchid grew. In the 15th century named the fruit tlilxochitl, or “black flower”, after the matured fruit that shrivels and turns black shortly after it’s picked. Vanilla got its modern name from Spanish explorers who arrived at the Gulf Coast of Mexico in the early 16th century. They called it vainilla, or “little pod” and until the mid-19th century, when French entrepreneurs shipped it to the islands of Réunion and Mauritius in hopes of producing vanilla, Mexico was the chief producer of vanilla. Now Vanilla is cultivated in most tropical corners of the world. Versatile Vanilla It has the most enticing, beautiful, intoxicating aroma. …

Ten easy steps to better health in 2015

You don’t have to be a total health nut, suddenly go vegan or vow to run 10 kms a day. You just have to make some minor adjustments and be good to yourself. Being healthy is actually EASY… Getting healthy and changing to a healthier regime can be quite daunting. That’s why our New Year’s Resolutions so often fail. We simply ask too much of ourselves and end up giving up and going back to our old ways. The trick is to try not to overcomplicate your new year’s health regime. Don’t set unachievable goals. Just aim to make some easy adjustments. Here are some of the easiest ways to get healthy for 2015. Water – there’s no real minimum or maximum you have to drink every day. Everyone is different. But as long as your pee is clear and light in colour, you’re drinking enough!! Juice – we don’t mean cartons of concentrated juice that’s full of sugar, we’re talking good old-fashioned home-juiced raw veggies! A juice every morning will set you up for …